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Strong earthquake hits Malaysia

A 6-magnitude earthquake shook Sabah state on Borneo island of Malaysia on early June 5, but no tsunami warning is issued, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).
Hagupit sweeps through Philippines, killing two World

Hagupit sweeps through Philippines, killing two

Typhoon Hagupit is sweeping through the Philippines, initially claiming the lives of two people, according to the Philippines National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
Earthquake triggers tsunami warning in Indonesia World

Earthquake triggers tsunami warning in Indonesia

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook the waters off the coast of the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia in the morning of November 15, forcing local authorities to issue a tsunami warning for nearby areas.
Northern region asked to act against storm Environment

Northern region asked to act against storm

The Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control issued an urgent notice on July 19 requesting all northern mountainous and north-central regions to brace themselves against an upcoming tropical low pressure system.
Society

Hai Phong earthquake felt in Hanoi

An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale shook the northern port city of Hai Phong at 10:18am on October 3, but no damage has been reported.
World

Small tsunami hits Japan after 6.8 quake

A minor tsunami hit Japan’s northeastern coastline on March 14, reminding the nation of the earthquake that rocked the region a year ago, Japan's worst post-war natural disaster.
Society

Quake hits Thanh Hoa province's Vinh Loc

An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter magnitude scale hit central Thanh Hoa province's Vinh Loc district early Nov. 7 morning, according to the Institute of Geophysics' Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Centre.
Society

Corrupt official gets seven years in jail

The Hanoi People's Court on July 6 announced the sentences for Bui Tien Dung, former General Manager of Project Management Unit 18 (PMU18) and eight accomplices for embezzlement at the Bai Chay Bridge Construction Project.
Strong earthquake strikes Japan World

Strong earthquake strikes Japan

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake occurred offshore Japan’s northeastern prefecture of Iwate early June 23 (Vietnamese time), said the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Earthquakes hit Lai Chau province Society

Earthquakes hit Lai Chau province

Two earthquakes measuring 3.8 and 3.6 on the Richter scale struck the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau on April 25-26, respectively.