Lucky money for people putting waste in public bins in Ho Chi Minh City

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Lucky money for people putting waste in public bins in Ho Chi Minh City

Anybody, including foreigners, who put garbage in the dustbins on the Nguyen Hue Flower Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 while visiting there on the eve of Tet (Lunar New Year), February 7, were offered li xi, or lucky money, of VND10,000 (US$0.45).

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Hong Kong riot police clash with protesters amid crackdown on street vendors

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Hong Kong riot police clash with protesters amid crackdown on street vendors

HONG KONG, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Riot police used batons and pepper spray early on Tuesday to disperse crowds after clashes erupted when authorities tried to move illegal street vendors from a working-class district, the worst street violence since pro-democracy protests in late 2014.

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Streets covered by litter after Lunar New Year's Eve

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Streets covered by litter after Lunar New Year's Eve

Many streets in Hanoi and HCM City have been left covered in litter after the New Year Eve's firework shows.

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Photos: People release carps and rubbish in lakes

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Photos: People release carps and rubbish in lakes

VietNamNet Bridge – On Monday morning, many people in Hanoi went to lakes, ponds and the Red River to throw carp on the Day of the Kitchen Gods. People also threw ash, plastic bags and garbage into the lakes.

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Travel, relax and also make a difference

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Travel, relax and also make a difference

VietNamNet Bridge – When we think about travel, we tend to imagine ourselves lying on a beach in glorious sunlight, swimming in transparent blue water or breathing fresh mountainous air.

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Con Dao beaches polluted with waste from fishermen

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Con Dao beaches polluted with waste from fishermen

Household waste dumped by fisherman is polluting many small islands and beaches located on Con Dao District of the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

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Man swaps land for rubbish treatment plant

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Man swaps land for rubbish treatment plant

VietNamNet Bridge – For most people, rubbish represents the end of all activities of human life. For Le Thien An, it is the beginning of everything.

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Experts, businesses argue about Chinese used technology imports

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Experts, businesses argue about Chinese used technology imports

VietNamNet Bridge - Although the Ministry of Science and Technology (MST) has released Circular 23 on used equipment to be imported to Vietnam, it still cannot put an end to the prolonged debate on the issue.

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Biggest island in Cam Ranh Bay flooded with rubbish

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Biggest island in Cam Ranh Bay flooded with rubbish

VietNamNet Bridge - Binh Ba is the largest island in Cam Ranh Bay, Khanh Hoa Province, with wild beauty and colorful coral reefs. However, environmental pollution has become alarming as waste has overwhelmed the beautiful island.

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MST vows to prevent rubbish technology with new regulation

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MST vows to prevent rubbish technology with new regulation

VietNamNet Bridge - Circular 20 with strict requirements on the quality and usage time of used equipment, which faced strong opposition from the business circle, has been replaced with a new Circular 23. However, many questions are still pending.

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Hanoi local authorities urged to deal with polluted lakes

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Hanoi local authorities urged to deal with polluted lakes

The Hanoi Party Committee has directed the local Department of Natural Resources and Environment and chairman of Dong Da District to quickly deal with the polluted lakes and provide a report on the results by December.

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Rubbish collection causing pollution, odours in Hanoi

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Rubbish collection causing pollution, odours in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – Trash collection in Ha Noi has become a nuisance and caused serious pollution, according to residents who have complained about the trash collection schedule and its proximity to their homes.

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Pollution and poor services weaken Mekong Delta tourism

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Pollution and poor services weaken Mekong Delta tourism

Serious pollution and poor services in the Mekong Delta region have discouraged many tourists.

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Vietnam boosts ocean training

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Vietnam boosts ocean training

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has implemented Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) solutions in ocean governance since the country joined the Partnership in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) in 2003, said Deputy Minister of Viet Nam Natural Resources and Environment Chu Pham Ngoc Hien.

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Environmental issues hinder new rural areas

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Environmental issues hinder new rural areas

VietNamNet Bridge – In the five years since the Government put in place Decision No 49/QD-TTg on 19 criteria for new-style rural areas for the 2010-20 period, the majority of communes across the nation fail to meet the 17th criterion on environment. Both local and central authorities find it difficult to fill all five norms, as set down. These include that 90 per cent of households in a locality receive fresh water, 90 per cent of production establishments meet environmental...

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