Núi Cốc Lake dam leaks a danger

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 day(s) ago

With some 175 million cubic metres of water stored in an elevated position, Núi Cốc Lake’s major dam in the northern province of Thái Nguyên could devastate downstream areas if it broke, experts have said.

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Floods worldwide could double due to climate change

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 day(s) ago

Experts say that rising temperatures will drive up global sea levels and the number of floods could double by 2050 submerging coastal cities and countries.

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Ho Chi Minh City official attributes flooding to terrain, snail-paced drainage projects

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

The eastern part of Ho Chi Minh City, considered to have the highest elevation in the city, has been submerged by recent downpours, with an official blaming it on terrain and sluggish drainage projects.

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Saigon submerged following torrential rain for 2nd time this week

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A prolonged deluge early in the rainy season swept through Ho Chi Minh City, resulting in severe flooding in many locations on Saturday, the second time this week.

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Downpour sinks Ho Chi Minh City; heavy congestion followed

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A three-hour rain on Friday’s afternoon caused flooding and traffic congestion in many areas in eastern Ho Chi Minh City, with District 9 and Thu Duc District being the most affected.

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Ho Chi Minh City gears up for wet season

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Multiple projects have been carried out across Ho Chi Minh City in an effort to curb anticipated flooding during the approaching rainy season.

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Ho Chi Minh City to build first retention basin to combat flooding

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The administration of Ho Chi Minh City will go ahead with a project to build its first-ever retention basin in the rural district of Cu Chi as a means of curbing chronic flooding in the city.

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Canada's army rolls in after devastating floods

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

PIERREFONDS: Canada mobilised its army to help thousands of flood victims try to hold back waters and save their homes on Monday (May 8) after the worst flood in half a century struck, but authorities were optimistic that rising water levels would soon crest.

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Hanoi prepares rainy season flood control plans

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Plans to deal with 18 spots at risk of flooding in the capital are being created in order to deal with the coming storm season as the sewer system is weak.

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HCMC asks for Government permission to implement 36 anti-flooding projects

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The HCMC People’s Committee has proposed the Ministry of Planning and Investment to submit the investment policy of 36 anti-flooding projects in the city to the Prime Minister with the total funds of VND9,936 billion (US$439 million).

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HCMC asks for help from Japan’s wastewater treatment technology

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

Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Dinh La Thang yesterday afternoon hoped that the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) would help treat wastewater by introducing businesses or transferring technologies in the field to HCMC.

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Central power plants eye urgent repairs

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

Four power plants in the central provinces of Nghệ An, Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên-Huế have been asked to undertake urgent repairs before the flooding season arrives.

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Heavy rain causes traffic congestion

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

A heavy rain pouring down Thu Duc district of Ho Chi Minh City yesterday, caused serious flooding and traffic jam during several hours in some roads as To Ngoc Van, Dang Van Bi and Vo Van Ngan.

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Ho Chi Minh City under water following ‘unprecedented’ unseasonal rain

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

A prolonged and heavy rain, considered “unprecedented” by a weather pundit, swept through Ho Chi Minh City in the middle of the dry season, resulting in severe flooding in many locations on the weekend.

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Smart city project: HCMC’s high determination, low infrastructure

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

HCMC has set high determination to develop into a smart city which does need a complete infrastructure system. Despite strong development in recent years, the city’s infrastructures are weak and short of connectivity.

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