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'The Blacklist: Redemption' is off to an uneven start

person Orange Themes access_time Feb 25,2017

'The Blacklist: Redemption' is off to an uneven start “The Blacklist” debuted its spinoff, “Redemption,” Thursday (Feb. 23) — and it's hard to say whether “Blacklist” fans are going to be invested in it or not. For us, there were some things to like

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Vietnamese goods struggle to penetrate ASEAN markets

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 03,2016

While goods from ASEAN countries and China are flowing to Vietnam under free trade agreements (FTAs), Vietnamese goods are finding it difficult to penetrate the markets.

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EU's Juncker vows to work for 'balanced' Brexit deal

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 18,2017

Yahoo News European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker promised Wednesday to seek a "balanced" deal for Britain's exit from the EU, after Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit plan. "For my part, I will do everything so that the

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Vietnam seeking solutions to industrial waste

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Bao moi - Industrial waste dumped at landfills is causing significant environmental problems in the country. As Vietnam's economy grows, industrial waste disposal has become more of a challenge....

Thousands of medical clinics have no proper waste treatment system

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Baomoi - Thousands of clinics nationwide have no proper waste treatment system, said the Department of Medical Environment Management under the Ministry of Health....

40% of Vietnam’s medical centres violate waste treatment rules

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Baomoi - Up to around 40% of medical centres and hospitals in Vietnam has been found violating waste treatment regulations, according to the Ministry of Health....

She found a way to make plastic waste useful

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Yahoo News In 60 cities in India, 16,876 tons of plastic waste are generated each day, according to data from the country’s Central Pollution Control Board. Such figures were keeping Medha Tadpatrikar awake at night. “Plastic is made of crude oil,...

Is combining lunar, solar new year festivities a way to reduce waste?

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Vietnamnet - Some scholars, who believe the celebration of both solar and lunar new years is unnecessary as it causes a waste of resources, have suggested merging the two celebrations....

E-waste rising dangerously in Asia: UN study

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Baomoi - Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health and the environment, according to a UN study released...

88 million tons a year: Auditors decry EU food waste

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Yahoo News BRUSSELS (AP) — The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that were approaching their expiry date....

Vietnam suffers 50 major toxic waste scandals in 2016

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The perpetrators, 60 percent of them foregin firms, pumped untreated waste into lakes, rivers and oceans with impunity....

Britain gets creative in fighting rampant food waste

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Yahoo News One of Europe's worst offenders on food waste, Britain is beginning to get its act together thanks to a surge in volunteer initiatives that help the poor as well as creating a bit of seasonal cheer. "That's what I come out for, to have a...

Vietnamese tile maker caught dumping waste into river

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The company reportedly directed coal sludge into the Thi Vai River in Dong Nai Province....

Ministry gives nod to export hazardous steel waste

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The Ministry of Industry and Trade has agreed in principle to allow Kim Phuc Ha One Member Liability Limited Company to export 300,000 tonnes of steel furnace dust to China....

New Mexico officials approve re-opening of nuclear waste site

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New Mexico has given its approval to resume operations at the nation's only permanent nuclear waste disposal site after state inspectors found the facility safe to reopen for the first time since a radiation leak there nearly three years ago,...

Chinese island engulfed in waste after garbage dumped in Yangtze River: media

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A massive load of garbage, including needles and broken bottles, has washed ashore on an island close to Shanghai, after two ships allegedly dumped more than 100 tonnes of waste in the Yangtze River, the Shanghai Daily reported on Friday. China's...

Large-scale solid waste treatment plant to be built in Can Tho

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NDO—The Can Tho City People’s Committee granted the investment certificate on the Thoi Lai Solid Waste Treatment Plant Project to China Everbright International Limited Company on December 20....

McCain blasts Navy warships in report on Pentagon waste

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain is blasting the Navy's expensive new warships that have been plagued by engine problems and have yet to demonstrate key warfighting functions....

4 companies chosen to pursue nuclear waste burial test

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Federal energy officials have named the four companies that will pursue the possibility of conducting a test to determine whether nuclear waste can be buried far underground....

Paris rolls out public waste sorting stations to boost recycling

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Paris plans to build hundreds of public waste recycling stations to boost the low level of recycling in the French capital, city authorities said on Monday. Waste recycling is currently done in dedicated yellow bins in which Parisians recycle...

Denmark urged to clean up US military waste in Greenland

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Greenland is calling on Denmark to clean up an abandoned under-ice missile project and other U.S. military installations left to rust in the pristine landscape after the Cold War....

EPA delays cleanup proposal for radioactive waste in Missouri

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(Reuters) - The U.S. government said on Tuesday it was delaying indefinitely its proposal for how to clean up or seal off radioactive soil buried in a St. Louis-area landfill adjacent to another waste site where an underground fire has been...

Waste from coal power plants piling up fast in energy-hungry Vietnam

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As thermal plants continue to play a major role, the country struggles to deal with 29 million tons of coal ash a year....

Power plant proposes plan to dump 1.3 million tons of waste into Vietnam’s sea

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Serious questions have to be raised about how the country is treating its marine environment....

A waste of money? Trump's border wall falling flat in Arizona: Reuters/Ipsos poll

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By Luciana Lopez and Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump rode to the top of the Republican ticket promising a "big, beautiful, powerful" border wall with Mexico to stop the flow of undocumented immigrants. Along that border, however,...

Cần Thơ faces difficulties in medical waste treatment

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Medical waste is threatening the Mekong Delta city of Cần Thơ due to difficulties in treating this hazardous solid waste at local healthcare facilities....

Thanh Hoa to build $29 million waste treatment plant

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Authorities in the provincial capital hope to address overflowing landfills with a new waste treatment project....

In search of treasure from trash, rivalry gears up among Saigon waste collectors

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Saigon is Vietnam's largest producer of waste, with hungry players eager to chip in the lucrative pickup industry....

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