Over VND44 trillion needed for flood control in delta

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VietnamNet English 6 day(s) ago

Over VND44 trillion needed for flood control in delta

VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta region will need around VND44.55 trillion to control floods, adapt to climate change and cushion the impact of rising sea levels on agricultural production, infrastructure and local communities.

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Water levels surge in upper Mekong

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Water levels in the upper section of the Mekong River have been rising quickly, breaching or close to alarm levels in some places, according to the National Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre.

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Firm told to pay out for landslide damage

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Vinh Long Building Materials Joint-Stock Company was told on Tuesday to compensate four households for causing landslides that damaged their fish breeding cages.

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Upstream floodwater rises in Mekong Delta

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Currently, the flood level in the area of the middle and upper stream of the Mekong Delta has increased rapidly due to rising upstream floodwater, reported the National Meteorology Hydrology Forecast Center on August 5.

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Swept away

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

A stretch of the Tien River bank that collapsed in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap. The stretch is about 100 metres in length and over 25 metres in depth.

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Irrigation facilities benefit rice growers in Mekong Delta

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

Irrigation facilities have helped increase the area of rice in the Mekong Delta region from 3.4 million hectares in 1997 to 4.2 million hectares in 2013, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwestern region.

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Trial against illegal sand exploiters delayed

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

The Dong Thap Province's People's Court yesterday delayed the trial on the illegal exploitation of sand from the Tien River in Hong Ngu District due to an insufficient number of witnesses.

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Sa Dec Flower Village

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Sa Dec Flower Village

For over 100 years, Sa Dec Flower Village located near the Tien River has been well known as the land of thousands of varieties of exotic flowers and strange plants.

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Australia awards $116,000 in grants for development programs in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Australia awards $116,000 in grants for development programs in Vietnam

Consul General John McAnulty (9th from left) and representatives of the agencies receiving Australian government aid. Photo courtesy of the Australian Consulate-General.

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Woman catches $7,500 giant carp from Mekong River

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

Woman catches $7,500 giant carp from Mekong River

VietNamNet Bridge – A woman in the southern province of Tra Vinh on Monday, December 30, caught a giant carp of nearly 120kg, 1.2m long in the Tien River.

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$3.6 billion to build HCM City - Can Tho railroad

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago 2 related news

$3.6 billion to build HCM City - Can Tho railroad

VietNamNet Bridge – A memorandum of understanding on the construction of the 134 km HCM City - Can Tho railway with a total capital of $3.6 billion was signed Tuesday, November 12, after six years of research.

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Sa Dec city to diversify flower industry

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VietnamPlus English 10 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap plans to expand the flower village in Sa Dec city by growing ornamental trees and flowers on a large scale.

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Sa Dec to diversify flower industry

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Dong Thap plans to expand the flower village in Sa Dec City by growing ornamental trees and flowers on a large scale.

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ADB, AusAID help disaster risk management

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Báo QĐND English 10 month(s) ago

ADB, AusAID help disaster risk management

Photo for illustration. quangninh.gov.vn

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ADB, AusAID help disaster risk management

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VietnamPlus English 10 month(s) ago

ADB, AusAID help disaster risk management

The Asia Development Bank (ADB) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) has provided 63.91 million USD for a project to improve the ability of communities in the southern provinces of Tien Giang and Dong Thap to respond to and recover from the negative impact of floods and droughts.

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