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Destruction of forests, wildlife rampant

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Destruction of forests, wildlife rampant

The Forest Management Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 29 reported that in the last four years, it had dealt with 172,000 cases where people had villated forest protection and development laws.

Workshop on climate change opens in Da Nang

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Workshop on climate change opens in Da Nang

A workshop on sharing experiences in coping with climate change was held in the central city of Da Nang on May 21 as part of the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) project funded by US foundation Rockefeller.

Vedan to pay just 127,000 USD for polluting river

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Vedan to pay just 127,000 USD for polluting river

Monosodium glutamate producer Vedan Vietnam has agreed to pay only 2.4 billion VNA (127,000 USD) of the requested compensation of 53 billion VND (278,000 USD) for farmers living in the polluted communes of the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, which were affected by the company's untreated waste.