City school receives Japanese solar system

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VietNam News English 6 hour(s) ago

The Tan Nhut secondary school in HCM City's Binh Chanh district received a solar power system yesterday, as part of an initiative funded by Japan's AEON Environmental Foundation.

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Disillusioned with authorities’ inaction on polluters, communities turn to “people power”

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VietnamNet English 8 hour(s) ago

Disillusioned with authorities’ inaction on polluters, communities turn to “people power”

VietNamNet Bridge – As local authorities have often been too late or too powerless to deal with environmental pollution, local people have found the need to take matters into their own hands.

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Japan hands over solar system to HCM City school

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VietnamPlus English 19 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A solar power system was handed over to Tan Nhut secondary school in Binh Chanh district, Ho Chi Minh City on April 23, becoming the first among 10 local schools benefiting from an initiative funded by Japan’s AEON Environmental Foundation.

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Vietnamese journalists aim for Asian Journalism Awards

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VOV News English 1 day(s) ago

(VOV) - Journalists and media agencies can submit their works to participate in the Asian Environmental Journalism Awards (AEJA 2014) from April 22 to August 3, according to the Vietnam Forum of Environmental Journalists (VFEJ).

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National action plan aims to further green growth

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

The Ministry of Planning and Investment on Friday announced a national action plan on "green growth" that focuses on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the use of clean and renewable energy.

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Vietnam seeks legislative exchange with US

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago

Vietnam seeks legislative exchange with US

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung (R) shakes hands with U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, who led a bicameral, bipartisan congressional delegation to Vietnam, in Hanoi April 17, 2014. Photo courtesy of Vietnam News Agency

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WB improves sanitary conditions for Red River residents

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WB improves sanitary conditions for Red River residents

(VOV) - A safe water supply and rural sanitation project, funded by the World Bank (WB), is being implemented in eight Red River Delta provinces from 2013-2017.

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Vietnam moves towards a green economy

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago

Green economy has been a common trend in the global economic system. As a developing country, Vietnam needs to continue studying and perfecting relevant mechanisms and policies while learning lessons from the experience of other front-running countries to bridge the gap with advanced economies and move towards a green economy in the near future, the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper reported.

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As opposition grows, China defends plans for petrochemical plants

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As opposition grows, China defends plans for petrochemical plants

A man and a girl on his shoulders hold up a paper that reads, ''PX (paraxylene petrochemicals) get out of Maoming, return us clean land'', as demonstrators gather to protest against a chemical plant project, near the city government building in Maoming, Guangdong province in this April 3, 2014 file photo.

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Failure to address water pollution has consequences

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Viet Nam needs to have a comprehensive, unified set of rules to control water pollution in the country, because the problem has assumed very serious proportions, experts and officials said at workshop yesterday.

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China’s arsenic-laced soil harming food, health, survey shows

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 day(s) ago

China’s soil is laced with pollutants including mercury and arsenic, according to a nine-year government survey, posing a threat to agriculture and human health and raising new concern about the environmental costs of China’s three decades of economic growth.

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Press digests – April 15

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US Agency’s administrator meets Hanoi students

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US Agency’s administrator meets Hanoi students

(VOV) - Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Gina McCarthy, held an exchange with the Hanoi University of Natural Resources and Environment in Hanoi on April 16 as part of her working visit to Vietnam.

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US official talks with Vietnamese students on environment protection

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

US official talks with Vietnamese students on environment protection

Administrator of the US Environment Protection Agency Gina McCarthy on April 16 took part in an exchange with students of the University of Natural Resources and Environment in Hanoi as part of her ongoing visit to Vietnam.

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Environmental laws necessary

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Environmental laws necessary

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam needs to support efforts to protect the environment with forceful laws, Colonel Doan Huu Chau, head of Ha Noi's environment police, told newspaper Kinh te & Do thi (Economic and Urban Affairs).

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