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Straw burning worsens Hanoi air pollution

Hanoi farmers burning straw in suburban areas after harvesting has continued worsening the air pollution in the capital.

Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official

The burning of straw, plant byproducts and other waste on fields near airports produces smoke that affects visibility for pilots and poses a high risk to flight safety, said an official from Northern Airports Authority..


Hanoi covered in straw smoke

Many areas in the suburban Phuc Tho District in Hanoi have been covered in smoke caused by rice straw burning.

Vietnam carrying out transport transformation to reduce emissions

Road transport makes up 85 percent of total emissions, an overwhelming proportion over other segments.

Straw burning worsens Hanoi suburban air pollution

Outlying districts in Hanoi have been badly affected by burning rice straw.


New expressways ferry confusion and danger

Expressways constructed at a cost of several trillions of dong have become staging grounds for serious safety violations, mainly due to drivers’ and local people’s ignorance of the roads’ design and signage,