Update news Southern Vietnam
Natural disasters caused 16 people dead and missing, injured 54, damaged and inundated 17,713 houses, with the total damage of VND315 billion (US$13.55 million) in the Southern region during the first nine months of 2019.
Ca Mau sea dyke at risk of breaching
A section of a sea dyke on the western coast of the southernmost province of Ca Mau is at high risk of breaching due to raging waves over a couple of days.
Japanese firms eye opportunities in southern Vietnam
A delegation of some 20 Japanese enterprises led by Tatsuhiro Shindo, executive vice president of the Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro), had a meeting with the HCMC government on January 18 to sound out investment opportunities.
Five most beautiful monasteries in southern Vietnam
VietNamNet Bridge – Visitors to Vietnam’s southern provinces will be amazed by monasteries built with the curved roofing technique and unique architecture amidst palm trees.
Risk seen of hailstorms and whirlwinds in Southern Vietnam
VietNamNet Bridge – Whirlwinds and hailstorms may occur in the southern provinces and the Central Highlands in the last days of April and early May, says the Central Hydro-meteorological Forecast Center.
In pictures: Tornadoes pull down hundreds of houses in southern Vietnam
VietNamNet Bridge – Under impacts of the super-storm Usagi, hundreds of houses and kiosks in the southern region have been damaged by tornadoes in the last two days.
Rise of ‘Tai Tu’ traditional music
Having come to life about two centuries ago and becoming much loved by southerners of Vietnam, Tai Tu music is deeply rooted in the culture and spirit of local people and is considered one of the significant traditional music forms of the country.