Quang Ngai to build $5.2m medical waste treatment area

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Quang Ngai to build $5.2m medical waste treatment area

VietNamNet Bridge – The central Quang Ngai Province has become the first locality to receive more than VND120 billion (US$ 5.28 million), funded by the World Bank, to build a facility for medical waste treatment.

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Quang Ngai to build $5.2m medical waste treatment area

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Quang Ngai to build $5.2m medical waste treatment area

The central Quang Ngai Province has become the first locality to receive more than VND120 billion (US$ 5.28 million), funded by the World Bank, to build a facility for medical waste treatment.

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Construction sector unaware of asbestos risks

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VietStock FI English 1 week(s) ago

While the Ministry of Labour held a workshop last Friday to highlight the presence of asbestos in products, especially building materials, many construction companies and workers are unaware of the toxic substance and its potential health hazards.

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Village incinerators a threat to the environment, residents

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Village incinerators a threat to the environment, residents

VietNamNet Bridge – A survey by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has revealed small-scale incinerators for everyday garbage, including plastic, in Viet Nam do not meet environmental safety standards.

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China authorities place rabbits, chickens near Tianjin blast site

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China authorities place rabbits, chickens near Tianjin blast site

Chinese authorities placed rabbits, chickens and pigeons near the scene of last week's massive explosions at a warehouse in the port city of Tianjin, according to Reuters Pictures, in an apparent attempt to calm fears about toxic chemicals in the air and water.

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Thousands of dead fish wash up near Tianjin blast site

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Riverbank near Tianjin blast site flooded with dead fish, as environmental protection authorities say no toxic levels of cyanide detected.

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Image: Hundreds of tons of toxic trash in Dung Quat

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Image: Hundreds of tons of toxic trash in Dung Quat

VietNamNet Bridge – Concerned that the Binh Nguyen waste treatment factory will affect human health, local people have blocked trucks carrying waste to its factory, with hundreds of tons of garbage now stuck in residential areas and the Dung Quat Economic Zone in the central province of Quang Ngai.

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Tianjin blasts spur new government response to public distrust

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Tianjin blasts spur new government response to public distrust

Deadly blasts at a warehouse holding toxic material in Tianjin have raised familiar questions about safety in China, spurring a backlash among local residents and rare criticism from state-run media. Having faced similar outrage in previous disasters, officials are adapting how they respond.

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China Tianjin explosions: Premier Li Keqiang visits scene

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China Tianjin explosions: Premier Li Keqiang visits scene

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has visited the victims of a major disaster at a chemical warehouse in Tianjin.

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China blasts death toll rises to 112, with 95 missing: Xinhua

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The death toll from massive explosions in China's port city of Tianjin has risen to 112 and 95 people are missing, the official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday, suggesting the toll could rise significantly.

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Rescuers work to clear China blast site of chemicals before rain falls

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Rescuers work to clear China blast site of chemicals before rain falls

Chinese soldiers and rescue workers in gas masks and hazard suits searched for toxic materials in China's port of Tianjin on Sunday as Premier Li Keqiang arrived to offer condolences, days after explosions flattened part of a national development zone.

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China blasts death toll rises to 112, with 95 missing - Xinhua

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China blasts death toll rises to 112, with 95 missing - Xinhua

The death toll from massive explosions in China's port city of Tianjin has risen to 112 and 95 people are missing, the official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday, suggesting the toll could rise significantly.

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Wind change at China blast site raises fears of toxic spread

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Wind change at China blast site raises fears of toxic spread

China warned residents near the site of two huge explosions who had taken refuge in a school to evacuate on Saturday after a change in wind direction stoked fears that toxic particles could be blown inland.

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China investigates explosions at Tianjin toxic-materials site

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China investigates explosions at Tianjin toxic-materials site

China detained the owners of a hazardous-chemicals storage warehouse rocked by deadly explosions in Tianjin as authorities sought to discover the cause of the latest industrial accident to hit the country.

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China investigates cause of blasts at Tianjin port, firms assess damage

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China investigates cause of blasts at Tianjin port, firms assess damage

Investigators searched for clues on August 14 to identify what caused two huge explosions at a warehouse used to store toxic chemicals and gas at a busy port in northeast China, as foreign and local companies assessed the damage to their operations.

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