Tay Ninh firm fined for pollution

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Tay Ninh's People's Committee yesterday issued a fine of VND300 million (US$14,000) to Tay Ninh Industrial Park Infrastructure Development Joint Company (JSC PTHT Tay Ninh Industrial Zones) for a problem in the wastewater treatment system of Trang Bang Industrial Park.

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More heart patients waiting for operations

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More heart patients waiting for operations

Doctors of Heart Institute in Ho Chi Minh City are currently being overloaded with around 3,000 patients annually who are waiting for their operations.

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School classrooms overcrowded as more high-rises, apt blocks built

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

School classrooms overcrowded as more high-rises, apt blocks built

VietNamNet Bridge – Newly built schools in Hanoi cannot keep pace with the number of new residential quarters and urban areas being built in the city, resulting in overcrowded classrooms.

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Ministry turns to ports in fight against overloading

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Ministry turns to ports in fight against overloading

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport said any ports found to violate regulations on overloading from the second time will be closed for a period of between one and three months, a sanction accepted by all ports at a meeting here on Tuesday.

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Vietnam considers coastal shipping route to take load off roads

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam considers coastal shipping route to take load off roads

VietNamNet Bridge – Following the success of the Quang Ninh – Quang Binh route, the Vietnam Maritime Bureau (Vinamarine) is considering putting other coastal shipping routes into operation to help ease the current overloading on roads.

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Airline pushes for Long Thanh airport

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Viet Nam Airlines Corporation has recommended that the Long Thanh International Airport be built. It has sent its letter to the National Assessment Committee. Its report shows that Tan Son Nhat International Airport is overloaded as it was designed to serve 20 million passengers annually.

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Work commences on Binh Duong hospital

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Construction began on Thursday on a 1,500-bed General Hospital in the southern province of Binh Duong.

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Binh Duong builds new general hospital

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Binh Duong builds new general hospital

The southern province of Binh Duong on August 28 kicked off construction of a 1,500-bed general hospital in Thu Dau Mot city.

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Crackdown on container trucks

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Crackdown on container trucks

More than 200 container trucks from national transport firms have been found to be using oversized tankers, a two-week long inspection has revealed.

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Southern seaports idle as HCM City port services most of the goods

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Southern seaports idle as HCM City port services most of the goods

VietNamNet Bridge – While Cat Lai Port in HCM City is overloaded with goods and containers, other ports in the southern region have little business.

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City urges Dong Nai to build airport

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

HCM City's transport facilities will be overloaded by 2020 if the planned international airport in Dong Nai Province does not begin operations and ease the pressure on Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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Overloaded trucks advised to cull cargo

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Dozens of trucks overloaded with wood have been stuck at the La Lay border gate in central Quang Tri Province for three weeks.

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Modified lorries to be taken off the road

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport has deployed inspection teams nationwide from July 15 to check and punish those who violate norms by reconfiguring the lorries, changing their initial design, to carry more load. Viet Nam News interviewed two transport ministry officials in charge of the inspection campaign to ask what motivated the move and what has been done so far. The paper also spoke to a member of the local weighing station to know what he and his...

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Overloaded trucks protected by officials who ignore state regulations

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Overloaded trucks protected by officials who ignore state regulations

VietNamNet Bridge - In most provinces and cities there are “king” trucks that are under the guarantee of local officials, according to the chair of the Vietnam Automobile Transport Association.

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School admissions closed for upcoming year as students flood classrooms

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

School admissions closed for upcoming year as students flood classrooms

VietNamNet Bridge – Although the new academic year doesn’t begin until September, most of the schools in HCM City have stopped enrolling students.

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