Flood-hit areas brace for diseases Society

Flood-hit areas brace for diseases

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health warned yesterday that flooding and rains in central and northern provinces could trigger disease outbreaks.
Hoi An homes left waterless for days Environment

Hoi An homes left waterless for days

Thousands of residents in the ancient city of Hoi An have gone days without running water in their homes due to a saline intrusion, said Nguyen Van Dung, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.
Public funds vital for clean water Society

Public funds vital for clean water

Difficulties in calling for foreign help make it difficult for residents in rural and isolated areas to enjoy filtered and clean water, experts have said.
HCM City asked to reduce traffic jams ahead of Tet Society

HCM City asked to reduce traffic jams ahead of Tet

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged authorities of Ho Chi Minh City to devise immediate and long-term solutions to the worsening traffic congestion in the city, especially during the upcoming Lunar New Year festival.
RoK students help Binh Dinh Society

RoK students help Binh Dinh

A team of volunteer students from the Republic of Korea (RoK) helped build a water filter system, benefiting 300 pupils at a primary school in Binh Dinh province.
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Thua Thien-Hue spends 46 bln on flood damage

The People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on January 16 decided to spend 46 billion VND (2.162 million USD) from the State and locality’s budget to help its localities overcome damage caused by the 2013 floods.