Vietnam farmer faces $811 fine for pig pump scam

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Vietnam farmer faces $811 fine for pig pump scam

Inspectors in Dong Nai Province called for a US$811 fine, on Tuesday, for a pig farm that illegally bulked up its animals with contaminated water before selling them for slaughter.

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Vietnam lacks resources, know-how to rid airbase of dioxin

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Vietnam will need at least five years and more than US$250 million to clean up dioxin at a Vietnam War airbase near Ho Chi Minh City, but lacks both the technology and money required, an official said Tuesday.

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$250 mn needed for dioxin clearance at southern Vietnam airport

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$250 mn needed for dioxin clearance at southern Vietnam airport

The clearance of dioxin, a toxic chemical that can cause cancer, at the Bien Hoa airport in the southern province of Dong Nai costs at least $250 million, a report says.

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Workshop highlights dioxin contamination at Bien Hoa Airport

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 3 duplicate news

Workshop highlights dioxin contamination at Bien Hoa Airport

Around 250,000 cu.m of soil in Bien Hoa City, the southern province of Dong Nai, are contaminated with dioxin at levels ranging from 1,000 ppt to as high as more than 1 million ppt, it was reported at a workshop in Dong Nai on October 31.

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Vietnam free of tainted imported food: agency

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The Vietnam Food Administration (VFA) announced on Thursday that no contaminated products have been imported into Vietnam this year.

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8 more Ting Hsin-linked executives held in tainted cooking oil scandal

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8 more Ting Hsin-linked executives held in tainted cooking oil scandal

Eight business executives have been arrested in Taiwan as the authorities investigate the latest contaminated cooking oil scandal to hit the island.

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Contaminated soil a major, but ignored, problem in Vietnam

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Contaminated soil a major, but ignored, problem in Vietnam

Soil contamination, which is almost undetectable without special equipment, is believed to be a leading cause behind many health problems in Vietnam, including cancer, headaches, inflammation, and coughing.

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Nearly 2 mln people in HCMC not accessible to clean water

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Nearly 2 mln people in HCMC not accessible to clean water

328,000 households, or nearly 2 million people, in Ho Chi Minh City have no clean water to use, according to the latest report by the state-owned Saigon Water Supply Corporation (SAWACO).

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Swiss-invested cement factory to take toxic Ha Long oil

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Swiss-invested cement factory to take toxic Ha Long oil

Authorities in the northern province of Quang Ninh will remove 7,000 liters of toxic oil from the edge of the world-renowned Ha Long Bay this month and dispose of them at the Swiss-invested Holcim cement factory in the Mekong Delta.

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Da Nang dioxin clean-up on track

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Efforts to clean all the war-time dioxin waste from around Da Nang International Airport by 2016 are on schedule.

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Da Nang on track for dioxin clean-up by 2016

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Pollution contaminates Hai Phong waterways

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Pollution is severely affecting the rivers of Da Do, Re and Gia, the main source of water for irrigation and other activities of residents and businesses in this northern city.

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Public concern banned chemical residues in animal meat, veggies

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

At a meeting on September 25 in Hanoi presided by Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Cao Duc Phat, many representatives of food safety management agencies said that the threats of banned chemicals use in breeding and dangerous pesticide on vegetables are alarming.

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500-kg bomb exposed on riverbank in northern Vietnam

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500-kg bomb exposed on riverbank in northern Vietnam

A 500-kg bomb has emerged from the bank of a river in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Tri after continuous rains in the area, local authorities reported Wednesday.

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500-kg bomb exposed on riverbank in northern Vietnam

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500-kg bomb exposed on riverbank in northern Vietnam

A 500-kg bomb has emerged from the bank of a river in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Tri after continuous rains in the area, local authorities reported Wednesday.

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