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Hydropower plant flouts water storage banicon
SOCIETY18/11/20200

Hydropower plant flouts water storage ban

A hydropower plant in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has repeatedly breached storage water regulations despite a ban by authorities.

 
Storm Etau triggers dangerous weather events throughout the countryicon

Storm Etau triggers dangerous weather events throughout the country

SOCIETY
12/11/2020

Many areas nationwide have been left submerged in floodwater due to spells of heavy rain triggered by Storm Etau, while the central region has continued to suffer from a series of deadly landslides.

Hundreds of households evacuated as flood rose in Binh Dinhicon

Hundreds of households evacuated as flood rose in Binh Dinh

SOCIETY
11/11/2020

Hundreds of households had to leave their houses yesterday night as floods suddenly rose sharply in Binh Dinh Province's Quy Nhon City.

Quang Binh man goes above and beyond in flood relief effortsicon

Quang Binh man goes above and beyond in flood relief efforts

SOCIETY
09/11/2020

Le Van Thang, 60, residing in Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh Province, hired a boat to deliver relief goods to families trapped in flooded areas in recent days.

Torrential rain causes flooding in Ho Chi Minh Cityicon

Torrential rain causes flooding in Ho Chi Minh City

SOCIETY
01/11/2020

Many streets in districts 2, 7, 8, 9, Binh Thanh, Thu Duc, Go Vap and Binh Chanh were submerged in water after a torrential downpour prolonged during an hour last night.

Floods, climate change and hydropowericon

Floods, climate change and hydropower

FEATURE
31/10/2020

Natural disasters and floods have devastated central Vietnam at a record level. So far, 130 people have been reported dead, and 18 others are missing.

Rising Lam River submerges thousands of homes in Nghe Anicon

Rising Lam River submerges thousands of homes in Nghe An

SOCIETY
31/10/2020

Thousands of houses in the northern central province of Nghe An have been flooded as the water on the Lam River rose to alarm level 2 on the evening of October 30.

Concerts to raise funds for flood victimsicon

Concerts to raise funds for flood victims

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
31/10/2020

Dozens of veteran and young singers and theatre performers will participate in two charity concerts in HCM City to raise funds for flood victims in the central region.  

153 dead and missing, $112.5million lost due to floodsicon

153 dead and missing, $112.5million lost due to floods

SOCIETY
31/10/2020

Storms, heavy rains, landslides and tornadoes in October caused 153 deaths and missing persons, and injured 222, reported the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.

Quang Ngai to evacuate over 12,000 people to avoid floodingicon

Quang Ngai to evacuate over 12,000 people to avoid flooding

SOCIETY
29/10/2020

Quang Ngai is preparing to evacuate over 12,000 residents to avoid flooding in the downstream of the Tra Khuc, Ve and Tra Cau rivers.

Another landslide in Quang Nam buried 11 peopleicon

Another landslide in Quang Nam buried 11 people

SOCIETY
29/10/2020

Reports of another deadly landslide in central Vietnam have emerged, killing three people and leaving eight missing.

Can we get back what has been lost?icon

Can we get back what has been lost?

FEATURE
29/10/2020

The answer is yes, if each of us is "startled", to stop and start over. Do not use the sacred wood of the forest. Do not destroy the forest for the purpose of economic development.

Ministry of Health tightens the management of medical waste during floodsicon

Ministry of Health tightens the management of medical waste during floods

SOCIETY
28/10/2020

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has told health facilities in flood-hit areas to prioritise clean water and ensure the areas are thoroughly disinfected to stop the spread of diseases.

We are 'trading nature for economic benefits': senior experticon

We are 'trading nature for economic benefits': senior expert

FEATURE
28/10/2020

Prof. Nguyen Ngoc Lung, Director of the Institute of Sustainable Forest Management and Forest Certification, has been working in the forestry industry for nearly 60 years. He is called "the man of the forest". 

Young men save hundreds from floods in Ha Tinhicon

Young men save hundreds from floods in Ha Tinh

SOCIETY
27/10/2020

Now the waters have started to recede in flood-hit Cam Due Commune in central province of Ha Tinh’s Cam Xuyen District, local residents have set up a collective clean-up group.

What cause disasters in central Vietnam?icon

What cause disasters in central Vietnam?

FEATURE
26/10/2020

Many people have died in the central region, thousands of people are living outdoors, and infrastructure has been destroyed by floods and landslides. Why does the central region suffer from disasters every year?

People nationwide dig deep for stricken central regionicon

People nationwide dig deep for stricken central region

SOCIETY
24/10/2020

People nationwide have offered support to residents of the flood-stricken central region in recent days, their hearts touched by the plight of thousands of their compatriots.

Rescue force discovers bodies of two workers, central region braces for typhoonicon

Rescue force discovers bodies of two workers, central region braces for typhoon

SOCIETY
24/10/2020

Soldiers of Military Zone 4 found the bodies of two workers buried in a landslide at Rao Trang 3 Hydropower Plant in Phong Dien District, the central province of Thua Thien - Hue on Friday.