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HCM City to build 30 lakes to control floods

Ho Chi Minh City will soon develop 30 lakes in suburban areas and hundreds of others in inner-city areas to hold rainwater in a move to effectively control severe floods, said the Saigon Times Daily.

Irrigation overhaul to cost US$1 billion

Irrigation overhaul to cost US$1 billion

Upgrading the country’s irrigation system to improve its efficiency to 80 percent will require around VND20 trillion (nearly US$1 billion), under a plan drawn up by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).