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Japan among biggest sellers of plastic waste to Vietnam

The biggest exporters of plastic recyclable waste to Vietnam are Japan, Hong Kong and Thailand, according to environmental organization Greenpeace.

Return scrap stuck at ports to sender, Vietnam ministry proposes

The Ministry of Finance has proposed that scrap stuck at ports is auctioned and/or re-exported towards mitigating adverse environmental impacts.

Vietnam to end plastic scrap imports from 2025

Vietnam will not import plastic scrap from 2025 and will deal with the scrap consignments stuck at ports, the government has said.
March 27, 2019 | 12:13 pm GMT+7

Importers lay scrap import policy to waste

Vietnam has been saying no more waste imports, but a port in southern Vietnam has paid no heed.
October 09, 2018 | 08:17 am GMT+7

China may scrap two-child limit: report

China appears poised to scrap its two-child policy, a state-run newspaper said Monday citing a draft civil code.
August 28, 2018 | 08:14 am 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

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

Deadly business: collecting the remnants of war

Although it is illegal to collect unexploded ordnance in Vietnam, for many locals in the northern province of Quang Tri the deadly debris has become a major source of income.
March 25, 2016 | 07:51 am GMT+7
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