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Kon Tum

Chief activist joins nation in flood relief aid

Society

Chief activist joins nation in flood relief aid

The chief of the nation’s largest mass organisation has transferred 700 million VND into the fund for flood victims in Central Highlands Kon Tum province, where floods have claimed 33 lives and left four others missing.

Ketsana claims 92 Vietnamese lives

Society

Ketsana claims 92 Vietnamese lives

By October 1, the death toll from typhoon Ketsana in Vietnam’s central and Central Highlands provinces had risen to 92 people, with 19 people still missing and 199 injured.

Gov’t gives top priority to rescue work

Society

Gov’t gives top priority to rescue work

Top priority must be given to rescuing residents isolated by heavy rains and flooding, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai while chairing a teleconference with storm-hit central localities on September 29.

Storm claims 26 lives in central region

Society

Storm claims 26 lives in central region

At least 26 people in central provinces have died in severe flooding caused by typhoon Ketsana, the ninth tropical storm to hit Vietnam this season, according to preliminary estimates.

Vietnam ready for world IT forum

Sci-Tech

Vietnam ready for world IT forum

Vietnam is ready to host the world’s largest information technology (IT) event, organised biennially by the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP), the World IT Forum (WITFOR) 2009.

Lam Dong ethnic people get power

Society

Lam Dong ethnic people get power

Electricity of Lam Dong (ELD) connected an additional 5,000 village ethnic households in the Central Highlands province to the national grid, the power company said in an announcement on September 2.