Hydropower plants and a fight for water in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Hydropower plants and a fight for water in Vietnam

After exhausting the water flow of many rivers and badly affecting the lives of local people by building hydropower plants, authorities in Vietnam have recently pledged to prioritize water for people over the plants.

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ODA projects badly need reciprocal capital

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

ODA projects badly need reciprocal capital

At a recent meeting between the ministries of transport and finance as well as the State Bank of Vietnam and Government Office, seven urgent transport projects funded by official development assistance will see capital injections totalling VND2-2.5 trillion ($95-$119 million) in 2014’s first round of advancing reciprocal capital for projects, probably soon after April 30.

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ADB calls for stronger support to SMEs in Asia

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of Asia’s economies, but they need better access to finance to grow and generate badly needed new jobs for the region, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a new report.

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Asia's small firms in need of more non-bank financing: report

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Asia's small firms in need of more non-bank financing: report

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of Asia’s economies, but they need better access to financing to grow and generate badly needed new jobs for the region, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.

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World Bank offers insurance cover for repairs to Vietnam highway

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

World Bank offers insurance cover for repairs to Vietnam highway

Improvement to National Highway 20 will boost safety and regional economic integration

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Long Tet holiday hits motorbike sales

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Viet Nam's motorbike market was badly hurt by the prolonged Lunar New Year holidays and accompanying sluggish demand, with sales in the first two months reported at record low levels.

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ADB increases support to Haiyan-hit areas in Philippines

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao on February 12 visited the Philippines’ Tacloban city that was badly damaged by super typhoon Haiyan in November last year.

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Delta’s tra fish undersupply affects exports

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SaigonTimes English 4 month(s) ago 3 related news

HCMC – Many factories in the Mekong Delta now are suffering live tra fish undersupply which may badly affect the country’s exports from now until next year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (Vasep) and local processors and exporters.

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TPP membership to make medicine more expensive in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – If the US proposal on the long drug protection duration is approved by TPP member countries, this would badly affect the Vietnamese drug manufacturing and trade.

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Cinema industry seeks for new development ideas

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Cinema industry seeks for new development ideas

The domestic cinema industry badly needs a stimulus package to pick itself up, both in terms of quality and quantity, delegates said at an online conference held recently by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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Cinema seeks ideas for survival

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Cinema seeks ideas for survival

The domestic cinema industry badly needs a stimulus package to pick itself up, both in terms of quality and quantity, delegates said at an online conference held recently by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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City gives Tet gifts to flood hit victims in Nghia Hanh District

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City gives Tet gifts to flood hit victims in Nghia Hanh District

A delegation from Ho Chi Minh City led by Nguyen Thi Thu Ha, Deputy Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee, on December 8 visited and gave Tet gifts to 300 needy residents of Hanh Minh Commune in Nghia Hanh District of Quang Ngai Province, who were badly affected by the recent floods.

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Vietnam's Saigon River poisoned to death

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam's Saigon River poisoned to death

The Saigon River is dying, badly contaminated with wastewater and garbage. Photo by Diep Duc Minh

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In start of long operation, Fukushima removes first fuel rods

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In start of long operation, Fukushima removes first fuel rods

TOKYO – The operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant completed on Thursday the removal of the first fuel rods from a cooling pool high up in a badly damaged reactor building, a rare success in the often fraught battle to control the site.

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Truck plunges into abyss, three people died in Nghe An

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Truck plunges into abyss, three people died in Nghe An

VietNamNet Bridge - In the darkness, the truck suddenly lost control and plunged into an abyss in Tuong Duong district of the central province of Nghe An. The driver thrown out of the cabin, stuck on the cliff while two others died and one was badly injured.

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