Hong Kong paper mill gives rise to pollution fears in southern Vietnam

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Hong Kong paper mill gives rise to pollution fears in southern Vietnam

A Hong Kong-invested paper making complex in the southern Vietnamese province of Hau Giang has sparked concern over the possible dangers it poses to the local environment, particularly the Hau River, one of the most important waterways in the region.

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Cement plant halts operations over environmental dispute

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Cement plant halts operations over environmental dispute

A cement plant has been forced to temporarily shut down as dozens of households in the central province of Quang Ngai continue to demand to be relocated due to environmental pollution.

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Environmental concerns over paper plant

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Environmental concerns over paper plant

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has asked the government to monitor the implementation of a USD1.2 billion Hong Kong-invested paper project in Hau Giang due to environmental concerns.

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VASEP raises serious environmental concerns about paper factory

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VASEP raises serious environmental concerns about paper factory

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has proposed the government to scrutinise the waste treatment system of Hong Kong Lee&Man Paper Group’s $1.2 billion Lee&Man Paper Co.Ltd, located near the Hau River in the southern province of Hau Giang, before it comes into operation in August, according to newswire Plo.vn.

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Vietnamese dubbed ‘son of forest’ runs 150km for environment

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Vietnamese dubbed ‘son of forest’ runs 150km for environment

A Vietnamese university student has completed a 150 kilometer run from Ho Chi Minh City to a national park in the southern province of Dong Nai to raise awareness of deforestation.

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HCM City eyes multinationals

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HCM City eyes multinationals

The government of HCMC has unveiled an ambitious plan to turn itself into a center for multinational corporations to fuel growth and compete with other Southeast Asian cities to lure foreign investment.

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Swarms of flies disrupt over 300 households in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

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Swarms of flies disrupt over 300 households in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

Hundreds of residents in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak have been adversely affected by flies hovering en masse over the last month.

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HCM City launches Green Consumption campaign

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HCM City launches Green Consumption campaign

HCM City's annual Green Consumption Campaign to improve people's awareness about environmental protection opened on June 4 at Co.opmart Nguyen Kiem.

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Monsanto named among greenest companies in Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings

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Monsanto named among greenest companies in Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings

The world’s largest seed company Monsanto just announced that it has placed no. 12 out of 500 of the largest US publicly traded companies in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, which is created in partnership with Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.

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Activities to respond to World Environment Day

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Activities to respond to World Environment Day

Diverse activities are taking place nationwide to respond to World Environment Day, June 5.

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Director Thang calls upon people to protect environment

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Director Thang calls upon people to protect environment

The meeting in respond to the world environment day (June 5) was taken place in HCMC by the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment and the city’s district 3’s People’s Committee.

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Viet Nam and Sweden’s strong relationship

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Viet Nam and Sweden’s strong relationship

On the occasion of the Swedish National Day, 6 June, Việt Nam News presents an article written by Camilla Mellander, Swedish Ambassador to Việt Nam.

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Forest-destroying palm oil powers cars in EU: report

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Forest-destroying palm oil powers cars in EU: report

Palm oil produced on tropical plantations that drive deforestation has become a major biofuel for vehicles in the European Union, industry figures released Tuesday by an environmental group revealed.

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SCG inspires kids to become “little green citizens”

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SCG inspires kids to become “little green citizens”

On the occassion of International Children’s Day, Thai industrial conglomerate SCG joined hands with the Tan Binh Youth Union and Khan Quang Do newspaper to organise a grand celebration for hundreds of kids and families in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Visitors urged to help fight pollution in Hạ Long Bay

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Visitors urged to help fight pollution in Ha Long Bay

Environmental protection in Hạ Long Bay, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh, remains difficult as large amounts of rubbish are generated by tourists and rubbish collection activitiy is not effective, according to local authorities.

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