About 95,600 households in Mekong Delta face freshwater shortage because of drought and saline intrusion. First, the saline intrusion which leads to freshwater shortage occur in coastal areas. The soil in this area is sandy which makes it impossible to prevent water from leaking and saltwater from outside from penetrating into the reservoirs. … [Read more...] about Should Mekong Delta have many small reservoirs or a few large ones?
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Each of the five provinces Long An, Tien Giang, Ben Tre, Kien Giang, and Ca Mau in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region that have declared a state of emergency due to drought and saline intrusion will receive VND800 million (US$34,000) to cope with the natural calamities, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. … [Read more...] about Mekong Delta provinces get $170,000 for saline intrusion control
To ensure a stable flow of goods to meet socio-economic demands, VNR has increased cargo trains on several routes, especially on the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City route, while reducing transport charges in a move to support customers in the difficult time of the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Vietnam Railways only operates a couple of trains from April 1 on COVID-19 fight
Hanoi (VNA) – COVID-19 brings Hanoi GrabBike services to halt are halted in Hanoi from April 2 to 15 in an effort to help curb the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic. A representative from Grab said the ride-hailing firm has decided to suspend GrabBike services in the capital until April 15 to ensure safety for customers and drivers during the pandemic, following directions from Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung. However, other services are still available nationwide such as GrabFood (excluding Da Nang) and GrabExpress. GrabMart in Ho Chi Minh City and GrabAssistant in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang are kept operating as usual. On April 1, Grab suspended car services like GrabCar, GrabCar Plus, GrabCar Business, GrabTaxi, GrabRent, and JustGrab in all cities and provinces until April 15./. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 brings Hanoi GrabBike services to halt
The new patients are outlined as below: Case 223: A 29-year-old female patient with address in Nam Dinh province. She had earlier cared for her relative at Department of Rehabilitation of Bach Mai Hospital and came into close contact with employees of Truong Sinh Co., Ltd which is said to be related to the epidemic outbreak at Bach Mai hospital. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: positive patients total 227, five new cases confirmed