Scientists call for halt in release of 3 fish species into iconic Ho Chi Minh City canal

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Overpopulation of three fish species, tilapia, smallscale mud carp and common carp, has left local environmental scientists calling for a cessation of their release into the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal in Ho Chi Minh City.

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HCM City pilots electricity-powered bus service

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The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a project piloting an electricity-powered bus service in the downtown area, using 12-seat electric cars.

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Solutions sought to save fish in Ho Chi Minh City iconic canal

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With fish repeatedly killed en masse in the iconic Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal, which runs through several districts in Ho Chi Minh City, local experts gathered Friday for a conference to find solutions to protect the aquatic creatures.

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HCMC anti-flooding fails to keep up with climate change

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

HCMC has spent over VND20 trillion (US$900 million) to deal with flooding but worsening flooding after heavy rains has proved the city’s efforts ineffective. Experts attributed the issue to outdated and short drainage system, climate change and rampant urban construction.

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HCMC faces challenges on building “smart city”

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Ho Chi Minh City administration is determined to build the southern Vietnamese metropolis into a smart city; however, authorities are facing challenges such as increased population, overloaded infrastructure, tattered urban spaces and climate changes.

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Tan Son Nhat Airport seeks rescue from flood

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Tan Son Nhat Airport seeks rescue from flood

Flooding has been a headache of Ho Chi Minh City authorities for years and Tan Son Nhat International Airport is also being submerged in water while solutions are slow in being implemented.

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HCMC Young Creativity Contest 2016 launched

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HCMC Young Creativity Contest 2016 launched

The eight young creativity contest under theme of “Municipal urban planning and development” was jointly held by the Young Science and Technology Development Center and the Vietnam Youth Union of Ho Chi Minh City.
(Photo:SGGP)

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Giant hole destroys Ho Chi Minh City's road

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Giant hole destroys Ho Chi Minh City's road

Massive subsidence have reappeared on Ho Chi Minh City’s Truong Sa Street.

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More fish die in Ho Chi Minh City canal, toxic gases suspected

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More fish die in Ho Chi Minh City canal, toxic gases suspected

Toxic gases and floating particles of unknown origin were suspected to have caused Tuesday’s fish deaths along a major canal in Ho Chi Minh City, as experts urge the completion of a wastewater treatment plant in the city aimed at improving water sanitation.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 3

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 3

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Exercise equipment purifies HCM City canal

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Exercise equipment purifies HCM City canal

Cycling machines attached to a water filtration system have been installed on the bank of a canal in HCM City. These have not only helped local people to do their exercise, but also keep the canal clean.

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HCM City takes steps to attract tourists

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HCM City takes steps to attract tourists

The HCM City tourism sector has made good preparations this year to attract international visitors but more new attractions are needed for them to succeed.
Illustrative image (Photo: vietnamtourism.gov.vn)

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HCMC takes steps to attract tourists

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HCMC takes steps to attract tourists

The HCM City tourism sector has made good preparations this year to attract international visitors but more new attractions are needed for them to succeed.

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Ho Chi Minh City needs over $4 billion to tackle flooding

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Ho Chi Minh City needs over $4 billion to tackle flooding

Ho Chi Minh City needs a large amount of money to fix its flooding problem since it was designed for two million people but the population has surged to more than 10 million, experts said at a conference on the issue Tuesday.

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Ho Chi Minh City pours treatment chemicals into canal filled with dead fish

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Ho Chi Minh City pours treatment chemicals into canal filled with dead fish

A large volume of water treatment chemicals has been discharged into a canal in Ho Chi Minh City, where at least 70 metric tons of fish died earlier this week, the municipal environment department said Thursday.

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