Six weeks after quake, Ecuador still in clean up mode

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Clean up continues in Ecuador six weeks after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the South American country.

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Hanoi praises American man, friends for canal cleanup project

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Hanoi praises American man, friends for canal cleanup project

An environment organization run by a group of expats in Hanoi has received official support from the city after photos of them cleaning up a polluted canal went viral and led to several controversial remarks from local leaders.

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Hanoi leader praises expat for polluted canal clean-up

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Hanoi leader praises expat for polluted canal clean-up

Hanoi People's Committee Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung praised a group of expatriates on May 18 that helped clean a polluted canal in the city.

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Hanoi chairman commends US man for city-cleaning drive

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Hanoi chairman commends US man for city-cleaning drive

The American expat behind a voluntary group dedicated to keeping Hanoi clean has been appraised by the city’s leader after making headlines earlier this week for cleaning a heavily polluted trench.

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Hanoi dismisses expats' claim of canal cleanup

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Hanoi dismisses expats' claim of canal cleanup

Officials in Hanoi are not happy with widespread media reports about a bunch of foreigners cleaning up a canal, saying local authorities keep the canal clean.

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Photos of expats cleaning polluted trench in Hanoi go viral

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Photos of expats cleaning polluted trench in Hanoi go viral

Photos of foreigners picking up trash from a heavily polluted ditch in Hanoi that surfaced last week on Facebook have won the admiration of many Vietnamese, while reportedly upsetting local authorities, as the pictures imply that they have done nothing to keep their area clean.

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Keeping bottled water clean

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Keeping bottled water clean

Access to clean drinking water has been an issue in developing countries throughout the world. In a country where 31 per cent of the rural population does not have access to clean drinking water, bottled water has become an increasingly high valued commercial product billed as having a spotless reputation.

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Foreigners help keep Hanoi clean

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Foreigners help keep Hanoi clean

Some expatriates and local people used last Sunday to clean a seriously polluted canal on Hanoi's Nguyen Khang Street, surprising the local authorities.

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Campaign of 10 million clean hands launched

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Vietnamese Ministry of Health in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Training yesterday in Hanoi launched a media campaign to wash hands aiming to raise people’s awareness and the importance of hygiene in protecting ones’ health and preventing diseases.

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VN needs clean energy strategy

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VN needs clean energy strategy

Việt Nam needs a strategy on renewable energy development to ensure energy safety in the context of the country’s rapid economic growth and global climate change, said energy experts.

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National Robocon final gets underway in Ninh Binh

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National Robocon final gets underway in Ninh Binh

The national Robotic Contest 2016, or Robocon 2016, final got underway at the Ninh Binh Gymnasium in the Red River Delta province of Ninh Binh following an opening ceremony on May 9.

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Carlsberg Vietnam donates VND10 billion to central fishermen

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Carlsberg Vietnam donates VND10 billion to central fishermen

Carlsberg Vietnam has officially kicked off a charity campaign to donate VND10 billion ($500,000) to all fishermen in seven provinces in the central of Vietnam, which have been seriously impacted by the recent mass fish death.

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Quenching a thirsty market

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Quenching a thirsty market

With the mercury soaring, Cambodians are consuming more bottled water. Consumers can choose from dozens of local and imported brands, but Eau Kulen claims to be the only “natural mineral water” produced in the Kingdom. The Post’s Ayanna Runcie spoke to Jacques Marcille, managing director of Kulara Water Company, about how its brand stands out from the crowd in a saturated market.

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UN Deputy Secretary-General visits drought-hit province in Vietnam

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UN Deputy Secretary-General visits drought-hit province in Vietnam

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson paid a visit to Ben Tre Province in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta on Thursday morning to witness the effects of drought and salinization on local residents.

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2016 Vietnam Robocon final round to gather 32 teams

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2016 Vietnam Robocon final round to gather 32 teams

The final round of the 2016 Vietnam Robocon Competition will take place in the northern province of Ninh Binh from May 9-14, gathering 32 teams from around the country.

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