Ho Chi Minh City spends over $940mn on flood, sewage management

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Ho Chi Minh City is set to begin implementing two projects worth over VND21 trillion (US$944.7 million) for flood control and sewage management in the near future.

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UN holds first leaders' meeting on LGBT rights

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday warned countries that criminalize homosexuality they were "bucking the tide of history," during the first UN high-level meeting on LGBT rights.

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Ho Chi Minh City wrestles with high tide (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

Residents of Ho Chi Minh City have struggled to deal with the highest tides since the beginning of this year, which hit the southern hub on Monday night.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 20

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 day(s) ago

Here are the leading news stories about Vietnam you should not miss today, September 20.

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Wet week anticipated throughout Vietnam

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Wet week anticipated throughout Vietnam

Vietnam can expect a damp week as rain has been forecast to increase in intensity across the country, according to a local meteorologist.

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Red tide kills fish in north-central Vietnam: tests

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Red tide kills fish in north-central Vietnam: tests

Mass fish deaths have again struck Vietnam, this time in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa, with initial test results indicating that algal bloom is to blame.

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Flooding threat as plastic bags clog Bangkok's bowels

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Flooding threat as plastic bags clog Bangkok's bowels

A line of prisoners emerges from Bangkok's sewers covered in a thick film of slime and hauling buckets of sludge -- frontline troops in the battle against a rising tide of plastic waste.

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'Mirinea’ typhoon weakens into tropical low pressure

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'Mirinea’ typhoon weakens into tropical low pressure

After Mirinea typhoon weakened into a tropical low pressure at 3 am today, it brought prolonged medium- heavy rain and powerful wind to northern delta provinces and cities such as Thai Binh, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh and Hanoi, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.

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HCMC starts biggest ever anti-flood construction

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HCMC starts biggest ever anti-flood construction

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc kicked off the largest scale and most expensive anti-flooding construction project ever planned for HCM City yesterday, the latest effort by authorities to deal with chronic flooding problems.

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Indonesia says 44 migrants must sail on after being resupplied

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Indonesia says 44 migrants must sail on after being resupplied

Indonesian authorities have stopped 44 migrants believed to be from Sri Lanka from disembarking from their boat and said on Friday the vessel had to head back out to sea after being supplied with food and fuel and repaired.

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Steel imports rise to all-time record high

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Steel imports rise to all-time record high

Steel imports into Vietnam surged in the first quarter of 2016 to their highest level on record, in spite of government efforts to stem the tide of shipments from overseas, particularly those from China, the largest producer.

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HCMC needs VND 74, 000 billion for flood prevention program

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HCMC needs VND 74, 000 billion for flood prevention program

The Ho Chi Minh City Management Center of Anti-flood Program yesterday proposed the HCMC People’s Committee an anti-flood project that needs VND 74, 000 billion in the period of 2016- 2020.
Ho Chi Minh City tries to implement flood prevention program. (Photo:SGGP)

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Small rain still causes flood

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Small rain still causes flood

A small- scale rain lasted less than an hour causing flood on many roads and urban areas in suburban districts of Ho Chi Minh yesterday evening.
Small rain causes flood on the city district. (Photo:SGGP)

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Visitors urged to help fight pollution in Hạ Long Bay

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Visitors urged to help fight pollution in Ha Long Bay

Environmental protection in Hạ Long Bay, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh, remains difficult as large amounts of rubbish are generated by tourists and rubbish collection activitiy is not effective, according to local authorities.

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Microsoft, Facebook build undersea cable for faster Internet

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Microsoft, Facebook build undersea cable for faster Internet

Microsoft Corp. and Facebook Inc. are teaming up to build an undersea cable in the Atlantic Ocean to deliver fast online and cloud services to customers of both companies.

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