Cleaning the capital

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Cleaning the capital

The image of local government workers cycling around Hoan Kiem Lake to collect rubbish has become more familiar to Hanoians.

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13 percent of urban wastewater being treated in HCMC

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13 percent of urban wastewater being treated in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City has been able to treat 13 percent of urban wastewater so far and a roadmap is underway to handle the rest volume, reported the director of the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment to the Secretary of the city Party Committee yesterday.

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Hanoi to pilot zany parking scheme

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Hanoi’s Transport Department will pilot a project on Dã Tượng Street allowing vehicle parking on one side of streets in the city, instead of both sides used now, according to the city People’s Committee Chairman Nguyễn Đức Chung.

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Leaders should review accountability before blaming citizens: city Party Chief

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Leaders should review accountability before blaming citizens: city Party Chief

District government agencies' leaders should review their accountability before blaming citizens, for instance they should see if they have placed enough public rubbish bins and toilets before criticizing those littering or relieving themselves along roadside spots, said secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang at a meeting with District 7 leaders yesterday.

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People block construction over pollution fear

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People block construction over pollution fear

Hundreds of local people in Hanoi's Chuong My District have gathered to protest against a waste treatment plant project at the foot of Thoong Mountain due to fears of environmental pollution.

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HCM City to stop burying solid waste

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HCM City to stop burying solid waste

HCM City plans to reduce burying of solid wastes and improve waste treatment technologies by 2030, the Department of Natural Resources and Environment has said.

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Rubbish piles up in Paris as pre-Euro soccer protests go on

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Rubbish piles up in Paris as pre-Euro soccer protests go on

Rubbish piled up on streets in parts of Paris and other French cities on Wednesday as strikes and pickets by waste treatment workers took a toll in the country which hosts the Euro 2016 soccer tournament from Friday.

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Hanoi unable to get rid of super tiny houses

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Hanoi unable to get rid of super tiny houses

Despite the best efforts by Hanoi authorities to curb the constructions of super tiny houses, many of such houses have appeared on a newly-opened road.

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Visitors urged to help fight pollution in Hạ Long Bay

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Visitors urged to help fight pollution in Ha Long Bay

Environmental protection in Hạ Long Bay, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh, remains difficult as large amounts of rubbish are generated by tourists and rubbish collection activitiy is not effective, according to local authorities.

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Hanoi still struggles to deal with polluted lakes

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Hanoi still struggles to deal with polluted lakes

The capital may lose its green lungs as many lakes in Hanoi are disappearing because of construction or have been heavily polluted by households waste for years.

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Canal continues to be polluted

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Canal continues to be polluted

The authorities in Yen Hoa Ward of Hanoi's Cau Giay District have had to set up a fence to prevent local people from throwing rubbish into an already heavily polluted canal.

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Seriously polluted canal affects hundreds of households in Hanoi

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Seriously polluted canal affects hundreds of households in Hanoi

Hundreds of households on Thuy Khue Street in Hanoi have faced serious pollution from a local canal.

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Oslo trash incinerator in carbon capture trial

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

A unique experiment to capture carbon dioxide from the fumes of burning rubbish is underway in Norway.

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HCMC's private garbage collectors face difficulties after work carts banned

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

HCMC's private garbage collectors face difficulties after work carts banned

Many private garbage collectors in HCM City are falling on hard times due to a citywide ban on outdated and dilapidated garbage carts.

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Tet of the San Diu

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 month(s) ago

Tet of the San Diu

The San Diu ethnic minority group, who live in northern mountainous areas with a population of nearly 147,000, celebrate quite a lot of festivals the most important of which is Tet, the lunar New Year festival.

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