Coast guard must be capable of tackling complicated situations at sea Society

Coast guard must be capable of tackling complicated situations at sea

The Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) must focus on offering political and professional training to its personnel so they are able to deal with the most difficult and complicated situations at sea, Deputy Defence Minister Lieutenant General Nguyen Tan Cuong told a conference held in Hanoi recently to review a project on building the force in 2015-2020 and tasks for 2021-2025.
Vietnam promotes women’s role in building peace: conference Politics

Vietnam promotes women’s role in building peace: conference

International delegates lauded Vietnam’s contributions to affirming women’s roles in building and sustaining peace while attending the International Conference on Women, Peace and Security held by the Foreign Ministry in partnership with the United Nations on December 7-9.
Quang Nam: 21 survive landslides in Nam Tra My Society

Quang Nam: 21 survive landslides in Nam Tra My

Twenty one persons have luckily escaped from two serious landslides in Tra Leng and Tra Van communes, Nam Tra My district, the central province of Quang Nam, said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Ho Quang Buu on October 29.
Forces rush to search for storm victims Society

Forces rush to search for storm victims

Nguyen Van Tien, Deputy Chief of the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, on October 29 asked cities and provinces affected by Storm Molave to continue following instructions on disaster response.
Landslides kill 16, leave 37 missing in Quang Nam province Society

Landslides kill 16, leave 37 missing in Quang Nam province

At least 16 people have died and 37 are missing after landslides hit two mountainous communes in Nam Tra My district, Quang Nam province in central Vietnam, on October 28. Of the victims, 45 are from Tra Leng commune, and the remainders from Tra Van commune, according to the provincial military command. At 9:30 am on Oct. 29, the bodies of 16 victims were found.
Ten bodies found in Quang Tri landslide  Society

Ten bodies found in Quang Tri landslide

Ten bodies have been found in a landslide that left 22 officers and soldiers of the Defence - Economic Division 337 under Military Zone 4 missing in Huong Phung commune, Huong Hoa district, the central province of Quang Tri.
Floods leave six dead, three missing in Thua Thien-Hue Society

Floods leave six dead, three missing in Thua Thien-Hue

Floods triggered by torrential rains in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have claimed six lives and left three people missing and seven injured, the provincial Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention, Search, and Rescue reported on October 13.