Anti-flooding projects in Ho Chi Minh City halted following ODA cut

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are now uncertain about how to mobilize capital for major anti-flooding projects after the World Bank ended its official development assistance (ODA) last month.

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Expats on Ho Chi Minh City waterway tourism

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

A number of expats living in Vietnam have responded to Tuoi Tre News’ call for opinions regarding the development of waterway tourism in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Ho Chi Minh City to give impetus to waterway tourism

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are planning to make the best use of its rivers and canals to develop waterway tourism, with many programs to be run in the near future.

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Ho Chi Minh City to open maiden river bus route in August

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City is expected to operate its first-ever river bus route this August to help relieve the increasing traffic pressure on local streets.

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City boat tours a washout with visitors

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Boat tours along HCM City’s Nhiêu Lộc-Thị Nghè Canal, which were expected to make use of the urban waterway to boost water tourism in the city, have failed to attract tourists after two years of operation.

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Road cracks pose threat of subsidence in Ho Chi Minh City’s suburban district

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

A crack near a river in an outlying district of Ho Chi Minh City sparked concern over the potential risk of subsidence in the neighborhood.

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Nipa palm afforestation tour to be launched

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

Tour operator Võ Tấn Tân plans to offer tours of nipa palm forests that allow tourists to participate in afforestation efforts in Cẩm Thanh Commune in Hội An.

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Tourism enterprises complain about waterway pollution

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

Travel firms in HCMC at a meeting with city leaders on April 13 proposed the city government take drastic actions to reduce pollution in urban waterways to attract tourists.

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Permanent measures sought to prevent fish deaths in Saigon’s iconic canal

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Experts and authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are concerned over the mass fish deaths occurring in an iconic canal following unseasonal rains.

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Four sand mining projects suspended in Đồng Nai

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

The southern Đồng Nai Province’s transport department on Thursday ordered four sand mining and dredging projects in the region to suspend operations.

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Vietnam to improve management of sand exploitation in local rivers

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Local authorities will be put in charge of managing the exploitation of sand along rivers in their localities, as part of an effort to prevent sand thieves from compromising the environment.

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Chairman of northern Vietnam province intimidated for putting brakes on sand exploitation

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

The chairman of the People’s Committee in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh has been the victim of threats since launching a campaign to end harmful sand exploitation in a local river.

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Vietnam demands China stop cruises in East Vietnam Sea

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam on Monday demanded that China stop sending cruise ships to the East Vietnam Sea in a response to one of Beijing's latest steps to bolster its claims in the strategic waterway.

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Dong Nai prosecutes towboat owner, steersman in railway bridge collapse

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

The People’s Procuracy in Bien Hoa city of the southern province of Dong Nai on Saturday completed indictment prosecuting the owner and steersman of a towboat for collapsing Ghenh Bridge in March last year, disrupting north-south railway for over three months.

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Unusually strong tides erode coastal land

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

Hundred metres of land along rivers and coastlines have been destroyed by unusually strong winds and waves, combined with rising tides in the southernmost province of Cà Mau.

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