Saigon’s prettiest canal defaced by huge refuse volume

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Saigon’s prettiest canal defaced by huge refuse volume

Once considered the most beautiful channel in Ho Chi Minh City, the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal has grown unsightly in recent years, weighed down with up to 13 metric tons of garbage each day.

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Flooding affects 26% of HCMC citizens

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Flooding affects 26% of HCMC citizens

VietNamNet Bridge – Flooding impacts around 26% of city dwellers and costs this economic hub of Vietnam thousands of billions of Vietnam dong a year, said the HCMC center for the anti-flood program.

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HCMC mobilizes US$3.07 billion to tackle flooding

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HCMC mobilizes US$3.07 billion to tackle flooding

Ho Chi Minh City needs VND68 trillion (US$3.07 billion) to tackle flooding in 17 districts in the 2016-2020 period, according to the Steering Center for Urban Flood Control Program.

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High tide on Saigon River to peak at 1.61 meters Thursday

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High tide on Saigon River to peak at 1.61 meters Thursday

Many areas in Ho Chi Minh City will continue to be submerged on Thursday, as the rising tide of the Saigon River is expected to peak at 1.61 meters on Thursday, the Southern Hydro-meteorological Station reported.

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Flood tide at peak, Saigon at risk of severe flooding

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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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High tide likely to submerge HCMC this week

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High tide likely to submerge HCMC this week

As the tide in Ho Chi Minh City may reach high levels between Oct. 26 and Oct. 29, low-lying areas in the city will possibly be inundated during that period, according to the Southern Region Hydro-meteorology Station.

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High tide likely to submerge HCMC next week

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High tide likely to submerge HCMC next week

As the tide in Ho Chi Minh City may reach high levels between Oct. 26 and Oct. 29, low-lying areas in the city will possibly be inundated during that period, according to the Southern Region Hydro-meteorology Station.

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HCMC to build BRT, underground parking lot by 2017

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HCMC to build BRT, underground parking lot by 2017

Ho Chi Minh City is expected to start building the first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route by 2017 at a total cost of US$137.5 million, said director of the Urban Traffic Works Investment Management Board Luong Minh Phuc at a seminar in the city on Thursday.

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In southern Vietnam, water in reservoirs now 3-7m lower

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In southern Vietnam, water in reservoirs now 3-7m lower

Although the end of the rainy season is upon us, the water level of reservoirs of hydropower plants in southern Vietnam is at 3-7 meters lower than usual, according to the Southern Hydrometeorology Station.

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Canal cleaned up, wastewater now dumped into Saigon River: report

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Canal cleaned up, wastewater now dumped into Saigon River: report

The Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe is considered an outstanding example of Ho Chi Minh City’s good urban development, with the once heavily polluted canal cleaned up a few years ago with World Bank funding.

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Go Dua Bridge opens to traffic in HCMC outer belt road

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Go Dua Bridge opens to traffic in HCMC outer belt road

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport yesterday inaugurated Go Dua Bridge to open 11 out of 13.6 kilometers of Tan Son Nhat-Binh Loi outer belt road or Pham Van Dong road to traffic.

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HCMC approves two bridges in Thanh Da Island

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The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has approved a proposal by the Department of Transport to task Bitexco Group to build two bridges connecting Binh Quoi-Thanh Da Island with District 2 and Thu Duc, said that department on Saturday.

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HCM City backs Trung Nam’s $440mil. anti-flood project

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HCM City backs Trung Nam’s $440mil. anti-flood project

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCMC government has asked the People’s Council of the city to allow Trung Nam Joint Stock Co. to carry out an anti-flood dyke project worth VND9.85 trillion (US$438.2 million) between 2015 and 2018.

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Private firm designs $438mn anti-flooding project for Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

Private firm designs $438mn anti-flooding project for Ho Chi Minh City

A private company has submitted to Ho Chi Minh City authorities a project to curb flooding in the inner city areas with a total investment of VND9.85 trillion (US$438.6 million), local media reported.

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Private firm designs $438mn anti-flooding project for Ho Chi Minh City

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Private firm designs $438mn anti-flooding project for Ho Chi Minh City

A private company has submitted to Ho Chi Minh City authorities a project to curb flooding in the inner city areas with a total investment of VND9.85 trillion (US$438.6 million), local media reported.

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