Experts call Tay Ninh the bridge to ASEAN

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Experts call Tay Ninh the bridge to ASEAN

The southern city of Tay Ninh is the last point in the Cuu Long (Mekong River) Delta region but from the perspective of ASEAN connectivity the city is the starting point connecting Vietnam with the Southeast Asia region, said Phan Chanh Duong, lecturer of the Fulbright Economic Teaching Program.
Illustrative photo (Photo: Reuters)

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Director of Đà River Water Pipeline Project removed

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Director of Da River Water Pipeline Project removed

The Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco) has decided to relieve Bùi Minh Trường of his post as director of the Đà River Water Pipeline Project’s second phase.

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Thousands protest against polluting company in Ninh Binh

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Thousands protest against polluting company in Ninh Binh

Thousands of people in Yen Khanh District in Ninh Binh Province have complained about untreated waste water which they claim local authorities have turned a blind eye to.

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Drought killing Vietnam rice crops compounds Mekong water crisis

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Drought killing Vietnam rice crops compounds Mekong water crisis

The nine acres in southern Vietnam that double as rice paddy and shrimp pond for farmer Nguyen Thi Tam have become a wasteland. After the worst drought in 90 years, almost nothing grows.

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Vietnamese president meets Lao top leader

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Vietnamese president meets Lao top leader

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang and Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith on Tuesday discussed ways to boost bilateral ties during their meeting in Hanoi.

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China boosts volume of discharged water for lower Mekong River

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China boosts volume of discharged water for lower Mekong River

China has increased the volume of water being released from Jinghong hydropower plant to the lower Mekong River.

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$100 million Smart City kicks off in April

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$100 million Smart City kicks off in April

National Housing Organization (N.H.O JSC.) and its partner Thien But Real Estate Company will start a VND2,200 billion ($100 million) project called Smart City An Giang on April 28.

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Heart of Ho Chi Minh City to get $1.35 billion rejuvenation

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Heart of Ho Chi Minh City to get $1.35 billion rejuvenation

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has recently green-lighted a $1.35-billion residential township that will transform Ba Son port along the Saigon River’s banks into a modern megacity.

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Northern Vietnam may need 5-7 water dams to tackle drought, say scientists

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Northern Vietnam may need 5-7 water dams to tackle drought, say scientists

A group of scientists has proposed building a network of between five and seven dams on the Red River to store and supply water for Vietnam's northern region.

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Gamuda Gardens unveils stunning Courtyard Homes

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Gamuda Gardens unveils stunning Courtyard Homes

Following the success of terraced and semi-detached houses at Botanic precinct, Malaysian-based and well-known developer, Gamuda Land Vietnam continues to launch 44 units of Courtyard Homes semi-detached in the second phase of Gamuda Gardens in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai district.

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Swimming in a drought in Vietnam

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Swimming in a drought in Vietnam

It’s the worst drought the country has faced in the past 90 years. It’s a strange irony that Vietnam’s prolonged drought conditions will create greater swimming hazards to the vulnerable young this year. The link between the two issues, lack of water and too many local youngsters in danger around water, may not seem that obvious but this could be a very dangerous year in more than one way.

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HCM City people fish on the street

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HCM City people fish on the street

Many people in HCM City are bizarrely ignoring health risks and going fishing directly from the city’s sewage system.

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Drought in delta poses serious food security threat

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Drought in delta poses serious food security threat

The worst drought ever recorded in Vietnam has prompted the government and the public to brainstorm strategies on using water sources intelligently for food security and poverty reduction.

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Teachers in mountainous areas experience tough lives

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Teachers in mountainous areas experience tough lives

Teachers in the mountainous province of Lai Chau’s Ta Mit Commune experience harsh conditions, including having to ford rivers or climb up narrow mountain paths to get food for their schools.

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HCM City spends big to address flood

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HCM City spends big to address flood

The HCM City People’s Committee has just granted an investment licence to a project to tackle local floods, worth VND10 trillion (US$450 million).

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