Flooding threatens Hanoi river slum

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Flooding threatens Hanoi river slum

The water of Red River has risen after the recent Typhoon Dianmu, causing dozens of poor households living on the river bank difficulties.

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Red River faces increasing pollution

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Red River faces increasing pollution

The Red River is becoming increasingly polluted while local authorities are struggling to deal with the problems.

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PM urges Hà Nam to use hi-tech agriculture

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PM urges Ha Nam to use hi-tech agriculture

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has urged the northern province of Hà Nam to promote hi-tech agriculture and accelerate the building of new-style rural areas.

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Fears over Mekong River’s future

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Fears over Mekong River’s future

Vu Trong Hong, chairman of the Vietnam Irrigation Association has warned about the dangers Vietnam could face when Laos build a new hydropower plant on the Mekong River.

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Expert slams Formosa steel project

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Expert slams Formosa steel project

Nguyen Thanh Son, former head of the Red River Delta Coal Project Management Unit, has said the Formosa Group should not be allowed to operate for 70 years in Vietnam as they would not have a major economic impact and had already caused major pollution.

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Wetland shows off wild beauty in northern Vienam

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Wetland shows off wild beauty in northern Vienam

Xuan Thuy National Park in the northern province of Nam Dinh is located in the south of the Red River mouth, about 150km from Hanoi capital city. It covers an area of 7,100 hectares.

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Plastic buckets, broken printers shine light on Hanoi's poor

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Plastic buckets, broken printers shine light on Hanoi's poor

Vietnamese families living in slums along the Red River in Hanoi are using red plastic buckets and old printers to help light homes, cook meals and slash electricity costs by as much as a third.

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Plastic buckets, broken printers shine light on Hanoi's poor

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Plastic buckets, broken printers shine light on Hanoi's poor

Vietnamese families living in slums along the Red River in Hanoi are using red plastic buckets and old printers to help light homes, cook meals and slash electricity costs by as much as a third.

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Investing in the future

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Investing in the future

As climate change has ratcheted up in increments of severity in Vietnam over recent years through storms, flooding, and saline inundation, Vietnam and the US are stepping up their co-operation in environmental protection and response to climate change, a relatively new area of co-operation that has become urgent in order to protect the safety and prosperity of future generations. Thanh Tung reports.

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Vietnam water puppets perform Egyptian tale

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Vietnam water puppets perform Egyptian tale

“Isis and Osiris”, a classic Egyptian tale, was performed using Vietnamese water puppetry in Cairo on May 12.

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Environmental group bashes $1.1 billion plan for Vietnam's Red River

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Environmental group bashes $1.1 billion plan for Vietnam's Red River

Vietnam Rivers Network, the country’s largest advocacy group for water resources protection, has demanded the government reject a plan to build six power plants and seven ports along the Red River, saying the massive development will badly affect the ecosystem and many lives. protests

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Stop the romantic quest that could kill Vietnam's mother river

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Stop the romantic quest that could kill Vietnam's mother river

The mega project to build a canal and several hydropower plants on the Red River has been criticised for its scale and environmental implications.

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Vietnamese firm sparks controversy with $1.1 billion plan for Red River

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Skepticism and criticism have built up soon after a Vietnamese company unveiled a US$1.1-billion plan to capitalize on the Red River, by developing a crammed network of six new power plants and seven ports along the waterway artery of the northern region.

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Proposed megaproject on Vietnam’s Red River presents possibility of water link with China

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Proposed megaproject on Vietnam’s Red River presents possibility of water link with China

A proposed multibillion-dollar project to be implemented on the Hong (Red), a river crucial to the eco-social development of northern Vietnam that runs through nearly ten provinces, is also meant to connect local water transportation routes with China, fueling concerns over its feasibility and environmental impacts.

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Red River mega project faces strong opposition

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Red River mega project faces strong opposition

A project to build a canal and several hydropower plants on the Red River in Hanoi has been met with concerns due to the risk to local agriculture.

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