HCM City expects to control flooding in inner-city areas by 2020

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

HCM City expects to control flooding in inner-city areas by 2020

The government of HCMC expects to control flooding in inner-city areas by 2020 and the suburbs afterwards, the HCMC Steering Center for the Urban Flood Control Program (SCFC) said Wednesday.

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City to build 30 lakes to control floods

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SaigonTimes English 32 month(s) ago

City to build 30 lakes to control floods

HCMC – HCMC will soon develop 30 lakes in suburban areas and hundreds of others in inner-city areas to hold rainwater in a move to effectively control severe floods, the city flood control center has announced.

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Hospitals plan to establish new infection control system by 2015

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VietNam News English 51 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health will implement a new system to control infections in all central and provincial hospitals nation-wide by 2015, said Vice Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Xuyen.

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LGE TROMM, Its World’s First ‘Voice Recognition’ Remote Control Service!

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Báo Đầu Tư English 52 month(s) ago

LGE TROMM, Its World’s First ‘Voice Recognition’ Remote Control Service!

LGE is revealing its world’s first ‘Smart Voice’ service that remotely control a washing machine through a ‘voice recognition’ remote control device.

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Vietnam to develop price control law

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VietnamNet English 78 month(s) ago

Vietnam to develop price control law

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Tien Thoa, Director of the Price Control Agency under the Ministry of Finance (MOF), has said that the agency is drafting a price control law to replace the price control ordinance, which will create a transparent legal framework needed for the market economy.

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Northern province sets model for bird flu control

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VietnamPlus English 91 month(s) ago

The northern province of Hung Yen is an exemplary model for prevention and control of avian influenza (AI) in the Red river delta region, said Abt Associates, an American consultancy firm.

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Self-controled schools to be eliminated?

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VietnamNet English 87 month(s) ago

Self-controled schools to be eliminated?

Tens of self-control schools in HCM City have asked to return back to being state owned schools since 2006. Early in the 2009-2010 school year, District 3’s authorities asked to turn two secondary self-control schools in the district back into state owned schools. The number of secondary self-control schools in HCM City has dropped dramatically in the last few years. Many high schools using the self-control mechanism also want to return to being state owned schools.

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HCM City seeks investors for flood control projects

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago 1 related news

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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US Assistant Secretary to discuss arms control in Vietnam this month

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US Assistant Secretary to discuss arms control in Vietnam this month

Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Frank Rose will discuss space security and arms control with local officials in Hanoi as part of his four-country Asia tour that will begin this weekend, the U.S. Department of State said on Thursday.

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Myanmar, Thailand enhance cooperation in drug control

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VietnamPlus English 21 month(s) ago

Myanmar, Thailand enhance cooperation in drug control

Myanmar and Thailand have agree to enhance their cooperation in drug control via a one-year programme designed for drug control and addressing transnational crimes.

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Legal Advice: When to establish a Control Board

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VietnamNet English 22 month(s) ago

Legal Advice: When to establish a Control Board

VietNamNet Bridge - Control Board is an important department in an enterprise that is in charge of activity inspection and supervision. Setting up a Control Board, in some circumstances, is compulsory yet often overlooked by enterprises.

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Stigma and discrimination complicate HIV/AIDS control efforts: health official

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VietnamPlus English 24 month(s) ago 1 related news

Stigma and discrimination complicate HIV/AIDS control efforts: health official

Stigmatising and discriminating against HIV/AIDS patients makes the disease even harder to control, Director of the Ministry of Health’s Administration of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Nguyen Hoang Long said.

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HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

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VietnamPlus English 24 month(s) ago

HCM City urged to adopt bold measures for flood control

Flood experts have called for the Ho Chi Minh City government to adopt drastic measures to control flooding here in the city; otherwise, the city will not be able to solve this chronic problem in future, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Hanoi to install hundreds of cameras to control traffic

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VietnamNet English 25 month(s) ago

Hanoi to install hundreds of cameras to control traffic

VietNamNet Bridge – From now to December, Hanoi traffic police will install an additional 450 cameras in four urban districts to control traffic.

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Over VND44 trillion needed for flood control in delta

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VietnamNet English 27 month(s) ago

Over VND44 trillion needed for flood control in delta

VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta region will need around VND44.55 trillion to control floods, adapt to climate change and cushion the impact of rising sea levels on agricultural production, infrastructure and local communities.

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