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Time is running out for sand

What links the building you live in, the glass you drink from and the computer you work on? Sand. It is a key ingredient of modern life and yet, astonishingly, no-one knows how much sand there is or how much is being mined. Sand and gravel ...

Mekong sand-mining claims probed

Interior Minister General Anupong Paojinda said on Tuesday that he had ordered an investigation into allegations that some sand-mining boats on the Mekong River had dug up sand outside of the areas allowed under their permits.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

Mekong Delta faces troubling sand shortage

Provinces in the Mekong Delta have run out of sand for construction at a time when many key infrastructure works are in progress. The Trung Lương – Mỹ Thuận Expressway is the worst sufferer after having restarted in 2015 with a new budget of VNĐ14 ...

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