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Dak Lak hospitals polluting with dangerous discharge

Medical staff collects solid waste at a hospital in the Dak Lak central highland province. The province's environment is still at risk from pollution due to discharges from local hospitals.

The environment in the Dak Lak central highland province is still at risk from pollution due to discharges from local hospitals. The province now has 24 hospitals, four of which are private, providing more than 4,400 beds, according to a report byTai Nguyen and Moi Truong (Resources and Environment) newspaper. …

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Red-listed animals rescued from hunters in Quang Binh

Silver pheasant.

Forest rangers in Phong Nha – Ke Bang national park in this central province have captured a group of poachers and rescued some red-listed wild animals from their traps. The park’s forest rangers last Friday succeeded in rescuing five common palm civets (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus), four keeled box turtles (Cuora mouhoti), …

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Ha Noi funds craft village cleanups

Ha Noi will spend VND1.35 trillion (US$60 million) on an environmental campaign to fight pollution in 80 of its craft villages through 2030.

Ha Noi will spend VND1.35 trillion (US$60 million) on an environmental campaign to fight pollution in 80 of its craft villages through 2030, the capital city’s Department of Trade and Industry said on Wednesday. Water samples taken from 40 craft villages in Ha Noi raised red flags when 100 per …

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Out-of-date infrastructure pollutes capital’s outskirts

Residents live in polluted environment at Phung Khoang Village, Ha Noi. Environmental pollution in neighbourhoods on the outskirts of the city has gotten worse during recent years.

Environmental pollution in neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Ha Noi has gotten worse during recent years, said professor Pham Ngoc Dang, director of the Research Centre for Urban & Environmental Development. He said that population in districts on the edge of Ha Noi has increased rapidly, but the infrastructure, including …

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Ha Noi authorities to build emergency water pipeline

Doctors and patients at 198 Hospital have to wait in line to get clean water.

Ha Noi’s People’s Committee has urged the prime minister to build a water pipeline from Highway 21 to Beltway No. 3 to meet the local residents’ need for clean water. The new water pipeline, with a capacity between 60,000 and 70,000cu.m., will support the existing pipeline and will require a …

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Park honoured for nature conservation

Tram Chim National Park in southern Dong Thap Province has been hailed for its wetland conservation in the lower part of the Cuu Long (Mekong) River.

Tram Chim National Park in southern Dong Thap Province has been hailed for its wetland conservation in the lower part of the Cuu Long (Mekong) River. The park was selected following a study run by Oxfam and the Centre for Social Research and Development based in Thua Thien – Hue …

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