Vietnam's long-delayed $1.2bln solar panel plant may finally see the light of day

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Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are looking to resurrect a US$1.2 billion solar panel project which has been abandoned since its investor US-owned First Solar made an exit more than four years ago, local media reported on Friday.

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Vietnam's long-delayed $1.2bln solar power plant may finally see the light of day

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Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are looking to resurrect a US$1.2 billion solar power project which has been abandoned since its investor US-owned First Solar made an exit more than four years ago, local media reported on Friday.

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Environmentalists strongly oppose new hydropower plant

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Environmentalists strongly oppose new hydropower plant

Scientists and environmentalists across the country have raised their voice to strongly oppose the construction of the Đrang Phôk Hydropower Plant at the end of this year in the Central Highlands Đắk Lắk Province’s Krông Na Commune.

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Three dead, dozens injured in blast at chemical plant in Mexico

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Three dead, dozens injured in blast at chemical plant in Mexico

A massive explosion rocked a major petrochemical facility of Mexican national oil company Pemex in the Gulf state of Veracruz on Wednesday, killing at least three people, injuring dozens more, and pumping a cloud of noxious chemicals into the sky.

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30 years on, Chernobyl still a danger

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Radiation levels around Ukraine's doomed Chernobyl nuclear power plant are still dangerously high, despite the passage of three decades since the plant's catastrophic meltdown. As the 30th anniversary approaches, nearby residents say they have no choice but to carry on.

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Sony extending closure of image sensor plant in quake-hit southern Japan

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Electronics giant Sony Corp on Sunday said production at its image sensor plant in Kumamoto, southern Japan, remained suspended as it assessed damage from a powerful earthquake.

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Strong 6.4-magnitude quake hits southwestern Japan

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Strong 6.4-magnitude quake hits southwestern Japan

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Japan's southwestern island of Kyushu on Thursday, but there was no danger of a tsunami, local authorities said.

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Vietnam to get 10 more hydro, thermal power plants this year

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Vietnam to get 10 more hydro, thermal power plants this year

The state-owned Electricity of Vietnam has announced that at least 10 hydropower and thermal power plants will go on stream this year to meet the increasing demand.

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Yok Don National Park still threatened by hydropower project

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Yok Don National Park still threatened by hydropower project

The Drang Phok Hydropower Plant project, which was started way back in 2007 and criticised for its impact on the ecosystem, has still not been scraped despite continued opposition.

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Chinese Taiwan allows importing Vietnamese dragon fruits

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Chinese Taiwan allows importing Vietnamese dragon fruits

VGP – Taiwan (China) has announced that it allows the imports of Viet Nam’s dragon fruits from June 1, according to the Plant Protection Department, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on April 12.

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Ha Tinh Industrial Zone suspected of polluting sea

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Ha Tinh Industrial Zone suspected of polluting sea

Authorities in Ha Tinh Province are investigating a mass fish death in Ky Anh Town after local farmers raised fears it was caused by sewage discharge from the nearby Formosa Industrial Zone.

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India's Tata Steel begins formal sale of UK unit

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India's Tata Steel begins formal sale of UK unit

Indian giant Tata Steel announced on Monday the sale of a major British steel division employing 4,400 people, as it formally placed the rest of its steel assets in the country up for sale.

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HCMC needs reservoirs to store water as saltwater intrusion increases: experts

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HCMC needs reservoirs to store water as saltwater intrusion increases: experts

Ho Chi Minh City should build reservoirs along upstream Saigon River to store freshwater when the tide goes out since saltwater intrusion is increasing, according to experts from water solutions consultant Vitens Evides International.

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LG Display says to build display module assembly plant in Vietnam

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LG Display says to build display module assembly plant in Vietnam

South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd said on Wednesday it plans to build a new display module assembly plant in Vietnam, aiming to start production in the second half of 2017.

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Ethanol plants in troubles as Vietnam’s plan to boost biofuel fails

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Ethanol plants in troubles as Vietnam’s plan to boost biofuel fails

An ambitious plan by the Vietnamese government to encourage the use of biofuel, or ethanol-mixed petrol, is not working as well as expected, sealing the fate of three multimillion-dollar ethanol plants.

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