Environment

HCM City trials new system to collect rubbish from water bodies

HCM City trials new system to collect rubbish from water bodies

Ho Chi Minh City is piloting a new rubbish collection system in its rivers and canals that it said is more efficient.

Hoi An luxury resorts threatened by erosion

Many luxury resorts along the Cua Dai Beach in Hoi An City have been abandoned or temporarily closed after being damaged by erosion.

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Straw burning worsens Hanoi air pollution

Hanoi farmers burning straw in suburban areas after harvesting has continued worsening the air pollution in the capital.

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Newly-established Thu Duc City to address flooding issues

The newly-established Thu Duc City in Ho Chi Minh City will assign 10% of its area to build parks with some 630 hectares for reservoirs, which is expected to reduce the flooding problems in the city.

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Heavy rains to continue in flooded central region

Heavy rains will continue in some central provinces, especially Ha Tinh and Quang Binh, from October 16-21, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

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55 dead and 7 missing in severe flooding

55 people have been confirmed dead while seven others remain missing in the recent flooding in the central region according to latest report.

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Bear in captivity for 15 years sent to rescue centre

A bear which was illegally held in captivity for up to 15 years has been sent to a rescue centre in the northern province of Ninh Binh.

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Typhoon Nangka forms in East Sea, becoming seventh typhoon in 2020

A tropical depression in the northern part of the East Sea (South China Sea) strengthened into a new storm, internationally named Nangka, on the afternoon of October 12, becoming the seventh typhoon to hit the East Sea so far

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