Forum raises public awareness of ageing population Society

Forum raises public awareness of ageing population

Society should have a more positive look at ageing population, and work to turn its challenges into opportunities as well as enhance the understanding of momentum of an aging society, heard a forum in Hanoi on September 30.
Flood relief work required in central region Society

Flood relief work required in central region

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has ordered localities in the central region to focus on repairing the damage caused by floods that hit the area last week.
PM Phuc sends sympathy to Japan over quake devastation Politics

PM Phuc sends sympathy to Japan over quake devastation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 11 sent his sympathy to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe over the human and property losses caused by a major earthquake and subsequent landslide in Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on September 6.
Indonesia: Plane with nine aboard goes missing World

Indonesia: Plane with nine aboard goes missing

A small plane carrying nine people, including one child, on board went missing on August 11, during a short flight over a mountainous region in Papua province, eastern Indonesia, authorities said.
Storm Sanba kills 9 in Philippines World

Storm Sanba kills 9 in Philippines

Typhoon Sanba, which landed in the Philippines on February 13, killed nine people and forced 21,000 others to flee due to floods, local authorities reported on February 14.
PM inspects flood response in Ninh Binh province Society

PM inspects flood response in Ninh Binh province

In the face of abnormal and serious flooding over the past few days, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc cancelled a scheduled meeting with voters in Hai Phong City to travel to the northern province of Ninh Binh for a check of local dykes on October 12.
Red Cross begins charity campaign for storm victims Society

Red Cross begins charity campaign for storm victims

The Vietnam Red Cross Society on September 27 launched its campaign to solicit relief assistance for people affected by typhoon Doksuri this month, the year’s 10th storm over the East Sea, in central provinces, especially Quang Binh and Ha Tinh.