Experts pinpoint severe environmental impacts of suspended reclamation project in southern Vietnam

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A large project, now suspended, to build a residential area by encroaching on the Dong Nai River flowing through the southern namesake province has met with criticism by many experts

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WB funds planting of industrial trees

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

The central province of Thua Thien Hue Province has planted 17,300ha of trees to cover the barren hills and help lift local farmers out of poverty.

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Is Ha Noi barking up the wrong tree?

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Is Ha Noi barking up the wrong tree?

A tree-felling project runs foul of public opinion, highlighting Hanoians' deep, spiritual ties with the city's trees. Luong Thu Huong and Le Huong talk to a few experts about the re-greening challenges that lie ahead.

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US awards $1 million grant for wind power

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VietnamNet English 2 day(s) ago

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on Thursday awarded a non-refundable grant worth US$1 million to Cong Ly Construction-Trade-Tourism Ltd. Co. for a feasibility study to develop a 300 MW wind power project in Viet Nam.

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Officials warn about danger of Dong Nai River encroachment project

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Officials warn about danger of Dong Nai River encroachment project

Encroachment of a land development along the Dong Nai River could threaten the lives of local residents and the safety of a nearby bridge as the flow of the river is altered over time, several officials said.

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HCMC leaders inspect key infrastructure projects

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HCMC leaders inspect key infrastructure projects

Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Le Thanh Hai, People’s Committee Deputy Chairman Nguyen Huu Tin and relevant agencies on March 28 inspected the construction progress of Nguyen Hue Street upgrading and Tan Hoa-Lo Gom cleanup projects.

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Dong Nai halts river construction

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Dong Nai Province authorities on Friday called a halt to reclamation of the Dong Nai River for construction of housing.

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US awards $1 million grant for wind power

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US awards $1 million grant for wind power

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on Thursday awarded a non-refundable grant worth US$1 million to Cong Ly Construction-Trade-Tourism Ltd. Co. for a feasibility study to develop a 300 MW wind power project in Viet Nam.

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Amid nationwide backlash, Vietnam’s largest river gets temporary reprieve from controversial construction

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Amid nationwide backlash, Vietnam’s largest river gets temporary reprieve from controversial construction

The investor of a development which is filling up a huge part of Vietnam’s largest river has bowed to fierce public opposition, putting the project on the back-burner.

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Local authorities, experts disagree on new urban area on Dong Nai River

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Local authorities, experts disagree on new urban area on Dong Nai River

VietNamNet Bridge - Environmentalists and the Dong Nai provincial authorities are in dispute about a project to build a new urban area on part of Dong Nai River.

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Forest in Phong Nha-Ke Bang national park in danger

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Forest in Phong Nha-Ke Bang national park in danger

The Quang Binh Province’s Industry and Trade Department is designing an industrial project which would destroy dozens of hectares of forest in the core area of the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. It has not consulted with any nature conservation organizations about the plan.

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U.S. invests $700mln to support wind power development in southern province

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U.S. invests $700mln to support wind power development in southern province

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on March 26 awarded a US$700 million grant to a Vietnamese company to develop a 300-megawatt (MW) wind power project in Vietnam.

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US awards $1 million grant for wind power

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on Thursday awarded a non-refundable grant worth US$1 million to Cong Ly Construction-Trade-Tourism Ltd. Co. for a feasibility study to develop a 300 MW wind power project in Viet Nam.

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Supporting sustainable forest plantations in Vietnam

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VOV News English 5 day(s) ago

Supporting sustainable forest plantations in Vietnam

(VOV) - More than 43,000 households in central Vietnam have received access to micro finance and technical support to establish over 76,500 hectares of forest under a World Bank-supported project.

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USTDA supports wind power development in Vietnam

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USTDA supports wind power development in Vietnam

(VOV) - The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on March 26 awarded a US$700 million grant to the Cong Ly Construction-Trade-Tourism Company Ltd. to carry out the 300-megawatt (MW) wind power project in Vietnam, the third phase of the Bac Lieu Wind Farm project.

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