Filling canals to develop projects raises environmental concerns in Ho Chi Minh City

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Filling canals to develop projects raises environmental concerns in Ho Chi Minh City

While lowlands and canal systems are crucial for the drainage of Ho Chi Minh City, large areas of such land plots have been zoned for realty projects, whose developers do not hesitate to fill the waterways to serve construction.

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Filling canals to develop projects raises environmental concerns in Ho Chi Minh City

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Filling canals to develop projects raises environmental concerns in Ho Chi Minh City

While lowlands and canal systems are crucial for the drainage of Ho Chi Minh City, large areas of such land plots have been zoned for realty projects, whose developers do not hesitate to fill the waterways to serve construction.

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HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

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HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

Ho Chi Minh City needs VND51,317 billion (US$2.53 billion) for anti-flooding works from now until 2020, reported the city’s Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control Program yesterday.

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Hau Giang eager for investments in irrigation

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang aims to develop a closed irrigation system in a bid to ensure water supply for agricultural production in dry season while preventing flooding during rainy season.

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Plastic greenhouses may exacerbate flooding

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Plastic greenhouses may exacerbate flooding

VietNamNet Bridge – Flash floods last week in Viet Nam's horticultural capital, Da Lat, in the Central Highlands, left many homes roof-deep in water and killed one person. But many people in the region wonder why flooding has become such a problem in recent years. Residents, both officials and the general public, offer many reasons.

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Probe launched into Dong Nai urban river project

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The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has recommended that the Government should not lift the ban on the construction of an urban area in Dong Nai Province that involves massive encroachment into a major river.

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Experts blame mushrooming of greenhouses for Da Lat floods

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Experts blame mushrooming of greenhouses for Da Lat floods

A day after flash floods caused by heavy rains Sunday swept away a man in Da Lat, an hour’s downpour Monday saw water rise roof-high in many places.

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HCM City plans end to flooding

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HCM City plans end to flooding

The HCM City People's Committee has submitted a plan to State officials to address the city's flooding problems.

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HCM City aims to mitigate seasonal flood risk

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HCM City aims to mitigate seasonal flood risk

The southern metropolis Ho Chi Minh City has submitted a funding proposal for a flood risk management project to the World Bank (WB) for the 2015-2017 fiscal year.

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El Nino could 'disrupt food markets'

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El Nino could 'disrupt food markets'

Global food markets could be disrupted by the El Nino event predicted for later this year.

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Ha Noi aims to end flooding by Q2

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Ha Noi aims to end flooding by Q2

Ha Noi had set a goal of completing 10 important projects to stop flooding in the city by end of the second quarter, said Vo Tien Hung, general director of the Ha Noi Sewerage and Drainage Company at a press conference on Tuesday.

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Ha Noi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

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Ha Noi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

Ha Noi's sewers and drains are said to be inadequate to cope with heavy flooding, likely to arrive with the coming storm season.

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Hanoi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

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Hanoi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

Ha Noi's sewers and drains are said to be inadequate to cope with heavy flooding, likely to arrive with the coming storm season.

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Ha Noi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

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Ha Noi drains unfit to tackle heavy flooding

Ha Noi's sewers and drains are said to be inadequate to cope with heavy flooding, likely to arrive with the coming storm season.

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Hanoi asked to speed up river improvement projects

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai requested the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Hanoi People’s Committee to speed up projects to clean up and improve the Day, Tich and Nhue Rivers in the city.

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