Investments in water in poor nations give big benefits: World Bank

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Investing to provide drinking water for 750 million people in poor nations who lack clean supplies makes clear economic sense with bigger than expected health benefits, World Bank estimates showed on Friday.

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Malaysia looks to develop biotechnology in Mekong Delta region

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Malaysia looks to develop biotechnology in Mekong Delta region

Malaysia is looking to cooperate with Mekong Delta provinces and cities in clean agricultural development and green biotechnology to create environmental protection solutions.

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Firms join hands to develop clean food

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) Group and food processor Vissan, a member of the Satra Group (SATRA), have teamed up to launch a new premium fresh Australian veal to the domestic market.

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Mekong Delta short of freshwater as authorities lack funds

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Mekong Delta short of freshwater as authorities lack funds

VietNamNet Bridge – A number of projects to supply freshwater to Mekong Delta (Cuu Long River Delta) provinces are still on paper as local authorities lack sufficient capital to implement them.

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“Cancer village” takes shape at gateway to Hanoi

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“Cancer village” takes shape at gateway to Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – A small village, covering an area of 0.4 square kilometers with households comprising 1,000 people, is turning into a new “cancer village” north of Hanoi.

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Obama 2016 budget urges U.S. states to cut emissions faster

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Obama 2016 budget urges U.S. states to cut emissions faster

President Barack Obama's fiscal 2016 budget proposes $7.4 billion to fund clean energy technologies and a $4 billion fund to encourage U.S. states to make faster and deeper cuts to emissions from power plants, officials told Reuters.

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Vietnamese students create solar device able to charge 10 cellphones at one time

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Vietnamese students create solar device able to charge 10 cellphones at one time

Two K-12 Vietnamese students have created more choice for electronics consumers with their creation of a comfortable, time-saving solar cellphone charger which enables users to charge several mobile phones at the same time.

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Littering a chronic problem in Vietnam

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Littering a chronic problem in Vietnam

The despicable habit of littering in public places by Vietnamese people is blamed on poverty in this society.

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Work begins on new water pipe

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

After a pipeline bringing water from the Da River to Ha Noi broke numerous times, most recently leaving around 70,000 people without clean water, construction on a second pipeline is due to start before Tet

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Media’s role in water pollution control highlighted

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

A conference was held on January 23 to discuss the role of the media in monitoring and detecting water pollution, advocating responsive policies, and calling for the stronger community engagement in managing water pollution.

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HCM City canal remains dirty after $46m cleanup

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HCM City canal remains dirty after $46m cleanup

VietNamNet Bridge – Though HCM City and Binh Duong have spent more than a trillion dong (US$46.7 million) in the past eight years to clean up the Ba Bo Canal, the increasing discharge of untreated wastewater from nearby factories means the efforts have come to naught.

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Residents, water supply firm trade accusations

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Residents, water supply firm trade accusations

Residents and the local water supply company are blaming each other for not having potable water for daily use five years after the former settled in the Tu Hiep-Ngu Hiep Area.

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Farming tours in Da Lat attract many visitors

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Farming tours in Da Lat attract many visitors

VietNamNet Bridge – With high-tech agriculture, clean vegetable gardens and fruit gardens and colourful flower gardens, Da Lat City in Lam Dong Province has attracted a large number of visitors, opening up new prospects for “Garden Ecotourism” in the highland city. The tour offers visitors a chance to soak up the life of local farmers and discover the specialities.

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Thousands of households in Hanoi have lacked clean water for 20 years

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Thousands of households in Hanoi have lacked clean water for 20 years

VietNamNet Bridge – Residents in Vinh Quynh commune of Thanh Tri district in Hanoi have been told not to use water from drilled wells, but they insist they only have well water to use.

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Japanese firm seeks to build clean vegetable plant in Ha Nam

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Japanese firm seeks to build clean vegetable plant in Ha Nam

Japan’s Showa Denko Group has worked in conjunction with authorities from the northern province of Ha Nam to design a plan to develop a clean vegetable production plant using LED lighting technology.

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