Bomb blasts at Zanzibar cathedral and tourist bar

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Bomb blasts at Zanzibar cathedral and tourist bar

Two homemade bombs have exploded on the popular Indian Ocean tourist island of Zanzibar, but with no casualties, in the latest in a series of attacks.

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Thais warned of possible dengue outbreak

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Public Health is giving a nationwide warning against a possible outbreak of dengue fever, especially during the 'between-seasons' period when mosquitoes are mostly found.

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Queen guitarist Brian May undergoing cancer tests

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Queen guitarist Brian May undergoing cancer tests

Queen guitarist Brian May underwent a scan on Monday as part of a series of urgent tests sparked by fears he could have cancer, the rock star revealed on his website.

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Social Highlights for November 7

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Social Highlights for November 7

Two methane explosion victims die in hospital

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Experts discuss mercury emission control

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Experts gathered in Hanoi on November 5 to share information on curbing environmental pollution caused by mercury emissions and realising the United Nations Minamata Convention on Mercury.

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Temperature drops to 10 degree C in Lao Cai

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Temperature fell to 10 degree Celsius on October 13 in the resort town of Sa Pa , the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai , for the second time this Autumn due to a cold air mass.

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Vietnam joins Minamata mercury treaty

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Vietnam has officially joined the United Nations Minamata Convention on Mercury with a view to minimise the metal’s significant adverse impacts on human health and the environment.

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WHO launches drive against mercury thermometers

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

The World Health Organisation and campaigners launched a drive yesterday to try to wipe out mercury in medical thermometers, a day after nations signed a UN treaty to control the toxic liquid metal.

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Warmer oceans may up mercury levels in fish: study

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Warmer oceans may up mercury levels in fish: study

Rising ocean surface temperatures caused by climate change could make fish accumulate more mercury, increasing the health risk to people who eat seafood, U.S. researchers said Thursday.

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China is 'polluting' Mt. Fuji: Japan study

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China is 'polluting' Mt. Fuji: Japan study

TOKYO – A Japanese study is claiming that toxic air pollution from China is to blame for high mercury levels atop the country's beloved Mount Fuji.

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35 drown as heatwave grips Poland

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35 drown as heatwave grips Poland

Thirty-five people have drowned in Poland since the beginning of August, according to police, as Poles attempt to combat a heatwave by flocking to the beach.

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NASA releases images of Earth taken from Saturn, Mercury

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

U.S. space agency NASA on Monday released color and black-and-white images of Earth taken by two of its interplanetary spacecraft last week that show our planet and its moon as "bright beacons" from millions of kilometers away in space.

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Japan heatwave kills 12

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Japan heatwave kills 12

A severe heatwave that hit Japan a week ago has claimed at least a dozen lives, reports said Friday.

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US$8 million for medical waste management

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Hanoi Times English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Hanoitimes - The Prime Minister has approved a project to manage medical waste, funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the World Bank (WB).

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Vietnam tightens medical waste management

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Báo QĐND English 10 month(s) ago

Vietnam tightens medical waste management

A project worth around 8 million USD will help better the management of medical waste in Vietnam towards reducing emissions of organic compounds and mercury that are resistant to environmental degradation.

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