Questions galore as province lets housing developer fill Vietnam’s biggest river

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Questions galore as province lets housing developer fill Vietnam’s biggest river

People living along the Dong Nai, Vietnam’s biggest river, have slammed local authorities for allowing a property developer to fill a large part of it for a project.

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Authorities unable to control Illegal sand exploitation on Dong Nai River

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Authorities unable to control Illegal sand exploitation on Dong Nai River

VietNamNet Bridge – Dong Nai and Binh Duong provincial authorities have been unable to control sand overexploitation on the Dong Nai River. Locals in Vinh Cuu District of Dong Nai province have complained about the possibility of landslides and noise from machines that absorb sand from the Dong Nai river bed.

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Gotama Cetiya, a stupa masterpiece in Saigon

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Gotama Cetiya, a stupa masterpiece in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - Gotama Cetiya is the ideal place for sightseeing, photographing and relaxation.

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Pollution bites

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

Pollution bites

Fish have died en mass in a section of the Dong Nai River running through the southern province of Dong Nai's Bien Hoa City in recent days.

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Tay Ninh spends 50 billion VND on environment protection

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

The southern province of Tay Ninh will invest nearly 50 billion VND in environmental protection in 2015, according to the provincial Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

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Huge volume of untreated wastewater dumped into river

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Huge volume of untreated wastewater dumped into river

VietNamNet Bridge – Only 400,000 out of 2.5 million cubic meters of wastewater is treated before being discharged into the Dong Nai River every day, according to the Ministry of Construction.

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To save the Dong Nai River, consensus is needed

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

To save the Dong Nai River, consensus is needed

VietNamNet Bridge – The Dong Nai river system Environment Protection Committee still cannot reach agreement about its operation, while the river is becoming more seriously polluted.

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Saigon may be flooded on Christmas Day

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VietnamNet English 6 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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Over 80% of wastewater released into Vietnam’s Dong Nai River untreated

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Over 80% of wastewater released into Vietnam’s Dong Nai River untreated

Only about 16 percent of the 2.5 million cubic meters of wastewater discharged into the Dong Nai River in southern Vietnam everyday is treated, the leader of a water and environment company has revealed.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 23

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 23

Briefs of some of the leading news stories published on Tuesday (December 23) in Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper:

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Binh Duong puts water supply plant into operation

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

Binh Duong puts water supply plant into operation

The southern province of Binh Duong put a clean water supply plant into operation on December 20, in a bid to ensure all of its residents and industrial areas access hygiene water by 2020.

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Provinces tackle river pollution

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Provinces tackle river pollution

Efforts are on to improve the quality of the Dong Nai River and safeguard the health of 20 million people living along it, but huge investments in wastewater treatment and greater co-operation between riverine provinces are required to make any progress.

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Hundres of millions of USD needed to reduce pollution in Dong Nai River

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Hundres of millions of USD needed to reduce pollution in Dong Nai River

VietNamNet Bridge – In order to improve the water quality of the Dong Nai River, it is necessary to reduce the volume of polluted waste water in the canal network.

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PM okays 51 key waste water plants

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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the construction of 51 key waste water treatment plants in Dong Nai river basin with the aim of reducing pollution in local waterways.

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PM okays 51 key waste water plants

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the construction of 51 key waste water treatment plants in Dong Nai river basin with the aim of reducing pollution in local waterways.

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