Vietnam seizes 800 tons of wheat smuggled from Panama

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A Panama-flagged ship has been found unloading a huge amount of wheat of dubious origin at a port in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, and eventually had it seized by the local border defense unit.

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Along the factory-dense rivers of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Along the factory-dense rivers of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

Much as the banks of a river play a crucial role in its ecosystem and purity, what runs along two of the Mekong Delta’s major waterways is a series of non-environmentally friendly industrial plants and factories.

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HCM City lacks capital for flood prevention program

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago

HCM City lacks capital for flood prevention program

VietNamNet Bridge - To implement the anti-flooding plan, HCM City needs VND100 trillion in capital, but it can arrange VND33 trillion only.

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Flood tide at peak, Saigon at risk of severe flooding

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago

Flood tide at peak, Saigon at risk of severe flooding

VietNamNet Bridge – It is forecast that in the afternoon of the 28th of October, the Saigon River water level will rise to 1.61 m. Many roads in HCM City will face the risk of severe flooding.

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Flood-proof measures sought in Ho Chi Minh City

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VOV News English 12 month(s) ago 1 related news

Flood-proof measures sought in Ho Chi Minh City

International experts and Ho Chi Minh City authorities met on September 29 to seek flood prevention measures in the city.

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Flood-proof measures sought in Ho Chi Minh City

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Flood-proof measures sought in Ho Chi Minh City

International experts and Ho Chi Minh City authorities met on September 29 to seek flood prevention measures in the city.

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Ho Chi Minh City district almost sinks beneath rainwater

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Ho Chi Minh City district almost sinks beneath rainwater

Floodwater can cover almost the entirety of Binh Tan District, located to the west of Ho Chi Minh City, after just a heavy rain and linger for up to three days.

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HCM City expects to control flooding in inner-city areas by 2020

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VietnamNet English 12 month(s) ago

HCM City expects to control flooding in inner-city areas by 2020

The government of HCMC expects to control flooding in inner-city areas by 2020 and the suburbs afterwards, the HCMC Steering Center for the Urban Flood Control Program (SCFC) said Wednesday.

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Maybe, just maybe, Ho Chi Minh City can become flood-free in 2020

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Maybe, just maybe, Ho Chi Minh City can become flood-free in 2020

People struggle with their vehicles on heavily flooded Nguyen Huu Canh Street, District 1 on September 15, 2015. Photo: Dao Ngoc Thach

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Erosion, salt water decimate homes

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VietnamNet English 12 month(s) ago

Erosion, salt water decimate homes

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Van Nghe, beyond any doubts, saw his house swept away by rising sea waters.

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Banana price rise cuts losses of farmers

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VietNam News English 20 month(s) ago

Banana price rise cuts losses of farmers

Banana prices in the Central region have suddenly increased ahead of Tet (Lunar New Year), saving farmers and traders from facing heavy losses.

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HCM City to evaluate flooding damage

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VietnamNet English 21 month(s) ago

HCM City to evaluate flooding damage

VietNamNet Bridge – HCMC will assess the overall impact of flooding in order to prioritize investments in the vulnerable areas, heard a meeting held last week to introduce the 2014-2020 flood control program.

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Three die in vehicle collision in Huong Hoa

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VietNam News English 21 month(s) ago

Three die in vehicle collision in Huong Hoa

Three people were killed and one was seriously injured after a vehicle collided with a motorbike about 7pm on Monday in Tan Long Commune's provincial road 9, Huong Hoa District.

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Saigon may be flooded on Christmas Day

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VietnamNet English 22 month(s) ago

Saigon may be flooded on Christmas Day

VietNamNet Bridge - According to the meteorological station of the South region, due to colder air, the waters from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau will be subjected to a strong northeast wind and the tide in the downstream Saigon - Dong Nai river will continue to rise over the next few days.

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HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

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VietnamPlus English 23 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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