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Dầu Tiếng Reservoir sand mining suspended

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked the provinces of Tây Ninh, Bình Dương and Bình Phước to suspend sand mining operations at Dầu Tiếng Reservoir, following an order from the Government. The ministry told officials to adjust planning for construction sites and ...

HCM City thirsty for skilled tourism labourers

Despite being dubbed the leading economic sector of HCM City, the city’s tourism sector is struggling with a lack of qualified human resources. According to the National Administration of Tourism, HCM City’s tourism sector needs roughly 40,000 new workers added to the labour pool each ...

An uphill battle with illegal sand exploiters on Sai Gon River

The riverbed is becoming wider, while houses on the two banks are about to fall into the river due to serious erosion. Illegal sand exploitation has spoiled the environment, caused landslides, changing the current, and threatening waterway transport. “In the past, Sai Gon River was full ...

HCM City canals seriously polluted

More than 2,000 canals around HCM City have been seriously polluted threatening people’s health, reported the Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper. The pollution of canals in the city has been worsening as large quantities of household and industrial wastewater, as well as rubbish, are ...

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