As opposition grows, China defends plans for petrochemical plants

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As opposition grows, China defends plans for petrochemical plants

A man and a girl on his shoulders hold up a paper that reads, ''PX (paraxylene petrochemicals) get out of Maoming, return us clean land'', as demonstrators gather to protest against a chemical plant project, near the city government building in Maoming, Guangdong province in this April 3, 2014 file photo.

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Vietnamese fined $470 for opening exit door on flight

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Vietnamese fined $470 for opening exit door on flight

The Northern Airports Authority has fined a Vietnamese passenger VND10 million (US$470) for opening an emergency exit door while he was on board a Vietnam Airlines airplane that was about to take off from Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport on Monday.

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Vietnam hub concerns over safety of ‘world’s best street foods’

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Vietnam hub concerns over safety of ‘world’s best street foods’

Nguyen Thanh Phong (R), deputy director of Vietnam Food Safety Administration, speaks to the media at the launch of the 2014 Food Safety Month at Ho Chi Minh City's Hanh Thong Tay Market. Photo: Minh Hung

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GM says recalled cars safe, but has not tested for knee-bump danger

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GM says recalled cars safe, but has not tested for knee-bump danger

General Motors CEO Mary Barra appears onstage during a launch event for new Chevrolet cars before the New York Auto Show in New York April 15, 2014.

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HCM City to set up council for medical services

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In May, Ho Chi Minh City will become the first city in the country to set up a council to supervise patient satisfaction and collect treatment data.

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Environmental laws necessary

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Environmental laws necessary

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam needs to support efforts to protect the environment with forceful laws, Colonel Doan Huu Chau, head of Ha Noi's environment police, told newspaper Kinh te & Do thi (Economic and Urban Affairs).

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Scores rescued from sinking South Korean ferry, two dead: officials

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About 160 passengers, including high school students, were plucked to safety on Wednesday in a dramatic rescue from a South Korean passenger ferry sinking with 475 on board, officials said, although at least two people had died.

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City to set up council to review medical services

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City to set up council to review medical services

In May, Ho Chi Minh City will become the first city in the country to set up a council to supervise patient satisfaction and collect treatment data.

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City to set up council to review medical services

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City to set up council to review medical services

In May, HCM City will become the first city in the country to set up a council to supervise patient satisfaction and collect treatment data.

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VN establishes fisheries surveillance force

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VN establishes fisheries surveillance force

VGP - Viet Nam has set up a fisheries suveillance force (FSF) to ensure the fishing law enforcement at sea.The force is also tasked to monitor and manage fisheries resources in a sustainable manner, as well as ensuring safety for vessels and fishermen.

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Dung Quat Oil Refinery sets new safety record

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Dung Quat Oil Refinery sets new safety record

The Dung Quat Oil Refinery and affiliates on April 15 welcomed an important milestone, working for 600 consecutive days and nights in a safe, stable and effective manner.

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Dung Quat Oil Refinery sets new safety record

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Dung Quat Oil Refinery sets new safety record

(VOV) - The Dung Quat Oil Refinery and affiliates on April 15 welcomed an important milestone, working for 600 consecutive days and nights in a safe, stable and effective manner.

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World scooter champion meets local fans

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World scooter champion meets local fans

Scooter speedway champion Masaru Fujinaga poses for photos with fans at a function held at Motorcycle and Sports Club in HCMC’s District 11 last Saturday.

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Southern regions hope fruit can bring sweet success

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Southern regions hope fruit can bring sweet success

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to zone off an additional 257,000 ha of land in the south for growing fruits that are expected to meet food safety standards.

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Toyota recalls 42,000 cars in Vietnam over airbag fault

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Toyota recalls 42,000 cars in Vietnam over airbag fault

The Toyota Innova is affected by a global recall over airbag safety problems.

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