Vietnam strives to eliminate persistent organic pollutants

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VietnamNet English 3 day(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 1 week(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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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

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 6 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 7 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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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

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 12 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 14 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 15 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 23 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 23 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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Vietnamese people rush to have indoor plants to get rid of toxic gas

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Báo Dân Trí English 24 month(s) ago

Vietnamese people rush to have indoor plants to get rid of toxic gas

A lot of Vietnamese people, especially officer workers, have been putting flowerpots in their rooms or at the offices which they believe can help dispose of toxic gas.

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All medical waste to be treated by 2020

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Hanoi Times English 25 month(s) ago

The Hanoitimes - A conference o­n master plan for treating harmful medical solid waste during the 2011-2015 period, with a vision toward 2020, was organised by the Ministry of Health (MoH) in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.

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All medical waste to be treated by 2020

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Nhân dân English 25 month(s) ago 1 related news

All medical waste to be treated by 2020

Medical waste is one of the burning environmental pollution issues.

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Vietnam to ban imports of secondhand electronic devices

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Báo Thanh Niên English 26 month(s) ago

Vietnam will ban the import of secondhand electronic and telecom devices including mobile phones, laptops and cameras this September, news website VnExpress reported, citing a new regulation.

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