Vietnam province fears ‘another Formosa’ as paper mill raises environmental concerns

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

With the fish death disaster caused by wastewater dumped by a steel plant into the waters off central Vietnam still fresh in the minds of citizens, administrators in a province housing a paper mill are worried about giving history the opportunity to repeat itself.

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1.5kg of rhino horn confiscated at Ho Chi Minh City airport

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City have confiscated 1.5 kilograms of rhino horn disguised as children’s toys in the luggage of a Vietnamese passenger.

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Couple hired to bury 200 tons of waste illegally in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Over 200 metric tons of garbage has been found buried at a house in the Mekong Delta Province of Tien Giang, resulting in serious pollution to the local environment.

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Vietnamese pig farmers hard hit by imported meat

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnamese pig farmers have been hit by the double whammy of slumping domestic pork prices and rising imports of cheap meat.

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PetroVietnam to raise oil extraction target by 1mn tons in 2017

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State-run oil and gas giant PetroVietnam (PVN) has announced plans to hike its yearly oil extraction by one million metric tons in 2017, following a government directive aimed at boosting the country’s economic growth.

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Pressure builds up on Vietnamese economy over slow GDP growth

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

With Vietnam’s economy slowing down in the first quarter, the government has requested that state-run corporations and associations pull out all the stops to help the country achieve the full-year GDP growth target.

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Malaysia detains Vietnamese for illegal fishing, poaching

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Malaysia has detained 28 crewmembers aboard two Vietnam vessels on charges of fishing illegally in in waters off Miri, Sarawak.

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Vietnam’s Mekong Delta struggles with garbage amid lack of treatment plants

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Rubbish has turned into a perennial problem in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta as current waste treatment projects barely meet the rising demand from rapid urbanization.

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India urged to remove farm produce import ban

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 month(s) ago

VGP – The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has recently sent a public note to propose India to comply with international practice and eliminate its temporary ban on Vietnamese agricultural products.

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India, Vietnam halt ‘trade war’ on agricultural imports

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam and India have agreed to relax import bans on each other’s agricultural produce after a period of tit for tat that hurt both countries’ businesses.

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Developer remains upbeat as Vietnam’s bauxite project logs $165mn loss

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

A bauxite megaproject in Vietnam’s Central Highlands has been making losses totaling VND3,696 billion (US$165 million) in the last three years, but the developer is unconcerned, believing that it will start generating profits in 2017.

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Tan Son Nhat Airport’s centennial – Conclusion: First-class airport

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

By the late 1950s, Tan Son Nhat Airport had become an integral component in the U.S. plan to fly military, economic, and political advisors into South Vietnam.

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Two tons of trash collected from Ha Long Bay’s shores daily

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Ha Long Bay cleaners pick up as much as two metric tons of trash off northern Vietnam’s iconic site every day, according to the attraction’s management.

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Vietnamese brands find footing in US, EU food markets

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Instead of selling raw materials to foreign food producers, more and more Vietnamese food businesses are exporting quality branded products to strict markets like the U.S. or European Union (EU) for higher values.

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Can lower limb amputees obtain driver's license in Vietnam?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

A Vietnamese man who had his right leg amputated following an accident has been denied driving lessons, but the Ministry of Health claims he is physically capable of driving automatic transmission cars.

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