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Hanoi to act on dike infractions

Society

Hanoi to act on dike infractions

Vexed municipal authorities are hoping much tougher actions in the coming two months against those weakening the city's dike system will make some headway against rampant violations.

Hanoi may use dykes to legitimise river slums

Society

Hanoi may use dykes to legitimise river slums

Seventeen kilometres of new dykes may be built along the Red River in the inner parts of Hanoi to legitimise the settlement of tens of thousands of people living mostly in illegal, often makeshift, structures outside the existing dyke system.