Fewer road crashes but more traffic jams in H1 Society

Fewer road crashes but more traffic jams in H1

Vietnam saw a decline in road accidents in the first half of 2019 while the number of prolonged traffic congestions was on a rise, according to the latest report of the National Committee for Road Safety.
Service package launched to prevent child labour, abuse Society

Service package launched to prevent child labour, abuse

The Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in Ho Chi Minh City in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on June 28 launched a pilot service package designed to reduce child labour and prevent accident, abuse and violence against children.
Cambodia supports victim of building collapse incident World

Cambodia supports victim of building collapse incident

The Cambodian Government has offered 70,000 USD as support to the family of each dead victim of the building collapse that happened on June 22 in Preah Sihanouk province, which is the most deadly incident in the country for years.
Deputy PM requests post-road traffic accident settlement in Hoa Binh Society

Deputy PM requests post-road traffic accident settlement in Hoa Binh

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has signed a dispatch to ministries of public security, transport, the National Traffic Safety Committee, and the people’s committees of Hoa Binh and Dien Bien provinces directing the settlement of an extremely serious road accident in the northern province of Hoa Binh.
Bus crash kills eight in Philippines World

Bus crash kills eight in Philippines

Philippine police on June 10 said an overloaded jeepney fell into a ravine in San Mariano, Isabela province, killing eight passengers on board and injuring 30 others.
Sunken ship leaves 19 missing in central Indonesia World

Sunken ship leaves 19 missing in central Indonesia

A leader of search and rescue agency of Indonesia’s central Sulawesi province said on June 5 that 19 people were reported missing after a cargo vessel sank in Banggai Laut waters, the east of the province on June 1.
Mekong Delta takes action to prevent drowning incidents Society

Mekong Delta takes action to prevent drowning incidents

The Mekong Delta has the highest rate of drowning in the country, particularly in Dong Thap province, where the number of deaths due to drowning is 10 times higher compared to that of dengue fever and hand, foot and mouth disease combined.