Evacuated residents must have shelters

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Evacuated residents must have shelters

HCMC Party Secretary Dinh La Thang presents gifts to a members of a household in a canal in district 8 (Photo: SGGP)
Dinh La Thang, Secretary of the local Party Committee and member of Vietnam's Politburo, and leaders of related agencies yesterday liaised with People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 8 over evacuation of residents living along canals in the district.

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Hanoi chairman commends US man for city-cleaning drive

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Hanoi chairman commends US man for city-cleaning drive

The American expat behind a voluntary group dedicated to keeping Hanoi clean has been appraised by the city’s leader after making headlines earlier this week for cleaning a heavily polluted trench.

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Pollution, poisonous gas kill fish in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal

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Pollution, poisonous gas kill fish in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal

A total of 14 tons of fish including tilapia and carp died in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal as of 5 p.m. on May 17 because of organic contamination and poisonous gas released from the first rain of the rainy season this year in Ho Chi Minh City, said director of the Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Phuoc Trung.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 18

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 18

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Ho Chi Minh City needs $90mn for flood prevention this year

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Ho Chi Minh City needs $90mn for flood prevention this year

Ho Chi Minh City will need more than VND2 trillion (US$90 million) for its flood prevention program this year, but has so far only been able to arrange a small part of the sum.

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Three 7-year-olds drown in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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Three first graders were found dead in a canal in the Mekong Delta province of Long An, local authorities announced on Friday.

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Canal+’s Vietnam venture at risk of huge losses

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Canal+’s Vietnam venture at risk of huge losses

Vietnam Satellite Digital Television (VSTV), the joint venture between state-owned broadcaster Vietnam Television and French pay TV operator Canal+ Group, would incur huge losses if it’s unable to buy the rights to broadcast the English Premier League (EPL) for the 2016-2019 period.

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HCMC urban planning needs citizens’ consensus

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HCMC urban planning needs citizens’ consensus

According to reports by the Department of Construction, Ho Chi Minh City now has over 20,000 houses alongside and on canals, the city plans to clear half of these in the next five years under its urban planning program. However many households have refused to remove and relocate in newly built apartment blocks.

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Most FDI firms use medium technologies

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Most FDI firms use medium technologies

Eighty percent of foreign direct investment (FDI) firms in Vietnam use medium technologies, five percent use high technologies and the rest are at low level, according to a study in the phase 2014-2016.

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Ho Chi Minh City to relocate 5,800 more households for canal clean-up

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Ho Chi Minh City to relocate 5,800 more households for canal clean-up

Around 5,800 households along canals in Ho Chi Minh City are expected to be relocated in advance of a major aquatic environment improvement project.

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Ho Chi Minh City to relocate 5,800 more households for canal clean-up

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Ho Chi Minh City to relocate 5,800 more households for canal clean-up

Around 5,800 households along canals in Ho Chi Minh City are expected to be relocated in advance of a major aquatic environment improvement project.

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More than 60 hospitalized as boat engine explodes in Bangkok

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More than 60 hospitalized as boat engine explodes in Bangkok

More than 60 people were hospitalised Saturday, mostly for burns, after the engine on a Bangkok commuter boat burst into flames and sent passengers leaping to a nearby pier, officials said.

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Social News 5/3

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HCM City to suffer road excavation for 3 years for canal cleanup

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HCMC to invite tenders for ‘river bus routes’

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The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport has said that it is doing bidding procedures to invite investors to develop a public passenger transport system by inland waterway.

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Master Plan allows flexibility under rapid urbanisation

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As questions still surround Phnom Penh’s belated Master Plan approval– termed Phnom Penh Land Use for 2035– many people, including citizens, private developers, and even local district and commune authorities, are left wanting to know more details on the city’s concrete development plans for the future. Long Dimanche, spokesperson for City Hall, spoke with Post Property‘s Dit Sokthy and Kali Kotoski and revealed more information on what to expect of Phnom Penh Land Use 2035, especially in terms of land...

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