Explosions and fire at Dutch Shell plant

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Explosions and fire at Dutch Shell plant

Fire crews are tackling a blaze at a Shell chemical plant in the Netherlands following a series of explosions.

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The hidden forest

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

The hidden forest

One of the simplest ways to escape the heat and smoke of Hanoi is to cycle to the Vietnam Forest Museum, a surprising hideaway where visitors can enjoy the fresh atmosphere of the jungle and learn about nature.

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Polluting factories have nowhere to go

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – The owners of more than 20 industrial workshops located in HCM City’s District 12’s residential quarters have been fined countless times for polluting the environment.

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S. Korea hospice fire kills 21, patient detained

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 3 related news

A fire swept through a South Korean hospice for elderly, infirm patients early on Wednesday, killing 21 people in what police said appeared to be an act of arson by an 81-year-old Alzheimer's sufferer.

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Fire in S. Korea hospice for elderly kills 21

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Fire in S. Korea hospice for elderly kills 21

A fire at a South Korean hospice for elderly, infirm patients killed 21 people Wednesday -- the latest in a series of deadly accidents following last month's ferry disaster that claimed the lives of around 250 schoolchildren.

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Polluting companies refuse to clean up their act

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Polluting companies refuse to clean up their act

VietNamNet Bridge – Punishments ranging from license revocation to criminal charges have done little to deter the operations of a number of production workshops that cause environmental pollution in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Explosives hurled from vehicles in China's Xinjiang, people killed -Xinhua

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Explosives hurled from two vehicles which rammed an open market in China's western region of Xinjiang killed and wounded an unknown number of people on Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency and a witness said.

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Singapore braces for worst ‘haze’ as Indonesia fails to halt slash-and-burn clearances

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Singapore braces for worst ‘haze’ as Indonesia fails to halt slash-and-burn clearances

smoke haze obscures an apartment building under construction in Singapore. PHOTO: REUTERS

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E-cigarettes boost quitting success among smokers: study

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E-cigarettes boost quitting success among smokers: study

E-cigarettes contain nicotine - a stimulant not thought to be particularly harmful, although it is addictive - delivering it in a water vapor rather than in smoke from burning tobacco.PHOTO: WWW.STOPSMOKINGPLEASE.COM

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Tire rubber plunging as Vietnam tappers expand world glut

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Tire rubber plunging as Vietnam tappers expand world glut

A worker arranges rubber sheets on racks for drying in the smoke house at the Thai Hua Rubber Pcl factory in Samnuktong, Rayong province, Thailand. While top producer Thailand is taking steps to curb output as it has during previous slumps, lower-cost growers including Vietnam and Indonesia are still profitable and show no signs of cutting back.

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Ho Chi Minh Trail section restored

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Authorities in the central province of Quang Nam have invested VND4.5 billion (US$214,000) to restore nearly 1km of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, the main route for providing support from the north to the south during the American War.

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Charcoal demand expanding, forest area receding

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Charcoal demand expanding, forest area receding

VietNamNet Bridge – The people of Ea Bar Commune in the Buon Don District of the central province of Dak Lak are very busy these days: they chop down trees and collect the lumber to make charcoal for sale.

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Hundreds of motorbikes burnt out in Vietnam shop

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago 2 related news

More than 100 new motorcycles were completely destroyed by a blaze at a dealership in the southern Vietnamese province of Binh Duong Friday night.

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Sugar company fined for polluting environment

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Authorities of the central province of Thanh Hoa have imposed a fine of VND700 million (US$33,300) on a sugar production company for polluting the environment.

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Nguyen Trung Nghia tells childhood dream about wild life

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Nguyen Trung Nghia tells childhood dream about wild life

VietNamNet Bridge – Starting to pursue an art dream at the age of 31 two years ago, Nguyen Trung Nghia has crafted his own path in local and international projects through images and voices of wild life in his paintings.

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