Modi bets on GM crops for India's second green revolution

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Modi bets on GM crops for India's second green revolution

On a fenced plot not far from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home, a field of mustard is in full yellow bloom, representing his government's reversal of an effective ban on field trials of genetically modified (GM) food crops.

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China says 90 pct of cities failed to meet air standards in 2014

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China says 90 pct of cities failed to meet air standards in 2014

BEIJING – Nearly 90 percent of China's big cities failed to meet air quality standards in 2014, but that was still an improvement on 2013 as the country's "war on pollution" began to take effect, the environment ministry said on Monday.

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Polluted water blamed for ‘cancer villages’ in Vietnam

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Polluted water blamed for ‘cancer villages’ in Vietnam

Water for drinking and sanitation in 37 villages across northern and central Vietnam is seriously contaminated and is the main cause behind many cancer cases, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

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National biodiversity database takes shape

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National biodiversity database takes shape

The framework of the national biodiversity database, the result of a three-year US$3 million project funded by the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA), was announced on January 27 in Hanoi.

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National biodiversity database takes shape

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The framework of the national biodiversity database, the result of a three-year US$3 million project funded by the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA), was announced yesterday in Ha Noi.

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National biodiversity database takes shape

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The framework of the national biodiversity database, the result of a three-year US$3 million project funded by the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA), was announced yesterday in Ha Noi.

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Environment ministry to tackle land-related issues

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Environment ministry to tackle land-related issues

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will focus on dealing with land-related violations and speeding up administrative reforms in the sector this year.

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Environment ministry to tackle land-related issues

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will focus on dealing with land-related violations and speeding up administrative reforms in the sector this year.

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China says APEC pollution curbs not being implemented

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China says APEC pollution curbs not being implemented

Several regions in China have failed to take steps to cut smog during a major meeting of global leaders set to start this week in Beijing, the environment ministry said.

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Political News 29/9

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Vietnam attends ASEAN Family Day in Czech Republic

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Ministry to clarify law on sea, islands

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung yesterday ordered the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to clarify the draft law on sea and island resources and environment.

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It’s official: Vietnam licenses genetically modified organisms

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It’s official: Vietnam licenses genetically modified organisms

Vietnam has approved the importation of several genetically-modified (GM) corn varieties and left it to the environment ministry to decide whether to plant the controversial crops on a massive scale.

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Japan to help HCM City reduce carbon emission

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Japan will help Ho Chi Minh City reduce carbon emission, Japanese Senior Vice Minister of Environment Kitagawa Tomokatsu has assured.

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Indian landslide kills 10, scores feared trapped

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Heavy rain triggered a landslide in rural western India that killed at least ten people and trapped up to 150 more after thick mud came crashing down on thatch huts and brick houses on Wednesday, a national disaster official said.

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Vietnam, EFTA hold trade pact talks in Geneva

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Vietnam, EFTA hold trade pact talks in Geneva

(VOV) - Vietnam and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) held the 8th round of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland, from June 3-6, examining the opening of the market for goods, services and investment.

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