Surveillance cameras to be installed at Ho Chi Minh City’s ‘market of death’

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 day(s) ago

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are set to install surveillance cameras to prevent the illicit sale of toxic chemicals at Kim Bien Market, often dubbed the ‘market of death.'

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Farmers told to go organic, shun chemicals

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Farmers should increase the application of bio-organic-based integrated pest management to sustain the health of the soil, preserve bio-diversity and improve agricultural product quality and safeguard people’s health, a seminar heard in HCM City yesterday (Friday).

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Thanh Hoa intensifies A/H7N9 avian flu prevention

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the central province of Thanh Hoa has urged localities at different levels to strengthen their monitoring of A/H7N9 avian flu.
Spraying chemicals to prevent avian flu in Hoang Hoa district, Thanh Hoa province (Source: VNA)

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Police seize fake coffee shipment in robusta king Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Environment police have seized a shipment of fake coffee at a bus station in the central town of Vinh, some 300km (186 miles) south of Hanoi.

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Ministry determined to eliminate industrial alcohol, banned chemicals

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh yesterday issued resolution on tightening management of toxic chemicals, especially industrial alcohol.

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Vietnam tightens monitor on alcohol production, methanol after poisoning outbreaks

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Following outbreaks of methanol poisoning have occurred when methanol is used to adulterate moonshine, Vietnam's Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh yesterday presided a meeting with related agencies to tighten monitor on production and sales of alcohol as well as toxic substance methanol.

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HCM City offers interest-free loan to industrial businesses

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City will lend up to VND200 billion (US$8.8 million) without interest to viable supporting industry projects.

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Glyphosate not classified as carcinogen by ECHA

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)'s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) on March 15 agreed to maintain the current harmonised classification of glyphosate as a substance causing serious eye damage and being toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects, but concluded that the available scientific evidence did not meet the criteria to classify glyphosate as a carcinogen, as a mutagen or as toxic for reproduction.

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Contaminated pepper seized in Binh Phuoc

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Police in the southern province of Binh Phuoc has just raided a local pepper trader found mixing chemicals into their product.

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Kolon Group subsidiary approved for $220 million plant

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

South Korean Kolon Industries Inc., a subsidiary of Kolon Group, has been licensed to invest $220 million in a factory manufacturing KVT-1 industrial fabric for automobile tires in the southern province of Binh Duong.

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Human Cities: A human CSR initiative from AkzoNobel

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

The role of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives has increased in importance in recent years, especially for multinational corporations. AkzoNobel – a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of speciality chemicals – has provided a prototype for this trend with the Human Cities initiative, which is being employed around the world.

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PM approves Vinacomin’s five-year development plan

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 month(s) ago

VGP – The Viet Nam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) will be developed into a strong economic corporation, contributing to ensuring national energy security, and will have its competitiveness strengthened on the basis of making optimal use of existing resources, with a focus on the major areas, including the industries of coal, minerals, power, mine engineering and chemicals.

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AkzoNobel launches global chemicals start-up challenge

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and coating company, has just launched Imagine Chemistry, providing an exciting opportunity to partner with start-up firms, students, research groups and career scientists from across the world to jointly exploit the knowledge of chemistry and solve several real-life chemistry-related challenges.

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MARD bans Cysteamine in animal feed

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) yesterday issued a circular to ban Cysteamine into the list of banned chemicals in animal feed in Vietnam.

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Vietnam issues country's first-ever traditional fish sauce standard

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

A set of criteria defining Vietnam’s iconic ‘nuoc mam,’ or fish sauce, has been issued by the country’s seafood and fish sauce association.

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