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HCM City to turn Can Gio into sustainable eco-urban area

HCM City plans to turn Can Gio District into an ecological urban area as part of efforts to urbanise it and improve the quality of life for locals.

Can Gio’s green "lungs"

The Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve has been recognised by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve with a unique diversity of flora and fauna of the mangrove area. 

Planting seeds of awareness in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Taku Haruyoshi is the office manager for the Viet Nam Liaison Office of Tierra International Affairs, a multi-faceted company based in Kobe, Japan, whose core business is education.

Oyster growing pollutes rivers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in Long Hoa Commune in HCM City's Can Gio District are using old tyres and iron mesh to cultivate oysters, which is polluting the environment.

In photos: Can Gio – Saigon’s green lung

 VietNamNet Bridge - About 50 kilometers from HCM City, Can Gio is compared to a "green lung" of the city, with sea and mangrove forests. It has become the favorite destination of local and foreign tourists.

HCM City to relocate 1,300 households to avoid natural disasters

675 households in areas at risk of landslides and storms will be relocated this year, and the rest will be removed from the dangerous areas before the end of 2016, according to a plan that has just been approved by HCM City authorities.

Seven students died in Can Gio Sea

At noon on December 29, while bathing at the 30/4 beach in Can Gio district, Ho Chi Minh City, seven boys of the Nguyen Binh Khiem secondary school, Binh Duong Street, were swept away.

HCM City to hold many river activities

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many cultural and sport activities in rivers will be held by HCMC to attract tourists and the city will call for investments to build piers and wharves.

In pictures: Saigon people combat with flood waters, prepare for storm

The downpour that lasted for several hours in the afternoon of November 5, combined with high tides caused heavy flood on many roads in HCM City. At the same time, people in Can Gio district is preparing to confront the 13th storm.

Vietnamese tourist office opens in Japan

 A tourism representative office for Vietnam will open in the Japanese capital Tokyo in December, according to the Vietnam Tourism Association.

A day with Can Gio

 VietNamNet Bridge - Only l50 km from HCM City center, Can Gio district is known with mangrove forest, sea and fresh seafood, which is suitable for backpackers.

Nine people missing in shipwreck in HCM City

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hit by big waves, a ship carrying 30 people, including an American couple, was sunk in the Soai Rap River, in Can Gio District, with nine people missing.

Revival of mangrove forests

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has had a rich and diverse ecosystem of mangrove forests, which were mostly destroyed in the past. In recent years, thanks to a national strategy these mangrove forests have been restored.