Vietnamese workers barred from morning commute for not renting local houses

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Vietnamese workers barred from morning commute for not renting local houses

Hundreds of workers at an industrial park in the north-central Vietnamese province of Nghe An had their morning commute halted on Wednesday after local residents protested the workers not renting accommodation from local landlords.

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Torrential rains axe, uproot trees in Ho Chi Minh City

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Torrential rains axe, uproot trees in Ho Chi Minh City

A series of heavy rain accompanied by gale-force winds lashed areas in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday afternoon, sweeping and uprooting many trees along streets in Vietnam’s southern hub.

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All power lines in HCM City to go underground by 2020

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All power lines in HCM City to go underground by 2020

Ho Chi Minh City is applying itself to burying all overhead power lines by 2020 as the “spider’s web” of overhead cables is marring the city’s image.

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Singapore’s Mapletree buys Kumho Asiana Plaza in HCMC for $215 million: report

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Singapore’s Mapletree buys Kumho Asiana Plaza in HCMC for $215 million: report

Singapore-based Mapletree Investments Thursday said it has acquired Kumho Asiana Plaza Saigon Company in Ho Chi Minh City from Kumho Industrial and Asiana Airlines.

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Rubbish piles up in Paris as pre-Euro soccer protests go on

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Rubbish piles up in Paris as pre-Euro soccer protests go on

Rubbish piled up on streets in parts of Paris and other French cities on Wednesday as strikes and pickets by waste treatment workers took a toll in the country which hosts the Euro 2016 soccer tournament from Friday.

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City Hall reassures Phnom Penh citizens on flooding

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As the much-needed rainy season aproaches, farmers in Cambodia are rejoicing. On the contrary, people in the capital are concerned about whether or not the streets and their houses will soon be flooded as has traditionally been the case.

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Traffickers in India force 300,000 children to beg in streets: police

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Traffickers in India force 300,000 children to beg in streets: police

CHENNAI, India, June 1 -- At least 300,000 children across India are drugged, beaten and forced to beg every day, in what has become a multi million rupee industry controlled by human trafficking cartels, police and trafficking experts said.

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Saigon roads turn into ‘rivers,’ affecting flights

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Saigon roads turn into ‘rivers,’ affecting flights

A series of rains on Monday have transformed many roads and streets in Ho Chi Minh City into ‘streams’ and ‘rivers,’ paralyzing numerous flights to and from the city.

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Vietnam to fine drivers using cellphones

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Vietnam to fine drivers using cellphones

Drivers who use mobile phones on the streets of Vietnam will be fined up to VND800,000 (US$36), according to regulations stated in a new fiat that will take effect on August 1.

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Hanoi's drainage system remains inadequate

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Hanoi's drainage system remains inadequate

Hanoi is facing more serious flooding this year and the city's drainage system remains still unable to deal with heavy rains.

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Torrential rains submerge streets, disrupt traffic in Hanoi

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Torrential rains submerge streets, disrupt traffic in Hanoi

Heavily flooded Tran Duy Hung Street. Many places around the city are under up to 60 centimeters of water, news website VnExpress reported. Photos credit: VnExpress

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Ho Chi Minh City to block certain streets during Obama visit

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Ho Chi Minh City to block certain streets during Obama visit

Travel will be restricted or prohibited on several streets in Ho Chi Minh City when U.S. President Barack Obama leaves Hanoi for the southern hub, his second and last stop of a three-day visit to Vietnam, on Tuesday, the municipal traffic police said.

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Some streets to avoid during Obama's Hanoi visit next week

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Some streets to avoid during Obama's Hanoi visit next week

With US President Barack Obama set to arrive in Hanoi on early Monday and leave on Tuesday afternoon, the capital city’s police have released a list of nearly 30 streets that people should avoid during that time.

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HCM City flooded after two-hour rainfall

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HCM City flooded after two-hour rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City's streets proved incapable of dealing with their first rain on May 16 after a long dry spell.

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Shop signage argument points to tidier streets

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Shop signage argument points to tidier streets

Le Trong Tan Street, which used to be known for chronic traffic congestion and flooding, is now infamous for the decision by local authorities to force all retail outlets to use the same style of signage.

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