Weekly roundup: Urban pollution, art fakes, best value holiday

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Weekly roundup: Urban pollution, art fakes, best value holiday

Vietnam mulls test of motorbike emissions to cut urban air pollution

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PM okays exceptions for Hà Nội railway

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PM okays exceptions for Ha Noi railway

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has approved a special mechanism for completion of Hà Nội’s Cát Linh-Hà Đông urban railway project in an effort to overcome numerous delays and cost overruns.

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City calls for more investment from Singapore

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City calls for more investment from Singapore

The chairman of HCM City People’s Committee has called on Singaporean businesses to pour more investment into the city’s transport, urban development and flood prevention projects.

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PM okays exceptions for Hà Nội railway

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PM okays exceptions for Ha Noi railway

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has approved a special mechanism for completion of Hà Nội’s Cát Linh-Hà Đông urban railway project in an effort to overcome numerous delays and cost overruns.

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Hanoi interested in tree landscaping designs with Singapore

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Hanoi interested in tree landscaping designs with Singapore

Hanoi is very keen on cooperating with Singapore in tree landscaping designs and tree trimming technology, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has said.

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Heart disease attacks young, urban Vietnamese: doctors

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Heart disease attacks young, urban Vietnamese: doctors

Heart disease, one of the top killers in Vietnam, is affecting more young people as the industrial, urban lifestyle of unhealthy diets and little physical activity increases risk factors for cardiological problems, doctors say.

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Hanoi wants increased co-operation with Singapore

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Hanoi wants increased co-operation with Singapore

Hanoi People’s Committee Chairman Nguyễn Đức Chung said yesterday that the city was seeking more co-operation with Singapore in urban green space and gardening technology.

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HCMC prompts dredging of years-long polluted canals

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HCMC prompts dredging of years-long polluted canals

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has asked related agencies to complete dredging of 18 canals in Hoc Mon and District 12 by the end of this year in accordance with an instruction by Secretary of the city’s Party Committee Dinh La Thang.

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Urban planning consultancies short of high quality human resource

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Consulting businesses in urban development planning field reported a shortage of high quality human resource, insufficient funds to collect data and update information, complicated disbursement procedure in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.

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VN, Slovakia beef up bilateral ties

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VN, Slovakia beef up bilateral ties

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Slovak counterpart Robert Fico held talks in Ha Noi on July 18, to cement and deepen the bilateral ties.

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Vietnam mulls test of motorbike emissions to cut urban air pollution

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Vietnam mulls test of motorbike emissions to cut urban air pollution

Vietnam is considering a plan to test motorbike emissions in its five largest cities after tests found the vehicle has become a major polluter.

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Formosa denies responsibility in the dumping of its toxic waste in Ha Tinh

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Formosa denies responsibility in the dumping of its toxic waste in Ha Tinh

Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp. (FHS) has denied their responsibility in the recent dumping of around 100 tonnes of toxic waste from its factory to a farm in Ha Tinh Province.

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WB provides US$560 million to help VN adapt to climate change

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WB provides US$560 million to help VN adapt to climate change

VGP - The World Bank (WB) and the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) on July 11 signed agreements on a loan and credit, worth US$560 million to support urban development, climate change adaption and sustainable livelihood in the Mekong Delta.

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Inspection into Formosa waste dumping urged

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Inspection into Formosa waste dumping urged

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has requested the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to co-operate with authorities of the central province of Ha Tinh in the inspection of the dumping of waste by the Hung Hiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company.

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1.2 million Vietnamese move to cities every year: report

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1.2 million Vietnamese move to cities every year: report

Urban migration is occurring at a rapid pace in Vietnam, threatening the sustainability of big cities, experts warned at a conference held in Hanoi Tuesday.

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