Vietnam waterway, once filled with concrete to fix pollution, is being dug up to fix pollution

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Vietnam waterway, once filled with concrete to fix pollution, is being dug up to fix pollution

Garbage on a section of the filled Hang Bang Canal. Photo credit: VnExpress

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Plan aims to boost river, rail transport

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Plan aims to boost river, rail transport

The Ministry of Transport has approved a plan to empower businesses to exploit the railways and waterways on the Lao Cai-Hai Phong route. The plan is aimed at reducing the overloading of the land route.

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Mekong Delta region looks to boost tourism

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The Mekong Delta welcomed 2.2 million tourists and earned over 508 billion VND (24.2 million USD) in the first month of 2015 according to the provincial Tourism Association.

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HCM City focuses on developing waterway tourism

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

HCM City focuses on developing waterway tourism

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism set a target of 4.7 million visitors in 2015, making a year-on-year increase of 7 percent.

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Ho Chi Minh City focuses on developing waterway tourism

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Ho Chi Minh City focuses on developing waterway tourism

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism set a target of 4.7 million visitors in 2015, making a year-on-year increase of 7 percent.

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Water supply, wastewater treatment plants to be built in Mekong Delta region

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Overloaded boats remain a problem

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Overloaded boats remain a problem

Barges and boats travelling on waterway routes from HCM City to the Mekong Delta are ignoring regulations on overloaded cargo, while officials do not have sufficient means to control the worsening situation.

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Canal flowing into Saigon remains heavily polluted after 7 years of cleaning

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Thick layers of foam that look like soap bubbles developing on the surface of the canal and reeking of an awful smell are the visible consequences of water contamination in the Ba Bo Canal, which flows from the southern province of Binh Duong to neighboring Ho Chi Minh City.

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Unsafe Red River wharfs continue to ferry vehicles

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Ferry operators are continuing to transport automobiles across the Hong (Red) River from wharfs deemed unsafe by the Waterway Traffic Police Department.

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Road accidents claim 47 lives in Vietnam on New Year holiday

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Road accidents claim 47 lives in Vietnam on New Year holiday

A file photo shows two traffic police officers study the scene of a traffic accident in Vietnam.

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New laws take effect in January (Part 2)

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 month(s) ago

New laws take effect in January (Part 2)

VGP – As many as 13 laws will come into force from January 1, 2015.

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New laws take effect in January

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 3 related news

Expanding benefits, coverage on health insurance

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New laws take effect in January

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New laws take effect in January

As many as 13 laws will come into force from January 1, 2015.

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Private sector tapped for canal work

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Transport has approved a plan to solicit investment from the private sector for developing infrastructure for inland waterways.

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Nearly 9,000 lives lost in 2014 traffic accidents

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Nearly 9,000 lives lost in 2014 traffic accidents

Up to 8,996 lives were lost in 25,322 traffic accidents throughout the country in 2014, according to the report by the Vietnam National Traffic Safety Committee.

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