Vietnam must wean itself off foreign aid: lawmakers

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Vietnam must wean itself off foreign aid: lawmakers

Related agencies should strengthen management of official development assistance (ODA) as waste and corruption continue to plague ODA-funded projects, according to comments made by delegates during the ongoing National Assembly (NA) session.

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Vietnam should gradually reduce, then stop receiving foreign aids: lawmakers

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Vietnam should gradually reduce, then stop receiving foreign aids: lawmakers

Related agencies should strengthen management of official development assistance (ODA) as waste and corruption continue to plague ODA-funded projects, according to comments made by delegates during the ongoing National Assembly (NA) session.

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HCM City to apply DBO format to wastewater plant

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Local authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have agreed to apply for the first time the design-build-operate (DBO) format to a wastewater treatment plant in the second phase of an environmental sanitation project in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal basin, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Ministry suggests delaying the construction of Thu Thiem 2 Bridge

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The Ministry of National Defense has proposed the Prime Minister to order Ho Chi Minh City to delay the construction of Thu Thiem 2 Bridge till 2018 for defense production.

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Man missing after boat accident on Saigon River

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Man missing after boat accident on Saigon River

One man has gone missing after two boats collided on the Saigon River on October 16.

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HCMC more than doubles cost of billion-dollar ODA subway

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HCMC more than doubles cost of billion-dollar ODA subway

The Ho Chi Minh City municipal administration has raised the estimated cost of the country’s first metro-line by more than US$1.4 billion since 2007, citing design adjustments and “objective” hikes in prices and wages.

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High tide recedes from its peak in HCMC

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High tide recedes from its peak in HCMC

High tide receded to 1.63m on October 11 after reaching its peak of 1.68m in the previous day and continued inundating several areas in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Record-high tide turns parts of Ho Chi Minh City into river

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Record-high tide turns parts of Ho Chi Minh City into river

The tide in Ho Chi Minh City reached its peak of 1.7 meters on Friday night, submerging many streets in the country’s largest metropolis.

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Rising river severely floods Vietnam's southern hub

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Rising river severely floods Vietnam's southern hub

The water level of the Saigon River in Ho Chi Minh City continued to rise on Friday, reaching up to 1.66 meters, submerging many areas, leaving numerous vehicles stranded, and blocking traffic on many streets.

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Pictures: Beautiful bridges across the country

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Pictures: Beautiful bridges across the country

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has an interlacing system of rivers, so bridges have long become a familiar image and a source of inspiration for photographers.

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Patrol boats collide on Saigon River, officer injured: police chief

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Patrol boats collide on Saigon River, officer injured: police chief

The commander of Binh Duong Province police has confirmed a collision between two patrol boats of Binh Duong and Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday evening on the Saigon River. There were no fatalities, he said.

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HCMC to build $47-mln railway bridge over river

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HCMC to build $47-mln railway bridge over river

The Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department has set up a project to build a railway bridge over the Saigon River to replace the current Binh Loi bridge that was built 112 years ago.

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Erosion-prevention projects behind schedule as landslides continue in HCM City

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Erosion-prevention projects behind schedule as landslides continue in HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge – Residents living along banks of rivers and canals in HCM City have been in a state of anxious suspense for many years as landslides often occur after heavy rains or high tides.

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Thu Thiem Tunnel to be closed to motorbikes during fireworks display in HCMC

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Thu Thiem Tunnel to be closed to motorbikes during fireworks display in HCMC

Motorbikes will be banned from traveling through Thu Thiem Tunnel on September 2 between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning. Photo credit: Thoi Bao Kinh Te Saigon

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Thu Thiem Tunnel closed to motorbikes during National Day fireworks display in HCMC

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Thu Thiem Tunnel closed to motorbikes during National Day fireworks display in HCMC

Motorbikes will be banned from traveling through Thu Thiem Tunnel on September 2 between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning. Photo credit: Thoi Bao Kinh Te Saigon

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