Vietnam looks to lessen toxic chemical use

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 day(s) ago

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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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

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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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

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 week(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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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

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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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

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VietNamNet Bridge - Most of the water supply plants in Hanoi which exploit underground water use outdated filtration technology which cannot eliminate toxic substances.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 3 week(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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33 workers hospitalized due to suspected toxic gas leak

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

After lunch on June 10, 33 workers of Korean Company Likelion in Truong Thanh Ward in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 9 were rushed to the district hospital and Quan dan Mien Dong Hospital with symptoms of gas poisoning.

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Weekly roundup: Toxic golf courses, visa waivers, traffic noise

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Weekly roundup: Toxic golf courses, visa waivers, traffic noise

Golf courses are 'killing' Vietnam's environment

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Tien Giang fosters environmental management cooperation with South Africa

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnam and Africa share huge potential for multilateral cooperation, including in environmental protection, said an official from the South African Department of Environmental Affairs.

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Smuggled cigarettes a serious health hazard

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Smuggled cigarettes a serious health hazard

Vietnamese consumers must become more aware of the health dangers of illicit tobacco products, including smuggled cigarettes, experts urged at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 2.

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Five in critical condition after eating toxic mushrooms

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Five in critical condition after eating toxic mushrooms

Many young people and students in Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands), Kon Tum Province, gathered today to donate blood for five patients of mushroom poisoning.

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52 garment workers hospitalized again, one day after toxic gas leak in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

52 garment workers hospitalized again, one day after toxic gas leak in Vietnam

Doctors in the southern province of Dong Nai said that 52 of the 95 garment workers treated on Monday for exposure to a gas leak were rushed back to hospital again on Tuesday, with the same symptoms.

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Cancer cases soar in Vietnam, many related to eating, drinking habits

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Cancer cases soar in Vietnam, many related to eating, drinking habits

The number of cancer cases in Vietnam has risen steadily since 1998, with 100,000-150,000 new patients and 70,000 deaths caused by the disease annually, according to figures a research group from the 175 Military Hospital released at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday.

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Victims of mushroom poisoning stable

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Victims of mushroom poisoning stable

The conditions of 20 people hospitalised after consuming toxic mushrooms have been stable and no casualties have been reported, a health official said.

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