Update news minerals
VietNamNet Bridge – Scientists say that Vietnam is not as rich in natural resources and minerals as people assume, and that the country must avoid squandering its available resources. .
VietNamNet Bridge - The authorities have admitted that they do not have accurate data on the volume of illegally-exported ore via the border.
VietNamNet Bridge – The government of Vietnam has been prohibiting exporting raw natural minerals over the last few years. However, the ban has not had high enforcement.
Eleven projects on exploiting minerals have been licensed in Hung Thinh, a small poor commune in Tran Yen of the northern province of Yen Bai, which threatens the living environment of local people.
Industrial factories, workshops have been located in rural areas, bringing money and helping improve the living standards of local residents. However, they have to pay penalty for the money they receive today: more and more people die of cancer.