The village of 70 sets of twins

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

The village of 70 sets of twins

VietNamNet Bridge – This small community in the southern province of Dong Nai has earned itself the moniker, “Twin village”. Located on National Highway 1A, Hung Hiep Village makes itself home to 40 sets of twins, according to Mr. Tran Dinh Danh, the village chief. Furthermore, its parent commune, Hung Loc Commune, is home to an additional 30 twins.

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HCM City’s dwellers look forward to clean water

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HCM City’s dwellers look forward to clean water

VietNamNet Bridge – Unable to access the city’s tap-water resources, Ho Chi Minh City’s suburbanites must use water from wells they dig themselves. But the underground water is getting seriously polluted.

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CNPC blamed for contaminating China city’s water, Xinhua says

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CNPC blamed for contaminating China city’s water, Xinhua says

A boy stands in a queue to fetch safe water supplied by the government in a community in Lanzhou, capital of northwest China's Gansu Province, April 11, 2014. Photo: Xinhua

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Social News Headlines 9/4

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Ministry inspects private health clinics, drugstores in 5 cities

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Outlying districts lack fresh tap water

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

More than 90 per cent of residents in HCM City's outlying districts have no access to tap water and are forced to use water from bore wells or collected rainfall.

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Polluted rivers, dwindling groundwater threaten Vietnam city supply

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Polluted rivers, dwindling groundwater threaten Vietnam city supply

A polluted section of the Siep Stream that flows into the Dong Nai River, a waterway that provides sustenance to some 15 million people, including most of Ho Chi Minh City. Experts are calling for determined action by relevant authorities to reduce river pollution to ensure supply of clean water to millions of people in Ho Chi Minh City and nearby provinces. PHOTO: HOANG TUAN

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Mar 18

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Mar 18

Briefs of some of leading news stories published on Tuesday (March 18) in Tuoi Tre newspaper:

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Sawaco plans water price hikes to fund City installation project

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Sai Gon Water Corporation (Sawaco) plans to increase water prices in HCM City by 9-11 per cent, Bach Vu Hai, deputy general director of Sawaco.

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HCM City water supplier needs 215m USD to reach all residents

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ho Chi Minh City water supplier Sawaco will need investment capital of more than 4.5 trillion VND (215million USD) to build water pipelines to ensure that all city residents have access to tap water this year.

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City water supplier needs $215m to reach all residents

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

HCM City water supplier Sawaco will need investment capital of more than VND4.5 trillion (US$215million) to build water pipelines to ensure that all city residents have access to tap water this year.

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Saigon & Dong Nai rivers more polluted

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Saigon & Dong Nai rivers more polluted

VietNamNet Bridge – Long-term planning is needed to cope with worsening pollution in the Sai Gon and Dong Nai rivers, experts have warned.

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Polluted rivers need long-term fix

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Polluted rivers need long-term fix

Long-term planning is needed to cope with worsening pollution in the Sai Gon and Dong Nai rivers, experts have warned.

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Dead dog in reservoir helps drive Venezuelans to bottled water

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Dead dog in reservoir helps drive Venezuelans to bottled water

Santeria idols sit at a shrine near the Mariposa reservoir outside of Caracas. The water from Mariposa, polluted by sacrifices from a local cult, is pumped to a 60 year-old treatment plant that lacks the technology to make it safe for drinking.

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Cancer a water-borne disease in southern Vietnam

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Cancer a water-borne disease in southern Vietnam

Overexploitation of groundwater poisoning water supply in the Mekong Delta

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Water treatment has good chances for investors

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SaigonTimes English 8 month(s) ago

Water treatment has good chances for investors

HCMC – Potential in Vietnam’s water treatment sector is still huge as the current rate of tap-water supply in urban and rural areas is only 60%, according to Saigon Water Infrastructure Corporation (Saigon Water).

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