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Positive changes in fire prevention efforts emerge in capital city

Fire prevention and fighting efforts have been significantly enhanced in many areas of Hanoi following a tragic fire in a mini apartment in Thanh Xuân District last month, resulting in 56 deaths and 37 injuries.

Caged-balcony apartments again raises concerns in fire prevention

The latest tragic fire that killed four people from the same family in Hanoi's Ha Dong District on Saturday has again raised concerns about these steel cages, known as a “tiger cage” or “bird’s nest”.

Hanoi karaoke bars to re-open if they meet fire-safety standards

This decision follows the tragic deaths of three firefighters in a karaoke blaze on August 1, 2022, which renewed attention to fire safety measures in the city’s entertainment venues.

Thousands of enterprises await instructions on fire prevention, control

The business community was happy to hear that the Prime Minister has released urgent instructions requesting ministries, branches and localities to quickly solve  problems that are obstructing enterprises’ operations.

Trillions of dong stuck at projects because of fire prevention regulations

Many enterprises from Japan, South Korea and Taiwan (China) have complained that regulations on fire prevention and control are unreasonable.

Fire risks in Hanoi

During the 2016-2021 period, Hanoi recorded 2,961 fires and explosions, which killed 74 people and injured 133 others, causing damages worth nearly VND1 trillion.

Hanoi to inspect fire prevention at all karaoke parlors

Half a month after the karaoke parlor fire in Cau Giay District, the Hanoi People's Committee has asked districts to inspect all karaoke parlors and bars and handle violations.

Fire-prevention software used effectively in northern Vietnam

Forest management officials in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang are now using a forest fire-warning software on their smartphones as part of fire-prevention and efficiency measures.

PM requires new fire-prevention efforts

Heads of localities or establishments where fires cause serious consequences to people and property will have to take responsibility for any violations of fire prevention and control.

Fire prevention at industrial zones on alert

 VietNamNet Bridge – A tragic inferno swept through Hoa Phat Steel Complex in the province of Hai Duong on Monday, killing three workers and injuring one.

Hanoi to bring in helicopters to help in rescue operations

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi will purchase helicopters for firefighting and other rescue operations at a relevant time, said an officer from the Ha Noi Police for Fire Prevention and Fighting (PFPF).

Five laws to take effect in July

 VietNamNet Bridge – Five Laws on Land, Anti-Wastefulness, Bidding, Reception of Citizens and Anti-Fire will come into effect since July 1, 2014.

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