Floodwater pushes rubbish into houses in HCMC during downpour (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Floodwater pushes rubbish into houses in HCMC during downpour (photos)

A lot of residents in District 6 of Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday suffered from dirty water that pushed stinking garbage into their houses during a serious flood caused by a torrential rain.

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10-year old girl recycles rubbish at Ho Chi Minh City coffee shop

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

10-year old girl recycles rubbish at Ho Chi Minh City coffee shop

A 10-year old girl and her mother opened a coffee shop in Ho Chi Minh City, where customers are advised to bring bags of trash.

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Poor in need of proper housing

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Poor in need of proper housing

Housing for low-income people in HCM City was insufficient, and efforts by local authorities to solve the problem have often failed to work.

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Photo story: The man who cleans Saigon’s canal for free

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Photo story: The man who cleans Saigon’s canal for free

VietNamNet Bridge - Over the last 30 years, Pham Van Tan, 75, has been clearing rubbish from the polluted Cau Me Canal in District 11, HCM City, every day.

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Saigon man recycles trash into treasure

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Saigon man recycles trash into treasure

VietNamNet Bridge - Tong Van Thom, a waste collector in HCM City, has amassed a large quantity of vintage rubbish, which he skillfully turns into unique items.

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David Duong wins a US$2.7 bil contract in the US

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

David Duong wins a US$2.7 bil contract in the US

(VOV) - California Waste Solutions (CWS), parent to Vietnam Waste Solutions, of Vietnamese tycoon David Duong was awarded a US$2.7 billion rubbish contract for the city of Oakland, California.

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Foot tunnels ignored as rubbish starts to build up

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Ha Noi has spent large sums of money on building pedestrian tunnels under busy roads, but many of them are now abandoned or misused, Ministry of Transport inspectors have said.

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Island says ‘no’ to plastic bags

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Island says ‘no’ to plastic bags

VietNamNet Bridge – Residents of Cu Lao Cham (Cham Isle) have chosen to show their love of their land by refusing to use plastic bags.

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Rubbish clogging up countryside, cities, islands

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Rubbish clogging up countryside, cities, islands

VietNamNet Bridge – Household garbage that pollutes the environment has become a serious problem everywhere, from urban to rural areas, from remote provinces to islands.

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EU rubbishes waste in drive for Green growth

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

EU rubbishes waste in drive for Green growth

The EU wants to ban the dumping of all recyclable rubbish in landfill sites as part of a social and economic revolution to re-use, repair and recycle.

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In Brazil quick-fix ingenuity paints over World Cup cracks

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

A cab driver uses a smartphone to understand foreign fans. Street vendors grill meat on their doorsteps, satisfying spectators left hungry by long queues at stadiums. Locals ferry fans to venues on bikes through otherwise congested streets.

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Shocking child drowning figures shake the nation

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Shocking child drowning figures shake the nation

Shocking child drowning figures shake the nation

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Social News Headlines 19/6

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Social News Headlines 19/6

Shocking child drowning figures shake the nation

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Mechanic turns trash into treasure

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Mechanic turns trash into treasure

VietNamNet Bridge – When the wife of rubbish collector Tong Van Thom complains about the accumulation of junk in their home, the 63-year-old often asks her what she would prefer: collecting trash or drinking wine?

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Ha Noi suffers from poor waste collection

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Ha Noi suffers from poor waste collection

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi residents in many districts have complained about environmental pollution caused by rubbish collection and transport, during recent meetings with National Assembly deputies.

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