Vietnamese photographer unveils book on 150 years of development in Saigon

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Vietnamese photographer unveils book on 150 years of development in Saigon

A Vietnamese photographer has recently published a photobook featuring the development of Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, over the last 150 years.

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Packed cities, empty villages: Vietnam's migration dilemma

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Packed cities, empty villages: Vietnam's migration dilemma

When Vu Thi Linh moved her family from their spacious rural home to a tiny rented room in Hanoi, she hoped her children would be able to get the education she never had.

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Key economic regions suffer from industrial solid waste

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Key economic regions suffer from industrial solid waste

VietNamNet Bridge - Industrial solid waste has been threatening the living environment in key industrial production regions of the north and south.

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Photos: Saigon's Boeing to be turned into scrap metal

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Photos: Saigon's Boeing to be turned into scrap metal

An old Boeing 707 is being dismantled and removed from its resting place in a field on Hong Ha Street, Tan Binh District, HCM City.

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55-year-old gets law degree to win justice for poor in southern Vietnam

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55-year-old gets law degree to win justice for poor in southern Vietnam

Phan Thi Kim Hoa sells bananas and duck eggs in a market in Tien Giang Province.

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Children blamed for stealing guardrail bolts on Hanoi highway

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Children blamed for stealing guardrail bolts on Hanoi highway

Management of the Hanoi-Lao Cai Highway say children stole bolts securing guardrails to sell as scrap metal.

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Documentary on Amerasian children of war in Vietnam to be shown this month

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Documentary on Amerasian children of war in Vietnam to be shown this month

A special documentary on Amerasian children of the war in Vietnam will be aired on national broadcaster Vietnam Television’s VTV1 channel next weekend.

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Recycled coffee shop

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Recycled coffee shop

VietNamNet Bridge – Recycled construction is not new as makeshift offices or houses made from pre-used shipping containers can be seen at a lot of construction sites around HCMC. But a café built with two containers supplemented with wooden and glass windows and doors might be a first in the city.

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Ancient craft village battles devastating pollution

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Ancient craft village battles devastating pollution

In a field filled with smoke, two women burned scrap metal. They had brought the metal here to burn so the smoke would not pollute the village, a job that brought them a daily wage of VND100,000 (nearly US$5). After the fire burned out, they would bring home what was left and salvage the usable pieces.

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Untreated waste threatens Vietnam’s ‘pearl island’

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Untreated waste threatens Vietnam’s ‘pearl island’

The main dump on Phu Quoc island receives 70-80 tons of garbage each day. Photo: Huynh Kim

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Scrap metal from used ships polluting environment

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Scrap metal from used ships polluting environment

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) has allowed enterprises and individuals to import used ships for scrap steel, which has caused pollution, environmentalists say.

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U.S. Air Force probed for scrapping costly planes bought for Afghans

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U.S. Air Force probed for scrapping costly planes bought for Afghans

A U.S. government watchdog agency is asking the Air Force to explain why it decided to destroy 16 aircraft initially bought for the Afgan air force and turn them into $32,000 of scrap metal instead of finding other ways to salvage nearly $500 million in U.S. funds spent on the program.

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Scrap dealer rewarded for giving centuries-old cannons to museum in central Vietnam

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Scrap dealer rewarded for giving centuries-old cannons to museum in central Vietnam

A scrap dealer in central Vietnam’s Nghe An Province was rewarded last week for handing two centuries-old cannons to the provincial museum two years back.

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Toy ships drop anchor in Bookworm

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VietNam News English 18 month(s) ago

Bookworm is hosting an exhibition of tin toys made of scrap metal which are usually sold on streets during the Mid-Autumn Festival.

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11 Vung Tau men busted stealing scrap metals from Malaysian barge

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Coast Guard officers in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province arrested 11 people for stealing scrap materials on a Malaysian barge docked off the coast of Vung Tau, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.

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