Northern, central provinces pledge smoke-free workplace

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Northern, central provinces pledge smoke-free workplace

Nine northern and central provinces on July 4 signed a joint commitment to building smoke-free workplace in a bid to curb ill effects of cigarette smoking.

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Northern, central provinces pledge smoke-free workplace

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Nine northern and central provinces on July 4 signed a joint commitment to building smoke-free workplace in a bid to curb ill effects of cigarette smoking.

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High-rise building catches fire, hundreds escape in panic

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High-rise building catches fire, hundreds escape in panic

(VOV) - Hundreds of people, including workers and residents, walked downstairs in panic after the 22-storey Copac Square in HCM City caught fire on June 23.

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Explosion splits Vietnam southern metro road into parts in heavy rain

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A road in the center of Ho Chi Minh City erupted on Monday in smoke, frightening dozens of local citizens and passers-by.

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Blaze engulfs wood factory

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Fire-fighters stamped out a blaze at a wood processing company in the central province's Dien Nam-Dien Ngoc Industrial park after two hours yesterday.

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Industrial zone raises incomes, but pollutes air, water, land

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Industrial zone raises incomes, but pollutes air, water, land

VietNamNet Bridge – The people in Tam Hiep Commune of Nui Thanh District in the central province of Quang Nam have become well-off quickly over the last five years. However, they have paid a heavy price as the their health has been affected by polluted land and rivers.

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Owners of brick kilns willing to move, but need support from State

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Owners of brick kilns willing to move, but need support from State

VietNamNet Bridge – It took residents a long time to obtain permission from Khanh Hoa provincial authorities to remove nearly 100 polluting brick kilns from their area, but it will take even longer to actually implement the decision.

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City plan stamps out smoking

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In HCM City, 390 hotels and restaurants have become smoke-free zones as part of a municipal programme to create non-smoking environments in restaurants and hotels unveiled two years ago.

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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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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 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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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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