Heavy rains cause 5 deaths in Dak Nong province Society

Heavy rains cause 5 deaths in Dak Nong province

Heavy and prolonged rains have claimed five lives and caused economic losses totaling 135 billion VND (over 5.8 million USD) in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, according to the provincial Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention, Search and Rescue.
Government allocates rice for Dak Nong province Society

Government allocates rice for Dak Nong province

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned the Ministry of Finance to allocate 230,475 tonnes of rice from the national reserves for the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong in order to support locals during the between-crop period.
Pollution hotspots need much stricter control Environment

Pollution hotspots need much stricter control

Fewer new pollution hotspots have been found in Vietnam in the past few years, but vigilance is needed to control potential risks, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Vietnam Environment Administration has said.
Banks hold auctions to cut bad debts Business

Banks hold auctions to cut bad debts

Some banks are putting assets secured with non-performing loans worth hundreds of billions of Vietnamese dong up for auction in the first days of the Lunar New Year to speed up the resolution of bad debts.