Central, Central Highlands regions requested to brace for more downpours Environment

Central, Central Highlands regions requested to brace for more downpours

The Standing Office of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked authorities in the Central and Central Highlands to get prepared to respond to heavy rain, whirlwind, flash floods and landslides as well as tropical depressions, storms which may occur earlier than normal.
Hailstones damage crops in Lam Dong Environment

Hailstones damage crops in Lam Dong

Heavy hailstones rained down in Da Lat resort city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on March 27, causing huge damage to vegetable and flower cultivation areas, and flooding in some residential areas.
Torrential rains cause damage to central region Environment

Torrential rains cause damage to central region

Torrential rains and flooding have caused heavy damage to the central region as of 6pm on October 24, according to the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Upgrade of Tan Son Nhat int'l airport’s runway completed Business

Upgrade of Tan Son Nhat int'l airport’s runway completed

Repairs of Tan Son Nhat International Airport’s 25R/07L runway, which is three kilometres long and 46 metres wide, has finished after nearly six months, according to the Cuu Long Corporation for Investment, Development and Project Management of Infrastructure.
The last “book doctor” in Saigon Society

The last “book doctor” in Saigon

Vo Van Rang has restored millions of old books in his shop in Ho Chi Minh City for 40 years. He is now the only person restoring books in the city and is called the “doctor” for old books by his customers.
Philippine President inspects typhoon damage  World

Philippine President inspects typhoon damage

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte November 2 conducted an aerial inspection of damage caused by typhoon Goni, the strongest hitting the country since 2020 that claimed 16 lives and left three others missing.
About 150,000 flood survivors in need of food aid over next 6 months Society

About 150,000 flood survivors in need of food aid over next 6 months

Some 150,000 flood survivors in central Vietnam will be in urgent need of food aid over the next five to six months, while 110,000 vulnerable people will require support to recover their livelihoods and agricultural production, the Disaster Risk Reduction Partnership (DRRP) reported at a meeting in Hanoi on October 26.