As opposition grows, China defends plans for petrochemical plants

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As opposition grows, China defends plans for petrochemical plants

A man and a girl on his shoulders hold up a paper that reads, ''PX (paraxylene petrochemicals) get out of Maoming, return us clean land'', as demonstrators gather to protest against a chemical plant project, near the city government building in Maoming, Guangdong province in this April 3, 2014 file photo.

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HCMC storage engulfed in flames, 15 firemen hospitalized

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A container truck loaded with chemicals exploded at around 8.30pm, yesterday, in Binh Chanh District's Industrial Zone sparking an inferno that swallowed neighboring buildings, authorities said.

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Syria submits more 'detailed' list of chemical weapons

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Syria submits more 'detailed' list of chemical weapons

A U.N. chemical weapons expert, wearing a gas mask, holds a plastic bag containing samples from one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Ain Tarma neighbourhood of Damascus August 29, 2013.

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Blaze at HCM City chemical plant triggers explosions

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Blaze at HCM City chemical plant triggers explosions

(VOV) -A fire engulfed a chemical plant in HCM City, heating pressurized containers of industry, aquaculture, agriculture and food chemicals causing several explosions at around 20:30 on April 16.

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Vietnam attends lawyers congress in Belgium

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Vietnam attends lawyers congress in Belgium

(VOV) - Leading Vietnamese lawyers and legal experts are participating in the 18th congress of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) in Brussels, Belgium, from April 15-19.

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Vietnam makes case for AO victims at legal congress

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Vietnam makes case for AO victims at legal congress

Vietnamese representatives are joining nearly 1,000 lawyers and legal activists from all over the world at the ongoing 18th Congress of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) in Brussels, Belgium .

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Processing and manufacturing industry sees positive signs

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By the end of the first quarter of 2014, the processing and manufacturing industry obtained relatively high growth, the Vietnam Economic News reported, adding that while the sector’s inventories decreased gradually the market for industrial products remained difficult.

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Singapore, Malaysia hold chemical spill drill

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Singapore and Malaysia on April 9 held their first-ever joint chemical spill recovery drill at sea along the Straits of Johor.

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Horses get ‘facelift’ to sell bone paste in Vietnam

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Horses get ‘facelift’ to sell bone paste in Vietnam

As demand for the bone paste of rare all-white and white horses is increasing for its perceived medicinal properties, local horse dealers have begun dying their horses’ hair white to deceive naïve customers.

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Oil refinery expansion backed

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The Prime Minister ratified a decision on a preferential financial regime for the country's first oil refinery to ensure its business efficiency and future expansion.

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EU-funded project promotes sustainable aquaculture

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Outcomes of the EU-funded “Sustainable Trade in Ethical Aquaculture” (SEAT) project, which was implemented in the Mekong Delta region from 2009-2013, were announced on March 12 in Can Tho city.

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Ha Tinh’s people pray to heaven for help clear toxic pesticides

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Ha Tinh’s people pray to heaven for help clear toxic pesticides

VietNamNet Bridge – Plant protection chemical residues still exist in 160 places in Ha Tinh province in 74 communes, making people live in fear of cancer diseases.

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EU-funded project promotes sustainable aquaculture

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Outcomes of the EU-funded “Sustainable Trade in Ethical Aquaculture” (SEAT) project, which was implemented in the Mekong Delta region from 2009-2013, were announced on March 12 in Can Tho city.

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Scientists fortify legal basis for US claim by AO victims

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A national symposium was held yesterday to shore up legal grounds to demand the US government and chemical companies take responsibility for the consequences of the Agent Orange/dioxin sprayed across Viet Nam during the American War.

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Seeking legal evidence for dioxin lawsuit

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Seeking legal evidence for dioxin lawsuit

Scientists have examined additional legal evidence to support the Vietnamese lawsuit against US chemical companies, asking them to admit accountability for the consequences of Agent Orange/dioxin in Vietnam.

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