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HCM City win record third national title

VietNamNet Bridge – Coach Doan Thi Kim Chi and her HCM City team made it a title triple yesterday, beating Phong Phu Ha Nam in a penalty shootout to win the National Women’s Football Championship trophy. One, two, three: HCM City players and coach Doan Kim Chi celebrate their third national title after a penalty shootout in Ha Nam yesterday. ... Read More »

Will a carbon tax be imposed on coal-fired thermal power plants?

VietNamNet Bridge – Experts believe that if Vietnam imposes a carbon tax on coal-fired plants, ‘clean power’ will be able to compete with thermal power. There are 12 operating thermal power plants Ngo Duc Lam, an energy expert from VSEA (Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance), has applauded the government’s resolution on developing the Mekong Delta in a sustainable way by restricting ... Read More »

Elephant donated to Dak Lak conservation centre

A tourism company in the central highlands has given an elephant to Dak Lak Province’s Centre for Elephant Conservation.    H’Blu donated to Dak Lak Province’s Centre for Elephant Conservation Director of Dak Lak Centre for Elephant Conservation Huynh Trung Luan confirmed on December 1 that they received a 55-year-old elephant named H’Blu from Phuong Nam Eco-tourism Company. The female ... Read More »

Vietnam claims first bronze at World Para Swimming Championships

Vietnamese athlete Vo Thanh Tung brought home the first bronze in the men’s 100m freestyle-S5 with a time of 1’19.56” at the World Para Swimming Championships 2017 opened in Mexico City on December 2. Vo Thanh Tung claimed silver in the 50m freestyle in the Paralympics 2016 in Brazil  A representative from the Vietnamese sport delegation told Vietnam News Agency’s ... Read More »

HCM City seeks investors in wastewater plants

Despite billions of đồng spent on wastewater treatment facilities, many projects are still incomplete and wastewater pollution remains a huge problem. The polluted Tham Lương Canal. Even though the Tham Lương – Bến Cát wastewater treatment plant is finished, there are not enough pipes to lead wastewater to the plant. The Tham Lương – Bến Cát waste water treatment plant, ... Read More »

Quang Ngai allows off-coast dumping of dredged mud

The central province of Quang Ngai has lifted its temporary suspension and decided to allow the dumping of dredged mud off the coast of My Khe Beach. Sa Kỳ Port in Quảng Ngãi Province. About 62,000 cubic metres of mud will be dredged to hear to facilitate navigation.  Local authorities say that a revised environmental impact assessment has been accepted ... Read More »

Quyet ruled out for 2017 Golden Ball award

Midfielder Nguyen Van Quyet of Hanoi FC has been eliminated from the list of candidates for the national 2017 Golden Ball award for the best player of the year, according to organisers. Nguyễn Văn Quyết is out of Golden Ball award list due to his ban. — Photo Striker Uche Iheruome of FLC Thanh Hóa will not be a ... Read More »

Master Phung to compete at London Chess Classic

Asian champion Vo Thi Kim Phung will participate in the London Chess Classic, which began yesterday at the DeepMind Google headquarters.  Vietnamese master Võ Thị Kim Phụng will take part In the London Chess Classic FIDE Open.  The tournament, which has attracted 10 leading men’s Grandmasters, such as world No.1 Magnus Carlsen of Norway, joint-No 2 Hikaru Nakamura of the ... Read More »

Central Highlands forest faces continued illegal logging

Illegal logging is still rampant in the Central Highlands despite Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s order to close the forests in the Central Highlands more than a year ago.    Timber found at a forest managed by Chu Pha Forestry Company According to the locals in Ea H’leo Commune in Dak Lak Province, the deforestation in the forest lands managed ... Read More »

Residents fear losing homes to rampant erosion

VietNamNet Bridge – “We woke up from a noon nap to find part of the village’s main road gone!” Vo Dai Lua, a resident of Thua Thien- Hue Province’s La Khe Trẹm Village, spoke with a mixture of amazement and fear. Severe erosion on the Huong River bank threatens a school and houses in Huong Tho Commune.  “We later recognised ... Read More »