“Garlic kingdom” of Ly Son polluted by garbage

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“Garlic kingdom” of Ly Son polluted by garbage

VietNamNet Bridge - Ly Son, an island famous for special garlic priced at millions of dong per kilogram, and a tourist destination with historical and cultural relics, is facing serious environmental problems.

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HCMC short of waste for electric generation

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HCMC short of waste for electric generation

Ho Chi Minh City has set a target to reduce landfill to 40 percent this year. However, 80 percent of waste in the city is still buried while the volume of garbage for advanced treatment technologies such as electric generation is very limited.

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Nam Son waste dump torments local residents

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Nam Son waste dump torments local residents

VietNamNet Bridge – Heavy pollution from the Nam Son garbage dump has badly affected the lives of residents in Ha Noi's Soc Son District, officials say.

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Nam Son waste dump torments local residents

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Heavy pollution from the Nam Son garbage dump has badly affected the lives of residents in Ha Noi's Soc Son District, officials say.

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All incinerators in Vietnam produce dioxin: scientists

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All incinerators in Vietnam produce dioxin: scientists

Scientists believe that every incinerator in Vietnam could be a source of dioxin generation as all of them operate with outdated technologies.

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Programme integrates tourism development with sea protection

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Activities of the “For a green national environment” programme were announced at a press conference on April 15, aiming to raise public awareness of the importance of marine environment protection in tourism development.

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HCM City to use waste to fuel power plant

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HCM City to use waste to fuel power plant

VietNamNet Bridge - HCM City wants to make use of the 10,000-11,000 tons of waste discharged every day in the city to generate electricity.

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Da Nang moves to become green city

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Da Nang moves to become green city

The central city of Da Nang has devised a number of concrete measures to bring a fresh, green and unique look to the city and attract a greater number of tourists.

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Sad lives adrift on ‘floating slum’ near Hanoi’s iconic bridge

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Sad lives adrift on ‘floating slum’ near Hanoi’s iconic bridge

Dozens of households have lived on shabby rafts and in wretched conditions near Hanoi’s hallmark Long Bien Bridge over the Hong (Red) River for years.

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Sad lives adrift on ‘floating slums’ near Hanoi’s iconic bridge

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Sad lives adrift on ‘floating slums’ near Hanoi’s iconic bridge

Dozens of households have lived on shabby rafts and in wretched conditions near Hanoi’s hallmark Long Bien Bridge over the Hong (Red) River for years.

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Trash to treasure: Vietnam man sees waste differently

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Trash to treasure: Vietnam man sees waste differently

As a sanitation worker in Ho Chi Minh City, Tong Van Thom goes out at 6 am and returns home at 3 pm every day.

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Ho Chi Minh City grows unsightly because of garbage-topped bridges

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Ho Chi Minh City grows unsightly because of garbage-topped bridges

Many bridges in Ho Chi Minh City have long been inundated with garbage dumped by mindless residents, which makes ghastly scenes and poses grave pollution threats.

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Meet these men who don’t mind collecting garbage to clean beaches in Vietnam

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Meet these men who don’t mind collecting garbage to clean beaches in Vietnam

Two Vietnamese men have gone to great lengths to clear their country’s beaches and streets of litter and pollution in the past few years.

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Vietnam plans to burn garbage into electricity with $180 mln plant

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Vietnam plans to burn garbage into electricity with $180 mln plant

The Ho Chi Minh City government has ordered relevant agencies to conduct a feasibility study for a US$180 million waste-burning power plant.

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Vietnamese switch off electricity during Earth Hour

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Vietnamese switch off electricity during Earth Hour

People in different cities and provinces throughout Vietnam turned off power for an hour on March 29 night and partook in an array of activities in observance of the global Earth Hour 2015 campaign.

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