Riverbank subsidence scares Mekong Delta residents

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 hour(s) ago

Several areas of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have been affected by serious subsidence along local tributaries while others face the threat of the same thing.

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Fenced roadworks irritate Ho Chi Minh City commuters

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Over 100 constructions are being carried out on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City, posing regular risks of traffic jams and immense challenges for commuters.

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Riverbank collapses, sinking 16 houses in southern Vietnam (video)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

A large section of riverbank in the southern Vietnamese province of An Giang subsided on Saturday, sinking some 16 houses in the process, with the cause attributed to sand mining.

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Central region recovers after mass fish deaths

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

A year after the environmental catastrophe of mass fish deaths caused by the Hung Nghiep Formosa Steel Corporation, residents along the central coast are trying to return to a normal life.

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Philippine soldiers attack Abu Sayyaf to save hostages, including Vietnamese

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

The Philippine Army has carried out a sudden raid on the base of a militant group, where they believed kidnapped Vietnamese victims were being kept along with other hostages, the Philippines’ Philstar newspaper reported.

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Formosa Vietnam evaluated for furnace launch, one year after fish deaths

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam’s environment watchdog is inspecting a steel mill developed by Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group to decide whether or not it can put a blast furnace into use, one year after the facility’s wastewater caused mass fish deaths the along country’s central coast.

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Drenching rain submerges slew of streets in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

A heavy downpour lasting from afternoon until evening yesterday flooded lot of streets in HCMC with rainwater overflowing into many houses along Highway 13, Hiep Binh Chanh ward, Thu Duc district.

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Green trees fall victims to ‘sidewalk clearing’ drive in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

The removal of healthy green trees along Ho Chi Minh City’s promenades might be a sign that the ‘sidewalk clearing’ campaign underway in several districts is being taken a bit too literally.

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Tourists pay for garbage clean-up ‘tour’ on Hoi An river

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

For US$10, visitors to Hoi An City in central Vietnam can kayak along the city’s Hoai River on a mission to collect rubbish.

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Look out: Rhinos ‘invading’ downtown Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Walls along several streets of District 1, Ho Chi Minh City have been given a touch-up with graffiti and mural paintings featuring rhinos, as part of a campaign to protect the endangered animal.

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Thua Thien – Hue plants mangrove forests for eco-tours

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The forest ranger department in the central coastal province of Thua Thien – Hue is set to expand mangrove forests along the Tam Giang lagoon aligning with eco-tourism development.

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Vietnam to improve management of sand exploitation in local rivers

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Local authorities will be put in charge of managing the exploitation of sand along rivers in their localities, as part of an effort to prevent sand thieves from compromising the environment.

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Ho Chi Minh City plans markets for street vendors

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Deputy Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday proposed district to arrange a weekend market in Bach Dang Park along a Saigon River bank.

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Man summoned for threatening 'sidewalk invaders' with knife in Saigon

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

A man has been summoned by Ho Chi Minh City police for threatening people with a knife along a section of the sidewalk he claimed to own.

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Chinese institute to join Red River bank planning scheme

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

China’s Hangzhou Design and Planning Institute have been invited to participate in the planning scheme to develop the areas along the Red River.

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