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World Bank sounds warning about Vietnam’s gloomy water situation

Polluted water, little investment in treatment and overdependence on international rivers could drag Vietnam’s GDP down by 6 percent, a study shows.

China polluting Vietnam's border rivers, warns military general

Many rivers and streams along the Vietnam-China border are being polluted by China's development activities, a senior military officer warned.

Saigon canal overflows with garbage, awaits cleanup

The 19/5 canal in Ho Chi Minh City, earmarked for renovation next year, has been highly polluted for many years now.
May 27, 2019 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Hanoi begins project to clean highly polluted river with Japanese technology

Hanoi authorities on Thursday began a project to clean a section of the capital's infamous To Lich River.
May 17, 2019 | 11:07 am GMT+7

Polluted Mekong Delta river turns black, kills seafood

Pollution of the Cai Lon River flowing through Hau Giang Province has turned the water pitch black and killed fish at many farms.
May 05, 2019 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Oil leak from mineral firm named source of flammable groundwater in central Vietnam

A inch-long crack was found on an oil tank containing 25,300 liters of oil.
April 28, 2018 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

Toxic algae poses threat to Hanoi’s iconic Sword Lake

The algae is decreasing oxygen levels and disrupting the food chain.
April 20, 2018 | 07:53 am GMT+7

Vietnam fines Chinese-invested company $12,000 for discharging toxic wastewater

The five-star entertainment firm was caught spewing toxic waste into the source of a northern river.
May 09, 2017 | 10:43 pm GMT+7

Cancer haunts village in central Vietnam after claiming 40 lives

Polluted water is believed to be the reason behind the deadly disease.
April 27, 2017 | 10:00 pm GMT+7
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