Art performances to increase environmental protection

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago

Art performances will be held in several craft villages in the Nhue-Day river basin, a seriously contaminated river ecosystem.

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US general praises dioxin treatment

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the United States' Joint Chiefs of Staff, yesterday commended the Da Nang thermal treatment system treating dioxin-contaminated soil.

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US defence official visits dioxin treatment system in Da Nang

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey on August 15 visited a thermal treatment system in the Da Nang Airport in the central city of Da Nang where 45,000 cubic metres of dioxin-contaminated soil are being detoxified.

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US pledges more dioxin clean up assistance

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

US pledges more dioxin clean up assistance

(VOV) -The US Department of Defence is committed to assisting Vietnam in cleaning up the dioxin-contaminated environment surrounding Danang airport, said Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey.

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Thousands of residents in Quang Binh without clean water

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Thousands of residents in Quang Binh without clean water

Nearly 700 households in a commune in Quang Binh Province have been without access to clean water for years due to alum contamination.

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Raw snails pose health risk

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health's Department of Preventive Medicine issued a warning to consumers on Thursday not to eat snails, especially raw snails, or use them as medicine.

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Laos’ hard work reduces number of UXO victims

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Great efforts made by the Lao Government together with international support have helped reduced the number of victims of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the country to just 56 last year from the previous 300 each year.

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Red mud spill damages rice fields in Bac Kan

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Red mud spill damages rice fields in Bac Kan

VietNamNet Bridge – Around 11,000 cubic metres of red mud spilled from a reservoir belonging to the Material and Complete Equipment Export-Import Corporation last Saturday, clogging up a nearby stream and terraced fields in Ngoc Phai Commune in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan for a week.

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Red mud spill damages rice fields in Bac Kan

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Red mud spill damages rice fields in Bac Kan

Around 11,000 cubic metres of red mud spilled from a reservoir belonging to the Material and Complete Equipment Export-Import Corporation last Saturday, clogging up a nearby stream and terraced fields in Ngoc Phai Commune in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan for a week.

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Outbreak of acute diarrhea in Binh Chanh District

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Outbreak of acute diarrhea in Binh Chanh District

An outbreak of acute diarrhea in Ho chi Minh City’s Binh Chanh District has killed one ten month old infant.

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Zambia FM vows UXO assistance

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Zambia's Foreign Minister Harry Kalaba has promised international help to Viet Nam in clearing bombs and mines left over from the war 40 years ago.

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Pesticide cleanup halted after residents spot water leak

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Pesticide cleanup halted after residents spot water leak

VietNamNet Bridge – The Natural Resources and Environment Department of central Thanh Hoa Province temporarily suspended Nicotex Thanh Thai Company from treating 709 tonnes of pesticide-contaminated soil in Cam Thuy District's Cam Van Commune after local residents' complaints.

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Water stations still inactive over arsenic contamination

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Water stations still inactive over arsenic contamination

Ha Noi authorities have asked the My Dinh 2 water supply station to extend a halt to operations due to excessive amounts of arsenic in the water, calling for immediate action to resolve the contamination.

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Black market tobacco ‘booming’ in HCM City

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Black market tobacco ‘booming’ in HCM City

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Contaminated water threatens Hanoi residents

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Contaminated water threatens Hanoi residents

Hanoi is facing a serious shortage of clean water, as many water plants have been found to be supply water contaminated with toxic chemicals.

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