Rising sea levels to cost Australia billions: study

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VietNam News English 14 hour(s) ago

Rising sea levels could threaten infrastructure worth more than A$226 billion (US$205 billion) in Australia if climate change is left unchecked, a study warned on Wednesday.

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Typhoon Kalmaegi floods large area of rice fields

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VietnamPlus English 13 hour(s) ago

Typhoon Kalmaegi floods large area of rice fields

Typhoon Kalmaegi, bringing heavy rain and cyclones, swept through a number of northern localities in the past two days, flooding thousands of hectares of rice and causing damage to aquaculture farms.

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Farmers reap high profits from prawn breeding scheme

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Farmers reap high profits from prawn breeding scheme

Farming blue-legged giant prawns in paddy fields during the flooding season in Dong Thap Province has brought high profits for farmers in recent years.

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Rising sea levels threaten central region's coastline

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Rising sea levels threaten central region's coastline

VietNamNet Bridge – Rising sea levels over the last decade caused the disappearance of many beautiful beaches and protected forests in the central province of Quang Nam and are now encroaching on coastal residential areas in Nui Thanh district and Hoi An City.

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Kien Giang rice fields to enjoy benefits of flooding

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Many farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kien Giang have decided not to plant a third rice crop this year since it is not very profitable and is often hit by plant diseases. Instead, they plan to flood their fields during that period to benefit from the fertile silt brought by the flood waters.

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EVN optimise hydroelectric capacity during flood season

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EVN optimise hydroelectric capacity during flood season

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) group aims to optimise their hydropower plants’ capacity by taking full advantage of September’s abundance of water resources during the main month of flooding.

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Rising sea levels threaten central region's coastline

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

Rising sea levels threaten central region's coastline

Rising sea levels over the last decade caused the disappearance of many beautiful beaches and protected forests in central Quang Nam province and are now encroaching on coastal residential areas in Nui Thanh district and Hoi An City.

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Fewer storms likely to hit this year due to El Nino

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Viet Nam is likely to be hit by only three or four storms from now until the end of the year - fewer than in previous years.

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Hydroelectric plant in Laos puts local farmers under tenterhooks

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Hydroelectric plant in Laos puts local farmers under tenterhooks

VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Mekong Delta have raised their voice against hydroelectric plants developed on the Mekong River in Laos, saying that those projects would cause huge difficulties for them in cultivation, fish farming and flood control.

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Torrential rains submerge Central Highland province

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Torrential rains submerge Central Highland province

VietNamNet Bridge – Heavy rain in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong's Hiep An commune caused serious flooding which blocked traffic to the neighbouring city of Da Lat.

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Mekong Delta urged to control flooding amid climate change

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Mekong Delta urged to control flooding amid climate change

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta should make efforts to control floods that are unseasonably early or too powerful to minimise damage and take advantage of the phenomenon for economic development, experts have said.

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Flood death toll rises to 45 in Cambodia

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

At least 45 people in Cambodia have died and thousands of families have been evacuated from homes to higher grounds in floods caused by monsoon rains and rivers overflowing their banks, a senior official said on August 21.

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New reservoir system will help prevent flooding in HCM City

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

New reservoir system will help prevent flooding in HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities are planning to build a system of reservoirs that will help regulate water levels and decrease flooding by 30 percent.

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HCM City floods more severe in recent years

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City floods more severe in recent years

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City was seriously flooded by a heavy rain that lasted more than half an hour on the evening of August 18. Experts say that flooding is getting worse in the city.

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Delta takes action to protect people, crops

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Upstream provinces in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have built dykes and flood-proof residential clusters to protect crops and ensure the safety of residents as the annual flooding season has produced higher than normal water levels.

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