Billions needed to fight drought

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Billions needed to fight drought

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked the National Assembly to allocate some VND100trn (USD4.5bn) to build an irrigation system to cope with the serious on-going drought and potential future problems.

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Contract delays water project

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Contract delays water project

A contract relating to the construction of Đà River Water Project Phase 2 between a Vietnamese water supply company and a Chinese pipe supplier has not yet been signed, said an official.

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UN Resident Coordinator responds to drought fight in VN

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago

UN Resident Coordinator responds to drought fight in VN

VGP – Despite various achievements, over 3 million Vietnamese children are facing water shortage, said Ms. Pratibha Mehta, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative.

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Urbanites hunting for homegrown produce amidst worsening food safety in Vietnam

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

Urbanites hunting for homegrown produce amidst worsening food safety in Vietnam

Families in Vietnam’s major cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are turning to clean food tended by their relatives in rural provinces after recent news exposing the alarming use of banned chemicals in the food industry.

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Urbanites hunting for homegrown produce amidst worsening food safety in Vietnam

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Urbanites hunting for homegrown produce amidst worsening food safety in Vietnam

Families in Vietnam’s major cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are turning to clean food tended by their relatives in rural provinces after recent news exposing the alarming use of banned chemicals in the food industry.

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Why so much negativity about Chinese contractors?

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Why so much negativity about Chinese contractors?

The public has raised concerns over news that a Chinese company has won a contract to be the pipe supplier of a major clean water project in Hanoi.

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Vietnam firm defends selection of Chinese contractor for crucial water project

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Vietnam firm defends selection of Chinese contractor for crucial water project

Chinese products are not necessarily associated with poor quality, a leader of a Hanoi-based company said on Wednesday after awarding the pipeline contract for a crucial water project to a Beijing-based supplier.

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Hanoi seeks Amsterdam’s cooperation in environment, climate change

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Hanoi seeks Amsterdam’s cooperation in environment, climate change

Hanoi wishes to receive Amsterdam city’s assistance in building an environment monitoring system, clean energies and sharing of experience in climate change adaptation, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.

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Suntory Group expands water education programme to the south of Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Suntory Group expands water education programme to the south of Vietnam

Suntory Group and Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam Beverage on March 22 – the World Water Day held the ceremony to launch the water education programme “Mizuiku - I love Clean Water” in five schools in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Conserving clean water a priority in Ho Chi Minh City

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Conserving clean water a priority in Ho Chi Minh City

A conference on water conservation in Ho Chi Minh City was held on Tuesday, highlighting the urgent need to protect the city’s water resources in the face of climate change.

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Chinese pipeline supplier wins contract for Hanoi water project at discounted price

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Chinese pipeline supplier wins contract for Hanoi water project at discounted price

A Chinese company has won a contract to be the pipe supplier of a major clean water project in Hanoi, raising quality concerns over the bid price.

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"Mizuiku -I love clean water" program kicked off in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Japanese Suntory Group and Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam, the Future Center in coordination with districts' 8 and Binh Chanh of Training & Education Divisions kicked off the project entitled "Mizuiku-I love clean water" in the Southern region, to celebrate the world's water day, March 22.

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Clean water source under serious threat in HCMC

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Clean water source under serious threat in HCMC

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment hosted a seminar on water source protection yesterday when delegates said that clean water supply had never been under such a serious threat then with increasing saline and chemical pollution.

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Ho Chi Minh City starts public urination crackdown, forces offenders to clean streets

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City starts public urination crackdown, forces offenders to clean streets

Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 has fined 29 people for urinating in public this month in the latest crackdown on a range of violations that "affect the city’s image."

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Striking back against the machine: Korean Go player beats Google program

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Striking back against the machine: Korean Go player beats Google program

South Korean Lee Sedol won his first match against a computer program developed by a Google subsidiary on Sunday in the ancient board game Go, denying a clean sweep for the artificial intelligence in a five-match series.

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