Hanoi moves to adapt climate change

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Hanoi has urged relevant agencies to design plans on storm and flood control, mitigating the impacts of climate change, said an official.

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Bangkok to build new bike trail in honour of Queen's birthday

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is building a new bike trail along the Nong Bon lake in a bid to celebrate Mother’s Day and Her Majesty the Queen’s birthday on August 12.

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HCM City prepares for flood prevention projects

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

HCM City prepares for flood prevention projects

To complete all necessary works to combat floods in the next five years, HCM City needs 51.3 trillion VND (2.35 billion USD), heard a meeting held on June 16 to discuss plans for flood control chaired by a deputy chairman of the city People's Committee.

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HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

Ho Chi Minh City needs VND51,317 billion (US$2.53 billion) for anti-flooding works from now until 2020, reported the city’s Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control Program yesterday.

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HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

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HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

Ho Chi Minh City needs VND51,317 billion (US$2.53 billion) for anti-flooding works from now until 2020, reported the city’s Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control Program yesterday.

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HCM City aims to mitigate seasonal flood risk

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City aims to mitigate seasonal flood risk

The southern metropolis Ho Chi Minh City has submitted a funding proposal for a flood risk management project to the World Bank (WB) for the 2015-2017 fiscal year.

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Vietnam boosts disaster prevention efforts

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

The Party, State and Government, along with ministries, agencies and localities, have paid attention to natural disaster prevention, with a series of plans and projects put in place.

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Vietnam boosts disaster prevention efforts

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Party, State and Government, along with ministries, agencies and localities, have paid attention to natural disaster prevention, with a series of plans and projects put in place.

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HCMC implements measures to fight flooding

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City is implementing many measures against flooding in the city according to a report of the municipal Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control to the People’s Committee yesterday.

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Prolonged drought threats vast area of crops in Dak Nong

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

Thousands of hectares of food and industrial crops in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong are under serious threat due to a prolonged drought, said the provincial agricultural sector.

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Binh Dinh looks to improve efficiency of drainage project

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

More must be done to ensure that a crucial water drainage and flood control project in Quy Nhon city, central coastal Binh Dinh province, is completed to a high standard and without delay, a senior local politician has declared.

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Workshop tackles Mekong Delta land sinking

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

Vietnamese and foreign specialists working to prevent climate change and land subsidence held a workshop in Can Tho city on March 11 to discuss environmental problems in the Mekong Delta region.

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Mekong Delta faces increased landslide and subsidence risk

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Mekong Delta faces increased landslide and subsidence risk

Experts from Utrecht University of the Netherlands and Can Tho University held a seminar yesterday to discuss solutions to landslide and land subsidence in the Mekong Delta.

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Cuu Long Delta faces increased landslide and subsidence risk

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

Cuu Long Delta faces increased landslide and subsidence risk

Experts from Utrecht University of the Netherlands and Can Tho University held a seminar on yesterday to discuss solutions to landslide and land subsidence in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta.

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Mekong forests face threat of fire

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

More than 18 per cent of forested land in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kien Giang faces the threat of third- to fifth-alarm fires. The Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary in Bac Lieu Province faces a fourth-alarm fire.

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