Illegal landfills block flood drainage Environment

Illegal landfills block flood drainage

Some 80 percent of construction landfills along the capital city’s riverbanks are operating without licences, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Mekong Delta seeks to conserve water Environment

Mekong Delta seeks to conserve water

A workshop was held in Can Tho city on January 10 to seek measures to conserve water for agriculture and daily use in the Mekong Delta given the severe drought and saltwater intrusion.
Erosion damages Hoi An beach Environment

Erosion damages Hoi An beach

Big waves and a rise in sea level have washed away an area of 4,000sq.m of Cua Dai Beach, 5km from Hoi An’s ancient town since last week, after a series of tropical low pressures and heavy downpours.
HCM City authorities to fight erosion Society

HCM City authorities to fight erosion

The HCM City People’s Committee has instructed districts and relevant departments to urgently draft plans to relocate people living in erosion-prone areas.