Shares of the Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco) fell sharply on Thursday after a series of reports about poisoned tap water, which cut VNĐ127 billion (US$5.4 million) from the company’s market capitalisation in one day.
Hundreds of households living along Khe Cạn Channel in central Đà Nẵng City have been complaining about the foul odour emitting from the polluted canal.
Vietnamese farmers want to raise pigs on large farms but have little experience in treating large amount of livestock waste, according to an environmental researcher from the Việt Nam Environment Administration (VEA).
More than 10 tonnes of sweet meat without original and hygiene-related certificates were destroyed on Monday in Đà Lạt, the online newspaper Vietnamplus reported.
Some 2.5 million people living in suburban areas in Hà Nội do not yet have access to tap water, the city’s Centre for Clean Water and Rural Environmental Hygiene has revealed.
HCM City plans to allocate more than VNĐ1 trillion (US$45 million) to curb air pollution at the Đa Phước Waste Treatment Complex and Đa Phước Cemetery in outlying Binh Chánh district.
Traffic police in central Thừa Thiên-Huế Province this morning stopped a passenger bus travelling on National Highway 1A and found two big boxes containing internal organs of cows on board.
The Đa Phước Waste Treatment Complex has asked municipal authorities to suspend receipt of an additional 2,000 tonnes of garbage per day in response to residents’ complaints about a foul odour coming from the plant.
The Đa Phước Waste Treatment Complex causes the foul odour that plagues some southern districts of HCM City, the head of the office of HCM City People’s Committee, Võ Văn Hoan, said yesterday.
HCM City Party Committee Secretary Đinh La Thăng has opined that the bad odour shrouding the southern part of the city is caused by the Đa Phước Waste Treatment Complex in Bình Chánh District.