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

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

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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Vietnam, US hold defence policy dialogue

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VOV News English 5 day(s) ago 2 duplicate news

A defence policy dialogue between Vietnam and the US took place in Hanoi on October 21.

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Vietnam, US hold defence policy dialogue

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago 1 related news

A defence policy dialogue between Vietnam and the US took place in Hanoi on October 21.

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Workshop highlights dioxin contamination at Bien Hoa Airport

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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-US Friendship Association’s efforts praised

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

The Vietnam-US Friendship Association (VUFA) has made significant contributions to increasing mutual understanding and exchange between the people of Vietnam and the US, said President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong.

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Vietnamese culture week launched in Belgium

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VGP - A Viet Nam Culture Week is taking place in Belgium’s Silly Cultural Center from October 10 -19 to highight Viet Nam's rich culture.

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Vietnamese culture week launched in Belgium

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

(VOV) -A Vietnam Culture Week is taking place in Belgium’s Silly Cultural Center from October 10 -19 to highight Vietnam's rich culture.

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Social News 6/10

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Social News 6/10

Diabetes affects more than 5% of Vietnam’s population: survey

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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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Voters content with welfare policies

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 related news

Voters content with welfare policies

Voters in central Ha Tinh Province's Cam Xuyen District said yesterday that the National Assembly (NA)'s social welfare policies aimed at workers and communities in rural areas had helped improve living standards.

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Hai Phong voters pin hopes on upcoming National Assembly session

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Hai Phong voters pin hopes on upcoming National Assembly session

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and National Assembly (NA) deputies in the northern city of Hai Phong met with voters in Kien An district on October 3, who voiced their hopes that the NA’s 8 th session, beginning later this month, would make sound decisions in a bid to foster national socio-economic development.

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Da Nang on track for dioxin clean-up by 2016

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Mai Thi Ha crowned Miss Vietnam in Czech Republic

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Mai Thi Ha crowned Miss Vietnam in Czech Republic

(VOV) -The 21-year-old Mai Thi Ha triumphed at the fourth Miss Vietnam Czech Republic beauty pageant held in capital Prague on September 28.

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Northern province grants noble State title to 148 women

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The northern province of Hai Duong on September 23 bestowed the State title “Vietnamese heroic mother” on 148 local women, whose husbands and children sacrificed their lives for the national independence.

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