Update news river

Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism is planning to launch a three-hour cruise tour along the Saigon River that is expected to be among key tourism products in the area this year.

In pictures: Hyacinths block boats in southwestern region

 VietNamNet Bridge - Hyacinth grows so fast, making the river narrow and blocking the movement of boats.

Mother throws 3-year-old child to the river and commits suicide

 VietNamNet Bridge - The woman is believed to have driven a motorbike to the middle of the bridge and threw the child sitting behind her into the river and then plunging herself to the river, too.

MOT allows enterprises to bleed river-bed dry?

 VietNamNet Bridge – The illegal sand exploitation on the Dong Nai and Saigon Rivers has caused headaches to the Binh Duong, Dong Nai provincial and HCM City authorities.

Ca Mau: Six houses slide down to river, two children escape death

 VietNamNet Bridge - While asleep, many people woke up because their houses shook and fell into the river. Two kids could not run in time and fell over to the rubble, but they survived.

The smoky streets in Hanoi

Hanoians’ habit of going to pavement food shops have been tormenting themselves. The coal stoves at the food shops have created so many smoky streets in the capital city.

Dykes blown off, people live in fear

Having been settling in the western area of the southern region for the last decades, local residents still cannot lead peaceful lives because their houses may blown off at any time, making them homeless.

Mekong Delta facing crushing calamity

When hydropower power plant dams are built in masses on Mekong River, this would not only seriously damage the Vietnamese Mekong Delta, but would also threaten the world’s food security.

Making the To Lich River’s polluted water drinkable, why not?

A group of scientists from the Hanoi University of Natural Resources has invented a technology allowing filtering polluted water to get drinkable water. However, people still keep doubts about the startling information.