Japanese scientist wins 2016 Nobel medicine prize

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for his discovery of how cells break down and recycle their content, which could lead to a better understanding of diseases like cancer, Parkinson's and type 2 diabetes.

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Children’s love of the environment nurtured

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Starting the new school year, fourth-graders from the Hanoi Academy primary school had a chance to join in some very interesting and meaningful activities: making handbags from old newspapers and growing black-bean plants in pretty colourful pots made from plastic bottles.

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Children’s love of the environment nurtured

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Children’s love of the environment nurtured

Starting the new school year, fourth-graders from the Hanoi Academy primary school had a chance to join in some very interesting and meaningful activities: making handbags from old newspapers and growing black-bean plants in pretty colourful pots made from plastic bottles.

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Hoa Sen to build giant steel complex in Ninh Thuan

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Hoa Sen to build giant steel complex in Ninh Thuan

Hoa Sen Group will build a steel plant with a capacity of 16 million tonnes a year in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan at a cost of US$10.6 billion.

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Japanese firm plans to set up solid waste treatment plant in HCMC

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Japanese firm plans to set up solid waste treatment plant in HCMC

Japanese environment company Toyobo has expressed interest in building a plant to recycle and produce energy from solid waste in Ho Chi Minh City, given the city’s huge demand for waste treatment.

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HCMC schools raise students' awareness of environment

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SaiGon GP English 10 month(s) ago

In order to raise students’ awareness of environment protection, the Department of Education and Training and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources jointly organized a program to call for decreasing plastic bags and a festival to recycle things.

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Action programme aims to boost green production, consumption

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VOV News English 11 month(s) ago

Action programme aims to boost green production, consumption

The Prime Minister has approved a national action programme on sustainable production and consumption until 2020 with a vision to 2030.

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Canon Vietnam promotes 3R practice for environment protection

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VOV News English 13 month(s) ago

Canon Vietnam promotes 3R practice for environment protection

Canon Vietnam teamed up with the Youth Union of northern Bac Giang province on November 21 to launch an environment clean-up programme following the well-known 3R practice – Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.

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Pollution from coal-fired power plants kills 4,300 Vietnamese every year

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VOV News English 15 month(s) ago

Pollution from coal-fired power plants kills 4,300 Vietnamese every year

Diseases linked to pollution caused by a fast growing network of coal-fired power plants kill around 4,300 people in Vietnam each year, according to a new estimate by scientists.

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Test run underway at Nhan Co bauxite ore plant

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VOV News English 17 month(s) ago

Test run underway at Nhan Co bauxite ore plant

The Nhan Co bauxite refinery plant in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong is running test productions through the end of September, said Head of the project’s management board Nguyen Thanh Liem on July 30.

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Power plants seek aid to recycle cinders, ash

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VietnamPlus English 17 month(s) ago 3 duplicate news

Thermal power plants are under much pressure as they seek to resolve environmental issues that are plaguing them.

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Green flea market in town

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VietnamNet English 18 month(s) ago

Green flea market in town

With consumption of clean and green products gaining popularity, a monthly flea market called “Saigon Green Fair” is held on Saturday and Sunday at Café D’anver coffee shop on Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1, HCMC. Visitors can find items that are environmentally friendly and good for health.

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Conference seeks to protect rural environment

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VietnamPlus English 19 month(s) ago

A conference was held on June 4 in northern Vinh Phuc province to discuss measures to promote the role of the Vietnam Farmers’ Association (VFA) in protecting the environment in building new-style rural areas.

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City industrial plants continue to pollute

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VietNam News English 19 month(s) ago

HCM City wants 1,361 polluting industrial plants to move out of downtown and residential areas to the suburbs, but no alternate location has been identified for them, they lack funds to set up new plants and authorities have failed to come up with support policies.

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Widespread lead contamination found in recycling village outside Hanoi

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Báo Thanh Niên English 19 month(s) ago

Widespread lead contamination found in recycling village outside Hanoi

The Ministry of Health has ordered a relocation of recycling businesses at a village in the northern province Hung Yen after 65 percent of local children were diagnosed with lead poisoning.

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