Village lead production hurts local children

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Village lead production hurts local children

VietNamNet Bridge – Producing lead from batteries has become a lucrative occupation for residents of Dong Mai Village. Yet few realise how seriously it is affecting children, 300 of whom currently suffer from lead poisoning, according to the National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health.

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Village lead production hurts local children

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Producing lead from batteries has become a lucrative occupation for residents of Dong Mai village. Yet few realise how seriously it is affecting children, 300 of whom currently suffer from lead poisoning, according to the National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health.

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Inefficient use of scrap paper leads to high costs, environmental damage

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Inefficient use of scrap paper leads to high costs, environmental damage

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam spends a great deal of money every year to treat scrap paper and to import scrap paper for domestic pulp and paper production. The huge domestic resource of scrap paper is being wasted, and it is also causing major environmental problems.

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Waste treatment plant turns into garbage dump

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Waste treatment plant turns into garbage dump

VietNamNet Bridge – The large waste treatment plant in the southern province of An Giang, designed to treat garbage and make organic fertilizer, is now being used as a garbage dump.

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Mekong Delta hospital gets support in waste treatment

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

An advanced waste treatment system capable of treating 750 cubic meters of waste water per day operating since June 2014 has markedly raised sanitary standards for Long An province’s general hospital.

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Ebola crisis now 'stable' in Guinea, WHO says

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Ebola crisis now 'stable' in Guinea, WHO says

The Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.

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Waste-treatment costs a burden on state budget

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Waste-treatment costs a burden on state budget

VietNamNet Bridge – Big cities are spending more and more money treat the rapid increase in the volume of waste, causing difficulties for local authorities.

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City shortage of methadone hurts recovering addicts

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Drug addicts in HCM City are suffering because de-addiction centres are unable to procure the required amount of methadone, local reports say.

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Gold miner found importing false cyanide from China

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Gold miner found importing false cyanide from China

VietNamNet Bridge – Besra, the gold miner from Canada, imported 60 tons of counterfeit cyanide from China, local authorities have discovered.

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Vietnamese-run clinics provide healthcare services in Angola

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

A second Vietnamese-run healthcare centre was inaugurated in Gamek, in Angola’s capital Luanda, expecting to treat more Vietnamese and Angolan patients.

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HCM City reaches out to help homeless drug addicts

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The deputy chairman of HCM City People's Committee on Tuesday asked agencies to prepare two facilities to accept drug addicts without a stable residence who need detoxification and psychological counselling.

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Dead WWI soldier helps fight disease

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

A soldier who died of dysentery in World War One is helping today's scientists study the deadly disease, and the way it has evolved to survive the antibiotics used to treat it.

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Illness ravages poor family

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Illness ravages poor family

A poor family in Quang Binh Province is in desperate need of financial support to treat their second child for a blood disorder after losing the first son to dioxin effects.

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Green Technology Park project launched

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

Green Technology Park project launched

(VOV) - A ground-breaking ceremony for the building of a modern waste treatment complex in Thu Thua district in the Mekong Delta province of Long An was held on November 9. The Green Technology Park project implemented by the Vietnam Waste Solutions Inc. (VWS) has a total investment capital of US$500 million in the first phase.

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Green Technology Park project launched

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

Green Technology Park project launched

A ground-breaking ceremony for the building of a modern waste treatment complex in Thu Thua district in the Mekong Delta province of Long An was held on November 9. The Green Technology Park project implemented by the Vietnam Waste Solutions Inc. (VWS) has a total investment capital of US$500 million in the first phase.

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