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Concerns as Vietnam allows coal-fired power plant to dump waste near protected waters

Nearly one million of cubic meters of 'organic' mud will be dumped near a marine reserve.

Global coffee exporter fined $18,700 for discharging toxic waste in southern Vietnam

A secret pipeline spewing untreated waste into a local river was uncovered during a snap inspection.

Landfill operator notorious for causing Saigon stench fined $66,000

It seems local residents have kicked up enough of a stink for authorities to take action.
June 09, 2017 | 07:19 pm GMT+7

Don't look away: Shocking photos of waste from Vietnam and around the globe

Images show a global struggle and serve as a stark reminder of the world we live in.
June 06, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Toxic waste gushing into Vietnam's rivers and lakes - report

The country's industrial zones release 2 mln cubic meters of untreated wastewater every day.
March 23, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Hanoi has a library built from 8,800 plastic bottles

The project hopes to draw attention to the large amount of plastic waste produced by our so-called modern world.
February 14, 2017 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Power plant proposes plan to dump 1.3 million tons of waste into Vietnam’s sea

How is the country treating its marine environment?
November 05, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Thanh Hoa to build $29 million waste treatment plant

Authorities in the provincial capital hope to address overflowing landfills with a new waste treatment project.
October 14, 2016 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

Where Formosa buried its waste

Eight spots where polluting steel plant Formosa hid its waste have been uncovered.
July 26, 2016 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Ha Tinh digs up another Formosa waste dumping site

The waste was uncovered at another landfill near a tourism hot spot in Ha Tinh Province.
July 14, 2016 | 09:21 pm GMT+7

Over 100 tons of Formosa steel plant waste dumped on Ha Tinh farm

Authorities are determining whether the buried waste is safe or hazardous.
July 12, 2016 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

UNDP launches million dollar initiative to reduce chemical risks

A $2.55 million initiative to reduce chemical risks has been launched on April 14 by Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the UN Development Program (UNDP).
April 15, 2016 | 08:09 am GMT+7