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 1 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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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

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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Scrap imports need stricter regulation

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Scrap imports need stricter regulation

While local experts are arguing over whether Vietnam should ban or continue allowing the import of scrap metal in the draft amendments to the Law on Environmental Protection expected to be adopted next month, Tomisaka Ryuji, a Japan International Co-operation Agency expert working at Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, provides some words of wisdom.

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Dismantling wartime bombs for a living in Vietnam

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Dismantling wartime bombs for a living in Vietnam

Lacking training for a trade, many people, especially in central Vietnam, risk their lives to earn a living by sweeping for bombs, mines, and other explosive remnants of war to sell as scrap metal.

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Plane wreck pulled from Vietnamese waters to be sold as scrap

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Plane wreck pulled from Vietnamese waters to be sold as scrap

Parts of an aircraft believed to date back to the French colonial period (1832-1945). The aircraft was retrieved from waters off the coast of Thua Thien - Hue Province on April 26. PHOTO: DINH TOAN

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Officials late to act on bomb found near Vietnamese schools

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Officials late to act on bomb found near Vietnamese schools

A photo taken in the afternoon of April 17 shows two students in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province stand inside the barricade rope to watch a bomb unearthed two days ago. Photo by Nguyen Long

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WWII bomb blast in Thailand kills seven, injures 19: officials

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WWII bomb blast in Thailand kills seven, injures 19: officials

At least seven people died and 19 others were injured Wednesday when a massive World War II bomb exploded at a scrap metal warehouse in Bangkok as workers tried to cut it open, officials said.

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Vietnam scrap vendor submits $50,000 she found to police

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Vietnam scrap vendor submits $50,000 she found to police

Huynh Thi Anh Hong, a scrap vendor from Quang Ngai Province, at her rented house in Ho Chi Minh City after handing over 5 million yen she found to police. Photo by Cong Nguyen

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Mar 23

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Mar 23

Tuoitrenews briefs some of the leading stories published today in Vietnamese media:

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Scrap metal divers brave hazardous river

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Scrap metal divers brave hazardous river

VietNamNet Bridge – Every day, barefoot divers in HCM City, nicknamed ‘'otters'', dive to the bottom of the Sai Gon River flowing through the city in search of scrap metal.

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New shipbuilding firm to begin operations

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC) begins operations this month as part of the restructuring of the heavily indebted Viet Nam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin).

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The scrap dealer who gave back gold worth $19,100

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The scrap dealer who gave back gold worth $19,100

Nguyen Thi Thuat, who makes her living buying and selling scraps in Hanoi, always returns found money to owners, which once amounted to US$19,100.

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‘Otter’ villages along Saigon River

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

‘Otter’ villages along Saigon River

Skilled at diving since their childhood growing up along the bank of the Saigon River, ‘otters’ are untrained in any career and choose to earn their living by diving for scrap metal at the bottom of the river.

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US fighter aircraft wing found in sea off central Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago

Authorities in the north-central province of Nghe An said Monday a local fisherman found the wing of a Vietnam War-era US fighter aircraft while fishing last month.

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