HCM City invests US$23 million to upgrade embankment system

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The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has decided to invest VND492 billion (US$23 million) in upgrading the city’s embankment and drainage systems in 2014 and 2015.

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Third tropical storm hits northern region

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Third tropical storm hits northern region

VGP – Typhoon Kalmaegi, the third tropical storm this year, at 21:00 pm on September 16 hit Hai Ha and Dam Ha districts in the northern province of Quang Ninh, bringing heavy rain and whirlwinds.

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HCM City invests 23 million USD to upgrade embankment system

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The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has decided to invest 492 billion VND (23 million USD) in upgrading the city’s embankment and drainage systems in 2014 and 2015.

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First BRT line in HCMC to be in service in late 2018

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First BRT line in HCMC to be in service in late 2018

VietNamNet Bridge – The first bus rapid transit (BRT) line in HCMC along Vo Van Kiet Highway and through different districts would be put into service by the end of 2018, according to the management board for construction and investment of urban traffic works in HCMC.

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Poverty reduction project launched in Dak Nong

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People, especially ethnic minority groups, in 20 communes of four districts in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong will benefit from a poverty reduction launched in the locality on September 16.

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World Bank funds poverty reduction project in Quang Nam

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World Bank funds poverty reduction project in Quang Nam

(VOV) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment in collaboration with the World Bank on September 11 launched a US$12.1 million poverty reduction project in Quang Nam province expected to benefit at least 7,500 needy households.

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Rapid bus transit line work to begin in 2016

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Rapid bus transit line work to begin in 2016

Work on HCM City's first bus rapid transit line would likely to start in early 2016, Luong Minh Phuc, head of the City Urban Civil Works Construction Investment (UCCI) Management Authority, said.

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Rapid bus transit line work to begin in 2016

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Work on HCM City's first bus rapid transit line would likely to start in early 2016, Luong Minh Phuc, head of the City Urban Civil Works Construction Investment (UCCI) Management Authority, said.

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Contractors told to fix damage caused by shoddy roadworks

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Contractors told to fix damage caused by shoddy roadworks

HCM City's Transport Department has told the Power Corporation to clean up dirt and rubble after digging up roads and streets.

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Rapid bus line to break ground in HCMC in 2016

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Rapid bus line to break ground in HCMC in 2016

A US$155.8 million project to build six rapid bus transit (BRT) lines in Ho Chi Minh City has been launched, with the first of them to be made available in 2018, the city traffic works agency said.

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Homemade bridges used despite risks

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Hundreds of residents in the northern province of Phu Tho's Thanh Son and Tan Son districts use homemade floating bridges to cross the Buc River, despite repeated warnings that this practice was unsafe.

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Saigon's groundwater exploitation causes aquifers to shrink and land to sinks

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Saigon's groundwater exploitation causes aquifers to shrink and land to sinks

A sink hole opened in front of the Ho Chi Minh City Court in District 1 in late 2013. Photo credit: Tin Tuc

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World Bank supports poverty reduction in Central Highlands

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World Bank supports poverty reduction in Central Highlands

(VOV) - The World Bank (WB) has agreed to provide preferential credit of US$150 million to six central highlands and Quang Ngai provinces for a poverty reduction and economic development project.

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HCM City to reassess public projects

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

“From now until the end of the year, authorities of districts and departments in the city will have to reassess all projects” in accordance with the Law on Public Investment, which will come into force next January, Director of Department of Planning and Investment Thai Van Re was quoted by Saigon Times Daily as saying.

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Roads lit up in Bac Ninh’s disadvantaged communes

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Canon Vietnam Ltd. on August 25 handed over the street lighting systems along nine km of rural roads in poor communes in three districts of the northern province of Bac Ninh.

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