Programme on “100 resilient cities” launched in Da Nang

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The “100 resilient cities” programme which is pioneered by the US’s Rockefeller Foundation was launched in Vietnam at a workshop in the central city of Da Nang on November 21.

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IZs must stop polluting environment

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Industrial zones that discharge wastewater should receive heavy fines, manager of the Integrated Wastewater Concept for Industrial Zones Bui Duy Cam told Kinh te&Do thi (Economic and Urban Affairs) newspaper.

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Programme on “100 resilient cities” launched in Danang

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The “100 resilient cities” programme which is pioneered by the US’s Rockefeller Foundation was launched in Vietnam at a workshop in the central city of Danang on November 21.

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Rhino poaching death toll reaches record in South Africa

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Rhino poaching death toll reaches record in South Africa

A record 1,020 rhinos have been killed by poachers for their horns in South Africa this year, more than all of 2013 and triple the number four years ago.

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Leather firm to pay record-breaking fine

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The HCM City People's Committee issued a record-breaking fine of US$300,000 on Tuesday to the Hao Duong Leather Tanning Co. for polluting and for misconduct in submitting environmental reports.

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Bac Giang residents don’t want waste treatment plant

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Bac Giang residents don’t want waste treatment plant

VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of households in Tan Yen District in Bac Giang province have protested against a plan to set up a waste treatment plant in the locality, though the plant would help ease environmental pollution and create local jobs.

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Nuclear power development is a long-term strategy

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Nuclear power development is a long-term strategy

Developing nuclear electricity in Vietnam is a long-term strategy which is being pursued in order to meet domestic energy demands, reduce the reliance on international energy sources, limit environmental pollution caused by burning fossil fuels, and promote the development of science-technology and infrastructure.

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UNICEF helps Vietnam improve environmental sanitation

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A programme on environmental sanitation jointly carried out by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Ministry of Health in Vietnam since 2009 has contributed to raising public awareness of using hygienic toilets and giving up the indiscriminate defecation habit.

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Workshop talks safety for motorbike riders

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Workshop talks safety for motorbike riders

The management over motorbike riders should be intensified since they account for more than more than 70 percent of the country’s total road accidents, heard a Hanoi workshop on motor vehicle ownership and use.

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UNICEF helps Vietnam improve environmental sanitation

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A programme on environmental sanitation jointly carried out by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Ministry of Health in Vietnam since 2009 has contributed to raising public awareness of using hygienic toilets and giving up the indiscriminate defecation habit.

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Vietnam participates in Int’l Toilet Festival

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Vietnam participates in Int’l Toilet Festival

(VOV) - An International Toilet Festival from November 18-20 in New Delhi has drawn the participation of seven countries including Vietnam, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Laos, Afghanistan, and India.

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Firms flout enviroment laws

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Firms flout enviroment laws

Many Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises continue to abuse the environment.

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Hydropower plants pose risks

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Tran Viet Ngai, chairman of the Viet Nam Energy Association (VEA), tells Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) that small-scale hydropower plants have to be shut down

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Vietnam completes spatial database on sea, islands

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Vietnam’s database of multi-temporal spatial images now covers the country’s entire territorial waters, including Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.

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Conservation challenges from development projects

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Conservation challenges from development projects

Minimising the adverse impacts of development projects on the environment and natural resources is a pressing issue that needs to be addressed urgently, experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on November 14.

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