River eats up houses in An Giang Environment

River eats up houses in An Giang

Fourteen houses and two house floors in My Hoi Dong Commune, Cho Moi district, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang fell into the Hau River due to riverbank erosion on April 22.
No Vietnamese at quake zone in New Zealand Society

No Vietnamese at quake zone in New Zealand

The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on November 16 released a list of foreign tourists evacuated from the most affected area by recent earthquakes, with no Vietnamese reported.
Quang Tri helps affected fishermen earn living Society

Quang Tri helps affected fishermen earn living

A conference was held in the central province of Quang Tri on July 12 to seek solutions to expand the means of earning a living for fishermen who have been effected by the recent mass fish deaths.
Health Ministry calls for continuous MERS-CoV efforts Health

Health Ministry calls for continuous MERS-CoV efforts

The Ministry of Health (MoH) requested on June 17 that health authorities throughout the country assign round-the-clock on duty staff to prevent an outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Vietnam.
Environment

Experts discuss climate change

With around 75 percent of Vietnam's urban population living in low elevation coastal zones, many people will be affected by rising sea levels, experts have warned.
Lao Cai detects H5N6 virus in domestic fowls Society

Lao Cai detects H5N6 virus in domestic fowls

The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has detected A/H5N6 virus in a local red pheasant farm for the first time, reported the provincial Department of Veterinary under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Society

Central region braces for coming storm

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai chaired an urgent meeting in Hanoi on September 17 to prepare for a coming storm, the eight of its kind so far this year.