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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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

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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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

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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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

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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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

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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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

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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Southern region continues suffering severe salinity although rainy season starts

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Southern region continues suffering severe salinity although rainy season starts

Drought and high- level salinity continue hitting southern provinces of Vietnam although the rainy season is coming, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center on May 16.
Drought and salinity continue hitting the southern region. (Photo:SGGP)

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Local tourism authorities urged to ensure food safety for visitors

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Local tourism authorities urged to ensure food safety for visitors

The Vietnam Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has asked tourism management agencies in central localities to monitor the use of sea fish with at restaurants to ensure food hygiene for tourists.

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Tourism authorities urged to ensure food safety for visitors

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Tourism authorities urged to ensure food safety for visitors

The Vietnam Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has asked tourism management agencies in central localities to monitor the use of sea fish with at restaurants to ensure food hygiene for tourists.

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Inspection tightened at Formosa plant factories over dead fish disaster

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Inspection tightened at Formosa plant factories over dead fish disaster

More inspections have been carried out at the waste treatment activities and the imported toxic substances at the Taiwanese-owned Formosa steel complex following the mass fish deaths along the central coast since early April.

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Dare yourself to not fall in love with this pristine Vietnamese island (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Dare yourself to not fall in love with this pristine Vietnamese island (photos)

Located 30 minutes by speedboat south of Ha Long Bay, Mat Rong Island, literally meaning “The eyes of a dragon,” leaves a spectacular impression on its visitors from very first sight.

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Foreign experts to probe mass fish deaths

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Foreign experts to probe mass fish deaths

Scientists from Germany, Israel and the US have arrived in Vietnam to help local authorities investigate the cause of mass fish deaths that have occurred in four central provinces since early April.

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Vietnam's environment ministry admits to 'slow response' to fish deaths, promises action

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Vietnam's environment ministry admits to 'slow response' to fish deaths, promises action

It is illegal to install an undersea sewage pipe, Vietnamese environment minister Tran Hong Ha has told Taiwanese steel company Formosa, which is the main suspect in an ongoing environmental disaster that has caused mass fish deaths in several central provinces.

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Fisheries Association rebuffs red tide explanation for mass fish deaths

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Fisheries Association rebuffs red tide explanation for mass fish deaths

The Vietnam Fisheries Association said there was no evidence to prove that the fish were killed by a red tide and urged the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to quickly uncover the exact cause of the mass fish deaths on the central coast.

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