Ha Long Bay remains unpolluted despite nearby floods: Vietnam official

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Ha Long Bay remains unpolluted despite nearby floods: Vietnam official

Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Vietnam, remains uncontaminated in spite of coal, sludge and other waste swept away by floodwaters from nearby coal mines, the bay’s manager has confirmed.

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Environment still in jeopardy as ASEAN works toward change

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Despite more than 40 years of environmental management in the ASEAN region, degradation of the environment continues, affecting the most vulnerable populations, a senior policy advisor for the Institute for Global Environment Strategies said on August 3 at a climate-change forum held in Vientiane, Laos.

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Environment still in jeopardy as ASEAN works toward change

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Despite more than 40 years of environmental management in the ASEAN region, degradation of the environment continues, affecting the most vulnerable populations, a senior policy advisor for the Institute for Global Environment Strategies said yesterday at a climate-change forum held in Vientiane, Laos.

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Flooding wreaks havoc in Myanmar

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

Vietnam is struggling to help communities hit by toxic mudslides after torrential rain in a major coal-mining area in northern Quang Ninh province, home to the UNESCO-listed Halong Bay tourist site.

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

Vietnam is struggling to help communities hit by toxic mudslides after torrential rain in a major coal-mining area in northern Quang Ninh province, home to the UNESCO-listed Halong Bay tourist site.

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EVN calls for saving electricity for fear of thermal power difficulties

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EVN calls for saving electricity for fear of thermal power difficulties

The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) has called for electricity conservation as some of its thermal power plants are facing difficulties due to the drop in coal production because of flooding in Quang Ninh Province.

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

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Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

Vietnam is struggling to help communities hit by toxic mudslides after torrential rain in a major coal-mining area in northern Quang Ninh province, home to the UNESCO-listed Halong Bay tourist site.

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No more urban flooding, scorching heat in Vietnam in 2035

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No more urban flooding, scorching heat in Vietnam in 2035

Editor’s note: Le Cong Si, an architect from the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh, hopes Vietnamese cities and townships would no longer suffer from urban flooding and sultry heat and would be better resistant to climate change in his entry to the “Ky Vong Viet Nam 20 Nam Toi” (“My Expectations for Vietnam in 20 Years”) writing contest.

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Severe weather leaves tourists stranded in Co To island

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Severe weather leaves tourists stranded in Co To island

(VOV) - About 2,500 tourists are stranded in Co To island, Quang Ninh province, since no ships are leaving for the mainland, according to Co To Island district People’s Committee.

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Rice crops dwindle as a result of climate change

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Rice crops dwindle as a result of climate change

(VOV) - Vietnam is one of the world’s largest rice producers but an increase in the number of storms exacerbated by extensive flooding brought about by climate change is destroying the livelihoods of the nation’s rice farmers.

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HCM City invests US$1.14 billion in flood prevention

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HCM City invests US$1.14 billion in flood prevention

In the past 10 years, Ho Chi Minh City has invested about VND24.3 trillion (more than US$1.14 billion) in flood prevention projects.

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HCM City invests US$1.14 billion in flood prevention

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HCM City invests US$1.14 billion in flood prevention

In the past 10 years, Ho Chi Minh City has invested about VND24.3 trillion (more than US$1.14 billion) in flood prevention projects.

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HCM City invests $1.14 billion in flood prevention

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HCM City invests $1.14 billion in flood prevention

VietNamNet Bridge – In the past 10 years, HCM City has invested about VND24.3 trillion (more than $1.14 billion) in flood prevention projects. However, just 1.2% of the total workload of these plans have been completed so their effectiveness is beyond expectation.

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Sapa has coldest summer in 10 years

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Sapa has coldest summer in 10 years

Sapa Town in Lao Cai Province turned cold July 6 after a prolonged heat wave in northern Vietnam, as temperature dropped to 12C, the lowest summer measure in 10 years.

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