Fears over Mekong River’s future

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Fears over Mekong River’s future

Vu Trong Hong, chairman of the Vietnam Irrigation Association has warned about the dangers Vietnam could face when Laos build a new hydropower plant on the Mekong River.

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Local authorities powerless in front of Chu Lai Soda

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Local authorities powerless in front of Chu Lai Soda

Higher level and stronger governmental actions have been sought to deal with stubborn environmental polluter Chu Lai Soda Processing Joint Stock Company (Chu Lai Soda), as the local authorities have proved unable to stop the firm from continually discharging untreated wastewater into the Ben Van River.

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Expert slams Formosa steel project

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Expert slams Formosa steel project

Nguyen Thanh Son, former head of the Red River Delta Coal Project Management Unit, has said the Formosa Group should not be allowed to operate for 70 years in Vietnam as they would not have a major economic impact and had already caused major pollution.

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Nearly 700 containers derelict at Cat Lai Port

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Nearly 700 containers derelict at Cat Lai Port

Nearly 700 containers of goods have lain at Cat Lai Port for over 90 days but their owners have yet to come and receive them, reported the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department.

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MoIT may propose ending Hau Giang pulp paper project

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MoIT may propose ending Hau Giang pulp paper project

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is considering proposing the government cease the development of a pulp paper plant in the Mekong Delta’s Hau Giang province.

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Japan – Mekong foreign ministers gather in Laos

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Japan – Mekong foreign ministers gather in Laos

Foreign ministers from Japan and five Mekong river countries got together at the 9th Mekong-Japan Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held in Vientiane, Laos, on July 25, alongside the 49th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM-49).

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Vietnamese conglomerate soft-opens largest riverfront park in Ho Chi Minh City

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Vietnamese conglomerate soft-opens largest riverfront park in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese realty developer Vingroup has just organized a soft opening ceremony for a huge riverside green space in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Foreign ministers scrutinize Mekong-RoK links

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Foreign ministers scrutinize Mekong-RoK links

The 6th Mekong-Republic of Korea (RoK) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting took place in Vientiane, Laos on July 24 in the framework of the ongoing 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 49).

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Mekong countries beef up ties with RoK, India

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Mekong countries beef up ties with RoK, India

VGP – Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh led the Vietnamese delegation to attend the 6th Mekong-Republic of Korea (RoK) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the 7th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation Ministerial Meeting on July 24 in Vientiane.

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Craftsmen work to spread the fame of Bát Tràng pottery

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Craftsmen work to spread the fame of Bat Trang pottery

On the bank of the Red River, there is situated a seven-century old pottery village. Bát Tràng, the most famous and long-standing pottery village in Việt Nam is an interesting attraction in the capital that tourists should not miss a chance to visit.

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Ho Chi Minh City opens largest-ever riverside park

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Ho Chi Minh City opens largest-ever riverside park

A 14-hectare park on the side of the Saigon River has been opened in Ho Chi Minh City with a design inspired by the US's iconic Central Park, local media reported on Sunday.

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Irrigation in Mekong basin threatens VN’s delta

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Irrigation in Mekong basin threatens VN’s delta

The south of Việt Nam is highly vulnerable to more drought and salinisation in the future when its fellow countries in the lower Mekong river basin are in the process of diverting the river water to serve their expanding farm land, experts warned.

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Netherlands aids waste treatment project in Binh Duong

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Netherlands aids waste treatment project in Binh Duong

The Dutch Government will give financial support to the implementation, operation and maintenance of the water drainage and wastewater treatment project in the southern province of Binh Duong as stipulated in an agreement signed on July 22.

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Hanoi’s colourful intersections at night

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Hanoi’s colourful intersections at night

As the sun disappears, Vietnam’s capital dons new, shimmering, brilliant coat with new intersections lit up in modern beauty.

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French photographer holds outdoor exhibition celebrating Vietnamese women

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French photographer holds outdoor exhibition celebrating Vietnamese women

Around 40 photos of Vietnamese women are on display along the Hoai River in the central tourist town of Hoi An.

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