In Vietnam, locals flock to open mine for ore panning, spark pollution concerns

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

Residents in the north-central Vietnamese province of Nghe An have rushed to a local mine to exploit metal ores against the law, posing threats to the local environment and security situation.

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Saigon river slum life

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Thousands of households are living in temporary and dilapidated houses near Saigon River in HCM City.

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Hundreds of nails hammered into tombs in central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Hundreds of tombs have been mysteriously hammered up with large iron nails in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue.

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Houses affected by mining in Thái Nguyên receive compensation

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

People who have been affected by the mineral exploitation activities of the Trại Câu iron mine have received assistance, according to the northern Thái Nguyên Province’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

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Paradox in steel production

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Though there has been an abundant supply of steel for construction, there is a serious shortage of steel for the supporting industry. That is reason why Vietnam has spent billions of dollar to import steel annually.

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IPI rises 6.9% in eight months

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IPI rises 6.9% in eight months

Việt Nam’s industrial production index (IPI) in August grew 7.3 percent month-on-month and posted a 6.9 percent rise in the first eight months of 2016. This is lower than the 9.8 percent rate recorded in the same period last year due to a continuous downturn of production in the mining, processing and manufacturing industries.

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Vietnam sets no-fishing zones as toxic spill scandal lingers

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Vietnam sets no-fishing zones as toxic spill scandal lingers

Vietnam's agriculture ministry has demarcated no-fishing zones along the central coast, saying these swaths of water need time to recover from the toxic spill scandal linked to Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa.

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The life of a demolition expert in Vietnam

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The life of a demolition expert in Vietnam

Home demolition throughout Ho Chi Minh City can yield a good healthy profit as construction demand continues to rise.

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India's 'Iron Lady' ends hunger strike to enter politics

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

India's 'Iron Lady' ends hunger strike to enter politics

An Indian rights activist who has waged what is thought to be the world's longest hunger strike ended her 16-year fast on Tuesday after vowing to continue her struggle by standing for election in her home state.

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Two missing after vessel collision

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Two missing after vessel collision

A collision between a Vietnamese and a South Korean vessel on August 8 has left two Vietnamese crew members missing.

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Vietnam cancels water pipe deal with China supplier over quality concern

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Vietnam cancels water pipe deal with China supplier over quality concern

State-owned construction firm Vinaconex has backed out of a deal to use pipes from a Chinese company to fix an unreliable water supply system in Hanoi amid concerns over the quality of the replacement.

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Shackled remains at ancient Greek site tell tale of intrigue

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Shackled remains at ancient Greek site tell tale of intrigue

At least 80 skeletons lie in a mass grave in an ancient Greek cemetery, their wrists clamped by iron shackles.

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China said to mull mergers to create two state steel giants

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China said to mull mergers to create two state steel giants

China is considering a sweeping overhaul of its steel industry that would consolidate major steel producers into two giants, with one located in the north of the country and the other in the south, according to people familiar with the plan.

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Caught on camera: tornado rips off roofs in northern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

A twister touched down on Yen Phong Dist. of Bac Ninh Province on Thursday afternoon, blowing off roofs and felling trees and utility poles, but there was no casualty, an official said.

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Additional Formosa waste dump found in Ha Tinh

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Additional Formosa waste dump found in Ha Tinh

The waste dumped at a farm in Ha Tinh Province's Ky Anh Town is from Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp. (FHS), a local environment official confirmed.

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