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All ferry services between the islands and the mainland of Kien Giang Province were halted again starting this morning, July 20, until further notice, due to bad weather, said a local maritime official.

Three die, 18 injured after bad weather strikes

Three people have died and 18 others injured after a whirlwind destroyed a factory in Trung My Commune, Binh Xuyen District, in the northern province of Vinh Phuc.

Airlines reschedule domestic flights as storm Matmo approaches central region

Vietnam Airlines and budget airline Jetstar Pacific have announced plan to adjust schedules of their flights to and from Nha Trang, Phu Yen, Quy Nhon, Da Lat, Pleiku and Buon Ma Thuot on October 30 as storm Matmo is approaching.

Southern Vietnam hit by typhoon, brace for more bad weather

Southern localities affected by typhoon Wipha, have taken drastic measures to ensure the safety of people living in high risk areas.

Airlines adjust flight schedules to Phu Quoc, Shanghai, Taiwan

Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and Vasco have adjusted schedules for flights from/to Phu Quoc, Shanghai and Taiwan on August 9-10 due to bad weather.


Argentina missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather

 The search for an Argentine naval submarine that went missing with 44 crew on board is being hampered by bad weather conditions, 

AirAsia QZ8501: Bad weather hampers recovery of bodies

 Efforts to locate victims and wreckage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 which crashed into the Java Sea in Indonesia on Sunday are being hampered by stormy weather and strong tides.

Passengers on delayed flights will receive compensation

 VietNamNet Bridge – Passengers on flights delayed by 15 minutes or more will be provided with drinks, food or accommodation from December 1 this year.

Scores rescued after Philippines ferry sinks

 At least 100 people have been rescued, and two confirmed dead, after a ferry sank in bad weather in the central Philippines on Saturday

India landslide: Hopes fade for survivors as toll rises to 66

 Hopes of finding any more survivors from a landslide that buried a village in western India on Wednesday are fading, as the number of bodies found reaches 66, officials said.

Airlines to establish emergency back-ups

VietNamNet Bridge – The nation's airlines have been ordered to identify at least one reserve airport for landings, in case of bad weather.

Civilian diver dies in South Korea ferry search

 A civilian diver searching for bodies in the South Korean ferry that sank last month has died, authorities say.

Special team to investigate fatal accident

 VietNamNet Bridge – A special inspection team, led by the Deputy Minister for Transport Nguyen Van Cong, has been set up to discover the cause of an accident that saw nine people drown last Friday, on the Soai Rap River in HCM City.