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Prolonged rain and waste caused mass fish death on La Ngà River: official

Changes to the water environment on the La Ngà River in southern province of Đồng Nai have been blamed for the death of nearly 1,000 tonnes of fish this month, provincial officials have said.Director of the province’s Agriculture and Rural Development Department Huỳnh Thành Vinh said rain lasting ...

Vietnam seeks technologies to turn waste into resources

More than 77 percent of solid waste in Vietnam is buried, while 80 percent of landfills are unhygienic. The decomposition of waste generates carcinogens.Keep reading ...

Mai Lan

Open burning of waste comes into the spotlight

Việt Nam has gradually improved its legal framework to control persistent organic pollutants but there remain challenges in tackling environmental problems, according to experts.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Measures sought to make effective use of waste from thermal power plants

Making effective use of waste from thermal power plants to save natural resources and protect the environment is urgent given Vietnam’s increasing demand for electricity.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

88 percent of hospitals have effective waste treatment systems

The Medical Environment Management Agency has announced that 478 out of 543 hospitals across Vietnam have well-operating waste treatment systems, accounting for 88 percent of the total.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

9,000 PhDs: just what the doctor did not order

The Ministry of Education and Training has recently revealed a draft plan to spend up to VNĐ12 trillion (US$533 million) to train 9,000 PhD holders for Việt Nam by 2025. The plan was met with almost immediate anger and derision, with many calling it impractical and ...

Vietnam News Reporter

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