Smugglers use high-speed boats to transport goods from Cambodia to Chau Doc city in An Giang province (Photo: tuoitre.vn)

Smugglers take to waterways

Cross-border smugglers are transporting goods from Cambodia to Mekong Delta provinces by using boats during floods.
 
City looks to improve water transport

City looks to improve water transport

Inland waterways are becoming increasingly vital for economic development and HCM City should consider how to improve the efficiency of its waterway system, an official has said.
Six dead, 20,000 forced to evacuate in Louisiana floods

Six dead, 20,000 forced to evacuate in Louisiana floods

Louisiana has faced epic flooding, with six people killed and thousands evacuated to emergency shelters after waterways in the southern part of the state overflowed their banks, sources from Vietnam News/AFP.

PM okays 51 key waste water plants

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the construction of 51 key waste water treatment plants in Dong Nai river basin with the aim of reducing pollution in local waterways.
NA discusses waterways policy

NA discusses waterways policy

HA NOI (VNS) — National Assembly deputies yesterday met to discuss draft amendments to the Domestic Waterway Transport Law.
Waterway traffic must be made safer: Deputy PM

Waterway traffic must be made safer: Deputy PM

Concerned with the high rate of accidents on waterways, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the People’s Committees of all provinces and cities in the country to carefully check all local hot spots where accidents are likely to take place and remedy the situation immediately.
HCMC to develop waterways for tourism

HCMC to develop waterways for tourism

The HCMC tourism sector has developed a project to exploit short, medium and long-distant routes from the town to Mekong Delta Provinces, Cambodia, neighboring province of Dong Nai and districts in the city.                 An ancient street in District 8, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Thousands told to evacuate as floods hit Australia

Thousands of Australians were Saturday ordered to evacuate their homes in Sydney's northwest and elsewhere in New South Wales state as heavy rainfall flooded rivers and waterways.
Project to upgrade waterway traffic in Mekong Delta

Project to upgrade waterway traffic in Mekong Delta

The management board for southern waterways under the Ministry of Transport signed a contract yesterday for a project to develop and upgrade the traffic infrastructure in the Mekong Delta region at a total cost of US$312 million.