Ba Ria-Vung Tau province ready to support foreign car carrier on fire Society

Ba Ria-Vung Tau province ready to support foreign car carrier on fire

The Maritime Administration of Vung Tau in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau said on February 5 night that it has been actively coordinating with competent agencies in implementing measures to support a Panama-flagged car carrier which caught fire off the Vung Tau coast.
Air pollution in Thailand to worsen: PCD World

Air pollution in Thailand to worsen: PCD

Thailand’s Pollution Control Department (PCD) has said that the level of PM2.5 fine dust pollution may rise above safe levels in some areas of the country as early as next year due to lower temperatures.
Earthquake claims at least 46 lives in Indonesia World

Earthquake claims at least 46 lives in Indonesia

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake killed at least 36 people and injured about 700 others in Cianjur town, Indonesia's West Java province on November 21 afternoon, according to the town’s authorities.
Indonesian passenger boat fire kills 14 World

Indonesian passenger boat fire kills 14

Fourteen people died after a boat carrying 240 people caught fire in eastern Indonesia on October 24, according to the country’s National Search and Rescue Agency.
ASEAN strengthens cooperation to fight transboundary haze ASEAN

ASEAN strengthens cooperation to fight transboundary haze

Representatives from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have reaffirmed their commitment towards the full and effective implementation of the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution at the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the agreement (COP-17), which was held on October 20 in Singapore.
Six killed in Manila fire World

Six killed in Manila fire

Six people died in a blaze that ripped through a house in a residential area in the Philippine capital Manila before dawn on October 15, the Philippine Bureau of Fire Protection said.
More funding sent to Cuba to address oil facility fire Society

More funding sent to Cuba to address oil facility fire

The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association on September 8 handed over cash donations worth 392 million VND (16,600 USD) to the Cuban Embassy in Hanoi to address the aftermaths of the recent oil storage facility fire in Matanzas.
More donations sent to help Cuba address fuel depot fire Society

More donations sent to help Cuba address fuel depot fire

Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Van Sinh and representatives of Vietnamese enterprises visited the Cuban Embassy in Hanoi on August 25 to send donations to help Cuba address the aftermaths of the recent oil storage facility fire.
Sympathy offered to Armenia over market fire in Yerevan Politics

Sympathy offered to Armenia over market fire in Yerevan

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on August 19 sent a message of sympathy to his Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan over the huge losses in human lives caused by a fire at a shopping centre in the capital city of Yerevan on August 14.