PM works with local authorities on mass fish deaths

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PM works with local authorities on mass fish deaths

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 1 had a working session with leaders of the central provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, and Thua Thien-Hue suffering from mass fish deaths.

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Vietnam winery wins ASEAN award

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Vietnam winery wins ASEAN award

(VOV) - Nhat Hong Food Technology Co, Ltd has unveiled that it’s red dragon fruit wine has been honoured with an ASEAN best new product award at a recent ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Chinese toxic sticker sets sold near schools

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Chinese toxic sticker sets sold near schools

VietNamNet Bridge – Chinese stickers containing phthalates – a group of toxic chemicals believed to be harmful to human health – are still being sold by street vendors and toy stores near primary schools in Ha Noi despite warnings from local agencies.

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EU helps Vietnam phase out asbestos

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EU helps Vietnam phase out asbestos

Asbestos has been an important construction material for Vietnam and a valuable export product over the previous years, however, in 2014 the Vietnamese governement decided to phase out production and use of the material, given its adverse impact on human health.

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Seminar discusses long-term effects of dioxin

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Seminar discusses long-term effects of dioxin

New findings on harmful effects of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin on humans and the environment were released at a workshop in Hanoi on November 24.

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Dust in Ho Chi Minh City air far higher than acceptable level

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Dust in Ho Chi Minh City air far higher than acceptable level

Those living in Ho Chi Minh City suffer not only dust pollution but also noise and the toxic carbon monoxide (CO) gas, experts have said, citing figures from the local Environmental Observation and Analysis Center.

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Three scientists share Nobel Prize for medicine for work on parasitic diseases

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Three scientists share Nobel Prize for medicine for work on parasitic diseases

The Nobel Prize for medicine has been jointly awarded this year to three scientists for their work on parasitic diseases.

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Vietnam pledges to eliminate ozone-depleting substances

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Marking international day for preservation of the ozone layer, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment said that Vietnam achieved outstanding success in phase out Ozone-depleting Substances such as chlorofluorocarbon (CFC), hydrochlorofluorobon (HCFC) and halon since the country joined in the Montreal protocol in January, 1994.

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Image: Hundreds of tons of toxic trash in Dung Quat

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Image: Hundreds of tons of toxic trash in Dung Quat

VietNamNet Bridge – Concerned that the Binh Nguyen waste treatment factory will affect human health, local people have blocked trucks carrying waste to its factory, with hundreds of tons of garbage now stuck in residential areas and the Dung Quat Economic Zone in the central province of Quang Ngai.

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Vietnam perseveres in seeking justice for AO victims

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Vietnam perseveres in seeking justice for AO victims

Despites a number of setbacks, the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) has persevered in its attempt to seek justice for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims over the past decade.

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FAO-funded project adopted

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FAO-funded project adopted

VGP - The PM has approved a project on “Risk Mitigation and Management of Human Health Threats along Animal Value Chain” funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) via the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

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Prime Minister endorses FAO-sponsored health project

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a 2.1-million USD project on controlling human health threats funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

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VN takes part in UNIDO-financed project

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VN takes part in UNIDO-financed project

VGP – The PM has approved Viet Nam's joining of the Application of best available techniques (BAT) and best environmental practices (BEP) methodology to realize the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) regional project.

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Hanoi pushes medical waste management forward

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Hanoi pushes medical waste management forward

The Hanoi medical sector is taking drastic measures to tighten the management of medical waste, which can pose a serious threat to human health if not treated properly.

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Hanoi pushes medical waste management forward

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Hanoi pushes medical waste management forward

The Hanoi medical sector is taking drastic measures to tighten the management of medical waste, which can pose a serious threat to human health if not treated properly.

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