Vietnam's prime minister says climate change is real, calls for more responses

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Vietnam's prime minister says climate change is real, calls for more responses

High tide causes inundation on a street in Ho Chi Minh City on October 9, 2014. Photo: Pham Huu

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Goldman partner who called Japan's demise sees similarities with China

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Goldman partner who called Japan's demise sees similarities with China

Forecasts for China to surpass the U.S. as the world’s main economic power are misplaced. So says an observer who foresaw Japan’s eventual demise a year before its land-price bubble began to burst.

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HCM City attracts US$500 million FDI in Feb

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HCM City attracts US$500 million FDI in Feb

(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City garnered US$506.3 million from foreign direct investment (FDI) in February, up 170.5% against the same period last year.

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HCMC borrows US$1.08 billion for anti-flooding

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HCMC borrows US$1.08 billion for anti-flooding

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan yesterday said that the city would get VND23 trillion (US$1.08 billion) in loans from international banks to speed up progress of anti-flooding projects in the city.

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HCMC borrows US$1.08 billion for anti-flooding

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HCMC borrows US$1.08 billion for anti-flooding

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Le Hoang Quan yesterday said that the city would get VND23 trillion (US$1.08 billion) in loans from international banks to speed up progress of anti-flooding projects in the city.

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Vietnam’s outward FDI: Is the tide turning?

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Vietnam’s outward FDI: Is the tide turning?

(VOV) - As of the end of 2014 Vietnam has turned the tide on foreign direct investment (FDI), or at least it seems, with outward FDI approaching US$20 billion, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).

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Flood prevention workshop held in Can Tho

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Experts discussed potential methods to enhance climate change resilience in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho during a workshop held in the city on February 4.

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Forestation project helps Soc Trang ease climate change impacts

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A mangrove forest project in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang’s coastal areas has helped improve the environment and preserve the biodiversity.

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Pictures: Waves knock down dozens of houses along Phu Yen coast

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Pictures: Waves knock down dozens of houses along Phu Yen coast

VietNamNet Bridge - More than 30 houses in Phu Dong Ward in Tuy Hoa City of Phu Yen province, in central Vietnam, collapsed and were damaged when the tides ros on Tuesday. Dozens of other houses in the neighboring province of Khanh Hoa were also affected.

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In Asia, 2014's biggest losers

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In Asia, 2014's biggest losers

After shares in BYD, a Chinese car company backed by his Berkshire Hathaway, crashed without explanation earlier this month, Warren Buffett had reason to recall his famous adage about swimming naked when the tide rolls out. If it’s any consolation, the "Sage of Omaha" had plenty of company in Asia in 2014. As the year draws to a close, it's time to name and shame the companies, politicians and corporate emperors caught out looking distinctly undressed. Herewith, my second-annual Naked...

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Saigon may be flooded on Christmas Day

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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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6 drown as boat capsizes in Vietnam

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6 drown as boat capsizes in Vietnam

Five women and a man drowned when a boat carrying 13 people capsized off the shore of Thai Binh Province, northern Vietnam, on Tuesday morning.

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Foreign trade boom offers high tide for Maersk Line

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Foreign trade boom offers high tide for Maersk Line

Flushed with success since it entered Vietnam’s shipping market in 1991, Maersk Line has sought to strengthen its leading position through promoting the country’s foreign trade. Soren Skou, CEO of Maersk Line and member of Excecutive Board of Maersk Group spoke to VIR’s Hoang Phuong about the prospects for the container shipping industry during his second visit to the firm’s Vietnam subdivision last week.

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Coastal provinces hit by violent seas, flood tides

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Coastal provinces hit by violent seas, flood tides

High waves isolated a dozen households in Ro village on Saturday night sweeping away 100m of embankment made from rock and sand bags.

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Coastal provinces hit by violent seas, flood tides

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High waves isolated a dozen households in Ro village on Saturday night sweeping away 100m of embankment made from rock and sand bags.

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