Floods cause $50mn in damage to coal mines in northern Vietnamese province

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Floods cause $50mn in damage to coal mines in northern Vietnamese province

The Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited has suffered damage of about VND1.2 trillion (US$50.02 million) to its coal plants in Quang Ninh Province, one of the northern provinces that have been devastated by flooding caused by downpours in recent times.

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

Vietnam is struggling to help communities hit by toxic mudslides after torrential rain in a major coal-mining area in northern Quang Ninh province, home to the UNESCO-listed Halong Bay tourist site.

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

Vietnam is struggling to help communities hit by toxic mudslides after torrential rain in a major coal-mining area in northern Quang Ninh province, home to the UNESCO-listed Halong Bay tourist site.

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

Vietnam is struggling to help communities hit by toxic mudslides after torrential rain in a major coal-mining area in northern Quang Ninh province, home to the UNESCO-listed Halong Bay tourist site.

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Vietnam will be free of unsafe food in 2035

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Vietnam will be free of unsafe food in 2035

Editor's note: That Vietnam would be free from the grip of hygienically-unsafe and even toxic food is a dream cherished for Vietnam in 2035 by Nhien Phuong, 21, as she joined the “Ky Vong Viet Nam 20 Nam Toi” (“My Expectations for Vietnam in 20 Years”) writing contest.

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Party calls for better care for AO victims

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Politburo member and standing member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Le Hong Anh has requested strengthened Party leadership in overcoming consequences of toxic chemicals sprayed by US troops during the war in Vietnam.

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Irradiation to boost Vietnam’s fruit exports

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam expects to increase fresh fruit exports to the US and Australia next year following the US government's approval of irradiation as an effective quarantine system.

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Irradiation to boost Vietnamese fruit exports

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Irradiation to boost Vietnamese fruit exports

Vietnam expects to increase fresh fruit exports to the US and Australia next year following the US government's approval of irradiation as an effective quarantine system.

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Vietnam looks to lessen toxic chemical use

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Vietnam looks to lessen toxic chemical use

Close co-ordination between agencies is needed to safely manage PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyls) in Vietnam, according to officials yesterday at a meeting in Hanoi.

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Viet Nam looks to lessen toxic chemical use

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Viet Nam looks to lessen toxic chemical use

Close co-ordination between agencies is needed to safely manage PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyls) in Viet Nam, according to officials yesterday at a meeting in Ha Noi.

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Vietnam looks to lessen toxic chemical use

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Vietnam looks to lessen toxic chemical use

Close co-ordination between agencies is needed to safely manage PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyls) in Viet Nam, according to officials yesterday at a meeting in Ha Noi.

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Vietnam improves PCB management

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The results of a PCB (Polychlorinated biphenyls) management initiative reflect Vietnam’s strong commitment to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), stated Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Bui Cach Tuyen at a workshop in Hanoi on June 25.

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Toxic bootleg liquor kills 53 in India's Mumbai

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Toxic bootleg liquor kills 53 in India's Mumbai

Fifty-three people have died and 28 others are being treated after drinking toxic home-made liquor, police said, in the latest incident of alcohol poisoning in India.

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Tap water in Hanoi filtered with 100-year-old technology

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Tap water in Hanoi filtered with 100-year-old technology

VietNamNet Bridge - Most of the water supply plants in Hanoi which exploit underground water use outdated filtration technology which cannot eliminate toxic substances.

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Vietnam improves PCB awareness

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Reporters from press agencies in the central region of Vietnam were provided with scientific facts on toxic agents called PCBs (Polychlorinated biphenyls) at a seminar held in the city of Da Nang on June 12.

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