Vietnam to become super-aging country by 2050 Society

Vietnam to become super-aging country by 2050

Vietnam will become a “super-aging” country by 2050, however, the country is not prepared to adapt to the rapid pace of aging and provide good care for the growing elderly population, heard a workshop in Hanoi on December 12.
Localities suffer great losses from natural disasters Society

Localities suffer great losses from natural disasters

The Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control’s Office on August 6 reported that so far, Storm Wipha has claimed 10 lives and left 11 people missing, destroyed 91 houses and caused great property losses.
Death toll of Typhoon Mangkhut continues to rise World

Death toll of Typhoon Mangkhut continues to rise

The death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Mangkhut has climbed to 81 and could hit a triple-digit figure as searchers are still looking for missing people, Philippine authorities said on September 19.
PM Phuc sends sympathy to Japan over quake devastation Politics

PM Phuc sends sympathy to Japan over quake devastation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 11 sent his sympathy to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe over the human and property losses caused by a major earthquake and subsequent landslide in Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on September 6.
VFF extends sympathies to flood victims Society

VFF extends sympathies to flood victims

The Standing Board of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee (VFFCC) on July 21 sent a message of sympathy to authorities and people affected by floods in Thanh Hoa, Yen Bai, Hoa Binh, Nghe An and Ha Tinh provinces.
Floods, landslides in northern provinces claim 15 lives Society

Floods, landslides in northern provinces claim 15 lives

As of 9:00am on June 26, floods and landslides caused by heavy rains claimed 15 lives in the northern mountainous provinces of Ha Giang and Lai Chau, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Flood death toll in northern provinces climbs to 14 Society

Flood death toll in northern provinces climbs to 14

As of 17:00 on June 25, the death toll in flood and landslides rose to 14 in the northern mountainous provinces of Ha Giang and Lai Chau, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.