Vietnam’s longest river seriously contaminated with untreated wastewater

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s longest river seriously contaminated with untreated wastewater

The water in the Dong Nai River has been seriously polluted with untreated wastewater discharged by thousands of factories, industrial parks, and residential areas along its banks.

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Vietnam's longest river is 'seriously' polluted: authority

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Vietnam's longest river is 'seriously' polluted: authority

Vietnam's environment police on Friday warned of worsening pollution in the Dong Nai River, the southern region's main water supply that has been being exposed to multiple sources of contamination.

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Urban sprawl causes floods in Mekong Delta province

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Urban sprawl causes floods in Mekong Delta province

VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of people in the southern province of Dong Nai were hit last week by the worst flooding in 20 years.

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River exploitation reaches alarming level

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River exploitation reaches alarming level

VietNamNet Bridge – Over-exploitation of rivers has caused a great deal of damage. Dr. Dao Trong Tu, director of the Centre for Sustainable Water Resources and Climate Change, tells Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi) newspaper.

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Housing project threat to river basin ecology

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Housing project threat to river basin ecology

VietNamNet Bridge – A Vietnamese environmental watchdog group has reiterated its call for the permanent shutdown of a large residential project in Dong Nai Province, just north of HCM City.

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$56.7mn water plant inaugurated in Ho Chi Minh City

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$56.7mn water plant inaugurated in Ho Chi Minh City

The Ho Chi Minh City’s water supplier inaugurated a new facility on Friday, hoping to increase clean water supply for around 600,000 local households.

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Sand exploitation killing rivers

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago

Sand exploitation killing rivers

VietNamNet Bridge - Illegal sand exploitation is occurring on rivers throughout the country, according to Dr. Vu Ngoc Long, head of the Southern Ecology Institute, and the Southern Chief Representative of the Vietnam River Network.

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JICA helps Hue develop their future

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VOV News English 11 month(s) ago

JICA helps Hue develop their future

(VOV) - On August 15, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held a commencement ceremony for a US$190 million new water and sewage infrastructure project in Hue City.

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Dong Nai Port plans big growth

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Báo Đầu Tư English 12 month(s) ago 1 related news

Dong Nai Port plans big growth

Dong Nai Port in the southern province of Dong Nai hopes to be able to handle 20 million tonnes of goods a year by 2020, four times the current capacity.

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Dong Nai Port to handle 20 million tonnes of goods

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VietnamPlus English 12 month(s) ago 1 related news

Dong Nai Port in the southern province of Dong Nai is striving to handle 20 million tonnes of goods by 2020, four times the current capacity.

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PM orders rethink on river housing project

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

PM orders rethink on river housing project

VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has ordered the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Environment and other government agencies to reassess the environmental impact of a suspended urban project that involves filling up a stretch of the Dong Nai River in Bien Hoa City.

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Grapefruit village a good getaway at weekend

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VietnamPlus English 13 month(s) ago

With its green orchards, fresh air and tranquil setting, Tan Trieu grapefruit village in the southern province of Dong Nai is an ideal place for weekend tourism.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 16

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – June 16

Good morning from Vietnam! Enjoy your breakfast while taking a quick look at these brief news items:

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Social News 6/6

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

Expert urges new policies to save, replace old apartment buildings

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JICA to assess Dong Nai river water quality

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VOV News English 13 month(s) ago

JICA to assess Dong Nai river water quality

Officials of the People's Committee of the southern province of Dong Nai had a working session with a delegation from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on June 4 to discuss the implementation of a project to assess the quality of water environment in the Dong Nai river basin.

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