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Air pollution in Hanoi reaches hazardous levels 

Air pollution in the capital city, which has been bad since last Tuesday, is so severe now that health experts have warned people to stay indoors. The Air Quality Index at various air monitoring stations across Ha Noi showed dangerously … Continue reading

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City’s pollution readings alarming: expert

Alarming pollution readings have been recorded in both of Vietnam’s largest cities Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City during 2016, raising health concerns amongst locals. Hanoi’s 2016 Air Quality Index (AQI) value, calculated based on the PM2.5 annual mean concentration, … Continue reading

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Hanoi’s air pollution ranks 2nd worst in world 

Hanoi’s air pollution was recorded as the second worst in the world Wednesday morning by a global air quality watchdog. The Real-time Air Quality Index, which compiles information from local authorities globally, ranked the city as “very unhealthy” based on … Continue reading

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Hanoi under a polluted cloud 

Many Hanoians seem unaware of the high air pollution in their city despite the warnings of environmentalists and statistics from the US Embassy’s air quality monitoring station in Lang Ha Street that show the air quality index remaining at unhealthy … Continue reading

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Vietnam Curbs Traffic to Improve Safety, Air Quality

Vietnam is attempting to combat the traffic-related problems of crashes and smog. Traffic accidents are a leading killer here, especially among teenagers. Roughly 14,000 Vietnamese die each year after a crash, putting this nation of 90 million among the top … Continue reading

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