In Vietnam, unsustainable ‘modernization’ too much for sanitation services

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Urgent actions needed to improve the situation, according to the World Bank

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Vietwater 2016 features impressive global line-up

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Vietwater 2016 features impressive global line-up

Vietwater 2016 Expo & Forum, Vietnam's leading international water supply, sanitation, water resources, and purification event, organised by UBM Asia, will take place at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on November 9-11, 2016.

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Asia Pacific shows progress in water security, but challenges remain: ADB

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Water security in Asia and Pacific has progressed overall in the past five years, but major challenges remain, including overexploited groundwater, demand from rising populations, and climate variability, according to a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

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Hanoi to pilot zany parking scheme

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Hanoi’s Transport Department will pilot a project on Dã Tượng Street allowing vehicle parking on one side of streets in the city, instead of both sides used now, according to the city People’s Committee Chairman Nguyễn Đức Chung.

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Weekly roundup: Olympic gold, tourist concerns, sewer mess

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Weekly roundup: Olympic gold, tourist concerns, sewer mess

Modest Vinh makes history for Vietnam

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European International School Ho Chi Minh City students rebuild sanitation facilities at ethnic school

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European International School Ho Chi Minh City students rebuild sanitation facilities at ethnic school

When grade-11 students at the European International School Ho Chi Minh City learned that primary students in the ethnic minority village of Ta Lai had no functioning toilet at school, they decided to do something about it.

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More fish die in Ho Chi Minh City canal, toxic gases suspected

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More fish die in Ho Chi Minh City canal, toxic gases suspected

Toxic gases and floating particles of unknown origin were suspected to have caused Tuesday’s fish deaths along a major canal in Ho Chi Minh City, as experts urge the completion of a wastewater treatment plant in the city aimed at improving water sanitation.

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City seeks green light for major PPP projects

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City seeks green light for major PPP projects

The Hồ Chí Minh City People’s Committee has submitted for Government approval a list of priority transportation and sanitation investment projects that will be developed in a Public Private Partnership (PPP) format between 2016 and 2020.

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Grade 11 students at European Int'l School HCMC rebuild sanitation facilities at Ta Lai village school

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Grade 11 students at European Int'l School HCMC rebuild sanitation facilities at Ta Lai village school

Every Grade 11 student is required to complete a group CAS (creativity, activity, service) project as part of their International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. When this year’s Grade 11 students learned that primary students in Ta Lai were missing school because they had to go home to use the toilet, they knew they had found their project.

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RoK provides US$300,000 for women, girls in drought-affected areas

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RoK provides US$300,000 for women, girls in drought-affected areas

VGP – The Republic of Korea (RoK) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) inked a cooperative agreement worth US$300,000 to improve sanitation for 15,000 women and girls in 7,500 poor and near-poor households who are seriously affected by droughts in six districts in the Mekong Delta and Central Highlands.

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VN, RoK cooperate in labour sanitation

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VN, RoK cooperate in labour sanitation

VGP - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on labour sanitation and occupational disease prevention was signed on July 13 in Ha Noi by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Occupational Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA).

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Plan International supports children in Quang Tri

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Plan International supports children in Quang Tri

Plan International on July 12 signed an agreement with the provincial government of Quang Tri that allows the global organization to run new programs in the province to improve the lives of needy children.

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3,000 poor students benefit from East Meets West programmes

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3,000 poor students benefit from East Meets West programmes

The East Meets West organisation offered scholarships totalling 13.8 billion VND (168,102 USD) to nearly 3,000 underprivileged students nationwide in the 2015-2016 academic year, heard a conference in the central city of Da Nang on June 24.

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Disease crisis looms over IS-held Falluja: WHO

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

The World Health Organization says the people trapped and unable to escape from war-torn Falluja during the fighting are at great risk of disease from poor sanitation and lack of resources.

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UNDP helps Binh Thuan cope with droughts

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UNDP helps Binh Thuan cope with droughts

VGP - The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will provide US$150,000 for 5,000 people (or equivalent to 1,250 households) who are seriously suffered from consequences caused by droughts in two districts of Ham Thuan Bac and Bac Binh in the central province of Binh Thuan.

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