New dyke fights high tides in City

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City's District 8 has completed two flood-prevention works that will save more than 42,000 people in Wards 7 and 16 and a part of District 6 from regular flooding caused by high tides.

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HCM City prepares to face another flooding season

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HCM City prepares to face another flooding season

HCM City authorities planned to finish fortifying the city against floods before the season began, but the deadline is looming and preparations aren't complete.

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HCM City prepares to face another flooding season

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City authorities planned to finish fortifying the city against floods before the season began, but the deadline is looming and preparations aren't complete.

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Paper firm gets deadline to reduce sewage discharge

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Paper firm gets deadline to reduce sewage discharge

The An Hoa paper company was found discharging sewage more than the permitted level, Pham Van Luong, deputy director of Tuyen Quang Province's Natural Resource and Environment Department, said.

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Mekong tackles irrigation issues

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Provinces in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have strengthened measures to control drought and saline intrusion, including dredging canals and closing sluice gates, as thousands of hectares of rice and coastal locals are facing a water shortage.

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World Bank gives HCMC a favor loan of $450 mln for environment projects

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World Bank gives HCMC a favor loan of $450 mln for environment projects

The World Bank today approved to grant Vietnam favor loan and credit term worth US$450 million in total for the construction projects to improve hygienic and environmental conditions in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Salt water intrusion threatens rice crops in Mekong Delta

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Many coastal areas in the Mekong Delta are experiencing saline intrusion, threatening thousands of hectares of rice crops.

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Salt water intrusion threatens delta rice crops

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Many coastal areas in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are experiencing saline intrusion, threatening thousands of hectares of rice crops.

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Salt water intrusion threatens delta rice crops

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Many coastal areas in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are experiencing saline intrusion, threatening thousands of hectares of rice crops.

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Ha Noi solicits investment for 20 land-using projects

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Ha Noi People's Committee has approved a list of land-using projects for drawing investors in 2015. The projects are scheduled to use a non-municipal budget during the first phase.

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HCMC to spend US$450 million on canal clean-up project

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HCMC to spend US$450 million on canal clean-up project

Ho Chi Minh City Environmental Hygiene Project Management Board, investor of Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal clean-up project, said that the second phase of the project would be implemented this year at a total capital of US$450 million from World Bank loans.

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Mekong in need of irrigation funding

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Mekong Delta will mobilise VND171.7 trillion (US$8.1 billion) to build the region's irrigation system until 2050 to adapt to climate change and sea level rises.

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Saigon may be flooded on Christmas Day

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Saigon may be flooded on Christmas Day

VietNamNet Bridge - According to the meteorological station of the South region, due to colder air, the waters from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau will be subjected to a strong northeast wind and the tide in the downstream Saigon - Dong Nai river will continue to rise over the next few days.

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Typhoon Kalmaegi wrecks havoc in northern Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

Typhoon Kalmaegi wrecks havoc in northern Vietnam

Kalmaegi, the third typhoon to hit Vietnam this year, has claimed at least 10 lives and injured even more, and caused huge economic losses since it made landfall in the north on September 16.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – June 10

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – June 10

Briefs on some of the leading news stories published on Tuesday (June 10) in Tuoi Tre newspaper:

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