Contaminated water main suspect in fatal dialysis complication in northern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Contaminated water has risen to the top of the suspect list behind the deaths of eight patients whose condition became critical after receiving dialysis at a hospital in northern Vietnam last week.

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World Bank report on Vietnam’s pork safety sparks concern, doubt

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

A recent World Bank report claiming that up to 40 percent of pork in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City is potentially contaminated with the salmonella bacteria has raised concern and doubt as to whether the ratio is too high compared with Vietnam’s own statistics.

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Former Japanese PM presents wheelchairs to disabled Vietnamese

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

Former Japanese Prime Minister Hatoyama Yukio and the Japanese Friendship Association (JFA) presented 60 wheelchairs to disabled Vietnamese children and Agent Orange victims at a ceremony here on Sunday.

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Contaminated pepper seized in Binh Phuoc

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

Police in the southern province of Binh Phuoc has just raided a local pepper trader found mixing chemicals into their product.

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Vietnam to stop Indian agricultural imports

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong signed a decision on March 1, 2017, to stop importing a number of agricultural products from India.

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Food poisoning hits after Tet celebrations

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Báo Đầu Tư English 8 month(s) ago

Storing cooked food and leftovers in refrigerators after Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday is a cause of food poisoning, health experts said.

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Đồng Nai basin pollution worries officials

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago

Officials are deeply concerned about the “serious degradation” of water quality in the Đồng Nai River basin.

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Vietnam halts import of some Indonesian agricultural produces

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

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Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh yesterday issued a decree to stop imports of some Indonesian agricultural produces because they are contaminated with ‘dangerous' insect pest.

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Vietnam halts agricultural product imports from Indonesia

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago

Vietnam has suspended the import of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), cassiatora linn (Cassia spp.), cocoa seeds (Theobroma cacao) and beans (Phaseolus spp.) from Indonesia.

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Defence Minister inspects dioxin decontamination at Danang airport

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago

Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich made a fact finding tour of environmental remediation of dioxin contamination project site at Danang airport on January 8.

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Quang Tri to destroy all contaminated fish

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago

More than 1,500 tonnes of stockpiled fish remains at warehouse freezers in the central Quang Tri Province following the Formosa environmental pollution incident.

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The mystery of Vietnam’s ten ‘cancer villages’

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

Two units under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Ministry of Health are at each other’s throats over a list of villages the former believes to have cancer rates higher than the country’s average.

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Quang Binh destroys 606 tons of cadmium contaminated fish

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SaiGon GP English 10 month(s) ago

Implementing the Government’s instruction, the central province of Quang Binh had destroyed 606 tons of cadmium contaminated fish which businesses bought from fishermen from April to August 30, said director of the provincial Department of Health Nguyen Duc Cuong yesterday.

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Vietnam, US start 2nd dioxin cleanup

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Báo Dân Trí English 12 month(s) ago 2 related news

Việt Nam and the United States marked the start of the second and final phase of thermal treatments at the Đà Nẵng Airport yesterday to clean up dioxin contamination caused by US forces more than 40 years ago.

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Vietnam, US launch Danang dioxin clean-up

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Báo Đầu Tư English 12 month(s) ago 2 related news

HANOI: Vietnam and the United States on Tuesday (Oct 18) launched the second phase of a dioxin clean-up in Danang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war between the former enemies.

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