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Typhoon-triggered floods leave 10 dead, 2 missing

Environment

Typhoon-triggered floods leave 10 dead, 2 missing

The death toll caused by floods following typhoon Bebinca, the fourth storm that hit Vietnam this year, had increased to 10 as of August 18, according to the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. ​

Cabinet members debate institutional development

Politics

Cabinet members debate institutional development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 16 chaired the Cabinet’s regular meeting on the development of institutions. The discussion focused on the revised Law on Public Investment which amends and supplements a number of articles of laws relating to the Planning Law.

Ministry questioned on resettlement for those affected by projects

Society

Ministry questioned on resettlement for those affected by projects

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has been asked to clarify policies on compensation and support for resettlement when building irrigational and hydropower works; dam and reservoir safety; and measures to stabilise ethnic minorities’ lives in the northern mountainous region.

Provinces asked to actively cope with low pressure

Society

Provinces asked to actively cope with low pressure

Floods and landslides in Phong Tho district of the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau left six dead, six missing and three others injured, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.