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Ho Chi Minh City to hike garbage fees

Garbage is collected along Huynh Van Banh Street in Phu Nhuan District, Ho Chi Minh City on October 23, 2018.

Garbage fees in Ho Chi Minh City are expected to gradually increase until 2022, as part of local authorities’ plan to raise the maximum cost of garbage pickup and transport services. Deputy chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen has recently signed a decision to increase the fees …

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Malaysia’s Parkson may close fifth Vietnam mall

Parkson Cantavil located in District 2, Ho Chi Minh City.

Malaysia’s Parkson is apparently shutting down its fifth mall in Vietnam after suffering serious losses in recent years. Although the company has not made any official announcement, its name-board has been taken down from the Cantavil An Phu builing in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 2. If it shuts down, …

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Importers lay scrap import policy to waste

A woman sorts out recyclable plastic soft drink bottles at Xa Cau Village, outside Hanoi, Vietnam.

Vietnam has been saying no more waste imports, but a port in southern Vietnam has paid no heed. Customs data from a port in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau shows 1.3 million tons of scrap were imported in the first nine months this year, an eye-popping 402 percent …

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