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VN has renewable potential: report

Việt Nam has the potential to generate up to 40 GW of electricity from solar sources by 2035.

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam has the potential to generate up to 40 GW of electricity from solar sources by 2035. Additionally, wind energy has power generation potential of about 12 GW, and the potential of biomass for power generation is about 3.7 GW by 2035. The figures were announced …

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Dire need for waste treatment in Hà Nội

Untreated wastewater discharged from the Triều Khúc plastic craft village in the capital city into ponds, rivers and canals. About 1,350 craft villages in the city are discharging a total amount of 156,000cu.m of wastewater per day into the environment.

HÀ NỘI — The chairman of the People’s Committee of Hà Nội, Nguyễn Đức Chung, has asked the Department of Construction to enhance supervision of waste collection units, warning that officials failing to do so would be suspended. He was speaking at a session on waste collection, solid waste treatment, …

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Province to rebuild land with sludge

In the future, all sludge from the Vĩnh Tân Thermal Power Centre will be used to reclaim land in an area which has seen serious erosion, the environment ministry has decided.

HCM City – The central province of Bình Thuận is preparing to receive sludge from the Vĩnh Tân Thermal Power Centre to reclaim land that has seen serious erosion. The information was announced at a media briefing organised by the Bình Thuận’s Party Committee’s Propaganda Department on September 7. “The …

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Quảng Nam failing to treat waste properly

The 70.000cu.m Cẩm Hà landfill in the central province of Quảng Nam.

QUẢNG NAM — Solid waste produced by the central province of Quảng Nam has risen in recent years but the province lacks high capacity waste treatment systems, according to the provincial Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DoNRE). Lê Thị Tuyết Hạnh, deputy director of the provincial DoNRE, said that …

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Vietnam seeks solutions for “smart water use”

Environmental experts say HCMC needs to find solutions to smart water use, an important part of the plan to develop a smart city.

HCMC is now under pressure as demand for clean water is increasing while Sai Gon and Dong Nai rivers, the main sources of raw water for the city, are getting more polluted because of the increased number of industrial production workshops and animal farms. The water supply plants, which have …

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HCMC gets tough on food poisoning

The HCMC Food Safety Board, the HCMC Export Processing and Industrial Zone Authority (HEPZA) and the HCMC Labor Federation have signed an agreement on cooperation in enhancement of food safety management in 2017-2019. This cooperation is part of a campaign to prevent food poisoning at export processing and industrial zones …

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