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Aid on way to Mindulle storm victims

Environment

Aid on way to Mindulle storm victims

The Vietnam Red Cross has prepared money and goods worth over 4.3 billion VND to aid storm victims in the central coastal region after tropical storm Mindulle hit the region on August 24, killing seven.

Phap Van overpass arch collapses

Society

Phap Van overpass arch collapses

An arch of the Phap Van overpass, part of the Thanh Tri Bridge project crossing the Linh Dam urban area and Giai Phong-Phap Van intersection, collapsed on April 18.

Work stopped on 40-storey building

Society

Work stopped on 40-storey building

HCM City’s District 1 authorities ordered construction of a 40-storey building to stop after evidence that it caused collapse of two houses and damaged eight others.

Philippines, MILF resume peace talks

World

Philippines, MILF resume peace talks

The Philippine government and a Muslim separatist group, Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Dec. 8 resumed peace talks that collapsed 16 months ago, making efforts to end a decades-long rebellion that has claimed at least 120,000 lives.

Second earthquake rocks Indonesian island

World

Second earthquake rocks Indonesian island

A second powerful earthquake jolted western Indonesia on October 1 just hours after the first quake hit Sumatra island, with upwards of 1,000 people feared dead and many more trapped under collapsed buildings.

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.