Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

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VOV News English 4 day(s) ago

Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

The HCM City Steering Centre for the Urban Flood Control Programme has asked the municipal government to build a 1.1-km long embankment along the Saigon River to prevent flooding during high tides.

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Premier orders Ho Chi Minh City to urgently curb inundation in residential areas

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Premier orders Ho Chi Minh City to urgently curb inundation in residential areas

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged Ho Chi Minh City to immediately focus on building infrastructure for flood control and consider the task a top priority.

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Gov’t releases monthly resolution

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Gov’t releases monthly resolution

VGP – Bold measures for flood control, faster restructuring of weak commercial banks, drafting of economic restructuring planning in 2016-2020, and university entrance exams for the academic year of 2015 topped the agenda of the Government’s regular meeting in July.

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Tra Vinh: Levees benefit four communes

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The People’s Committee of southern Tra Vinh province has requested the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development urgently complete construction of a levee on the north side of Tong Long River by the end of this year.

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Hanoi moves to adapt climate change

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

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 2 month(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 month(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 month(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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 5 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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