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  • 1 Dec 2008- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Vietnam, HANOI The Government Inspectorate has requested that the government examine the entire drainage system in Hanoi, in the wake of a recent flood that caused over 20 casualties and significant property damage in November. Mai Quoc Binh, deputy
  • 8 Sep 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Vietnam, HANOI Dao Xuan Hoc, Vietnam's deputy Minister Of Agriculture And Rural Development, last week spoke gave an update on drainage network conditions in Hanoi, which experiences annual flooding. Water overflowing from Hanoi enters the Hong and
  • 4 Aug 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report Vietnam, HANOI Nhan Dan (Vietnam) The French Development Agency (AFD) has provided a total of over $35 million USD, including a loan of $34 million and a grant $1.2 million USD, for rural infrastructure in the northern mountain border province of Lao Cai. The
  • 21 Jul 2008- 20:59 by Local Press Report HANOI Cavico Corp. Vietnamese infrastructure developer Cavico Corporation has signed an agreement to build dams on the Huong River and a 717-square-kilometer Ta Trach water reservoir in Duong Hoa Village at a cost of $3.4 million US, the company announced
  • 23 Jun 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report Vietnam, HANOI Thanh Men News (Vietnam) The $200 million USD Ho Chi Minh City Environmental Sanitation Project will miss its deadline for completion for a second time, even after the World Bank agreed to extend a $166 million soft loan last week. The project
  • 2 Jun 2008- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt he water in the Damietta subsidiary of the Nile is currently registering higher levels of pollution, making it difficult for potable water treatment plants in the governorates of Daqahliya and Damietta to produce water according to
  • 26 May 2008- 22:29 by Local Press Report Vietnam, HANOI VietnamNet — Vietnam is set to join the Asian Monsoon Year 2008 international research program, the Central Hydro-Meteorological Forecast Center reports. Vietnam runs 40 weather stations, six weather radar stations, and systems for measuring
  • 26 May 2008- 22:29 by Local Press Report Vietnam, HANOI Thanh Nien News (Vietnam) — The Ministry of Construction is considering a $1.16 billion USD "live safely with flooding" program. Under the project, which will run up to 2010, infrastructure like irrigation works, reservoirs and anti
  • 5 May 2008- 21:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Vietnam, HANOI- It was good news in Hanoi last winter: The European Union decided to give the country's switch to a market economy a small but needed boost, by investing some $4.4 million USD to set a technical base for future environmental programs
  • 29 Jan 2008- 18:33 by Local Press Report Vietnam, HANOI Vietnam Bridge- Global conservation organization the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has launched a project to address pollution in the Tri An Reservoir and lower Dong Nai River. The two-year project is funded by the Danish government. It
  • 21 Jan 2008- 19:00 by Local Press Report Vietnam, HANOI VietNam Net — Water levels are lower than normal in all Vietnam's reservoirs, and the water shortages could lead to a shortage of electricity in the northern part of the country. Vietnam's northern provinces have putting this year&
  • 15 Jan 2008- 18:51 by Local Press Report Vietnam, HANOI Vietnam News Agency- The water level in the Red River is at one of the lowest points in the past century, according to the Central Meteorology Forecast Center The water level in the river, which feeds the northern lowland areas of Vietnam, had
  • 15 Jan 2008- 18:51 by Local Press Report Vietnam, HANOI Thanh Nien News (Vietnam) — Australia has provided $13.4 million USD for a clean water plant project to benefit poor people in Vietnam. The Ha Tien Water Treatment Plant plans include infrastructure components for water supply, drainage,