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mardi 17 avril 2018

Vietnam’s challenges to go with the flow

Vietnam is facing a growing population, increasing pollution, extreme weather events and challenges in implementing effective national policies, Thang Do writes.

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samedi 12 décembre 2015

Vietnam could face serious freshwater scarcity

Vietnam could face acute freshwater shortages in the future if water resources, including rivers, kept being degraded at the current pace, heard a seminar in Hanoi on December 11.

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dimanche 8 novembre 2015

Vietnam's longest river is 'seriously' polluted

Vietnam's environment police on Friday warned of worsening pollution in the Dong Nai River, the southern region's main water supply that has been being exposed to multiple sources of contamination.

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jeudi 28 novembre 2013

Vietnam's Saigon River poisoned to death

The Saigon River is dying. The pride and sustenance of Ho Chi Minh City is severely contaminated with wastewater and urgent steps have to be taken to save it, experts said at a workshop Tuesday (November 26).

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vendredi 25 octobre 2013

Arsenic contamination found in Vietnam's water

A study in Vietnam has revealed that massive over-pumping of groundwater sources to meet surging demand is drawing arsenic into the country's village wells.

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lundi 12 août 2013

Arsenic in well water runs deep in Vietnam

Drilling deeper wells (the “dig deep” strategy) has become common in the search for clean water that is used for drinking, agriculture, and industry—but new research shows that even deep wells might not be arsenic-free.

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samedi 17 novembre 2012

AFD will finance water supply projects in rural areas

HCMC – Many rural areas in Vietnam will have clean water as the French Development Agency (AFD) plans to provide 90-110 million euros, or US$114-139 million, each year for building and expanding the clean water supply systems

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jeudi 3 mars 2011

Vietnam faces severe water shortage

HANOI - Vietnam, hit by drought, faces a severe nationwide water shortage that threatens agriculture and tap water quality, the government said.

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lundi 22 novembre 2010

Vietnamese official held by cemetery protesters

A local official was held for about 10 hours by villagers who were protesting the construction of a large cemetery in a suburb of Vietnam's capital, state-controlled media said Saturday.

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lundi 13 juillet 2009

Heavy rains as storm makes landfall over northern Vietnam

Storm Soudeler that had formed over the East Sea made landfall over the northern provinces of Quang Ninh and Hai Phong on July 12, weakening into a tropical low pressure zone and bringing heavy rains.

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mardi 30 juin 2009

Underground water levels falling fast in Vietnam

Hanoi - The unplanned exploitation and poor management of underground water are leading to a fast fall in its levels in Vietnam, government officials said Monday. Do Tien Hung, director of the Centre for Water Resources Planning and Investigation, said "some negative impacts have appeared" from the falling water levels.

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lundi 20 avril 2009

Vietnam : even bottled water unsafe

Vietnam is a nation crisscrossed by rivers and streams and has one of the longest coastlines in the world: Water is everywhere, yet there is hardly a safe drop to drink, with even much of the bottled water contaminated.

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lundi 15 septembre 2008

Polluted canals foul locals' lives in HCM City

A medium rain last Saturday pushed black water from a canal into the streets and alleys of Residential Area 5 in HCM City's Binh Hung Hoa A Ward.

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