More support for localities hit by storms, floods Society

More support for localities hit by storms, floods

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide additional 670 billion VND (29 million USD) from the central budget reserves for nine central and Central Highlands provinces to address consequences of recent storms and floods.
Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue held online Politics

Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue held online

The 2020 Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue was held online on November 24, under the chair of Deputy Minister of Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien and US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs (IPSA) David F. Helvey.
Vietnam, US agree to further cooperation in handling common challenges Politics

Vietnam, US agree to further cooperation in handling common challenges

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien on November 21 agreed that Vietnam and the US will continue cooperating in order to cope with common challenges, thus significantly contributing to peace, stability, prosperity and cooperation in the region and the world.
Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USD Society

Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USD

Drought, rains, inundation and landslides have cost the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau an estimated over 1 trillion VND (43 million USD) from the outset of the year, according to the provincial steering committee on natural disaster prevention, search and rescue.
Defence minister hosts US National Security Advisor Politics

Defence minister hosts US National Security Advisor

Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich and US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien shared the view that the defence ties between Vietnam and the US have positively contributed to the bilateral comprehensive partnership, during their meeting in Hanoi on November 21.
Deputy PM orders quick response to Etau, Vamco storms Society

Deputy PM orders quick response to Etau, Vamco storms

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung called for drastic measures to minimise the damage set to be caused by Etau and Vamco, the 12th and 13th storms to hit the East Sea this year, at a meeting in Hanoi on November 10.
More aid coming to flood-hit residents Society

More aid coming to flood-hit residents

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man on November 5 received nearly 12 billion VND (roughly 518,800 USD) donated by overseas Vietnamese for flood victims in the central region.
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.