Central river basin in danger

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

A host of problems are threatening to destroy the Vu Gia-Thu Bon River basin, which provides invaluable resources to the 2.5-million population of Quang Nam and this city.

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Rice output forecast at 45 million tonnes for 2014

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam is forecast to produce 45 million tonnes of paddy rice this year, up almost 800,000 tonnes over 2013, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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Pollution contaminates Hai Phong waterways

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Pollution is severely affecting the rivers of Da Do, Re and Gia, the main source of water for irrigation and other activities of residents and businesses in this northern city.

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Irrigation project supports Mekong Delta residents

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Nearly 240,000 locals in a number of Mekong Delta localities are expected to benefit from a 510 billion VND (24.28 million USD) irrigation project along the O Mon and Xa No canals in Can Tho city by 2015.

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Cambodia needs 11 bln USD for public investment in 2013-2018

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen recently said that his country needs about 11 billion USD for public investment to implement the government's priorities in the 2013-2018 period.

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El Nino causes drought amid stormy season

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

El Nino causes drought amid stormy season

In conformity with forecast by the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center, El Nino phenomenon has affected Vietnam’s weather since early September, causing drought amid the annual stormy season.

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Drought a prominent threat to Ninh Thuan

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Drought a prominent threat to Ninh Thuan

The central province of Ninh Thuan is facing a severe drought due to prolonged hot weather with little rain, which affects both local people’s daily life and farming activities.

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Capital fails to deal with river violations

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

District agencies have failed to deal with nearly 300 irrigation works violations this year in the capital.

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Can Tho upgrades irrigation system

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has upgraded 132 dams and completed the dredging of canals in the districts of Vinh Thanh, Co Do, and Thoi Lai.

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Dau Tieng Water Reservoir releases water

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Dau Tieng Water Reservoir releases water

Dau Tieng- Phuoc Hoa Irrigation Exploitation Company will continue to release water at 200 cubic meters per second on Saigon River, aiming to ensure safe of the water level of the reservoir.

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Hydro-plants leave Phu Yen residents without resources

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Construction works on the Ba Ha River and Hinh River hydro-electricity plants have changed the Ba River's flow and had negative impacts on the lives of local residents, local authorities have said.

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Over 330 mln USD for Mekong Delta’s irrigation system until 2020

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

The Southern Institute for Water Resources Planning has set aside over 7 trillion VND (330 million USD) to develop irrigational infrastructure in the Mekong Delta between now and 2020, said its Director Nguyen Xuan Hien at a recent workshop in Kien Giang province.

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Ore waste spill engulfs community

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

A huge landslide spilled rocks and red mud from an ore waste dump over the irrigation system, stream and fields of more than a dozen households in the northern province of Cao Bang's Na Rua on Thursday, two months after another landslide hit the area.

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Social News 5/8

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

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Part of Hanoi Highway closed for metro work

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Ha Noi urged to boost flood controls

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Ha Noi Water Resources Management Department and irrigation work operators must prepare plans to deal with flooding during the rainy season, said vice chairman of the municipal People's Committee, Tran Xuan Viet.

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