HCM City has earmarked VND70.54 trillion (US$3.3 billion) for 36
projects to mitigate the effects of climate change, which is expected to
severely affect the city.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Australian
Agency for International Development (AusAID) are assisting Viet Nam in
disaster risk management, particularly in risks related to climate
Companies in the 320-hectare Bien Hoa Industrial Zone 1, the country's
oldest industrial area, have asked the Government to come up with a
detailed plan on the zone's shift to an urban trade-and-services area.
The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management
Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a
future metro line.
A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at
last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa
Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.
People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.
The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to
co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with
Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.
A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other
foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice
International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.
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