HCMC leader demands results or resignations at water authority

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

HCMC leader demands results or resignations at water authority

Many families living on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City have struggled with a lack of clean water for dozens of years, inspiring one high-ranking city official to demand results or resignations from district and water department leaders.

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Over 93 percent of HCMC residents accessible to clean water

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

More than 93 percent of residents in Ho Chi Minh City are supplied with clean water, reported by the Department of Transport at the meeting on clean water supply in the city yesterday.

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Thousands of residents in Quang Binh without clean water

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Thousands of residents in Quang Binh without clean water

Nearly 700 households in a commune in Quang Binh Province have been without access to clean water for years due to alum contamination.

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Dry spell causes water shortage

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

More than 1,600 households in Tinh Ky Commune, Quang Ngai City, were facing clean water shortages earlier than usual, according to the commune's People's Committee.

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Pineapples boost farmers' income

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VietNam News English 12 month(s) ago

Nguyen Thi Tam, who lives in Mekong Delta Tien Giang Province's Tan Phuoc District, now earns a profit four to five times higher thanks to growing pineapples than that from cajeput a few years ago.

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AmCham finances five community development projects

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SaigonTimes English 12 month(s) ago

AmCham finances five community development projects

The American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AmCham Vietnam) - HCMC chapter on Tuesday granted support certification of AmCham Community Development Fund 2013 (ACDF 2013) to five qualified projects from local organizations.

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Lotuses ‘dethrone’ cajuput in southern district

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago

Lotuses ‘dethrone’ cajuput in southern district

In recent years, the alum-laden land in southern Long An province’s Tan Thanh district, where only cajuput could survive, is now covered with lotuses, but at the cost of the area’s signature plant.

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Farmers told to use new technologies to treat polluted water in flood areas

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VietnamNet English 14 month(s) ago

Farmers told to use new technologies to treat polluted water in flood areas

VietNamNet Bridge – A lot of advanced technologies have been invented to help sterilize polluted water. However, Vietnamese farmers in the flood stricken areas still cannot approach the technologies.

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Ha Tinh Province begins cleanup operations after storm

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SaiGon GP English 15 month(s) ago

The health sector in the central province of Ha Tinh has started a cleanup campaign of the environment by setting up seven mobile teams of medical workers to supervise operations.

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Australia sponsors central provinces

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VOV News English 15 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Australian Government has provided VND545 million (US$25,817) for three small-scale projects in the central provinces of Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan and Khanh Hoa.

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Australia sponsors central provinces

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VietNam News English 15 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Australian Government has provided VND545 million (US$25,817) for three small-scale projects in the central provinces of Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan and Khanh Hoa.

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Charity event to help disadvantaged children

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VietNam News English 16 month(s) ago

A charity event called "Narrow the Gap" will be held in District 4 on September 15 to raise funds for non-profit organisations to help disadvantaged children.

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VBL’s “1 minute less for 1 million smiles” water program

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SaigonTimes English 19 month(s) ago

In response to World Environment Day, Vietnam Brewery Limited (VBL) on Wednesday announced the launch of this year’s “1 minute less for 1 million smiles” water program.

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No poison found in sunflower seeds

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VietnamNet English 22 month(s) ago

No poison found in sunflower seeds

VietNamNet Bridge – The Food Safety Department of the Ministry of Health has said that the 34 samples of sunflower seeds in four provinces did not contain toxic chemicals that cause brain atrophy.

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Mekong residents waste groundwater

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VietNam News English 22 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Mekong residents waste groundwater

The Mekong Delta groundwater's quality and quantity have declined due to local residents' over exploitation for daily life and business use.

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