HCM City plan to build reservoirs blasted

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HCM City plan to build reservoirs blasted

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City has decided to build three reservoirs at a cost of VND950 billion (US$42 million) to prevent flooding, but critics say they are not really needed and improving the sewerage system should be the priority.

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HCM City spends US$437 million combating floods

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HCM City spends US$437 million combating floods

The Prime Minister has just approved a US$437 million project on managing floods in Ho Chi Minh City by 2020, the Saigon Giai Phong newspaper has reported.

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Hanoi pushes for private vehicle reduction

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Hanoi pushes for private vehicle reduction

Hanoi need joint hands from ministries and state agencies in developing a plan to reduce the use of personal vehicle in the city in order to ease the worsening traffic congestion.

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HCM City backs flood prevention plan

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HCM City backs flood prevention plan

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City government has signed up private firm Trungnam Group to carry out a massive anti-flood project in build-transfer mode.

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First turbine of Lai Chau hydropower plant begins operation

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First turbine of Lai Chau hydropower plant begins operation

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung on December 23 attended a ceremony to mark the inauguration of the first turbine at Lai Chau hydroelectricity plant.

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HCM City seeks investors for flood control projects

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HCM City seeks investors for flood control projects

VietNamNet Bridge – HCMC is calling for private firms to implement flood control projects in public-private partnership (PPP) or build-transfer format as chronic flooding is taking its toll on the city. Several firms have shown interest in the flood control projects.

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HCM City looks for private anti-flood capital

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HCM City looks for private anti-flood capital

Nguyen Huu Tin, deputy chairman of the HCM City People's Committee, called for raising VND15.9 trillion ($709.8 million) from private investors for anti-flooding works at a working session of the HCM City Steering Centre of the Urban Flood Control Programme and other relevant agencies on Monday.

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Ho Chi Minh City experiments with Danish flood control technology

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City experiments with Danish flood control technology

Officials in Ho Chi Minh City have been testing a Danish flood combat model for a few days, saying they will report the experimental results to the People’s Committee for their decision on whether to use it.

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Close-to-retirement Vietnamese officials chosen for overseas study

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Close-to-retirement Vietnamese officials chosen for overseas study

Several officials close to retirement age in the southern province of Tien Giang will study overseas to gain knowledge of flood control constructions.

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HCM City to implement measures to control worsening flooding crisis

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HCM City to implement measures to control worsening flooding crisis

Authorities in HCM City have outlined stronger flood-prevention measures as heavy rains and high tides continue to cause severe flooding.

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HCM City to implement measures to control worsening flooding crisis

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HCM City to implement measures to control worsening flooding crisis

Authorities in HCM City have outlined stronger flood-prevention measures as heavy rains and high tides continue to cause severe flooding.

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Ho Chi Minh City plans to spend $439mn on flood control works

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Ho Chi Minh City plans to spend $439mn on flood control works

Ho Chi Minh City has plans to carry out a multimillion-dollar project which will help control flooding in many areas.

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Drainage system to be improved for Ho Chi Minh City airport

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Drainage system to be improved for Ho Chi Minh City airport

The drainage system of Tan Son Nhat International Airport will undergo improvements this month, Ho Chi Minh City Urban Drainage Company said.

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Flooding affects 26% of HCMC citizens

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Flooding affects 26% of HCMC citizens

VietNamNet Bridge – Flooding impacts around 26% of city dwellers and costs this economic hub of Vietnam thousands of billions of Vietnam dong a year, said the HCMC center for the anti-flood program.

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HCM City to need huge funding for flood control in 2016-2020

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HCM City to need huge funding for flood control in 2016-2020

HCMC is in dire need of nearly VND68 trillion (over US$3 billion) to carry out a slew of urgent flood control projects in the 2016-2020 period to minimize the impact of flooding on the city’s development.

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