Environment minister urges water conservation in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 day(s) ago

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha warned citizens at an event in northern Vietnam of the alarming scarcity of water, calling for the urgent conservation of water resources in the country.

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Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is sinking: study

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

Parts of the Mekong Delta region in southern Vietnam are suffering from land subsidence at the alarming rate of up to four centimeters per year, due largely to excessive groundwater extraction, experts have said.

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Border alert follows China bird flu outbreak

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

The Health and Agriculture ministries are stepping up surveillance, preventive and control measures against bird flu, especially in border areas, following alarming reports from China.

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Methanol-tainted alcohol a rising threat to drinkers in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

A recent spate of alcohol poisonings in Vietnam is shedding light on the increasingly alarming threat of methanol-tainted alcohol in the Southeast Asian country.

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Ruinous behaviors go past ‘tipping point’ in Vietnam: expat

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Editor’s note: Roy, a retired expat who has lived in Ho Chi Minh City for 15 years, has shared his point of view on the alarming increase of ruinous behaviors among Vietnamese people, after reading about misbehaving visitors abusing animals at the Saigon zoo.

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Drought, salinity take heavy toll on farmers in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Millions of Vietnamese farmers are facing major crop losses due to severe drought and an alarming level of salinity, the worst in many years to impact vast areas of agricultural land in the Mekong Delta.

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City’s pollution readings alarming: expert

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Alarming pollution readings have been recorded in both of Vietnam’s largest cities Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City during 2016, raising health concerns amongst locals.

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Year-end parties turn nightmare for Ho Chi Minh City residents

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Noise pollution has become an alarming issue in several neighborhoods in Ho Chi Minh City as many families and organizations have begun to organize year-end parties, with loudspeakers and karaoke machines operating at their maximum capacity.

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Vietnam’s mid-level personnel not content with company policies: survey

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

A recent survey has showed that a large number of mid-level salaried workers in Vietnam are not satisfied with their companies’ personnel policies, while health issues at work were also recorded at an alarming level.

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The plea of wild birds (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Wildlife poaching has reached an alarming level in Phan Thiet, a city in the south-central Vietnamese province of Binh Thuan, as wild animals are hunted wherever they live.

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VNese people with heart diseases upward trend

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

One or two out of every four Vietnamese adults are at the risk of having heart diseases, said Chairman of the Vietnam Heart Association Professor Nguyen Lan Viet at the national convention on October 10 in Hanoi.

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Alarming rate of hepatitis in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnam is among countries with alarming hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection rates in the world.

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What do foreigners think about noise pollution in Vietnam?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Noise pollution, especially from music at shops and restaurants, has become an alarming problem in Vietnam’s major cities in recent years.

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Vietnam imports over 120,000 tons of shrimp a year: expert

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnam imports over 120,000 tons of shrimp a year: expert

Vietnam has seen an increase of 20 percent in the imports of shrimp in the last three years, an expert said at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.

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Hong Kong's stateless children lost in translation as refugee claims soar

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Hong Kong's stateless children lost in translation as refugee claims soar

The number of stateless children born to refugees is growing in Hong Kong, where claims from asylum seekers have more than tripled in the last two years, alarming residents and lawmakers.

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