At least 1 million poor people to receive free health check-ups

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At least 1 million poor people to receive free health check-ups

A humanitarian campaign launched by the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) and the Ministry of Health aims to provide free health check-ups and treatment for over one million poor people each year in Vietnam , VRC Chairman Nguyen Hai Duong said on October 30.

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Forum talks hydropower-related issues

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Residents in the Central and Central Highlands have asked for hydro-power developers to give top priority to ensuring local livelihoods and protecting the environment while undertaking their projects.

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Forum talks hydropower-related issues

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Residents in the Central and Central Highlands have asked for hydro-power developers to give top priority to ensuring local livelihoods and protecting the environment while undertaking their projects.

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Population controls 'will not solve environment issues'

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Population controls 'will not solve environment issues'

Restricting population growth will not solve global issues of sustainability in the short term, new research says.

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Vietnam, RoK boost environmental partnership

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Vietnam, RoK boost environmental partnership

The 11th conference of the environment ministers of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea took place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 27, focusing on the progress of cooperative projects in the field.

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Vietnam, RoK bolster cooperation in environmental protection

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Vietnam, RoK bolster cooperation in environmental protection

(VOV) - The Republic of Korea (RoK) will continue to support Vietnam in building and implementing policies on environmental protection, green growth, especially in pollution and waste control, development of environmental industry and technology, bio-diversity conservation and capacity building.

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Project successfully promotes participation in environmental protection

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A Danish-funded project in the central province Thua Thien-Hue has successfully increased the participation of local fishermen in protecting Tam Giang lagoon.

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HCM City to apply DBO format to wastewater plant

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Local authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have agreed to apply for the first time the design-build-operate (DBO) format to a wastewater treatment plant in the second phase of an environmental sanitation project in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal basin, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Experts divided over old ship imports

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Experts divided over old ship imports

VietNamNet Bridge – A revised law allowing the import of used ships has inspired spirited debate amongst authorities and experts. While some believe the law will boost the profitable shipping industry, others are afraid serious environmental impacts will occur if not strictly controlled.

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Cooperation project to boost agricultural exports to Finland

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Cooperation project to boost agricultural exports to Finland

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Can Tho branch, together with the Finnish Embassy, held a ceremony on October 23 to launch a project to support Vietnam’s exports of agricultural and aquacultural products to Finland and Northern Europe.

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Vietnam, Finland target expanded agro-fisheries trade

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Vietnam, Finland target expanded agro-fisheries trade

(VOV) - The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in collaboration with its counterpart in Finland on October 23 launched a project aiming to boost mutually beneficial agro-fisheries cooperation.

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Natural beauty of Can Gio primeval mangrove forest

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Natural beauty of Can Gio primeval mangrove forest

(VOV) - Thanks to its bio-diversity and environmental value – the Can Gio Mangrove Forest – was recognised by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve in Vietnam in 2000.

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Vietnam, Germany step up environmental cooperation

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The Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) reviewed their cooperation over the past decade and set out guidelines for working together in the future on October 21.

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Quality of environmental service industry remains poor despite tax breaks

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Quality of environmental service industry remains poor despite tax breaks

VietNamNet Bridge – The environmental service industry has not developed well over the last five years, even though state management agencies have said many times that they would strictly enforce the Environmental Protection Law and slap heavy sanctions on violators.

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‘Uncultured families’ to be suspended from running homestays in Hoi An

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‘Uncultured families’ to be suspended from running homestays in Hoi An

The tourism city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam will suspend local hosts from running their homestays if they are not recognized as a “cultured family” in an effort to improve the quality of homestay services in the city.

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