Dong Nai to build homes despite pollution warnings

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 day(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Dong Nai to build homes despite pollution warnings

The Dong Nai People's Committee said it plans to go ahead with housing construction on land reclaimed from the Dong Nai River despite a warning from the Viet Nam River Network that it would harm the river.

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Dong Nai housing project should be cancelled: VRN

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago 3 duplicate news

Viet Nam River Network (VRN) has called for the cancellation of a residential development on 8.4 hectares of reclaimed land beside the Dong Nai River in southern Dong Nai Province.

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Canals replenished to transport sugar cane in fields

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Canals replenished to transport sugar cane in fields

Water from Dong Nai River has been redirected to the canals in this southern province's Nhon Trach District to access some 1,000ha of matured sugar cane before it rots.

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Stop construction on Vietnam's major river, advocacy group demands

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

Stop construction on Vietnam's major river, advocacy group demands

Vietnam Rivers Network, the country’s largest advocacy group for water resource protection, has asked the southern province of Dong Nai to end a development that is filling a huge part of the country’s largest river.

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In pictures: Dong Nai River is being filled

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VietnamNet English 3 day(s) ago

In pictures: Dong Nai River is being filled

VietNamNet Bridge - After half a year of construction, thousands of rocks now line the Dong Nai River. Seen from a satellite, the site is like a "tumor" on the riverbank.

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Ministry instructs to report river filling up project in Dong Nai

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SaiGon GP English 3 day(s) ago

Ministry instructs to report river filling up project in Dong Nai

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has instructed its department in the southern province of Dong Nai to report all information related to an urban area project which has raised public concerns and objections on the media recently for filling up parts of Dong Nai River.

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Dong Nai River is being filled

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VietnamNet English 3 day(s) ago

Dong Nai River is being filled

VietNamNet Bridge - After half a year of construction, thousands of rocks now line the Dong Nai River. Seen from a satellite, the site is like a "tumor" on the riverbank.

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Province may have overstepped with controversial project on Vietnam's main river

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Province may have overstepped with controversial project on Vietnam's main river

State officials have expressed their concerns about a property project that is filling up a part of Vietnam’s longest river with rock and sand, saying they were never consulted.

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Questions galore as province lets housing developer fill Vietnam’s biggest river

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Questions galore as province lets housing developer fill Vietnam’s biggest river

People living along the Dong Nai, Vietnam’s biggest river, have slammed local authorities for allowing a property developer to fill a large part of it for a project.

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Authorities unable to control Illegal sand exploitation on Dong Nai River

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Authorities unable to control Illegal sand exploitation on Dong Nai River

VietNamNet Bridge – Dong Nai and Binh Duong provincial authorities have been unable to control sand overexploitation on the Dong Nai River. Locals in Vinh Cuu District of Dong Nai province have complained about the possibility of landslides and noise from machines that absorb sand from the Dong Nai river bed.

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Gotama Cetiya, a stupa masterpiece in Saigon

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Gotama Cetiya, a stupa masterpiece in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - Gotama Cetiya is the ideal place for sightseeing, photographing and relaxation.

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Pollution bites

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Pollution bites

Fish have died en mass in a section of the Dong Nai River running through the southern province of Dong Nai's Bien Hoa City in recent days.

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Tay Ninh spends 50 billion VND on environment protection

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

The southern province of Tay Ninh will invest nearly 50 billion VND in environmental protection in 2015, according to the provincial Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

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Huge volume of untreated wastewater dumped into river

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Huge volume of untreated wastewater dumped into river

VietNamNet Bridge – Only 400,000 out of 2.5 million cubic meters of wastewater is treated before being discharged into the Dong Nai River every day, according to the Ministry of Construction.

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To save the Dong Nai River, consensus is needed

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

To save the Dong Nai River, consensus is needed

VietNamNet Bridge – The Dong Nai river system Environment Protection Committee still cannot reach agreement about its operation, while the river is becoming more seriously polluted.

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