Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

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VOV News English 7 day(s) ago

Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

The HCM City Steering Centre for the Urban Flood Control Programme has asked the municipal government to build a 1.1-km long embankment along the Saigon River to prevent flooding during high tides.

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Historic downpour causes heavy losses

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Historic downpour causes heavy losses

The nine-day heavy rains and subsequent floods struck the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh on July 26 and have left the locals with severe injuries and damage.

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Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

VietNamNet Bridge – Not until recent rain and floods claimed 17 lives and caused millions of dollars worth of damage were the landslide and pollution risks taken seriously in the coal producing province of Quang Ninh. Now, authorities are struggling to find ways of providing better protection for residents while maintaining strong economic development. The mines are mainly open-cut, meaning that the topsoil is removed to reach the coal. Other mines in the region, however, are operated using the traditional...

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Tiny charitable acts can make a big difference

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Tiny charitable acts can make a big difference

VietNamNet Bridge – "Do charity" is a term we've heard more often than usual these days, as Quang Ninh Province and several localities in the northern region have been battered by prolonged torrential rains, flash floods and landslides over the past week.

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Vinacomin pledges sufficient coal for power plants

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vinacomin pledges sufficient coal for power plants

Leaders of the Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) pledged to ensure sufficient coal for electricity production despite the disruption caused by flooding recently.

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Vinacomin pledges sufficient coal for power plants

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Vinacomin pledges sufficient coal for power plants

Leaders of the Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) pledged to ensure sufficient coal for electricity production despite the disruption caused by flooding recently.

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Vietnamese bank supports Myanmar flood victims

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

The Vietnam Bank for Investment and Development (BIDV) has provide aid in cash and in kind worth US$50,000 to help the people of Myanmar overcome the devastating aftermath of the recent floods, reported Lao Dong newspaper.

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Bridge built to reach flood-isolated Dong Nai

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Bridge built to reach flood-isolated Dong Nai

The construction of Dac Lua Bridge, expected to help locals stranded over floods, began in Dong Nai on August 6.

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Flood-hit localities on road to recovery

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Flood-hit localities on road to recovery

Local authorities and residents in flood-hit areas in the north are still cleaning up after historic rains and floods claimed many lives lives and destroyed houses, crops, bridges and other infrastructure. About 38 people have been reported dead or missing.

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Cuban leader extends sympathy to Vietnam over flooding

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Cuban leader extends sympathy to Vietnam over flooding

First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, President of the Council of State and President of the Council of Ministers Raul Castro Ruz has conveyed his sympathies to Vietnamese leaders over the great losses of lives and property caused by recent rain-triggered floods in Quang Ninh province.

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Vinacomin: Sufficient coal supplies for power plants

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) has promised to ensure adequate coal for thermal power plants nationwide though coal extraction has been hard hit by heavy rain and floods in Quang Ninh Province.

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Floods seen hitting coal supply for power plants

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

Floods seen hitting coal supply for power plants

A severe coal undersupply for a number of thermal power stations is looming large as floods triggered by torrential rain have affected coal mines in Quang Ninh Province, the nation’s biggest coal producing area.

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Image: Parts of Thanh Hoa evacuated to avoid floods

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Image: Parts of Thanh Hoa evacuated to avoid floods

On August 3 the Permanent Bureau of the Department of Natural Disaster Prevention - Search and Rescue operations in northern Thanh Hoa province said that over 100 households in the mountainous districts Quan Hoa, Cam Thuy, and Muong Lat were flooded due to rising water levels in the Ma River.

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President visits flood region

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

President visits flood region

President Truong Tan Sang spoke up about the record floods that hit the coastal province of Quang Ninh, killing 17 and injuring another 30.

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Lao PM extends sympathy to Vietnam over flooding

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Lao PM extends sympathy to Vietnam over flooding

Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong has sent a message of condolences to Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung over great losses of lives and property caused by rain-triggered floods in northern Vietnam, particularly Quang Ninh province.

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