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No country for rivers

Vietnam used to be rich in water resources, but pollution has all but killed most of its rivers and other water bodies.

Giant fish ‘eats’ plastic waste in Da Nang environmental appeal

A giant goby fish made from bamboo and coconut leaves appears to swallow plastic waste on a beach in an appeal for environmental protection.

Sugar mill polluter in chief of Mekong Delta river

Authorities in Hau Giang Province have identified a sugar mill as the culprit responsible for polluting a river so badly that its waters turned black.
May 15, 2019 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam struggling to decide how to treat solid waste

The treatment of solid wastes in the country has come under scrutiny, with authorities struggling to identify optimal methods.
May 14, 2019 | 01:31 pm GMT+7

Da Nang seeks military land for new landfill

Running out of space, Da Nang City has asked for a piece of military land to expand its sole landfill.
April 07, 2019 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam photographer uses camera to fight pollution

A lensman decides to highlight the extent of environmental pollution Vietnam is causing and facing.
March 23, 2019 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Scrapping waste imports would cut deep, Vietnamese paper makers worry

Vietnamese paper makers are worried they will lack raw material for production if mixed paper waste import is banned.
November 01, 2018 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Vietnamese block garbage trucks with coffin, want treatment plant shut

Residents of a central Vietnam district have taken turns to prevent garbage trucks from entering a new waste treatment plant.
August 15, 2018 | 02:15 pm GMT+7

Land erosion a man made disaster in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

While several factors are responsible, rampant sand mining, overexploitation of groundwater and upstream dams are compounding the problem.
June 20, 2018 | 11:08 am GMT+7

Trashed: ‘Billionaire scrap village’ residents die a slow death

Recycling plastic waste is taking a toll in Minh Khai Village.
June 16, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Time to scrap scrap imports: Vietnam minister

Environment minister sounds alarm, saying Vietnam is ill equipped to treat its solid waste.
June 06, 2018 | 12:34 pm GMT+7

Drastic plastic: Vietnam beach awash with tide of blue waste

A once-peaceful and clean beach in Thanh Hoa has been slowly suffocating under the weight of plastic waste.
June 05, 2018 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

Hanoi suffers alarming air pollution almost entire Q1 2018: report

Transportation, industrialization and energy production are to blame, according to locals.
May 16, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7
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