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Saigon's waste management isn't working, and citizens are paying the price

The most ambitious waste management facility in Saigon never lived up to its expectations, but the damage it has done is increasingly evident.

Deal with the stink, HCMC tells waste management firms

HCMC on Saturday asked three major waste treatment companies to quickly find solutions to deal with the stench they produced.

Southern Saigon residents suffer headaches from landfill stench

Stench from the Da Phuoc Landfill in Binh Chanh District forces many southern HCMC residents to keep windows shut and remain indoors.
July 28, 2019 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Saigon residents accuse notorious landfill site of polluting waterways, again

The operator claims the foaming, strange-smelling liquid locals have spotted is just a mixture of water and sand.
October 04, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon to give public access to monitor polluting landfill sites

Landfill operators have been threatened with closure unless they clean up their acts.
June 12, 2017 | 04:56 pm GMT+7

Saigon to spend $47 million to fight landfill stench

The city also calls for invesment in modern treatment projects that can handle its large amount of waste.
November 21, 2016 | 08:20 pm GMT+7

Lingering in southern Saigon, a nightmare that stinks

An overpowering smell keeps attacking the senses of thousands of people in Ho Chi Minh City, with no end in sight.
October 02, 2016 | 01:09 am GMT+7

Saigon stench culprit identified as landfill site

Authorities pinpoint the source of the unbearable odor plaguing southern suburbs.
September 22, 2016 | 08:00 pm GMT+7
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