Vietnam metro to tackle floods with ponds, lakes

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam metro to tackle floods with ponds, lakes

Children walk on flooded Calmette Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. The city is considering a plan to build underground water tanks and dig lakes to store rainwater in a controversial effort to tackle inundation. Photo: Diep Duc Minh

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HCM City to build 30 lakes to control floods

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Ho Chi Minh City will soon develop 30 lakes in suburban areas and hundreds of others in inner-city areas to hold rainwater in a move to effectively control severe floods, said the Saigon Times Daily.

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City to build 30 lakes to control floods

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SaigonTimes English 3 week(s) ago

City to build 30 lakes to control floods

HCMC – HCMC will soon develop 30 lakes in suburban areas and hundreds of others in inner-city areas to hold rainwater in a move to effectively control severe floods, the city flood control center has announced.

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City officials mull reservoirs to combat damaging floods

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The HCM City administration expects to reduce by 30 per cent the area that is regularly flooded by building 30 large reservoirs in suburban areas and hundreds of smaller ones in urban areas.

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Vinalines has new CEO

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Vinalines has new CEO

VietNamNet Bridge - Mr. Le Anh Son has been appointed General Director of the Vietnam National Shipping Lines Corporation or Vinalines. Son will officially assume the position from March 20.

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HCM City needs 13 trillion VND for transport infrastructure

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago 2 related news

HCM City needs 13 trillion VND for transport infrastructure

Ho Chi Minh City will need over 13 trillion VND (611 million USD) to build and repair roads this year, a local newspaper reports, citing information from the municipal Department of Transport.

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City needs 13 trillion VND for transport infrastructure

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 2 related news

Ho Chi Minh City will need over 13 trillion VND (611 million USD) to build and repair roads this year, a local newspaper reports, citing information from the municipal Department of Transport.

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Flood controls improve lives of Mekong farmers

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

The flood control works in the Mekong Delta have helped local farmers improve rice crop yields and expand production areas, according to the Southwestern Steering Committee.

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City At Work For Flood Prevention

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

City At Work For Flood Prevention

A session on January 17 with the Danish Hydraulic Institute determined Ho Chi Minh City as one of the top most vulnerable cities affected by climate change.

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Japan pledges millions in aid to Vietnam

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago

Japan pledges millions in aid to Vietnam

(VOV) -Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam, Hiroshi Fukada, signed an agreement on January 15 to donate nearly US$820,000 in non-refundable aid to seven projects in Vietnam.

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Japanese pump maker helps Vietnam in flood control

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

Japanese pump maker helps Vietnam in flood control

(VOV) -Ebara, Japan’s leading water pump maker, has inaugurated its first Vietnam-based plant with the intention of helping the country in flood prevention and control.

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Firms asked to pay for disaster control effort

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SaigonTimes English 4 month(s) ago

HCMC – To help localities finance fighting natural disasters, local enterprises will probably have to pay between VND1 million and VND100 million each annually as part of their operational expenses.

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Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant generates 175 billion kWh

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

Hoa Binh Hydropower JSC was awarded the Independence Order, First Class, in northwestern province of Hoa Binh on December 14 at a ceremony to mark its 25th anniversary.

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Flood tide in HCM City forecast to hit record, again

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The flood tide in Ho Chi Minh City is forecast to reach 1.68m on December 5 and 6, a record level in the past six decades.

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Seriously injured fisherman receives first aid

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Báo QĐND English 5 month(s) ago

Seriously injured fisherman receives first aid

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