Lasting 2 hours, this event clarified a lot of concerns of the community as well as the journalist about air pollution such as how it affects people’s health, society, and the short and long term solution for this problem; were presented by 3 experts: Associate Professor Nguyen Dinh Tuan, Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Dang and “Climate Hero” Hoang Thi Minh Hong

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