Floodwater pushes rubbish into houses in HCMC during downpour (photos)

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Floodwater pushes rubbish into houses in HCMC during downpour (photos)

A lot of residents in District 6 of Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday suffered from dirty water that pushed stinking garbage into their houses during a serious flood caused by a torrential rain.

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New flood-prevention measures on the table for HCM City

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 day(s) ago

New flood-prevention measures on the table for HCM City

The deputy chairman of Ho Chi Minh City's People Committee, Nguyen Huu Tin, recently called for seminars to be held in order to discuss measures to cope with flooding in the area.

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Public questions safety of underground construction projects

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

Public questions safety of underground construction projects

VietNamNet Bridge – As many underground works, including subways and parking lots, are now under construction in HCM City, the public is questioning the quality and safety of the works, particularly after heavy rains that cause flooding.

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High tides disrupt daily life

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High tides disrupt daily life

Heavy rains and high tides have flooded many areas in the south in the last few days, affecting people's lives and agriculture.

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High tides disrupt daily life

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

High tides disrupt daily life

Heavy rains and high tides have flooded many areas in the south in the last few days, affecting people's lives and agriculture.

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Can Tho seeks more WB loans for climate change response

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Authorities of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have proposed the World Bank provide more credit loans for the locality to implement an ongoing project on upgrading urban infrastructure to adapt to climate change.

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HCM City flood-prevention projects lack funds

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

HCM City flood-prevention projects lack funds

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities aim to prevent flooding in six out of 11 areas in the city but work has been completed at only one site, according to the city’s Transport Department.

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Floods threaten HCM City underground structures

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Floods threaten HCM City underground structures

The safety of underground structures in HCM City has been questioned after two downpours last month flooded the basement of a luxury apartment tower in Binh Thanh District and damaged six cars while one person was found dead in the flooded basement of a building under construction in District 1.

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Ho Chi Minh City calls for solutions to alarming floods

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City calls for solutions to alarming floods

Ho Chi Minh City's government has asked the Department of Transport and relevant agencies to prepare a comprehensive report on the city's flood mitigation strategy and called for new solutions.

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Photos: Discover Tra Su indigo forest in An Giang

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Photos: Discover Tra Su indigo forest in An Giang

VietNamNet Bridge – Tourists find the Tra Su indigo forest in southwestern An Giang Province an exciting place to visit because of its scenery and delicious cuisine.

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Serious flooding risks loom large in HCMC: expert

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Serious flooding risks loom large in HCMC: expert

The rising number of heavy rains and tidal peaks could quickly overwhelm Ho Chi Minh City's inadequate sewage system unless drastic action is taken, according to one expert.

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Super tides may hit Ho Chi Minh City

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee has directed concerned municipal departments to survey the city's drainage network and come up with solutions to deal with record high tidal rises expected this November.

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Super tides may hit City

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The HCM City People's Committee has directed concerned municipal departments to survey the city's drainage network and come up with solutions to deal with record high tidal rises expected this November.

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Threat of flooding forces night evacuations of riverside areas

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Threat of flooding forces night evacuations of riverside areas

Many households in Lang Son Province had to move to safer areas on September 17 evening as water levels of Ky Cung River continued rising.

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Rising sea levels to cost Australia billions: study

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VietNam News English 1 month(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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