Scrap metal divers brave hazardous river

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Scrap metal divers brave hazardous river

VietNamNet Bridge – Every day, barefoot divers in HCM City, nicknamed ‘'otters'', dive to the bottom of the Sai Gon River flowing through the city in search of scrap metal.

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Impounded vehicles turn into scrap metal

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Báo Dân Trí English 23 month(s) ago

Impounded vehicles turn into scrap metal

Thousands of cars, motorbikes and other vehicles which were confiscated or temporarily held by police in Hanoi for traffic violations are on the verge of turning into scrap metal.

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Toy ships drop anchor in Bookworm

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Bookworm is hosting an exhibition of tin toys made of scrap metal which are usually sold on streets during the Mid-Autumn Festival.

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WWII bomb blast in Thailand kills seven, injures 19: officials

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

WWII bomb blast in Thailand kills seven, injures 19: officials

At least seven people died and 19 others were injured Wednesday when a massive World War II bomb exploded at a scrap metal warehouse in Bangkok as workers tried to cut it open, officials said.

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‘Otter’ villages along Saigon River

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

‘Otter’ villages along Saigon River

Skilled at diving since their childhood growing up along the bank of the Saigon River, ‘otters’ are untrained in any career and choose to earn their living by diving for scrap metal at the bottom of the river.

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Wartime scrap reborn as works of art

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VietNam News English 24 month(s) ago

Wartime scrap reborn as works of art

Visitors to an exhibition that opened in Ha Noi on Monday praised the way Vietnamese people had used optimism, creativity and ingenuity during hard times to transform scrap metal from weapons into objects such as oil lamps, ashtrays, furniture and even musical instrument.

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11-year-old boy killed by Vietnam War bomb in Quang Binh

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Báo Thanh Niên English 30 month(s) ago

A boy in central Vietnam was killed and two others severely injured as they smashed a rusted iron ball for scrap metal without knowing it was a cluster bomb until it exploded.

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Green workplace aids safety

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VietnamNet English 32 month(s) ago

Green workplace aids safety

VietNamNet Bridge – Already looking older than his 42 years, Nguyen Van Quy has unsettled his younger colleagues by coughing ceaselessly throughout the day. Quy, a scrap metal recycler at a small private workshop on Ha Noi's La Thanh Street, says he is fed up with medicine.

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Green workplace aids safety

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VietNam News English 32 month(s) ago

Green workplace aids safety

Already looking older than his 42 years, Nguyen Van Quy has unsettled his younger colleagues by coughing ceaselessly throughout the day. Quy, a scrap metal recycler at a small private workshop on Ha Noi's La Thanh Street, says he is fed up with medicine.

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Ancient treasure unearthed in Vietnamese city

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Báo Thanh Niên English 32 month(s) ago

A scrap metal picker has disappeared after reportedly finding at a construction site in Da Nang hoard of gold and ancient relics, believed to have been buried in a Cham Pa civilization (877-1693 CE) grave site.

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64 UXOs found among scrap metal in southern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 34 month(s) ago 1 related news

A military command in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta on Tuesday said that they have defused 64 cluster bombs allegedly coming from local rivers.

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Roma teenagers go from Serbian slum to world stage

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 34 month(s) ago

Roma teenagers go from Serbian slum to world stage

Ibrahim Gasi, his parents and brother live in a cardboard hut in a muddy Belgrade slum packed with scrap metal, but the young Roma singer has already starred on the stages of Montreal, Paris and London.

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Vietnam War bomb kills two scrap collectors

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Báo Thanh Niên English 40 month(s) ago

A Vietnam War-era bomb exploded and killed two men who were cutting it up for scrap metal in the central Vietnamese province of Phu Yen last Friday, the Dan Tri newswire reported.

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Trash becomes treasure for one Thai artist

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 41 month(s) ago

Trash becomes treasure for one Thai artist

From custom-built motorcycles to statues of Yoda, one Thai artist is building works of art using scrap metal from Bangkok's garbage heaps, recycling trash to create his very own treasure.

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700-year-old dugout canoes found in Hue

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Báo Thanh Niên English 47 month(s) ago

Ancient remnants of wooden dugout canoes have just been discovered by a pair of scrap metal scavengers in Hue’s Huong (Perfume) River.

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