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Major amazing astronomical phenomena to be observed this December

Major amazing astronomical phenomena to be observed this December

Astronomy lovers will have the unique chance to enjoy major amazing phenomena in December this year, according reports by the Hanoi Amateur Astronomy Society (HAS).

Vietnam applies satellite data to monitoring air quality

A workshop on the application of satellite data in monitoring pollution and research was held in Hanoi on December 1 as part of the projects "Join hands for clean air” and “Improving air pollution monitoring and management of Vietnam

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Heavy rains cause serious flooding in Quang Ngai

Many houses in the mountainous Ba To District in the central province of Quang Ngai are being threatened by serious landslides following torrential heavy rain over the past few days.

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World's second-largest waste-to-energy plant nears completion in Hanoi

The world's second-largest waste-to-energy plant in Soc Son District, Hanoi, is nearing completion.

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Low-lying Mekong Delta deals with worsening land subsidence

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region needs “consistent strategies” to deal with groundwater extraction, land subsidence and saltwater intrusion in an increasingly urbanising area, experts said at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on November 25.

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Trees destroyed in Quang Tri nature reserve

Many trees have been destroyed for wood by poachers in Bac Huong Hoa Nature Reserve in the central province of Quang Tri.

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Communications intensified to reduce use of plastic bags, single-use plastic products

The Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment held a consultation session with retailers on stepping up the implementation of a communication plan on reducing plastic bags.

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Major waste treatment plant left idle in Hanoi for four years

A large waste treatment facility in Hanoi's Dong Anh District has been left unused for four years after construction completion.

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