WB funds water supply and environmental sanitation project in Vietnam

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WB funds water supply and environmental sanitation project in Vietnam

On May 26, the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved US$119 million in additional financing for an ongoing project to respond to key urban development challenges focusing on assuring water supply and wastewater needs of selected urban areas in Vietnam.

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Trump vows to undo Obama's climate agenda in appeal to oil sector

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Trump vows to undo Obama's climate agenda in appeal to oil sector

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, promised on Thursday to roll back some of America's most ambitious environmental policies, actions that he said would revive the ailing U.S. oil and coal industries and bolster national security.

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Young VNese ’future global leaders’: Obama

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Young VNese ’future global leaders’: Obama

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday spoke about the importance of the younger generation to the future success of Việt Nam and the region at a town hall meeting with 800 members of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) at the GEM Center in HCM City.

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Sand dredging licences secretly soaring

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Sand dredging licences secretly soaring

Despite the government’s vow to be more transparent with regulations and the issuing of sand-dredging licences, the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) has granted nearly 70 new such licences without holding public auctions or requiring companies to disclose environmental impact assessments (EIA) results to the public, according to data from the ministry.

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Beijing to adopt China's tightest fuel standards by Jan : Xinhua

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Beijing to adopt China's tightest fuel standards by Jan : Xinhua

Beijing plans to roll out China's tightest fuel standards by January 2017, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday citing the Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau, as the smog-choked city aims to drastically cut vehicle emission.

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Global sales of Toyota hybrids surpass nine million

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Global sales of Toyota hybrids surpass nine million

The cumulative figures for global sales of Toyota’s hybrid vehicles reached 9.014 million units as of April 30, according to the company.

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New EIA rules for mining

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The Ministry of Mines and Energy signed joint prakas with the Ministry of Environment to simplifying the environmental impact assessment (EIA) requirements for artisanal and small-scale mining practices.

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Ho Chi Minh City raises environmental awareness through waste classification program

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Ho Chi Minh City raises environmental awareness through waste classification program

Over the past year, the city has launched a program aimed at promoting the classification of trash at local households into three types - organic, inorganic and recycled.

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FAO/WHO refutes glyphosate cancer risk

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FAO/WHO refutes glyphosate cancer risk

The consumption of glyphosate, which is a core ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, does not cause cancer, according to a recent report released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Health Organisation.

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Companies fined USD181,800 for mass fish deaths in Thanh Hoa

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Companies fined USD181,800 for mass fish deaths in Thanh Hoa

The Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment issued a fine of nearly VND4bn (USD181,800) to three companies in Thanh Hoa Province on May 17 for discharging untreated wastewater which killed thousands tonnes of fish in Buoi River.

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HCMC’s startup investment fund founded

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VGP – The HCMC Startup Investment Fund (HSIF) made the first debut yesterday with an initial capital of VND 30 billion (US$1.34 million).

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Vietnamese students shine at largest int’l science competition

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Vietnamese students shine at largest int’l science competition

Vietnamese students have won four third prizes at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF 2016).

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HCMC sets to clear pollution hotspot

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HCMC sets to clear pollution hotspot

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has issued a plan to completely handle long lasting environmental pollution in Dong Hung Thuan ward of District 12, home to 42 polluting weaving, dyeing, paper and package plants.

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FrieslandCampina spurs green growth in dairy sector

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FrieslandCampina spurs green growth in dairy sector

The Netherland’s FrieslandCampina, one of the world’s largest dairy companies, has distinguished itself as a model go-green business example in Vietnam via its long-term sustainability strategy, contributing to Vietnam’s efforts to build a low-carbon economy. Piet Hilarides, chief operating officer of FrieslandCampina’s Consumer Products Asia, spoke with VIR’s Thanh Tung about this.

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Artists, film lovers slam VFS privatisation

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Artists, film lovers slam VFS privatisation

Artists and the public are still talking about Việt Nam Feature Film Studio (VFS), the country’s largest State-owned film studio, which held its initial public offering in mid-April.

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