Flood control brick wall fences off thousands in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Flood control brick wall fences off thousands in Ho Chi Minh City

Hundreds of households along a main street in Ho Chi Minh City have been fenced off by a brick wall in preparation for a large-scale road surface elevation, the city’s latest attempt to deal with chronic flooding.

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Ho Chi Minh City anti-flood plan blasted for blocking local houses

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Ho Chi Minh City anti-flood plan blasted for blocking local houses

A flood prevention agency in Ho Chi Minh City has been strongly complained by local residents as the walls built to serve one of its anti-flood projects are blocking their houses.

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Saigon roads turn into ‘rivers,’ affecting flights

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Saigon roads turn into ‘rivers,’ affecting flights

A series of rains on Monday have transformed many roads and streets in Ho Chi Minh City into ‘streams’ and ‘rivers,’ paralyzing numerous flights to and from the city.

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Small rain still causes flood

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Small rain still causes flood

A small- scale rain lasted less than an hour causing flood on many roads and urban areas in suburban districts of Ho Chi Minh yesterday evening.
Small rain causes flood on the city district. (Photo:SGGP)

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Student breaks school safe, burgles $61,000

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City police Thursday said they are investigating an alleged burglary by a 12th-grade student who broke into his school’s office and took away VND1.37 billion (US$61,000).

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HCMC caps land limit at 300 square meters per household

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has issued a regulation on land limit per household in districts.

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City aims to boost pet fish market

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

City aims to boost pet fish market

The HCM City People's Committee has approved the Pet Fish Development Programme in 2016-20 with the aim of developing a sustainable pet fish industry.

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Long addresses cause trouble for residents

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Long addresses cause trouble for residents

People in many areas in HCM City are having difficulties remembering their addresses as they so complicated.

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2 Chinese among 5 arrested for bride sale scheme

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

2 Chinese among 5 arrested for bride sale scheme

Police in Ho Chi Minh City Monday arrested five people, including two Chinese men who had come to find brides, on trafficking charges.

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HCM City: family doctor clinics fail to attract patients

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

HCM City: family doctor clinics fail to attract patients

Although the family doctor model has been implemented in many district and communal medical centres in Ho Chi Minh City, it is still an unpopular service among patients.

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In the graveyard, on the margins

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

In the graveyard, on the margins

Kieu Thi Anh Lien gives her youngest son, 7, a shower inside a cemetery in Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City. The mother from Binh Phuoc Province said she and her husband were very poor. But life was still alright, until the day he left for work and never came back. Photos: Truong Thanh Tung/Zing.vn

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HCMC to inject measles-rubella for senior high school students

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The Department of Education and Training and the Department of Health will open vaccination campaign to immunize vaccine for all senior high school students from March 14 to May 13.

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4 members of crash-and-rob gang nabbed in HCMC

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

4 members of crash-and-rob gang nabbed in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City police said Saturday they had arrested four people of a group who have allegedly staged several traffic crashes to rob the victims.

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Police catch traffic violator after 20 km car chase in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Police catch traffic violator after 20 km car chase in Ho Chi Minh City

A car driver was arrested in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday after attempting to flee from police officers who caught him driving dangerously, allegedly under the influence of drugs.

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Over 200,000 kids in HCMC receive free polio vaccine

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday started a campaign to give kids below 5 year old free polio vaccine.

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