Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

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VOV News English 2 day(s) ago

Embankment to safeguard Saigon River from floods

The HCM City Steering Centre for the Urban Flood Control Programme has asked the municipal government to build a 1.1-km long embankment along the Saigon River to prevent flooding during high tides.

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Anti-flooding urgent task in HCMC- PM

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Anti-flooding urgent task in HCMC- PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked Ho Chi Minh City to consider anti-flooding works to be a key and urgent task, in which local authorities should make more efforts to create basic and clear changes in the upcoming time.

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Sea encroachment threatens Tien Giang residential areas

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

Sea encroachment threatens Tien Giang residential areas

Encroachment by the sea has caused soil erosion, threatening residential areas and crops in the coastal Go Cong area in the southern Tien Giang Province.

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Sea encroachment threatens Tien Giang residential areas

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Sea encroachment threatens Tien Giang residential areas

Encroachment by the sea has caused soil erosion, threatening residential areas and crops in the coastal Go Cong area in the southern Tien Giang Province.

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Social News 22/6

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Environment projects to get 3.6% loans

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New sluice gate helps water rice fields in Ben Tre

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

An irrigation sluice gate officially began operating in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on June 19, aimed at preventing salinisation and supplying fresh water for local farmers.

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Villagers blame polluted river for cancer deaths

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

VietNamNet Bridge – Black-as-coal and smelling of something rank, the Nhue River snakes its way through the middle of Van Hoang Commune, Phu Xuyen District in Ha Noi. The polluted river is likely more than just an eyesore.

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New dyke fights high tides in City

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VietNam News English 4 month(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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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

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 4 month(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 4 month(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 5 month(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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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

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 6 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 6 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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