Ho Chi Minh City launches voluntary campaign to clean up public places

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Ho Chi Minh City launches voluntary campaign to clean up public places

Voluntary activities have been conducted since the beginning of this month in Ho Chi Minh City and other localities to clear public sites, plant trees, spread the news of job opportunities, and help keep traffic order on the streets.

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HCMC to spend US$450 million on canal clean-up project

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HCMC to spend US$450 million on canal clean-up project

Ho Chi Minh City Environmental Hygiene Project Management Board, investor of Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal clean-up project, said that the second phase of the project would be implemented this year at a total capital of US$450 million from World Bank loans.

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20 foreigners, overseas Vietnamese panic as van nearly falls into HCMC canal

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20 foreigners, overseas Vietnamese panic as van nearly falls into HCMC canal

Twenty foreigners and overseas Vietnamese panicked when their tourist van narrowly avoided falling into a canal from a bridge in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday after hitting the bridge’s barrier due to a flat tire.

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Five major projects to revamp HCM City in 2015

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Five major projects to revamp HCM City in 2015

VietNamNet Bridge – There are five urban projects that the country's largest city aims to complete in 2015. According to online newspaper Vnexpress, these include the building of its first-ever pedestrian zone, bringing into use the Pham Van Dong Road, the construction of a steel flyover at the Go Vap six-way intersection and the Thanh Da Channel Bridge, and making improvements to the Tan Hoa-Lo Gom Canal, which will also involve expansion of the roads lining it.

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Five major projects to revamp HCM City in 2015

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

There are five urban projects that the country's largest city aims to complete in 2015. According to online newspaper Vnexpress, these include the building of its first-ever pedestrian zone, bringing into use the Pham Van Dong Road, the construction of a steel flyover at the Go Vap six-way intersection and the Thanh Da Channel Bridge, and making improvements to the Tan Hoa-Lo Gom Canal, which will also involve expansion of the roads lining it.

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Sweet potatoes, hard work: keys to a long life

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Sweet potatoes, hard work: keys to a long life

VietNamNet Bridge – Two Vietnamese sisters, Dinh Thi Xa, 102, and Dinh Thi Long, 94, have been recognised as Viet Nam's oldest sisters by the Viet Nam Book of Records (Vietkings).

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Vietnam orders tobacco firms to pay more for anti-smuggling fund

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Vietnam orders tobacco firms to pay more for anti-smuggling fund

Vietnamese tobacco firms have been asked to more than triple their contribution to a compulsory funding initiative aimed at cracking down on contraband in the country.

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HCM City sewage treatment factory gets upgrade

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Ho Chi Minh City and t he Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) began work on the upgrade of a sewage treatment factory in Binh Chanh district on February 7.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 9

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 9

Here are the leading news stories in brief for today, February 9, 2015.

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Social News 9/2

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Labour exports off to rip-roaring start

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Overloaded boats remain a problem

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Overloaded boats remain a problem

Barges and boats travelling on waterway routes from HCM City to the Mekong Delta are ignoring regulations on overloaded cargo, while officials do not have sufficient means to control the worsening situation.

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Littering a chronic problem in Vietnam

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Littering a chronic problem in Vietnam

The despicable habit of littering in public places by Vietnamese people is blamed on poverty in this society.

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HCMC-Long Thanh-Dau Giay expressway ready for traffic next month

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HCMC-Long Thanh-Dau Giay expressway ready for traffic next month

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan on Friday made a field trip to the construction site of HCMC-Long Thanh-Dau Giay expressway project in preparations for an open-to-traffic ceremony expected in the southern province of Dong Nai on February 8.

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Social News 13/1

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Ministry warns of hand, foot, mouth disease

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Can Tho tackles erosion

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Can Tho tackles erosion

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho planned to move 2,514 households residing in erosion-prone areas to safer places before 2020, said Pham Van Quynh, director of the Municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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