Provinces tackle river pollution

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Provinces tackle river pollution

Efforts are on to improve the quality of the Dong Nai River and safeguard the health of 20 million people living along it, but huge investments in wastewater treatment and greater co-operation between riverine provinces are required to make any progress.

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Hundres of millions of USD needed to reduce pollution in Dong Nai River

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Hundres of millions of USD needed to reduce pollution in Dong Nai River

VietNamNet Bridge – In order to improve the water quality of the Dong Nai River, it is necessary to reduce the volume of polluted waste water in the canal network.

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PM okays 51 key waste water plants

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the construction of 51 key waste water treatment plants in Dong Nai river basin with the aim of reducing pollution in local waterways.

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PM okays 51 key waste water plants

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the construction of 51 key waste water treatment plants in Dong Nai river basin with the aim of reducing pollution in local waterways.

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Thua Thien-Hue supports young professionals

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Under a long-term programme supporting young professionals, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue will provide a free three-month advanced training course to 32 people working in remote districts of Quang Dien, Phong Dien, Phu Loc and Phu Vang. Begun early last year, the programme will run until 2020. It aims to improve human resources in the province.

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Vietnam seeking money for costly plan to bring separated gayals home

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Vietnam seeking money for costly plan to bring separated gayals home

Around 20 wild gayals divided into two herds are ‘locked’ in the forests of the southern province of Binh Phuoc and unable to return ‘home’ to neighboring Dong Nai Province because the forest area in between the provinces has been chopped down for the planting of rubber trees.

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Dong Nai to relocate industrial zone to curb pollution

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Dong Nai to relocate industrial zone to curb pollution

VietNamNet Bridge – Southern Dong Nai province has decided to remove the Bien Hoa Industrial Zone 1 at a cost of more than VND11 trillion ($523.8 million) to reduce pollution on the Dong Nai River.

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128-kilo catfish caught in Dong Nai River

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128-kilo catfish caught in Dong Nai River

A fisherman in Ho Chi Minh city unexpectedly caught a 128-kilo endangered catfish in the Dong Nai southern river on Thursday.

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Saigon man catches giant barb, sold for nearly $10,000

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Saigon man catches giant barb, sold for nearly $10,000

VietNamNet Bridge - Hundreds of people blocked the Rach Muong Bridge in District 9 in Ho Chi Minh City on the morning of Thursday, October 16, to see a giant barb of nearly 130kg, caught by a Saigonese fisherman in a branch of the Dong Nai River.

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Southern hub to invest $524mn more in environment sanitation

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Southern hub to invest $524mn more in environment sanitation

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have approved phase 2 of the HCMC Environmental Sanitation Project, which will kick off in 2015 with a total investment of VND11,132 billion (US$524 million).

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Ho Chi Minh City tap water tainted with antibiotics, toxins

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Ho Chi Minh City tap water tainted with antibiotics, toxins

Independent studies have detected antibiotics and hormone-disrupting substances in Ho Chi Minh City's tap water due to the lacks of a system to monitor or decontaminate it, Saigon Tiep Thi Online reported.

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Documentary film on Vietnam’s longest river aired

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Documentary film on Vietnam’s longest river aired

A documentary film on Dong Nai River which is recognized as the longest river in Vietnam is being aired on HTV9 channel starting on September 23.

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Dong Nai cracks down on pollution

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Dong Nai cracks down on pollution

VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities in the southern province of Dong Nai have decided to stop licensing new business projects in five sectors to prevent pollution, according to the head of the local Department of Planning and Investment.

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Dong Nai cracks down on pollution

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Dong Nai cracks down on pollution

HCM CITY - Authorities in the southern province of Dong Nai have decided to stop licensing new business projects in five sectors to prevent pollution, according to the head of the local Department of Planning and Investment.

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Dong Nai cracks down on pollution

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Dong Nai cracks down on pollution

Authorities in the southern province of Dong Nai have decided to stop licensing new business projects in five sectors to prevent pollution, according to the head of the local Department of Planning and Investment.

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