HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

Flood experts have called for the Ho Chi Minh City government to adopt drastic measures to control flooding here in the city; otherwise, the city will not be able to solve this chronic problem in future, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Residents take a stand against waste

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Residents living in Cai Rang District of southern Can Tho Province have had to cope with severe pollution for several months while waiting for city authorities to find a solution to treat the waste.

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Big money spent, but waste not treated

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Big money spent, but waste not treated

VietNamNet Bridge – Waste treatment remains a big headache for local authorities in the Mekong Delta. While open dumping on the ground pollutes the environment, modern waste treatment plants have been left idle.

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Trash piles up in Can Tho City

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago

Trash piles up in Can Tho City

Hundreds of tonnes of garbage have been sitting for days on the streets of Can Tho after the city's main landfill was blocked.

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HCM City to build 30 lakes to control floods

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VOV News English 9 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Ho Chi Minh City will soon develop 30 lakes in suburban areas and hundreds of others in inner-city areas to hold rainwater in a move to effectively control severe floods, said the Saigon Times Daily.

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Traces of a wartime kitchen found in central province

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Traces of a wartime kitchen found in central province

VietNamNet Bridge – The archaeologists from the Viet Nam Archaeology Institute have unearthed traces of a kitchen at the Tan Long Ha Military Post in the central province of Quang Ngai.

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City to build 30 lakes to control floods

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SaigonTimes English 9 month(s) ago

City to build 30 lakes to control floods

HCMC – HCMC will soon develop 30 lakes in suburban areas and hundreds of others in inner-city areas to hold rainwater in a move to effectively control severe floods, the city flood control center has announced.

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Traces of a wartime kitchen found in central province

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

The archaeologists from the Viet Nam Archaeology Institute have unearthed traces of a kitchen at the Tan Long Ha Military Post in the central province of Quang Ngai.

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City officials mull reservoirs to combat damaging floods

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

The HCM City administration expects to reduce by 30 per cent the area that is regularly flooded by building 30 large reservoirs in suburban areas and hundreds of smaller ones in urban areas.

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The Chiquita-Fyffes Merger: Should Vietnamese banana farmers adopt mass production or product diversification?

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Chiquita-Fyffes Merger: Should Vietnamese banana farmers adopt mass production or product diversification?

By Dr. Tung Bui, Faculty Director of Vietnam Executive MBA, University of Hawaii

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NEWS BRIEF & COMMENT: The Chiquita-Fyffes Merger: Should Vietnamese banana farmers adopt mass production or product diversification?

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago 1 related news

By Dr. Tung Bui, Faculty Director of Vietnam Executive MBA, University of Hawaii

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First person dies of A/H5N1 in Dong Thap

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VOV News English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

First person dies of A/H5N1 in Dong Thap

(VOV) - The first Vietnamese victim of the A/H5N1 avian flu has been identified as Nguyen Thi U, born in 1954, in Tan Long village, Thanh Binh district, Dong Thap province.

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Hau Giang prepares to clean up dumps

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago

The Hau Giang Province People's Committee has ordered local agencies to clean up two garbage dumps before the rainy season begins.

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Can Tho unsure of where to dump rubbish

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VietNam News English 12 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The main rubbish dump of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho was closed yesterday due to the serious pollution it has caused to surrounding areas.

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Saigonese struggle through submerged streets for hours

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 16 month(s) ago

Saigonese struggle through submerged streets for hours

Prolonged torrential rain yesterday evening flooded numerous streets in Ho Chi Minh City, causing many vehicles to break down while traffic congestion in many areas lasted for about three hours.

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