Rescue efforts underway in flood-ravaged Sri Lanka

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The Sri Lankan military is attempting to reach thousands of people stranded in their homes after the country was hit by the worst flooding in 25 years.

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200,000 flee capital as Sri Lanka flood misery worsens

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 day(s) ago

200,000 flee capital as Sri Lanka flood misery worsens

Sri Lankans clambered onto rubber dinghies and makeshift rafts Friday to flee their flooded capital as fresh downpours elsewhere hampered relief efforts.

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In the face of urban flooding, some Vietnamese choose to laugh it off

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In the face of urban flooding, some Vietnamese choose to laugh it off

Many roads in Districts 1, 2, 3, Phu Nhuan and Binh Thanh were submerged after more than two hours of downpour due to an insufficient storm drain system. The city has been discussing many plans with huge investment proposals to fix the recurring flooding problem. But after years, images like these continue to be found across the city. Photo credit: Zing

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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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Vietnam's Vinamilk says scrapping foreign ownership cap

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Vietnam's Vinamilk says scrapping foreign ownership cap

The board of Vietnamese dairy firm Vinamilk has decided to remove its 49 percent foreign ownership cap, an official said on Monday, paving the way for an expected flood of interest from overseas investors in a company valued at $7.85 billion.

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Vietnam's Vinamilk says scrapping foreign ownership cap

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Vietnam's Vinamilk says scrapping foreign ownership cap

The board of Vietnamese dairy firm Vinamilk has decided to remove its 49 percent foreign ownership cap, an official said on Monday, paving the way for an expected flood of interest from overseas investors in a company valued at $7.85 billion.

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Indonesia landslide kills 15 students, fears toll could rise

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Indonesia landslide kills 15 students, fears toll could rise

Heavy rain and flash flooding triggered a major landslide Sunday at a famous "two-coloured" waterfall at Sibolangit, said disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.

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2,000 households along rivers to be relocated

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2,000 households along rivers to be relocated

More than 2,000 households along the Hồng (Red) and the Thái Bình rivers will be relocated as part of the new national plan for flood prevention and control.

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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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2,000 households along rivers to be relocated

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2,000 households along rivers to be relocated

More than 2,000 households along the Hồng (Red) and the Thái Bình rivers will be relocated as part of the new national plan for flood prevention and control.

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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 week(s) ago

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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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

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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WB finances transport, flood control projects

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

VGP – The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank (WB) has approved a package of over US$500 million in support for improvements to road and bridge connections, flood control and hygiene conditions in Viet Nam.

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