Con Dao National Park named a world Ramsar site

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Con Dao National Park named a world Ramsar site

VietNamNet Bridge - With an environment favorable for the conservation of such marine species as sea turtle, dolphin and dugong, Con Dao mangrove forest has been recognized as a Ramsar site of the world.

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Several mega typhoons forecast in 2014

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Several mega typhoons forecast in 2014

Several typhoons are expected to hit the country this year, according to the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.

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Silt buildup chokes local waterway traffic

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Local authorities are struggling to find affordable ways to solve the continuing problems of silt buildup in estuaries in the central region, a problem that hinders the movement of boats in the area.

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HCM City seeks ODA capital for anti-flooding work

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City seeks ODA capital for anti-flooding work

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has registered to borrow official development assistance (ODA) capital from the World Bank (WB) to implement a project on reducing urban flooding over 2015-2020.

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HCM City seeks ODA capital for anti-flooding work

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has registered to borrow official development assistance (ODA) capital from the World Bank (WB) to implement a project on reducing urban flooding in the period of 2015-2020.

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Sai Gon River bridge in danger

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City's Old Binh Loi Bridge, the first ever to be built across the Sai Gon River, faces a high risk of collapse as vessels sailing under it routinely flout safety norms, sailing during high tide and bump into it, authorities said.

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Water and miseries

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Water and miseries

VietNamNet Bridge - HCM City is rated as one of the 10 cities worldwide that are most severely affected from climate change, and in Vietnam, it is only the Mekong Delta in terms of suffering from climate change.

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Disasters have been exposed

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Disasters have been exposed

VietNamNet Bridge - In recent years, the gradually-reducing rainfall has caused a water shortage in the Mekong Delta. The dry season is longer, enhancing alkalinity in soil and causing difficulty in aquaculture or farming. Disasters from climate change have been revealed. The granary of Vietnam - the Mekong Delta – is suffering severely, affected from climate change.

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Thai PM urges actions against drought

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has expressed concerns over the current drought situation and ordered relevant agencies to lay down their problem-solving guidelines and ensure systematic and accessible assistance to the drought-afflicted.

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Obama challenges US Congress on inequality

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Obama challenges US Congress on inequality

President Barack Obama vowed to reverse a tide of economic inequality threatening the American dream, seeking to outflank Republicans and revive a second term blighted by self-inflicted wounds and partisan warfare.

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Major dredging work on Cua Dai estuary underway

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

The central coastal province of Quang Nam is undertaking the first phase of dredging work on the Cua Dai River estuary in Hoi An to enable large fishing vessels to berth.

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Rock Storm heats up Hanoi

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Rock Storm heats up Hanoi

(VOV) - Following hugely successful concerts in Haiphong, Hue, Danang, Bien Hoa, Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho, Rock Storm 2013 ended its epic tour “burn with aspiration” in the capital city on January 11.

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Rockstorm to heat up capital

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Rockstorm to heat up capital

A storm of rock music will heat up My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi on January 11. This comes after successful nights in six cities and provinces from December 7to Januay 4.

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Saigonese to welcome New Year in flood tide

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Saigonese to welcome New Year in flood tide

VietNamNet Bridge - According to forecasts of the Southern Region Hydro-meteorological Station, in the early days of 2014, the Saigon River downstream area will suffer from flooding, which will be in excess of the alarm level 3.

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River to rise quickly on first days of 2014, causing flooding

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River to rise quickly on first days of 2014, causing flooding

Many areas in Ho Chi Minh City may be flooded from the first day of the new year, when the water level of the Saigon River will reach 1.5 meters--alarm level 3--and continue to rise, the Southern Hydro-meteorological Station has warned.

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