Mekong hydropower plants deprive farmers of their livelihood

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Mekong hydropower plants deprive farmers of their livelihood

VietNamNet Bridge – The influences of the hydropower dams on the Mekong River on Vietnamese farmers are becoming more apparent: floods and salinity have penetrated rice fields, aquatic resources have decreased, and alluvium cannot reach the delta.

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Ministry provides free vaccines to children

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health will launch a programme to provide free measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines for 23 million children aged 1-14 this year. The Ministry will spend more than US$ 36 million on the project, which will end in February 2015.

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Hydroelectric plant in Laos puts local farmers under tenterhooks

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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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VN, WB enhance cooperation in response to climate change

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VN, WB enhance cooperation in response to climate change

VGP - During a meeting with the World Bank (WB)’s Vice President and Special Envoy for climate change, Rachel Kyte in Ha Noi on August 25, PM Nguyen Tan Dung expressed his hope that the WB would further support the country in technical advice, policy development and financial assistance to cope with climate change and sea level rise effectively.

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Prime Minister receives WB Vice President

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Prime Minister receives WB Vice President

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung welcomed WB Vice President and Special Envoy for climate change Rachel Kyte in Hanoi on August 25.

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Laos-located Don Sahong hydropower project impacts discussed

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Laos-located Don Sahong hydropower project impacts discussed

VietNamNet Bridge – Hydropower projects on the Mekong River, including the Don Sahong in Laos, will pose a threat to the balance of water, fish, and alluvium resources, while harming the ecosystem in the Mekong Delta region, said an expert on climate change.

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Laos-located Don Sahong hydropower project impacts discussed

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Hydropower projects on the Mekong River, including the Don Sahong in Laos , will pose a threat to the balance of water, fish, and alluvium resources, while harming the ecosystem in the Mekong Delta region, said an expert on climate change.

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Can Tho upgrades irrigation system

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has upgraded 132 dams and completed the dredging of canals in the districts of Vinh Thanh, Co Do, and Thoi Lai.

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IT useful for Mekong water resources management

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The application of information technology is important to increasing cooperation in managing, protecting and developing water resources in the Lower Mekong River, especially in the context of climate change, experts said at a workshop held in Hanoi on August 18.

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Experts share water management experience

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Experts share water management experience

(VOV) - Experts and policy makers from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and the University of Oregon gathered at a seminar in Hanoi on August 18 discussing sustainable development of the Mekong River basin.

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Mekong Delta mangrove forests declining at alarming rate

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Mekong Delta mangrove forests declining at alarming rate

VietNamNet Bridge – The coastal mangrove forests in the Mekong River Delta, which protect the local ecosystem and local residents, is declining at a rapid rate because of the proliferation of shrimp ponds.

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Water levels surge in upper Mekong

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Water levels in the upper section of the Mekong River have been rising quickly, breaching or close to alarm levels in some places, according to the National Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre.

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Vietnam advocates effective use of Mekong water resources

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Vietnam advocates effective use of Mekong water resources

Vietnam attaches special importance to the sustainable development and effective use of Mekong River water resources in the context of increasing climate change.

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Vietnam pledges to manage Mekong River water resources sustainably

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Vietnam pledges to manage Mekong River water resources sustainably

(VOV) - Vietnam attaches high importance to and prioritizes efforts to develop and use water resources of the Mekong River Basin effectively and sustainably in the context of global climate change, affirmed Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh.

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Mekong Delta urged to protect water resource

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta should raise a louder voice to protect its water resource, which is in risk of pollution due to hydropower development in mainstream Mekong River, experts said at a workshop in Can Tho city on August 8.

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