Nigeria's poor build homes in capital's garbage dump

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"Dustbin Estate" is a long-standing slum comprised of tin shacks and built directly on top of 16 feet of garbage -- where Lagos' very poor call 'home'.

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Bac Ninh’s people live with pollution

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VietnamNet English 2 day(s) ago

Bac Ninh’s people live with pollution

VietNamNet Bridge - Bac Ninh, in the north, is not only famous for the Dong Ky wooden fine arts craft village, Van Mon aluminum recycling, Da Hoi steel and Phong Khe paper villages, but also for serious pollution.

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Too much rubbish on Phu Quoc Island

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Too much rubbish on Phu Quoc Island

VietNamNet Bridge – The pressure of pollution is increasing along with the the hot pace of development of Vietnam’s largest island of Phu Quoc (Kien Giang province), while the local government has not found solutions for environmental problems for this tourist island.

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In Phu Quoc, tourists and locals now have to swim through garbage

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In Phu Quoc, tourists and locals now have to swim through garbage

Le Van Tam showed a piece of broken glass and his bleeding foot to other tourists at Dinh Cau Beach.

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Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island grows unsightly with omnipresent litter

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 day(s) ago

Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island grows unsightly with omnipresent litter

The Phu Quoc holidaymaking retreat, managed by the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, has seemed not to be so heavenly in recent times as beaches, the sea, rivers and streets topped with garbage have blemished the island and increasingly taken a toll on tourists and travel firms.

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Beirut protests turn violent for second day as PM threatens to quit

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Beirut protests turn violent for second day as PM threatens to quit

Protests against the Lebanese government turned violent for a second day on August 23, and Prime Minister Tammam Salam threatened to resign as public discontent brought thousands into the streets.

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Village incinerators a threat to the environment, residents

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Village incinerators a threat to the environment, residents

VietNamNet Bridge – A survey by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has revealed small-scale incinerators for everyday garbage, including plastic, in Viet Nam do not meet environmental safety standards.

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Photos: Phu Quoc Island covered with rubbish

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VietnamNet English 7 day(s) ago

Photos: Phu Quoc Island covered with rubbish

VietNamNet Bridge - Plastic bags, styrofoam boxes, food containers, and dead animals densely covers portions of the beach and riversides in the town of Duong Dong on Phu Quoc Island in Kien Giang Province.

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Image: Hundreds of tons of toxic trash in Dung Quat

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Image: Hundreds of tons of toxic trash in Dung Quat

VietNamNet Bridge – Concerned that the Binh Nguyen waste treatment factory will affect human health, local people have blocked trucks carrying waste to its factory, with hundreds of tons of garbage now stuck in residential areas and the Dung Quat Economic Zone in the central province of Quang Ngai.

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Protests render tons of garbage stagnant at economic zone in central Vietnam

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Protests render tons of garbage stagnant at economic zone in central Vietnam

Residents living near the Dung Quat Economic Zone in central Vietnam have blocked the garbage disposal company Lilama EME Dung Quat from operating to protest the construction of a rubbish dump just 1.5km from their residential area.

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Protests render tons of garbage stagnant at economic zone in central Vietnam

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Protests render tons of garbage stagnant at economic zone in central Vietnam

Residents living near the Dung Quat Economic Zone in central Vietnam have blocked the garbage disposal company Lilama EME Dung Quat from operating to protest the construction of a rubbish dump just 1.5km from their residential area.

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The truth about waste incinerators

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

The truth about waste incinerators

VietNamNet Bridge - The functions of garbage incinerators is to treat waste to minimize pollution. However, in many places, they are actually causing pollution.

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Social News 13/8

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Social News 13/8

Ben Tre: Serious pollution at Phu Hung garbage dump

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Gov’t reviews Phu Quoc special economic zone

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Gov’t reviews Phu Quoc special economic zone

The Government has reviewed a major plan to establish a special economic zone on Phu Quoc Island off mainland Kien Giang Province and assigned the Ministry of Planning and Investment to present it to the Politburo.

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Investors hesitate to spend money on garbage incinerators

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Investors hesitate to spend money on garbage incinerators

VietNamNet Bridge - High investment rates and uncertain profits are the two reasons why investors do not want to inject money in the waste treatment industry, despite investment incentives offered by the government.

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