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Six people sentenced for violating regulations on rare animals

 Six people sentenced for violating regulations on rare animals

The Huong Khe District People's Court in the central province of Ha Tinh has recently sentenced six local people to a total of 66 months in prison for violating “regulations on protection of endangered, precious and rare animals”.

Thousands of people in northern Myanmar took to the streets on Monday to protest against the proposed reinstatement of a Chinese-backed mega-dam they say will cause huge environmental damage and bring little benefit to the country.

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Danang to enforce rubbish sorting from July

Danang City authorities will implement a rubbish classification plan in Hai Chau District this July and expand to other areas from September.

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Greenhouse gas emission reduction in north-central region talked

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a consultation seminar to discuss refining mechanisms on feedback and dealing with complaints under the Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation (REDD+) for the 2018-2025 period.

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Motorbikes blamed as major cause of pollution in HCM City

Motorbikes have been blamed as the major cause of pollution in HCM City, according to a survey by the Vietnam National University in HCM City.

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 Bien Hoa airport dioxin cleanup project launched

A US-funded project on dioxin contamination remediation at Bien Hoa airport in the southern province of Dong Nai was launched on April 20.

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Hanoi races rainy season to deal with flood-prone areas

Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company reported on April 19 that Hanoi still has 13 flood-prone spots that needed to be dealt with before the storm season.

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Water improvement project for West Lake and To Lich River proposed

Hanoi Sewage and Drainage Ltd. Company are seeking permission to build a pumping station to take water from the Red River into West Lake and the To Lich River.

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