Update news Northern Vietnam
The northern region has experienced the hottest first two weeks of the year in the past 50 years, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Northern Vietnam remains the region with the highest number of death from rabies, accounting for 80 percent of the country’s mortality, deputy director of the Department of Preventive Medicine Dang Quang Tan said at a meeting yesterday.
The death toll in the north continues to rise after flooding and landslides ravaged some mountainous areas in Thanh Hoa, Lao Cai, Son La, Phu Tho and Dien Bien provinces.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will seek the Government’s approval for a scheme to create funds for tourism promotion by charging hotels US$1 for one-night stay of each international visitor.
VietNamNet Bridge – Super-storm Haiyan swept through Quang Ninh, Hai Phong and Thai Binh last night, leaving falling trees and broken billboards on the street. In Hanoi, many trees were also uprooted.