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Vietnam smoking like a chimney and paying the price

Air pollution has become a serious health hazard, but Vietnam is unable to kick its smoking habit.

Hanoi air quality bad on 60 days last year, but ‘not too alarming’: official

Hanoi suffered 60 days of poor air quality last year but “people shouldn’t be too alarmed,” an environment ministry official has said.

We’re dying because we breathe, and solutions are up in the air

As long as the government does nothing to amend existing environmental standards, more lives will be lost just from breathing.
April 07, 2019 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

Hanoi air quality improves, still among Southeast Asia’s worst

Hanoi has seen air quality improve over the past year but it remains one of Southeast Asia’s most polluted cities.
March 06, 2019 | 03:57 pm GMT+7

Pollution prompts Bangkok to close schools for the week

Choking air pollution has prompted schools to close in the Thai capital for the rest of the week.
January 30, 2019 | 06:04 pm GMT+7

Rain clears smog in Indian capital yet air quality 'very poor'

A rainy spell early on Sunday brought better air to residents of New Delhi after a thick grey smog has shrouded the Indian capital for two months.
January 06, 2019 | 03:11 pm GMT+7

Hanoi goes from bad to worse in sustainability ranking

Vietnam’s capital city is among the least environmentally friendly cities in the world, a new survey says.
November 20, 2018 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Hanoi takes steps to improve air quality

Hanoi is actively tackling its air pollution problem, banning scooters and motorcycles by 2030, and also investing heavily in public transport.
October 19, 2018 | 04:45 pm GMT+7

Warning signs as Hanoi releases daily pollution data for the first time

The city has started to report air quality readings on an official website.
January 09, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon air approaches ‘cigarette smoke’ as Fall begins

Fall in Ho Chi Minh City means a whole lot of pollution.
September 18, 2016 | 06:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam to make public air quality information in major cities next year

Vietnam plans to publicize information about air quality in 19 cities across the country in 2017.
June 07, 2016 | 08:14 am GMT+7
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