Cambodia: Flooding forces 40 garment factories to suspend operations World

Cambodia: Flooding forces 40 garment factories to suspend operations

Seventy-nine garment factories in Kampong Speu and Kandal provinces and Phnom Penh have been affected by flooding, and at least 40 of them have temporarily suspended their operations, the Phnom Penh Post quoted the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training spokesman Heng Sour as saying.
Cambodia: Flood death toll rises to 18 World

Cambodia: Flood death toll rises to 18

Floods in Cambodia have so far left 18 people dead, including eight children, and forced the evacuation of 25,192 people, according to the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM). ​
Northern areas urged to brace for more rain Environment

Northern areas urged to brace for more rain

Northern provinces have seen heavy rains in the past few days, causing floods on the Thao River and inundation in Yen Bai province, said the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
All-out efforts made to bring stranded Vietnamese people home Society

All-out efforts made to bring stranded Vietnamese people home

A special Vietnam Airlines flight brought 219 Vietnamese workers home from Equatorial Guinea in central Africa on July 29. Of the workers, 129 have tested positive for COVID-19. It was not the first time Vietnamese people stranded in a foreign country had been brought home, with such repatriation flights being testament to Vietnam’s motto of “No one left behind”.
Flooding kills two in northern Ha Giang province Environment

Flooding kills two in northern Ha Giang province

Prolonged torrential rain overnight on July 20-21 caused flooding in a number of localities in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, killing two and injuring one, according to the Ha Giang Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Northern region prepares for natural disasters Environment

Northern region prepares for natural disasters

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked ministries, sectors and local governments to prepare for flooding as a result of heavy downpours in the northern region in the coming days.
Malaysia: Another nCoV patient cured with anti-HIV drugs World

Malaysia: Another nCoV patient cured with anti-HIV drugs

The fourth patient infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Malaysia recovered after receiving HIV anti-retroviral medication Kaletra for his treatment, according to the country’s Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye.