Heavy rains, floods leave eight dead, injured, missing Society

Heavy rains, floods leave eight dead, injured, missing

Three people died, four were injured and one went missing after torrential rains swept through northern and central provinces as of 5pm on October 17, according to the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Typhoon Dianmu wreaks havoc in many localities Environment

Typhoon Dianmu wreaks havoc in many localities

Typhoon Dianmu and prolonged subsequent rains had wreaked havoc in many provinces and cities across the country such as Hoa Binh, Phu Tho, Quang Tri, Da Nang, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Binh Thuan and Kon Tum as of 5pm on September 24, according to the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control.
Vietnam attends 18th ASEAN Air Chiefs’ Conference ASEAN

Vietnam attends 18th ASEAN Air Chiefs’ Conference

A Vietnamese delegation led by Acting Commander of the Vietnam Air Defence - Air Force Lt. Gen Vu Van Kha attended the virtual 18th ASEAN Air Chiefs' Conference (AACC-18) under the chair of Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Air Force Gen. Airbull Suttiwan on September 16.
President receives visiting Japanese Defence Minister Politics

President receives visiting Japanese Defence Minister

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 12 received visiting Minister of Defence Kishi Nobuo of Japan, asking the country to continue supporting Vietnam with vaccines and helping it to access vaccine sources against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lao media spotlights Vietnamese President’s visit World

Lao media spotlights Vietnamese President’s visit

The official friendly visit by Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc made headlines in Laos on August 10, with highlights on the visit’s contributions to further fostering the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.
Vietnam President’s visit deepens special ties with Laos Videos

Vietnam President’s visit deepens special ties with Laos

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc began his two-day official friendship visit to Laos on August 9. The visit is made at the invitation of General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and President Thongloun Sisoulith.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrives in Vientiane Politics

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrives in Vientiane

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his spouse Tran Nguyet Thu, and a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese Party and State arrived in Vientiane on August 9 morning, begining a two-day official friendship visit to Laos at the invitation of General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith.
Flooding claims one life in Lao Cai Environment

Flooding claims one life in Lao Cai

Heavy downpours and floods claimed one life in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, announced the provincial steering board for disaster response and search and rescue on July 29.
Vietnam regards US as leading partner in foreign policy: President Politics

Vietnam regards US as leading partner in foreign policy: President

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin in Hanoi on July 29, during which the former affirmed that Vietnam always considers the US as a leading partner in its foreign policy and wants to further develop bilateral cooperative ties in areas of mutual interest.
Vietnamese rescuer honoured with IMO bravery award Society

Vietnamese rescuer honoured with IMO bravery award

A search and rescue officer from Vietnam has been selected to receive the 2021 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea, after saving the lives of four people from a sunken cargo ship in extreme weather and heavy seas.