Flag tower to be erected on southwestern province’s island Society

Flag tower to be erected on southwestern province’s island

A ceremony was held on May 5 to break the ground for the construction of a flag tower on Tho Chu island, the southwestern province of Kien Giang with the participation of representatives of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee and its local chapter as well as the military unit on the island.
Storm Pabuk sinks many vessels in southern province Society

Storm Pabuk sinks many vessels in southern province

Storm Pabuk brought big waves in waters offshore the southern province of Kien Giang, sinking dozens of boats in Tho Chau island commune, said the provincial Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Search and Rescue.
Vietnamese maritime police nab pirate suspects Society

Vietnamese maritime police nab pirate suspects

Eight men believed to be pirates fleeing from the hijacked Malaysian-flagged tanker Orkim Harmony were being held by the Vietnamese maritime police force on Phu Quoc Island for further investigation, said Colonel Doan Bao Quyet, political commissar of the Maritime Police Zone 4.
Vietnamese fishermen in distress at sea return home Society

Vietnamese fishermen in distress at sea return home

Seven Vietnamese fishermen, who were rescued and brought to Thailand by a Singaporean ship several days ago, left Bangkok for Ho Seven Vietnamese fishermen, who were rescued and brought to Thailand by a Singaporean ship several days ago, left Bangkok for Ho Chi Minh City on March 31.
Vietnam continues hunt for lost plane: officer Society

Vietnam continues hunt for lost plane: officer

Vietnam is maintaining its search for the missing Malaysian aircraft, with the search area extending both to the east of the plane’s last-known location and to remote areas on the mainland.
Vietnamese forces expand search area Politics

Vietnamese forces expand search area

Vietnam’s search and rescue forces are enlarging their search area for the missing Malaysian passenger jet carrying 239 people on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8.