Vietnam decides to spend over $1.6mn restoring century-old floating market

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Vietnam decides to spend over $1.6mn restoring century-old floating market

More than US$1.6 million has been earmarked for a project to restore a century-old floating market in the Mekong Delta with a view to leveraging the region’s waterway ecological tourism potential.

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Waterway could cut road traffic between City-Ca Mau

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

The HCM City - Ca Mau waterway would be upgraded to accommodate 2,000-tonne container barges under a project to improve transport from HCM City to Ca Mau via Can Tho. The plan was submitted to the Ministry of Transport for approval.

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Japan steps up maritime engagement with Philippines, Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

The Philippines and Japan held their first joint naval exercises in the South China Sea on Tuesday, while Japan's coastguard works with Vietnam this week, as Tokyo boosts maritime ties with two nations at odds with Beijing over the disputed waterway.

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Incentives for inland waterway transport investors

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Incentives for inland waterway transport investors

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport has unveiled a slew of incentives for private enterprises committed to inland waterway transport projects, including a 50% loan interest subsidy and a 30% land rent reduction.

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Ho Chi Minh City’s ‘revived’ canal in untold stories of insiders

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Ho Chi Minh City’s ‘revived’ canal in untold stories of insiders

Some insiders have recalled their memorable experiences with one of Ho Chi Minh City’s major canals in different phases, spanning from the 1940s to its miracle “rebirth” in the past few years.

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Traffic accidents kill 132 over six-day holiday

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

As many as 212 traffic accidents occurred nationwide during the holiday from April 28- May 2, killing 132 people and injuring 152 others.

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Vinh Long sees an increase of int’l visitors

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Vinh Long sees an increase of int’l visitors

Nearly 25,000 local and international tourists have visited the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long from the beginning of this year until now, according to the provincial People’s Committee.

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New Nam Dinh canal will boost waterway transport

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

New Nam Dinh canal will boost waterway transport

The construction of a US$80-million canal that will connect the Day River and the Ninh Co River in the northern Nam Dinh Province will begin next year.

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Obama says concerned China bullying others in South China Sea

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Obama says concerned China bullying others in South China Sea

U.S. President Barack Obama said Washington is concerned China is using its "sheer size and muscle" to push around smaller nations in the South China Sea, just hours after Beijing gave a detailed defense of its creation of artificial islands in the contested waterway.

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Thanh Hoa launches river tours

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Thanh Hoa Province Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has launched its first waterway tours on the Ma River. Tourists can enjoy landscapes along the river banks and visit historic sites.

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Canal upgrade transforms HCM City

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Canal upgrade transforms HCM City

High ranking dignitaries including President Truong Tan Sang and former president Tran Duc Luong yesterday joined residents in applauding the transformation of one of HCM City's most polluted canals into a picturesque waterway.

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Canal upgrade transforms HCM City

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Canal upgrade transforms HCM City

High ranking dignitaries including President Truong Tan Sang and former president Tran Duc Luong yesterday joined residents in applauding the transformation of one of HCM City's most polluted canals into a picturesque waterway.

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Traffic accidents kill over 26 people daily in Vietnam in Dec-Mar: statistics

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Traffic accidents kill over 26 people daily in Vietnam in Dec-Mar: statistics

Over the three-month period ending in mid-March, 5,851 traffic accidents occured nationwide, killing 2,345 people, or more than 26 people per day, the National Traffic Safety Committee announced Wednesday.

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Ho Chi Minh City plans to install $300mln ‘smart’ traffic control system

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Ho Chi Minh City plans to install $300mln ‘smart’ traffic control system

The Ho Chi Minh City transport department plans to install a traffic control system using “smart” lights at an estimated cost of US$200-300 million, fix the city’s traffic problems, a local official said Tuesday.

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Rubbish-filled canal leads to mosquito plague in Hanoi's district

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Rubbish-filled canal leads to mosquito plague in Hanoi's district

VietNamNet Bridge – A garbage-filled canal and lake in Tu Lien Ward in Tay Ho District is blamed for a plague of mosquitoes harassing thousands of residents.

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