Anti-flooding project in HCMC waiting for approval

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Anti-flooding project in HCMC waiting for approval

The Economics and Budget Committee under the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council and some agencies yesterday surveyed an anti-flooding project on the right bank of Saigon river that has been delayed since 2011.

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In Vietnam, water pollution gauging a painstaking process

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

In Vietnam, water pollution gauging a painstaking process

Water plants and pumping stations in Ho Chi Minh City need constant monitoring to ensure tap water for resident consumption is contaminant-free.

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Press digest – June 6

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HCM City begins 450 million USD flood prevention project

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HCM City begins 450 million USD flood prevention project

The government of HCM City on June 3 signed a 450-million-USD contract with a private company for a project to prevent tidal flooding in a 570-sq km area of the city.

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World Bank-backed anti-flood project launched in Vietnamese city

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World Bank-backed anti-flood project launched in Vietnamese city

A multimillion-dollar project largely funded by the World Bank was launched on Friday, in an effort by the administration of the southern Vietnamese city of Can Tho to prevent floods in its urban core areas.

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Ho Chi Minh City set to start $441 million anti-flooding project

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Ho Chi Minh City set to start $441 million anti-flooding project

A graphic image of floodgates to be built on the Saigon River. Photo credit: VnExpress

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A guide to Vietnam’s fast, furious Ho Chi Minh City

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A guide to Vietnam’s fast, furious Ho Chi Minh City

If a city’s fortunes can be judged by the number of cranes dotting its landscape, Ho Chi Minh City has high hopes. Posters stuck to construction sites advertise lavish apartment blocks and landscaped shopping malls under development. A metro system, currently being built, promises comprehensive public transport at last. Change is in the air—and the city’s exceptionally youthful population, over half of whom are younger than 35, are leading the way.

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Developer proposes park, underground mall project near Ho Chi Minh City wharf

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Developer proposes park, underground mall project near Ho Chi Minh City wharf

A realty developer has proposed building a park and underground trade center near a famous tourist wharf in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.

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US investors plan $4 billion financial hub in Vietnam: report

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

US investors plan $4 billion financial hub in Vietnam: report

A file photo of Ho Chi Minh City's Thu Thiem new urban area. Photo: Dinh Son

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Motorbikes to be banned from Saigon River Tunnel for fireworks show tonight

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Motorbikes to be banned from Saigon River Tunnel for fireworks show tonight

Ho Chi Minh City will close the Saigon River Tunnel to motorbikes and bicycles Saturday night for the Reunification Day fireworks show.

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Heart of Ho Chi Minh City to get $1.35 billion rejuvenation

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

Heart of Ho Chi Minh City to get $1.35 billion rejuvenation

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has recently green-lighted a $1.35-billion residential township that will transform Ba Son port along the Saigon River’s banks into a modern megacity.

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HCM City people fish on the street

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

HCM City people fish on the street

Many people in HCM City are bizarrely ignoring health risks and going fishing directly from the city’s sewage system.

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Truck crushes street sweeper in Saigon River tunnel

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Truck crushes street sweeper in Saigon River tunnel

A street sweeper was killed in Ho Chi Minh City Tuesday night and four of his colleagues were injured after a truck hit them when they were working in the Thu Thiem tunnel under the Saigon River.

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Vinhomes Golden River launched to the market

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

Vinhomes Golden River launched to the market

Savills Vietnam and Vinhomes on April 12 introduce its latest project - Vinhomes Golden River to the market.

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HCMC needs reservoirs to store water as saltwater intrusion increases: experts

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

HCMC needs reservoirs to store water as saltwater intrusion increases: experts

Ho Chi Minh City should build reservoirs along upstream Saigon River to store freshwater when the tide goes out since saltwater intrusion is increasing, according to experts from water solutions consultant Vitens Evides International.

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