Image: Hundreds of tons of toxic trash in Dung Quat

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

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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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

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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Vietnam, US look forward to the future

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vice Director of the US organisation “Veterans for Peace (VFP)” Chuck Searcy said he and his delegation are in Hanoi to work for a better tomorrow during a roundtable talk recorded in the capital Hanoi on April 16.

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Vietnam, US look forward to the future

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vice Director of the US organisation “Veterans for Peace (VFP)” Chuck Searcy said he and his delegation are in Hanoi to work for a better tomorrow during a roundtable talk recorded in the capital Hanoi on April 16.

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Health Department asked to curb bird flu transmission

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine sent its urgent dispatch asking the northern province of Thanh Hoa to implement preventative measures against bird flu as there has been an outbreak of bird flu in Tinh Gia District.

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Vietnam halts Australian fruit imports

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam plans to cease the import of 38 kinds of fruits from Australia from 2015, the Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced on December 17.

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VN halts Australia fruit imports

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VN halts Australia fruit imports

Viet Nam plans to cease the import of 38 kinds of fruits from Australia from 2015, the agriculture and rural development ministry's plant protection department announced yesterday.

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Few recognise dangers of asbestos

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

A recent survey revealed that 85 per cent of households in northern Yen Bai and Thanh Hoa provinces used roofing sheets made with asbestos.

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Experts discuss Vietnam's approval of GM corn varieties

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

Experts discuss Vietnam's approval of GM corn varieties

VietNamNet Bridge – In Viet Nam, and around the world, scientists still debate the possible impacts of genetically modified (GM) crops on the environment and human health.

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Placentas publicly offered for sale in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

Placentas publicly offered for sale in Ho Chi Minh City

Placentas, a type of hazardous medical waste, are currently offered for sale at traditional oriental medicine shops in Ho Chi Minh City, where their benefits to human health are exaggerated.

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