Severe floods in Danang on October 14, triggered by Storm Sonca, has destroyed thousands of homes and caused more than VND1,486 billion in damage.
Efforts must be exerted so nobody is left without food, clothes or shelter after the recent floods, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh ordered on December 5.
Ho Chi Minh City’s master plan aims for the southern metropolis to develop into the country’s largest economic hub for tourism, industrial services, and high-tech agriculture by 2040, with a particular focus on climate change adaptation.
After felling 300 papaya trees in his farm, Nguyen Nam, a 60-year-old farmer in Dai Loc District, central Quang Nam Province, does not want to think about the historic floods that lashed the region last month.
The historic downpours and floods in the central region have damaged 25.9 percent of the total aquaculture area.
Over VND8.6 billion (US$370,351) was collected in a charity walk in Phu Nhuan District in Ho Chi Minh City for poor residents in Tet holiday ( the Lunar New Year) which is nearly coming.
The Japanese Covered Bridge in the central province of Quang Nam’s Hoi An City has faced more serious deterioration following recent floods.
Hoi An ancient town which has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site has been submerged again by rising floodwaters following a prolonged spell of torrential rain.
The first session of the National Assembly's discussion on the socio-economic situation that was broadcast live yesterday attracted the attention of voters and people nationwide.
Answering the local press on the sidelines of the National Assembly session, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Tran Hong Ha said the principle of his ministry is ‘not to develop small-scale hydropower at any cost’.
Dau Thi Lien tried to find something usable in the rubble, but there wasn't much left except for some books, clothes and a table and some chairs, all covered in mud.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Saturday underlined the urgent need to get life back to normal for people in flood-hit areas in the central region.
Ongoing heavy rains and flooding has killed 20 people in central provinces, and 14 more have been reported missing in central provinces, as the country braces for the seventh typhoon to hit this year.