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Northwest highlands battles flash floods, landslides

VietNamNet Bridge – Every year natural calamities cause serious damage to northern mountainous provinces, including Lai Chau, Son La, Yen Bai, Dien Bien and Lao Cai.  Northern provinces see heavy rains, debris and landslides regularly The special topography in the localities, with high mountains and sloping land areas, sees heavy rains, debris and landslides regularly.  However, scientists point out that ... Read More »

Vietnamese tennis, women’s football teams head to ASIAD 18

The Vietnam national tennis team will fly to Indonesia on August 16 to compete at the 18th Asian Games (ASIAD 18). On August 13, the women’s national football team headed to Indonesia. They will compete in Palembang city on August 19. The team includes Ly Hoang Nam, Trinh Linh Giang, Pham Minh Tuan, Nguyen Van Phuong, Savanna Ly Nguyen and ... Read More »

Fewer sea turtles coming inland to lay eggs

The number of sea turtles coming to inland areas in Nui Chua National Park in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan has decreased, according to the national park management board. Sea turtles return to the sea in Núi Chúa National Park. The national park is home to Thịt, Hõm and Ngang beaches, where sea turtles regularly lay eggs. Apart from ... Read More »

Five Vietnamese golfers to join WAGC final

Viet Nam has selected five golfers to compete at the final of the World Amateur Golfers Championship (WAGC) 2018 to be held on October in Malaysia. Five national players has been selected to compete in the final of the World Amateur Golfers Championship. — Photos courtesy of Vinpearl Golf Nam Hoi An After two days of competition at the Vinpearl ... Read More »

Vietnam’s U23 football team ready to play Pakistan at ASIAD 2018

Vietnam’s U23 football team and its coach Park Hang Seo on August 13 trained to prepare for a game with Pakistan on August 14’s afternoon in Group D in the men’s football at the Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018 in Indonesia. Vietnam’s U23 football team is ready for a game with Pakistan Eighteen players and two goalkeepers joined the training which ... Read More »

HCMC still seeking private investors for waste water treatment projects

VietNamNet Bridge – HCMC needs at least 12 waste water treatment plants to deal with the large volume of domestic waste water daily. However, it is difficult to call for private investments in the sector. HCMC needs at least 12 waste water treatment plants Under the plan approved by the PM in 2010, HCMC needs waste water treatment plants for ... Read More »

Binh Duong Int’l Three-Cushion Billiards Tourney to be held this week

The International Three-Cushion Carom Billiards Tournament BTV-Becamex IJC Cup 2018 will take place in the southern province of Binh Duong from August 16-18, gathering 64 cueists from Vietnam, the Republic of Korea, Japan, and the Netherlands. Cueist Ngo Dinh Nai is one of the 59 Vietnamese players at the three-cushion carom billiards tournament in Binh Duong (Photo: 24h.com.vn) Among the ... Read More »

Kien Giang faces serious riverbank, coastal erosion

The southern province of Kien Giang has seen complicated developments of riverbank and coastal erosion which is affecting local infrastructure and people’s daily lives, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The southern province of Kien Giang has seen complicated developments of riverbank and coastal erosion. Erosion has hit more than 195km of river banks in An ... Read More »

Pencak silat – Vietnam’s golden hope at ASIAD 2018

Vietnamese pencak silat athletes will compete at the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD) for the first time and are expected to bring home gold medals.  Vietnamese pencak silat athletes are scheduled to officially compete from August 23-29 at ASIAD 2018.  Tran Duc Phan, head of the Vietnamese delegation to ASIAD 2018, said over the past 20 years, Vietnam has proven its ... Read More »

Scientist warns of safety risks at reservoirs and dams in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Two hydropower dam collapse accidents occurred in Laos with the last two years.  Scientists have warned of risks at reservoirs and dams Since 2010, several incidents in dam execution and operation have occurred in Vietnam.  Vietnam has many rivers and streams stretching from the northern hills and mountains, along the Truong Son Mountains to the central highlands ... Read More »