Vietnam impacted by widening weather extremes: Minister Environment

Vietnam impacted by widening weather extremes: Minister

Extreme weather conditions are becoming more common in the region and around the world and have greatly affected Vietnam, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha told lawmakers at the National Assembly’s ongoing 10th session in Hanoi on November 5.
Logo & slogan design contest launched to promote power saving Society

Logo & slogan design contest launched to promote power saving

The Ministry of Industry and Trade, in collaboration with the Vietnam Electricity (EVN), the World Bank, and the Vietnam Fine Arts Association, on October 28 launched a logo and slogan design contest to encourage people to cultivate power-saving habit.
Minister asks for proactive measures to respond to Storm Molave Society

Minister asks for proactive measures to respond to Storm Molave

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong on October 28 asked relevant localities and agencies, and people in the central and Central Highlands regions to take proactive measures in coping with Storm Molave and its consequences, towards minimising its impact.
PM inspects post-flood recovery in central region  Society

PM inspects post-flood recovery in central region

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 24 underlined the urgent need to ensure normal lives and livelihoods for people in flood-hit areas in the central region, and to help them soon stabilise their lives.
Bodies of seven landslide victims found Society

Bodies of seven landslide victims found

As of 3pm on October 15, rescuers had found bodies of seven victims at the site of the Song Bo forest rangers’ office in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, where 13 members of a working team went missing after the building was buried in landslides.
Three bodies found at landslide-hit site Society

Three bodies found at landslide-hit site

Rescuers on October 15 found bodies of three victims at the site of the Song Bo forest rangers’ office in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, where 13 members of a working team went missing after the building was buried in landslides.
19 more victims at Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant hospitalised Society

19 more victims at Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant hospitalised

Rescuers managed to bring 19 victims, including one fatality, from the Rao Trang 4 hydropower plant in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to hospital on the afternoon of October 14, while rescue efforts continue at the Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant.
Flooding causes serious damage to northern mountainous region Environment

Flooding causes serious damage to northern mountainous region

The fatalities in serious flooding and landslide caused by prolonged torrential rains over the past few days in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang increased to five as of 15:00 on July 21, according to the office of the national steering committee for natural disaster prevention and control.
ASEAN looks to boost sub-regional development ASEAN

ASEAN looks to boost sub-regional development

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is emerging and playing a central role in the region, thus looking to converge Mekong sub-regional cooperation with its development goals, according to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the SOM ASEAN Vietnam.