Legal clarity called for to stem tide of bad debts

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Legal clarity called for to stem tide of bad debts

Without a specific set of laws ruling the handling of bad debts, both banks and the Vietnam Asset Management Company have their hands full trying to resolve a mountain of bad debts.

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HCM City prepares for flood prevention projects

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

HCM City prepares for flood prevention projects

To complete all necessary works to combat floods in the next five years, HCM City needs 51.3 trillion VND (2.35 billion USD), heard a meeting held on June 16 to discuss plans for flood control chaired by a deputy chairman of the city People's Committee.

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HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

Ho Chi Minh City needs VND51,317 billion (US$2.53 billion) for anti-flooding works from now until 2020, reported the city’s Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control Program yesterday.

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HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

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HCMC needs over US$2.53 billion to tackle flooding by 2020

Ho Chi Minh City needs VND51,317 billion (US$2.53 billion) for anti-flooding works from now until 2020, reported the city’s Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control Program yesterday.

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Obama orders more troops to Iraq to guide fightback against Islamic State

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Obama orders more troops to Iraq to guide fightback against Islamic State

President Barack Obama on June 10 ordered the deployment of 450 more US troops to Iraq's Sunni heartland to advise and assist fragile Iraqi forces being built up to try to retake territory lost to Islamic State.

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1-ton fish washes ashore in central Vietnam

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1-ton fish washes ashore in central Vietnam

Fishermen in the central province of Nghe An on Tuesday morning discovered the carcass of a giant fish weighing around one metric ton.

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No major breakthrough at meeting on Asian boat people crisis

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No major breakthrough at meeting on Asian boat people crisis

A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended with no major breakthroughs, with Myanmar deflecting blame for fueling the crisis and warning that "finger pointing" would not help.

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Bung Binh Thien - the lake from the sky

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Bung Binh Thien - the lake from the sky

The lake lives up to its name, with its perfect serenity and unworldly beauty. Local people call it Bung Binh Thien, which means “the lake from the sky.”

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Photos of China’s illegal construction sites in the East Sea

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Photos of China’s illegal construction sites in the East Sea

A VietNamNet reporter recorded these pictures during his trip to Truong Sa (Spratly Islands), organized by the Ministry of Information and Communications in early May.

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Vietnam needs $30 bln to cope with climate change

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Vietnam needs $30 bln to cope with climate change

Vietnam needs some US$30 billion to response to climate change, which may cost the country between 2 percent and 6 percent of its gross domestic products each, an official said.

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Four children drown in a stream in southern Vietnam

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Four children drown in a stream in southern Vietnam

Four children aged 8 to 14 drowned in a stream in Ba Ria Vung Tau Province on May 19, apparently when swimming after school.

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Sediment impacts estuaries in Phu Yen province

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

A number of estuaries in the southern central province of Phu Yen are rapidly filling with sediment, greatly impacting the local environment and fishery resources.

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HCMC ready for 40th Reunification Day celebration

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HCMC ready for 40th Reunification Day celebration

Ho Chi Minh City yesterday inaugurated a construction of fortifying embankments to cope with high-tide triggered flooding and decorating streets to mark the 40th anniversary of the southern region’s liberation and the country’s reunification--April 30.

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‘Halong Bay’ of the south

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

‘Halong Bay’ of the south

VietNamNet Bridge – We, a group of five travelers, took a trip to the coastal province of Kien Giang in the Mekong Delta to discover the amazing Ba Lua archipelago with numerous beautiful islands. This site is seen as Halong Bay of the south.

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$27.56mn anti-flooding works benefit 42,000 people in Ho Chi Minh City

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$27.56mn anti-flooding works benefit 42,000 people in Ho Chi Minh City

Two embankment systems and a tide gate were put to use in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday, keeping more than 42,000 residents in District 8 and District 6 from floods.

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