Vietnam ministry considers pulling plug on Hong Kong pulp mill

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Vietnam ministry considers pulling plug on Hong Kong pulp mill

The Ministry of Industry and Trade is poised to file a proposal to the government, calling on it to suspend the construction of a Hong Kong-invested pulp mill in southern Vietnam over the negative environmental effects it may cause.

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Vietnam province pulls plug on problematic oil refinery

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Vietnam province pulls plug on problematic oil refinery

Authorities in Binh Dinh Province in central Vietnam have canceled a US$22 billion oil refinery citing environmental concerns and the fact they could not agree to many demands by the foreign investors.

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Legislator who approved Formosa’s Vietnam operations deflects blame

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Legislator who approved Formosa’s Vietnam operations deflects blame

A former top official in the north-central province of Ha Tinh may have licensed Formosa to begin operations in the area, but believes he should not be blamed for any failures of the Taiwanese company following his approval.

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A boost for environmental protection

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A boost for environmental protection

VGP – The PM has ratified the Project on developing an environmental service business network by 2020 with a vision towards 2030.

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Vietnam mulls scrapping part of $1.2 bln paper mill over environmental concerns

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Vietnam mulls scrapping part of $1.2 bln paper mill over environmental concerns

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed that the government scrap a Hong Kong-invested pulp plant in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang, citing potential threats to the environment, local media has reported.

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Dozens of business laws urged to be revised

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Dozens of business laws urged to be revised

Nearly 40 laws involved in investment and business activities need to be revised to suit practical operations of enterprises, a seminar in Ha Noi was told yesterday.

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Lee&Man’s pulp mill faces implementation ban

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Lee&Man’s pulp mill faces implementation ban

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is asking for the government’s proposal to stop the development of Hong Kong-based Lee&Man Paper Group’s $348 million pulp mill due to concerns over environmental pollution.

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Taiwanese company dumps hundreds of pig carcasses into the Sai Gon River

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Taiwanese company dumps hundreds of pig carcasses into the Sai Gon River

The Inspectorate of the Binh Phuoc Department of Natural Resources and Environment, in collaboration with the Police Department, is carrying out an investigation to verify environmental violations allegedly committed by a Taiwanese livestock company, following the uproar over dumping hundreds of pig carcasses illegally into the Sai Gon River.

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Taiwanese company dumps hundreds of pig carcasses into the Sai Gon River

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Taiwanese company dumps hundreds of pig carcasses into the Sai Gon River

The Inspectorate of the Binh Phuoc Department of Natural Resources and Environment, in collaboration with the Police Department, is carrying out an investigation to verify environmental violations allegedly committed by a Taiwanese livestock company, following the uproar over dumping hundreds of pig carcasses illegally into the Sai Gon River.

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VN no longer exchanges environment for economic interests

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VN no longer exchanges environment for economic interests

VGP – Viet Nam never trades its environment for economic interests and considers environmental protection as a development goal, affirmed Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung.

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Asian, Vietnamese students to talk global warming, biodiversity at Japan environment platform

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Asian, Vietnamese students to talk global warming, biodiversity at Japan environment platform

Global warming and the preservation of biodiversity will be the topics of focus at this year’s Asian Students Environment Platform (ASEP 2016), set to begin next month in three major Japanese cities.

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Ha Tinh fishermen receive assistance following unusual fish deaths

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Ha Tinh fishermen receive assistance following unusual fish deaths

More than 80,000 labourers in the fishing industry and other marine businesses in the central province of Ha Tinh have received assistance in various forms from local authorities following the serious environmental incident that affected four north central coastal localities.

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Thousands of tonnes of waste pollute environment in Ha Nam

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Thousands of tonnes of waste pollute environment in Ha Nam

Five hundred households in Dong Ao and My Tho communes in the northern province of Ha Nam’s Thanh Thuy District claimed that they have been suffering serious environmental pollution for many years.

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Vietnam says investigating dry waste by Formosa steel unit

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Vietnam says investigating dry waste by Formosa steel unit

Vietnamese environmental authorities said they were working with local officials in the Ha Tinh province to investigate dry waste, belonging to a unit of Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group, that was found dumped on a residential farm.

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China building 200 GW of coal-fired power despite capacity glut: Greenpeace

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China building 200 GW of coal-fired power despite capacity glut: Greenpeace

China is building another 200 gigawatts (GW) of coal-fired power capacity despite tough new measures designed to cut the use of fossil fuels and tackle overcapacity, environmental group Greenpeace said on Wednesday.

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