Society

Search continues for VN cargo ship crew

Vinalines Shipping Company said Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) will continue searching for 22 missing Vietnamese crewmen aboard the Vinalines Queen that sank off the coast of the Philippines on Christmas Day, to meet their families’ wish.
Society

Search for Vietnamese cargo ship’s crewmen suspended

Japan and the Philippines have said they will call off the search for 22 missing Vietnamese crewmen aboard the Vinalines Queen that sank off the coast of the Philippines on Christmas Day until there is new signal or information about the ship and its crew members.
Politics

Meeting marks victory in US war

A meeting was held in Tien Giang province on January 2 to mark the 48th anniversary of Ap Bac victory, which was the first major victory by the Vietnamese revolutionary army against US-backed Saigon armed forces.
World

13 Vietnamese sailors rescued in East China Sea

Thirteen of 17 Vietnamese crew members were saved by a Chinese rescue team after strong winds sank their ship near Minjiang estuary in the East China Sea on December 24, according to Chinese Xinhua News Agency.
RoK begins massive firing drills near border World

RoK begins massive firing drills near border

The Republic of Korea (RoK) on Dec. 23 began large-scale drills involving fighter jets and artillery guns near its land border with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Society

Storms forecast for central region

A low pressure north of the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago is expected to cause strong winds, heavy rains and rough seas off south-central provinces from Quang Tri to Khanh Hoa, according to the National Hydro-meteorological Forecast Centre.
Cambodia highlights humanitarian activities Society

Cambodia highlights humanitarian activities

Cambodian people and authorities in the northeastern province of Rattanakiri have commended Vietnam ’s young voluntary doctors on their humanitarian medical examination and treatment for poor patients in the province.
Society

Government leader visits storm-hit localities

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai requested that central provinces recently battered by typhoon Mirinae, Phu Yen and Binh Dinh, quickly deploy all available forces to search for those still missing and promptly deliver relief aid to those who are still stranded by the flooding.
Storm kills at least 19 in single province Society

Storm kills at least 19 in single province

Although storm Mirinae abated late in day on Nov. 2, heavy rains continued falling, causing raging floods in the central province of Phu Yen, claiming at least 19 lives and injuring 16 others.