A report by the commission attributes the low water level to two years of reduced rainfall and the operations of 13 Mekong hydropower dams - two in Laos and 11 in China - as well as dams on Mekong tributaries in Laos. The Mekong also flows through part of Myanmar. … [Read more...] about Mekong nations pressed to share data as water level falls to new low
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Viettel among investors of new high-speed under-sea cable ADC The telecom giant Viettel on June 19 announced it is among the members of a consortium developing a high-performance under-sea cable connecting Vietnam, China, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. … [Read more...] about How are SOEs’ outward investment projects performing?
The team, called UST, includes the only female Tran Linh Chi, from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, and three males Nguyen Ba Manh Khang, Vo Le Viet Khai, and Le Thanh Duc, from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Science. … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City college students create mold-resistant products from straws
A scooter is left behind at the foot of the Hai Van Pass in central Vietnam by a young man suspected to be Trieu Quan Su, who escaped from a detention facility in Quang Ngai Province for the second time on June 3, 2020, in a photo supplied by the police on June 4, 2020. Asked whether Su could have jumped onto trains running on the Hai Van Pass to escape detection, Nguyen Thanh Khanh, director of Vietnam Railways’ branch in Hue, the capital city of Thua Thien – Hue Province, told Tuoi Tre that the average speed of trains traversing the hai Van Pass is around 30 kilometers per hour. … [Read more...] about Military, police join hunt for ‘dangerous’ escaped convict in central Vietnam
The first new case of the community transmission for months was confirmed on July 25. The man who was to become patient No. 714 reported himself to health authorities on July 26. He was fast-tested negative on July 31 and moved through three hospitals before finally being tested with RT-PCR at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases and confirmed a patient on August 5. … [Read more...] about The trouble with testing