Ho Chi Minh City to plant more trees to combat garbage smell

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Ho Chi Minh City aims to plant more trees in a bid to combat the unpleasant odor drifting over from a major waste treatment complex plaguing the southern-end of the city.

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In Ho Chi Minh City, sidewalks, streets become ‘dumpsites’

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In Ho Chi Minh City, sidewalks, streets become ‘dumpsites’

Waste collectors in Ho Chi Minh City are using streets and sidewalks to stash waste from their carts prior to loading it onto larger vehicles.

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Ho Chi Minh City under attack by multiple pollution sources

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Ho Chi Minh City under attack by multiple pollution sources

Ho Chi Minh City has been heavily contaminated by many sources of pollution, local environment officials have stated during a recent meeting.

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PM requires to spell out air pollution reason in HCMC

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PM requires to spell out air pollution reason in HCMC

The Prime Minister has asked the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee to clarify reasons of air pollution in District 7, Binh Chanh and Nha Be and have solutions to solve the issue.

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HCMC officials say inspection on to locate source of foul smell

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HCMC officials say inspection on to locate source of foul smell

Ho Chi Minh City environment authorities have inspected several garbage and sewage treatment facilities after receiving complains about a stench that locals said has become unbearable, an official said.

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Ongoing campaign a boost to eco-friendly tourism on Vietnam’s Phu Quoc

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Ongoing campaign a boost to eco-friendly tourism on Vietnam’s Phu Quoc

Local authorities, tourism insiders, and residents, including expats, have high hopes that an ongoing campaign which kicked off earlier this month will be crucial to the promotion of sustainable, eco-friendly tourism on the heavenly island of Phu Quoc.

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13 percent of urban wastewater being treated in HCMC

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13 percent of urban wastewater being treated in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City has been able to treat 13 percent of urban wastewater so far and a roadmap is underway to handle the rest volume, reported the director of the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment to the Secretary of the city Party Committee yesterday.

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Nha Trang encourages residents to collect garbage on Bay

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Nha Trang encourages residents to collect garbage on Bay

With aiming to solve the pollution on Nha Trang Bay and raise awareness in protecting the environment to local residents and tourists, Nha Trang Bay's management board in the central province of Khanh Hoa has just launched the pilot model to collect garbage on the bay (photo).

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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’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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