Ho Chi Minh City copes with flooding after torrential downpour

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Ho Chi Minh City copes with flooding after torrential downpour

A recent pouring rain that struck Ho Chi Minh City has urged competent authorities to speed up flood control projects and figure out new measures to deal with similar downpours in the future.

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Wetland accretion exacerbates tidal flooding in Ho Chi Minh City: expert

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

A Vietnamese scientist is blaming human interference along the banks of a major river in Ho Chi Minh City for rising water levels.

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Hanoi seeks flooding solutions

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Hanoi seeks flooding solutions

Hanoi authorities held a conference with international experts to address the impact of climate change and urbanisation on the capital's flood control capacity.

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HCMC prompts dredging of years-long polluted canals

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HCMC prompts dredging of years-long polluted canals

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has asked related agencies to complete dredging of 18 canals in Hoc Mon and District 12 by the end of this year in accordance with an instruction by Secretary of the city’s Party Committee Dinh La Thang.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – July 18

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – July 18

Good morning from Vietnam!

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Two important projects groundbroken in HCMC

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Two important projects groundbroken in HCMC

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the groundbreaking ceremonies of two important projects on flood control and tumor hospital in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).

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Ho Chi Minh City breaks ground on tidal flood control project

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Ho Chi Minh City breaks ground on tidal flood control project

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee and a local construction firm broke ground on the first phase of a tidal flood control project on Sunday.

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HCMC starts biggest ever anti-flood construction

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HCMC starts biggest ever anti-flood construction

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc kicked off the largest scale and most expensive anti-flooding construction project ever planned for HCM City yesterday, the latest effort by authorities to deal with chronic flooding problems.

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PM witnesses launch of two big projects in HCM City

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PM witnesses launch of two big projects in HCM City

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 26 attended the groundbreaking ceremonies of two big projects relating to flood control and health in HCM City.

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Flood control brick wall fences off thousands in Ho Chi Minh City

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Flood control brick wall fences off thousands in Ho Chi Minh City

Hundreds of households along a main street in Ho Chi Minh City have been fenced off by a brick wall in preparation for a large-scale road surface elevation, the city’s latest attempt to deal with chronic flooding.

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Ho Chi Minh City approves $429mn flood prevention project

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Ho Chi Minh City approves $429mn flood prevention project

Ho Chi Minh City officials have given the go-ahead to implement a multimillion-dollar flood control project.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 16

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 16

Good morning from Vietnam!

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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

VGP – The PM has approved the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project, which is financed by the World Bank (WB).

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Ho Chi Minh City needs $90mn for flood prevention this year

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Ho Chi Minh City needs $90mn for flood prevention this year

Ho Chi Minh City will need more than VND2 trillion (US$90 million) for its flood prevention program this year, but has so far only been able to arrange a small part of the sum.

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HCMC short of nearly US$58 million for anti-flooding projects

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HCMC short of nearly US$58 million for anti-flooding projects

Ho Chi Minh City has been short of VND1,284 billion (US$58 million) out of the total need of VND2,009 billion ($90.2 million) for implementation of anti-flooding projects, reported the Steering Center for Urban Flood Control Program to the city People’s Committee.

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