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Don't let trash go to waste by burying it, Vietnam advised

Vietnam should tighten rules on sorting trash and promote recycling to minimize its burial, experts said at a conference Wednesday.

Wild monkeys turn scavengers in Da Nang peninsula

In Da Nang’s Son Tra Peninsula, monkeys are foraging trash dumps for food, exposing themselves to diseases, experts warn.

Hai Phong government office gives up one-time plastic products

The Hai Phong People's Committee Office has stopped using one-time plastic products as part of its effort to combat pollution.
August 07, 2019 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Near Hanoi, a village welcomes trash

For three decades, 700 households in Minh Khai Village have been making a good living from trash.​   
August 07, 2019 | 08:31 am GMT+7

As environmental concerns rise, are Vietnamese finally paying heed to trash?

Vietnamese are intensifying their battle against trash as the amount rises with consumption in major cities, posing an environmental threat.
July 19, 2019 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

How Vietnam deals with 70,000 tons of daily waste

Vietnam discharges around 70,000 tons of trash every day; not much is sorted and most is buried.
July 16, 2019 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Garbage chokes northern Vietnam mangrove forests

Several coastal mangrove forests in Hai Phong City are losing trees to garbage swept in from the sea.
June 15, 2019 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Hanoi urban company wants to name and shame litterbugs

Hanoi Urban Environment Company wants Hoan Kiem District authorities to shame people littering streets around Sword Lake by publicly displaying their images.
June 12, 2019 | 12:51 pm GMT+7

Hanoi use of cameras against littering does the trick

Catching litterbugs in the act on camera is helping Hanoi keep streets clean.
May 18, 2019 | 07:30 am GMT+7

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 Monday.
February 05, 2019 | 08:58 am GMT+7

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
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