The buck stops with city leaders in Hanoi's infamous tree-felling project: inspectors

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The buck stops with city leaders in Hanoi's infamous tree-felling project: inspectors

City leaders were too hasty and failed to give proper supervision over Hanoi's controversial tree felling project earlier this year, inspectors have concluded.

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Hanoi authorities defend tree fell project

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Hanoi authorities defend tree fell project

Authorities in Hanoi say plans to cut down trees in Hanoi were aimed at removing sick trees or those at risk of falling, and to clear areas designated for urban transport projects.

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Ha Noi to block streets for IPU meet

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The capital will block a series of streets for the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) from March 28 to April 1.

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Donor’s jaw sagged as Hanoi leader blames sponsors for controversial mass logging

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Donor’s jaw sagged as Hanoi leader blames sponsors for controversial mass logging

One of the donors who provided funds for carrying out a plan – now suspended – to cut down thousands of trees and replace them with new varieties in Hanoi has expressed their shock at hearing a capital leader pass the buck to them when meeting with public objections.

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Donor’s jaw sagged as Hanoi leader blames sponsors for controversial mass logging

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One of the donors who provided funds for carrying out a plan – now suspended – to cut down thousands of trees and replace them with new varieties in Hanoi has expressed their shock at hearing a capital leader pass the buck to them when meeting with public objections.

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Hanoi blocks streets to host 132nd IPU conferences next week

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Hanoi blocks streets to host 132nd IPU conferences next week

Hanoi will block a series of streets to organize the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) scheduled from March 28 to April 1 with the participation of nearly 2,000 foreign delegates from 150 nations and international organizations.

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People see red as Hanoi starts cutting down 6,700 trees

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

People see red as Hanoi starts cutting down 6,700 trees

The Hanoi municipal administration on March 18 asked its construction department to revise a US$3.4 million landscaping project that seeks to fell more than a quarter of trees currently lining the city's streets, following fierce criticism from the public.

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People see red as Hanoi starts cutting down 6,700 trees

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Hanoi municipal administration on Wednesday asked its construction department to revise a US$3.4 million landscaping project that seeks to fell more than a quarter of trees currently lining the city's streets, following fierce criticism from the public.

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New book features Vietnamese generals through their eyes

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Army Publishing House, in co-operation with Thai Ha Book Company, has released the first book of a series on the life and career of Vietnamese generals to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the country's Liberation Day (April 40) and 70th anniversary of National Day, September 2.

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Police probe origin of massive gemstone in central Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Police probe origin of massive gemstone in central Vietnam

The 30-ton stone seized by Dak Nong police. Photo: Phan Ba

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30-ton precious rock 'detained' in central Vietnam

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30-ton precious rock 'detained' in central Vietnam

Police in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong are holding a huge precious piece of rock weighing up to 30 tons recently excavated by a farmer in Dak Mil District while gardening, local authorities reported.

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30-ton precious rock 'detained' in central Vietnam

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30-ton precious rock 'detained' in central Vietnam

Police in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong are holding a huge precious piece of rock weighing up to 30 tons recently excavated by a farmer in Dak Mil District while gardening, local authorities reported.

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Vietnamese man arrested for robbing ATMs, planning for more jobs soon

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Vietnamese man arrested for robbing ATMs, planning for more jobs soon

Hanoi police have arrested a man suspected of stealing more than US$65,600 from an ATM in 2011 and planning to rob two more before the Lunar New Year holiday.

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Dispute rises over flyover projects

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Ha Noi's Department of Transport did not commit any violations during the construction of three flyovers that could go over budget by VND27.2 billion (US$1.2 million), said the department's director Vu Van Vien at a press briefing on Tuesday.

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Pictures: Vietnamese renowned generals depicted through art works

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Pictures: Vietnamese renowned generals depicted through art works

VietNamNet Bridge - Organized by the Vietnam Military History Museum, Vietnamese Association of Historical Science and Heritage Club House, the exhibition honors outstanding Vietnamese generals from various historical periods through sculptures, lacquer, oil on canvas, watercolor and applied fine arts.

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