Experts pinpoint severe environmental impacts of suspended reclamation project in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

A large project, now suspended, to build a residential area by encroaching on the Dong Nai River flowing through the southern namesake province has met with criticism by many experts

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Water quality suffers in HCM City

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Water quality suffers in HCM City

The quality of water supply resources for HCM City has declined due to pollution in the Dong Nai River, experts have warned.

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Water quality suffers in HCM City

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

The quality of water supply resources for HCM City has declined due to pollution in the Dong Nai River, experts have warned.

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Deputy PM tasks ministry to inspect Dong Nai River project

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has instructed the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to inspect an urban area project approved by the People’s Committee in the southern province of Dong Nai to fill up parts of Dong Nai River to make room for construction.

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HCMC concerns about clean water shortage

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HCMC concerns about clean water shortage

Dong Nai River is the main water supply source for Ho Chi Minh City. However, the quick urbanization speed of provinces and cities in the river valley has posed a challenge for the city in ensuring its water resource security, according to Dr. Nguyen Van Nga from the HCMC Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

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Officials warn about danger of Dong Nai River encroachment project

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Officials warn about danger of Dong Nai River encroachment project

Encroachment of a land development along the Dong Nai River could threaten the lives of local residents and the safety of a nearby bridge as the flow of the river is altered over time, several officials said.

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Dong Nai halts river construction

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

Dong Nai Province authorities on Friday called a halt to reclamation of the Dong Nai River for construction of housing.

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Amid nationwide backlash, Vietnam’s largest river gets temporary reprieve from controversial construction

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Amid nationwide backlash, Vietnam’s largest river gets temporary reprieve from controversial construction

The investor of a development which is filling up a huge part of Vietnam’s largest river has bowed to fierce public opposition, putting the project on the back-burner.

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Local authorities, experts disagree on new urban area on Dong Nai River

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Local authorities, experts disagree on new urban area on Dong Nai River

VietNamNet Bridge - Environmentalists and the Dong Nai provincial authorities are in dispute about a project to build a new urban area on part of Dong Nai River.

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Dong Nai to build homes despite pollution warnings

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Dong Nai to build homes despite pollution warnings

The Dong Nai People's Committee said it plans to go ahead with housing construction on land reclaimed from the Dong Nai River despite a warning from the Viet Nam River Network that it would harm the river.

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Dong Nai housing project should be cancelled: VRN

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago 3 duplicate news

Viet Nam River Network (VRN) has called for the cancellation of a residential development on 8.4 hectares of reclaimed land beside the Dong Nai River in southern Dong Nai Province.

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Canals replenished to transport sugar cane in fields

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Canals replenished to transport sugar cane in fields

Water from Dong Nai River has been redirected to the canals in this southern province's Nhon Trach District to access some 1,000ha of matured sugar cane before it rots.

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Stop construction on Vietnam's major river, advocacy group demands

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Stop construction on Vietnam's major river, advocacy group demands

Vietnam Rivers Network, the country’s largest advocacy group for water resource protection, has asked the southern province of Dong Nai to end a development that is filling a huge part of the country’s largest river.

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In pictures: Dong Nai River is being filled

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

In pictures: Dong Nai River is being filled

VietNamNet Bridge - After half a year of construction, thousands of rocks now line the Dong Nai River. Seen from a satellite, the site is like a "tumor" on the riverbank.

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Ministry instructs to report river filling up project in Dong Nai

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Ministry instructs to report river filling up project in Dong Nai

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has instructed its department in the southern province of Dong Nai to report all information related to an urban area project which has raised public concerns and objections on the media recently for filling up parts of Dong Nai River.

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