Over 10,000 people in Khanh Hoa living in dioxin-contaminated areas

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Over 10,000 people in Khanh Hoa living in dioxin-contaminated areas

More than 10,000 people in the southern central province of Khanh Hoa are living in areas which experienced Agent Orange/dioxin spraying during the American War.

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Fish die en masse near soda facility in central Vietnam

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Fish die en masse near soda facility in central Vietnam

A number of fish in an irrigation ditch in the central province of Quang Nam have died as the channel was contaminated with wastewater dumped by a local soda facility, authorities said Saturday.

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A boost for environmental protection

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A boost for environmental protection

VGP – The PM has ratified the Project on developing an environmental service business network by 2020 with a vision towards 2030.

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Human-powered water purifiers get Ho Chi Minh City residents exercising for good cause

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Human-powered water purifiers get Ho Chi Minh City residents exercising for good cause

Residents along a canal-side road in Ho Chi Minh City have been lining up for a run on newly installed exercise bikes that power water-purifying machines cleaning contaminated water taken from the canal.

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PM demands mitigating accidents caused by UXO

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PM demands mitigating accidents caused by UXO

The Prime Minister has instructed relevant agencies to take comprehensive measures to minimise damage and injuries caused by unexploded ordnance (UXO).

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Health experts take more phenol contaminated fish for testing

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The Department of Food Safety in the central province of Quang Tri and police officers yesterday took more fish from a batch of 30 tons of Phenol contaminated frozen mackerel scads for testing

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Quang Tri investigated poisoned frozen fish

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Quang Tri investigated poisoned frozen fish

Local authorities in the central province of Quang Tri are carrying out large investigation into frozen fish kept at various seafood stores in the area following the discovery of fish contaminated with phenol.

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30 tons of frozen fish in central Vietnam found to contain toxic substance

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30 tons of frozen fish in central Vietnam found to contain toxic substance

Quang Tri authorities have ordered a local seafood trader to destroy 30 tons of frozen mackerel scads (Decapterus lajang) contaminated with phenol, a harmful chemical substance.

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Company fined VND5.8 bil for manufacturing contaminated soft drink

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Company fined VND5.8 bil for manufacturing contaminated soft drink

The URC Vietnam Company in Hanoi was fined VND5.8 billion (US$ 259,144) for violating food safety and hygiene regulation, said the Ministry of Health’s Deputy Chief Inspector Nguyen Van Nhien on May 31.

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Authorities come together to solve sea water dumping issues

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VietStock FI English 2 month(s) ago

The case of toxic sewage being drained into Sihanoukville’s waters remains a pressing issue for relevant authorities who argue they are working hard to resolve the problem.

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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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PM urges food safety, hygiene

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PM urges food safety, hygiene

Ministers, Government officials and People’s Committee leaders should improve management of food safety and hygiene, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said in a recent directive.

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Pollution killed Thanh Hóa fish

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Pollution killed Thanh Hoa fish

More than 17 tonnes of fish raised in cages in the northern Thanh Hóa Province’s Thạch Thành District have died due to contaminated water, Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported yesterday.

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Tons of farm-raised fish die as untreated water dumped into Vietnam’s river

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Tons of farm-raised fish die as untreated water dumped into Vietnam’s river

A number of fish raised in floating cages in along the Buoi River in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa have died as the river was contaminated with untreated water dumped by a local sugar plant, authorities said Saturday.

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First phase of dioxin cleanup at Da Nang airport completed

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First phase of dioxin cleanup at Da Nang airport completed

VGP – A ceremony was held on May 3 in Da Nang City to mark the success of the first phase of the project on remediation of dioxin contamination at the city’s airport.

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