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’s Chuon Marsh flooded with trash

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Vietnam’s Chuon Marsh flooded with trash

A well-known natural landscape in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has become inundated with trash, threatening the local environment.

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Indonesian policeman to be honoured for refusing bribes for 40 years

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Indonesian policeman to be honoured for refusing bribes for 40 years

A member of Indonesia's notoriously corrupt police is to be honoured for refusing to accept bribes during his 40-year career, instead scavenging garbage to supplement his meagre salary, an official said on Thursday (June 30).

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Japanese company wants to invest in waste treatment in HCMC

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Japanese company wants to invest in waste treatment in HCMC

Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday received Mr. Koji Koji Chiba, representative of Japanese Toyobo Company who wants to broaden investment in the city in fields chemical technology, medicine and unburied solid waste treatment.

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Japanese firm plans to set up solid waste treatment plant in HCMC

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Japanese firm plans to set up solid waste treatment plant in HCMC

Japanese environment company Toyobo has expressed interest in building a plant to recycle and produce energy from solid waste in Ho Chi Minh City, given the city’s huge demand for waste treatment.

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Long holiday turns Vietnam tourist spots into garbage dumps

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Long holiday turns Vietnam tourist spots into garbage dumps

Quat Lam beach in the northern province of Nam Dinh littered with trash. Photo: Le Nam

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Twenty-four people missing after deadly garbage dump accident in Guatemala

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Twenty-four people missing after deadly garbage dump accident in Guatemala

At least 24 people are still missing after a collapse at Guatemala City's largest garbage dump this week that killed four people, the city said on Friday.

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"Promoting Vietnamese people' s image" campaign launched

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) has launched officialy the campaign titled "Promoting the image of Vietnamese people" in Hanoi.

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Pricking society's conscience

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Pricking society's conscience

A Hanoi photographer last week posted on a forum a picture he took six years ago, and it has proved to be anything but old, quickly eliciting anguished comments about the rich-poor gap and the failure of the social welfare system.

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Young Vietnamese join regional workshop on marine environment

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Young Vietnamese join regional workshop on marine environment

Seven young Vietnamese are taking part in a workshop in Jakarta, addressing problems threatening Southeast Asia’s marine and coastal environment.

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A closer look at the neglected projects of Vietnam’s coffee titan Trung Nguyen

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A closer look at the neglected projects of Vietnam’s coffee titan Trung Nguyen

One of coffee-giant Trung Nguyen’s five sluggish projects in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak was licensed more than a decade ago but the country’s top coffee processor has yet to begin work on the project.

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Waste treatment plants cause environmental pollution

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Waste treatment plants cause environmental pollution

VietNamNet Bridge - Many waste treatment plants, which are used to prevent pollution, have made the problem worse in some localities.

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HCMC's private garbage collectors face difficulties after work carts banned

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HCMC's private garbage collectors face difficulties after work carts banned

Many private garbage collectors in HCM City are falling on hard times due to a citywide ban on outdated and dilapidated garbage carts.

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Lucky money for people putting waste in public bins in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Lucky money for people putting waste in public bins in Ho Chi Minh City

Anybody, including foreigners, who put garbage in the dustbins on the Nguyen Hue Flower Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 while visiting there on the eve of Tet (Lunar New Year), February 7, were offered li xi, or lucky money, of VND10,000 (US$0.45).

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Photos: People release carps and rubbish in lakes

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Photos: People release carps and rubbish in lakes

VietNamNet Bridge – On Monday morning, many people in Hanoi went to lakes, ponds and the Red River to throw carp on the Day of the Kitchen Gods. People also threw ash, plastic bags and garbage into the lakes.

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