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Hanoi use of cameras against littering does the trick

Catching litterbugs in the act on camera is helping Hanoi keep streets clean.

New Year’s Eve fireworks watchers leave behind mountain of trash

There was a mountain of garbage left behind on Hanoi’s streets after the New Year’s Eve fireworks at midnight ...

Garbage piles up on Hanoi streets as protestors block road to dump

People living around a waste treatment complex in Hanoi have been blocking the road leading to it due to a compensation dispute.
January 14, 2019 | 10:41 am GMT+7

An ocean of trash washes up on central Vietnam beaches

Severe flooding triggered by torrential rains has left Da Nang’s seas and beaches filthy with garbage and sewage.
December 12, 2018 | 07:21 pm GMT+7

Plastic found in endangered green sea turtle’s colon

Turtle becomes trash bin as Vietnam pollutes its seas.
December 05, 2018 | 07:36 pm GMT+7

Vietnam detains nine for ‘causing disorder’ while protesting waste treatment plant

Quang Ngai police have detained nine people after a protest against a waste treatment plant turned violent last Sunday.
September 05, 2018 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Trash occupies Vietnam’s imperial citadel

The Imperial Citadel of Hue is surrounded by ugly piles of domestic waste dumped into the Ngu Ha River.
August 12, 2018 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

PM warns against allowing in global waste

Vietnam must not become a dumping ground for other countries’ scrap, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has warned.
July 26, 2018 | 12:55 pm GMT+7

For Saigon sanitation workers, Industry 4.0 fails to go down the drain

Our much-vaunted adoption of advanced technology doesn’t help people where it is most needed, and authorities have nothing to offer but apologies.
July 18, 2018 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam in danger of becoming a dump as China says no to trash

China's ban on scrap imports has left the “developed” world scrambling for solutions and Vietnam facing the prospect of becoming a trash basket.
July 17, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Trash piles up in US as China closes door to recycling

For months, a major recycling facility for the greater Baltimore-Washington area has been facing a big problem.
July 12, 2018 | 09:29 am GMT+7

In Saigon, a vital job that stinks to high heaven

Sewage workers in Ho Chi Minh City risk their health and lives every day, and they want residents to stop trashing.
July 05, 2018 | 01:16 pm GMT+7

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

'There is just not enough monitoring at the high camps to ensure the mountain stays clean.'
June 17, 2018 | 11:41 am GMT+7

Marine trash turns Vietnamese forest into garbage field

Is the ocean returning the trash to its source?
May 05, 2018 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

With no bins in sight, trash will remain on Vietnamese streets

Blaming dirty streets on 'irresponsible individuals' is convenient but does nothing to solve the problem.
May 04, 2018 | 08:12 am GMT+7
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