Ho Chi Minh city invests over US$7.5 million to protect Cu Chi Tunnels

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Ho Chi Minh city invests over US$7.5 million to protect Cu Chi Tunnels

The Ho Chi Minh City Municipal People’s Committee has approved a project on building embankments to protect the historical relic of Cu Chi Tunnels from erosion, with a total investment of VND155 billion (over US$7.5 million).

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HCM City spends $7.5 million to protect Cu Chi Tunnels

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VietnamNet English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City spends $7.5 million to protect Cu Chi Tunnels

VietNamNet Bridge - To protect the famous historical site Cu Chi Tunnels, which is at risk of serious erosion, Ho Chi Minh City has decided to build embankments at the cost of VND155 billion (nearly $7.5 million).

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Flash floods in northern provinces claim one more life

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Flash floods in northern provinces claim one more life

Floods triggered by torrential rains in northern mountainous provinces claimed a life and left another missing on August 13, said the Central Steering Committee on Flood and Storm Control.

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Water levels surge in upper Mekong

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Water levels in the upper section of the Mekong River have been rising quickly, breaching or close to alarm levels in some places, according to the National Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre.

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Sand exploitation threatens homes

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Hundreds of houses located along the banks of the Luoc River in the northern province of Hai Duong's Tien Phong commune are being undermined by erosion.

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Can Tho eyes annual rice target

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Authorities in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho are striving to produce 1.45 million tonnes of rice this year, 8 percent more than last year's volume.

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Can Tho aims for 1.45 million tonnes of rice in 2014

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Authorities of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho are making every effort for a rice production of 1.45 million tonnes this year, up 8 percent against the volume made a year earlier.

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Ca Mau: unfavourable weather causes serious economic loss

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Heavy rain, whirlwind and flood tides in the southern province of Ca Mau over the past several months have caused serious impacts on agricultural production and threaten safety of local people.

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Mekong erosion damages property

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Erosion is affecting many areas in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, causing property damage and interruption of business production.

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Khanh Hoa to build $2m hospital

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Khanh Hoa Province People's Committee has approved construction of a hospital in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago at a cost of VND43.5 billion (US$2.05 million) in 2014-15.

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Sea encroachment endangers Mekong Delta

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Sea encroachment endangers Mekong Delta

VietNamNet Bridge – In some Mekong Delta’s provinces, the sea is encroaching on the mainland nearly 100 meters a year. In these areas, houses, land for agriculture production, protective forests and embankments have all been swept away.

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No action taken in chemical warehouse fire, area still polluted

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No action taken in chemical warehouse fire, area still polluted

VietNamNet Bridge –About 500 tons of chemicals are in danger of spreading throughout the environment after a chemical warehouse caught on fire two months ago. But no action has been taken to clean up the area.

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Thua-Thien Hue invests in combating erosion

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The central province of Thua Thien Hue has invested 49 billion VND (over 2.3 million USD) from the state budget in a project to prevent coastal erosion and ensure safety for people in Hai Duong commune, Huong Tra town.

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Are Ha Noi dykes rainproof?

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Ha Noi's dykes must be strengthened as the monsoon season nears, Do Duc Thinh, director of Ha Noi Dike Management and Flood Control Department tells Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi).

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High-quality rice earns higher profits

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

High-quality rice earns higher profits

Farmers in Soc Trang Province's Nga Nam Town who grow high-quality fragrant rice have had a bumper harvest for the 2013-14 winter-spring crop, earning high profits.

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