People are now talking about ‘urban mining’, which means finding precious metals in urban areas instead of metal mines in remote areas. More and more countries are paying attention to exploiting metals from local electronic waste "mountains" . Every year, 50 million electronic devices turn into waste. … [Read more...] about Finding gold in computer, smartphone waste
Why mining is harmful to the environment
"What we [tried to do] was provide additional information to enable authorities to check, supervise and clarify evaluation and approval procedures to determine the environmental impacts of projects in forest and sea areas that need to be preserved for future generations," the newspaper wrote. … [Read more...] about HCMC newspaper pays steep price for criticizing property developer
Loan and Phong could face the fines from VNĐ2 million to VNĐ5 million (US$85-214) for growing the banned plants, though it seems they'll be spared jail as growing 500-3,000 marijuana plants can lead to six months to three years in prison. … [Read more...] about Chickens chowing down on sweet Mary Jane?
Deputy spokesperson for Vietnamese foreign ministry Đoàn Khắc Việt made the statement on Thursday in Hà Nội at a press briefing, in response to queries over China’s adoption of the National People’s Congress’ Decision on Establishing and Improving the Legal System and Enforcement Mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to Safeguard National Security today. … [Read more...] about Hong Kong is China’s internal affair: VN diplomat
After having enjoyed mild weather for several days, the capital city of Hanoi will see temperatures rise to 35-37 degrees Celsius as from May 30. Temperatures in several places in the capital will even hit a high of 38 degrees Celsius, while humidity is to fall to 40-45%. … [Read more...] about Another heat wave strikes VN, temperatures rise to 40 again