Dioxin contamination at Vietnam airport worse than thought

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Dioxin contamination at Vietnam airport worse than thought

Agent Orange/Dioxin contamination at Bien Hoa airport in the southern province of Dong Nai, formerly a major military airbase of the U.S. Army, is even worse than the alarming rate confirmed before.

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Polluted rivers, dwindling groundwater threaten Vietnam city supply

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Polluted rivers, dwindling groundwater threaten Vietnam city supply

A polluted section of the Siep Stream that flows into the Dong Nai River, a waterway that provides sustenance to some 15 million people, including most of Ho Chi Minh City. Experts are calling for determined action by relevant authorities to reduce river pollution to ensure supply of clean water to millions of people in Ho Chi Minh City and nearby provinces. PHOTO: HOANG TUAN

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Dong Nai rejects reservoir dredging

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Dong Nai Province People's Committee on Monday rejected the Ministry of Transport's proposal to dredge the Tri An Reservoir bed.

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Dong Nai shifts floating villages in pollution fight

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Bien Hoa City People's Committee in southern Dong Nai Province asked local agencies on Monday to carry out a planned relocation of households living in floating villages on the Dong Nai River as soon as possible.

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Dong Nai bridge project gets approval

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

(VOV) -Construction of a new bridge linking Binh Duong city and Bien Hoa city has received final approval and will get underway in early 2015.

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Industrial park to serve new purpose

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Dong Nai Industrial Park No.1, the country's first industrial park, will be turned into an urban trade and services area.

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Eight firms get waste water treatment certificates

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment in southern Tay Ninh Province has handed over certificates confirming that eight companies have set up waste water treatment systems that meet required standards.

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Hydropower company urged to intensify investment

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago

(VOV) - The Da Nhim-Ham Thuan-Da Mi Hydropower Joint Stock Company (DHD) should increase investment and expand the scale of its Da Nhim plant.

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Da Nhim Hydropwer plant to be expanded

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged the Da Nhim-Ham Thuan-Da Mi Hydropower Joint Stock Company (DHD) to accelerate investment and expand the scale of its Da Nhim plant.

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Pollution kills fish in Dong Nai River

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Pollution in the Dong Nai River killed tonnes of fish in Bien Hoa City in the past few days, according to local authorities.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – December 31

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – December 31

Briefs of some of leading news stories published Tuesday (December 31) in Tuoi Tre Newspaper:

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Vietnam's Saigon River poisoned to death

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam's Saigon River poisoned to death

The Saigon River is dying, badly contaminated with wastewater and garbage. Photo by Diep Duc Minh

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Lam Dong protects riverhead forests

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Báo QĐND English 5 month(s) ago

Lam Dong protects riverhead forests

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has put forth a number of measures on forest planning and development, and support for people’s economic development in an effort to protect forests in the upper reaches of Dong Nai River.

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Saigon, Dong Nai Rivers cry for protection

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Saigon, Dong Nai Rivers cry for protection

Both the Saigon and Dong Nai Rivers are the two main source of water for a population of around 20 million people; however, instead of being protected and conserved, these rivers are dumped with hundreds of tons of toxic waste every day.

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Hydro-power plants have negative impacts

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Hydro-power projects located in areas of ecological varieties have affected the ecological system and caused losses of water-head protective forests.

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