Why are clams dying en masse in central Vietnam?

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Why are clams dying en masse in central Vietnam?

Agriculture officials are investigating what killed a massive number of clams at nearly 200 hectares of farms in central Vietnam, but they suspect toxic waste was the culprit.

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Young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

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Young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

More youngsters, including those as young as sixth graders, have indulged in the addictive pleasure of smoking “shisha,” also known as Arab pipe tobacco, in Vietnam in recent years.

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More young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

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More young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

More youngsters, including those as young as sixth graders, have indulged in the addictive pleasure of smoking “shisha,” also known as Arab pipe tobacco, in Vietnam in recent years.

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More young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

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More young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

More youngsters, including those as young as sixth graders, have indulged in the addictive pleasure of smoking “shisha,” also known as Arab pipe tobacco, in Vietnam in recent years.

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Flavored tobacco is killing underage smokers, experts say

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Flavored tobacco is killing underage smokers, experts say

People smoke shisha - a kind of flavored tobacco - in a café in Hanoi. Photo credit: Tuoi Tre

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Conference underlines need to protect environment

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

A conference on the prevention of, and speedy response to, the release of harmful toxic chemicals, such as polychlorinated biphenyl or PCB, was held last week.

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

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US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Steve Daines on March 9 introduced the Senate to a bill aiming to ensure disability and health care benefits for thousands of Vietnam war veterans exposed to toxic Agent Orange, which the US troops poured into Vietnam’s territory during the wartime.

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Steve Daines on March 9 introduced the Senate to a bill aiming to ensure disability and health care benefits for thousands of Vietnam war veterans exposed to toxic Agent Orange, which the US troops poured into Vietnam’s territory during the wartime.

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Steve Daines on March 9 introduced the Senate to a bill aiming to ensure disability and health care benefits for thousands of Vietnam war veterans exposed to toxic Agent Orange, which the US troops poured into Vietnam’s territory during the wartime.

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

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Agent Orange-related issues discussed at US Congress

US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Steve Daines on March 9 introduced the Senate to a bill aiming to ensure disability and health care benefits for thousands of Vietnam war veterans exposed to toxic Agent Orange, which the US troops poured into Vietnam’s territory during the wartime.

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Social News 11/3

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Legal doubts over plan to seize and sell traffic violation vehicles

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HCMC should increase capacity to treat toxic wastes: experts

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HCMC should increase capacity to treat toxic wastes: experts

The volume of toxic waste discharged a day in Ho Chi Minh City is estimated to reach 300-600 tons this year but the city has been able to treat about 20 percent of this waste’s volume. Experts said that local authorities should further invest in treatment facilities to prevent worse environmental pollution.

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U.N. Security Council to vote on chlorine arms use in Syria

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U.N. Security Council to vote on chlorine arms use in Syria

The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Friday on a U.S.-drafted resolution to condemn the use of chlorine as a weapon in Syria and threaten to take action if such arms are used again in the conflict.

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Ferguson policies targeted blacks, created toxic environment: U.S. attorney general

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A U.S. probe found systemic racial bias targeted blacks and created a "toxic environment" in Ferguson, Missouri, but cleared a white officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager there, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Wednesday.

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A new source of biofuel - leather sludge

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Scientists in the Czech Republic are using a toxic sludge leftover from the production of leather to produce biofuel, providing a cheaper and greener material for the fuel.

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