WB aids Vietnam’s transport, flood control efforts

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WB aids Vietnam’s transport, flood control efforts

The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank (WB) has recently approved a loan worth more than US$ 500 million in support for upgrading road and bridge connections as well as flood control and sanitation conditions in Vietnam.

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World Bank helps Vietnam improve transport, flood control

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World Bank helps Vietnam improve transport, flood control

The World Bank on Friday approved more than US$500 million in support for improvements to road and bridge connections as well as flood control and sanitation conditions in Vietnam.

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WB funding supports transport, flood control in Vietnam

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The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved more than US$500 million in support for improvements to road and bridge connections as well as flood control and sanitation conditions in Vietnam.

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HCMC raises public awareness about environmental protection

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HCMC raises public awareness about environmental protection

Ho Chi Minh City yesterday launched the national action month for response to National Week of Clean Water and Environmental Hygiene and the World Environment Day.
Illustrative photo:SGGP

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HCMC launches Action Month for environmental protection

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Ho Chi Minh City launched yesterday the action month to respond to the national week of clean water & environmental sanitation and the world environment day.

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Ho Chi Minh City announces Zika outbreak at commune levels

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The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has announced the Zika virus outbreak at the commune and ward levels, after a case was reported in the locality on April 5.

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Guinness cable car offers services to over 40,000 tourists

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Guinness cable car offers services to over 40,000 tourists

The world’s longest three-rope cable car connecting Muong Hoa Valley and Fansipan Mountain in the northern province of Lao Cai has helped some 40,000 tourists conquer the so-called “Roof of Indochina” in one month of operation.

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Teachers face hardships at remote VN schools

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Teachers face hardships at remote VN schools

VietNamNet Bridge – Many teachers who have volunteered to move to work in remote and mountainous areas have said that they have been facing risks and difficulties due to a shortage of facilities and necessities for their lives.

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India names 20 cities for $7.5 billion smart makeover

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India names 20 cities for $7.5 billion smart makeover

NEW DELHI, Jan 28 – India named 20 cities on Thursday which it says will be provided with uninterrupted power and water supplies, proper sanitation and public transport in a $7.5 billion makeover to turn them into smart cities with living standards comparable to Europe.

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El Ninõ parches Asia Pacific, destroying crops and drying up water sources

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El Nino parches Asia Pacific, destroying crops and drying up water sources

Dams containing small amounts of water can be seen in a drought affected farming area located west of Melbourne in Australia January 12, 2016. An El Nino, a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific, typically leads to scorching weather across Asia and East Africa, but heavy rains and floods in South America. Photo: Reuters/David Gray

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UNICEF appeals for $62mn to save children affected by East Asia, Pacific crises

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UNICEF appeals for $62mn to save children affected by East Asia, Pacific crises

Bangkok, January 26 – In the Pacific Islands, many children don’t have enough safe water to drink and their education has been interrupted as a result of the severe, ongoing El Ninõ. Meanwhile, children in DPR Korea are struggling to recover from drought, and children in Myanmar are trapped in ongoing internal conflicts. These are just some of the children in the region caught in a series of conflicts and natural disasters, who need urgent help to survive.

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Push for clean water, sanitation in rural areas needs $3.4b investment

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Push for clean water, sanitation in rural areas needs $3.4b investment

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Thanh Hang, permanent chief of the National Target Programme for Rural Water and Sanitation, spoke to Nong thon ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper about targets for the upcoming period.

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Hanoi shifts to animal husbandry, agricultural services

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Hanoi shifts to animal husbandry, agricultural services

Hanoi’s agricultural sector has been on the move to develop animal husbandry, processing and agricultural services instead of enlarging cultivation, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Xuan Viet said at a conference held in Hanoi on January 7.

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Disadvantaged residents in Northwest benefit social funds

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Disadvantaged residents in Northwest benefit social funds

The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) has provided preferential loans for around 2.6 million poor and near-poor families in the Northwestern region, allowing 363,000 of them to escape from poverty, according to the bank.

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More charity houses handed over to poor households in Can Tho

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More charity houses handed over to poor households in Can Tho

As many as 130 charity houses, each worth at least VND32 million (US$1,300), were handed over to poor and ethnic minority households in Truong Long commune, the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 15.

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