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Trà Vinh to build two erosion prevention projects

The Tra Vinh Province People’s Committee has approved the construction of two embankment projects worth a total of VND260 billion (US$11 million) to prevent river and coastal erosion.

Pictures: Waves knock down dozens of houses along Phu Yen coast

More than 30 houses in Phu Dong Ward in Tuy Hoa City of Phu Yen province, in central Vietnam, collapsed and were damaged when the tides ros on Tuesday. Dozens of other houses in the neighboring province of Khanh Hoa were also affected.

In photos: Wood, rubbish pile up after floods in central Vietnam

The beaches of Da Nang have become giant landfills with hundreds of tons of wood and rubbish drifting from the upstream. In Quang Ngai, people salvaged a lot of wood, including tree trunks of up to 1m in diameter, earning hundreds of US dollars.

Sea “swallows” hundreds of hectares of forests and shrimp farms

 VietNamNet Bridge - Approximately 100 hectares of preventive forests and 20 hectares of shrimp farms in Sam Son of Thanh Hoa Province, central Vietnam, have disappeared due to sea encroachment.

White shark appears at Quy Nhon beach

 VietNamNet Bridge – A local man in the city of Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh province, has caught a white shark weighing about 60 kg near the coast, after a period of time of the absence of this fish.

Vietnam warned about Dutch disease, urged to stop raw minerals

VietNamNet Bridge – The government of Vietnam has been prohibiting exporting raw natural minerals over the last few years. However, the ban has not had high enforcement.

Tens of tons of oil covers Vung Tau’s beach

Some 200 employees of the Bien Dong resort were mobilized to collect over 36 tons of clotted oil on its beach in Vung Tau city, Ba Ria Vung Tau province yesterday morning. The other beaches also collected tons of similar waste oil.

The golden opportunity of wind power

VietNamNet Bridge – Nature generously gives a gift for the humans on this earth a source of "free" fuel, a tremendous renewable energy resource. It is the wind, or wind energy.