Swiss-invested cement factory to take toxic Ha Long oil

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

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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Thai rice exports set to reach 11 million tonnes this year

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Thai rice exports set to reach 11 million tonnes this year

Thailand's rice shipments are expected to reach 11 million tonnes this year thanks to price competitiveness and the government's accelerated attempt to dispose of stocks, according to Bangkok Post newspaper.

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Social News 24/8

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

HCM City to set up metro management firm soon

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Stored toxic waste threatens Halong Bay

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Stored toxic waste threatens Halong Bay

The authorities in Vietnam is trying to find ways to deal with 7,000 litres of toxic waste that have been stored near Halong Bay for seven years.

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Vietnam strives to eliminate persistent organic pollutants

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Vietnam strives to eliminate persistent organic pollutants

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam will stop using all types of machinery and equipment containing poluchlorinated biphenyl (PCB), one of the persistent organic pollutants (POPs), by 2020 and safely dispose the substance by 2028.

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Vietnam strives to eliminate persistent organic pollutants

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

Vietnam will stop using all types of machinery and equipment containing poluchlorinated biphenyl (PCB), one of the persistent organic pollutants (POPs), by 2020 and safely dispose the substance by 2028.

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Ministry launches campaign against human transmission of bird flu

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Ministry launches campaign against human transmission of bird flu

The Ministry of Health, The People’s Committee of Can Tho City, and Unilever Vietnam Fund launched a media campaign against the transmission of bird flu to humans on March 29.

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Fire sparks evacuation at US nuclear waste plant

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

Fire sparks evacuation at US nuclear waste plant

LOS ANGELES – An underground fire forced the evacuation of a US nuclear waste plant Wednesday, although the blaze was nowhere near radioactive material, officials said.

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Steel firm fined VND100 million

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago

A factory producing steel electric poles and metal plated components in Ha Noi's Me Linh District was fined VND100 million (US$4,700) for improperly transferring dangerous waste.

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Deadly crush as Filipinos try to flee typhoon nightmare

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Deadly crush as Filipinos try to flee typhoon nightmare

Thousands of people jostled and begged for seats Wednesday on scarce flights out of a Philippine city demolished by a super typhoon, as authorities struggled to dispose of bodies and anger at the slow arrival of aid turned deadly.

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Deputy Defence Minister inspects the progress of drainage treatment plant

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Báo QĐND English 17 month(s) ago

Deputy Defence Minister inspects the progress of drainage treatment plant

Photo for illustration.

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Thousands evacuated after blasts at Russian arms depot

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 18 month(s) ago

MOSCOW – More than six thousand people were evacuated overnight in central Russia after a series of massive explosions at an arms depot blew out windows and sparked a fire, the emergency situations ministry said Wednesday.

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WB helps central province implement wastewater project

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VietnamPlus English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

WB helps central province implement wastewater project

The southern central province of Quang Nam has started a sub-project funded by the World Bank (WB) which will collect, treat and dispose wastewater in Tam Ky city.

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Ninh Binh unveils master plan

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VietNam News English 27 month(s) ago

Ninh Binh unveils master plan

A master plan for urban development in Ninh Binh Province has been unveiled, revealing that major development will be undertaken in urban areas between 2030-2050.

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Nokia mulls selling its headquarters

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 28 month(s) ago

Nokia mulls selling its headquarters

HELSINKI – Struggling cellphone maker Nokia is seeking to sell its headquarters in Espoo, Finland as part of a drive to dispose of non-core assets.

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