Thanh Hoa

Update news Thanh Hoa

In pictures: Dams broken, thousands of households submerged in floodwaters

Yesterday morning the two largest dams in Tinh Gia distric, Thanh Hoa province ruptured, submerging hundreds of houses and the National Highway 1A which connects the north to the south.

World's biggest bronze drum cast in Thanh Hoa

 VietNamNet Bridge – Metalworkers recently cast the world's biggest bronze drum at the private workshop of artisan Le Van Bay in the central province of Thanh Hoa's Thieu Hoa District.

Authorities' ability questioned after toxic waste case

VietNamNet Bridge – Early this week, Thanh Hoa Province People's Committee held a press conference about the case in which a pesticide manufacturer dumped untreated chemicals into the area.

Relic tour of Thanh Hoa

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tourists coming to the northern province of Thanh Hoa are in for a real treat as there are so many interesting and historical hotspots for them to check out.

Pesticide maker punished for dumping hazardous waste

VietNamNet Bridge – Nicotex Thanh Thai Joint Stock Company, which was recently found dumping untreated hazardous chemicals in the central province of Thanh Hoa's Cam Van Commune, received a fine of over VND421 million.

Dream come true Anh wins The Voice Kids

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thirteen-year-old Nguyen Quang Anh, hailing from central Thanh Hoa City, was crowned the winner of TV singing contest The Voice Kids at the end of an emotional and close-run final on Saturday night in HCM City.

Five tons of pesticide found buried in Thanh Hoa

 VietNamNet Bridge – A big amount of pesticide has been found under the ground in Thanh Hoa province in the central region. Scientists have also warned about the many tons of pesticide still under the earth in many other localities.

Thanh Hoa: Toxic chemicals buried in pesticide factory

 VietNamNet Bridge - People in Thanh Hoa broke into a polluting factory, dug up many chemical tanks buried under the ground and discovered numerous bottles of expired pesticides in the factory campus.

Mrs. World 2015 to be held in Thanh Hoa

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Mrs. World organization plans to organize the pageant in Vietnam in 2015. This will be the second time Vietnam hosts Mrs. World since the first held in Vung Tau city in 2009.

Truck hits and pulls school gate, four died

About 11.30am on August 29, when passing through the gate of a primary school in Thanh Hoa  province, a truck collided with the gate, making a concrete block weighing about 10 tons fall into the cabin, killing four and injuring one.

Century-old trees recognised as national heritage

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment has recently recognised five centenary trees in the Lam Kinh relic complex in the central province of Thanh Hoa as national heritage,

Thanh Hoa: Policeman opened fire on street, two pedestrians wounded

 VietNamNet Bridge - Two men riding a motorbike on the street suddenly heard the gunshot. The one sitting behind received a rubber bullet to his left eye. Shortly after that, the driver had a shot in his shoulder.

Over 40 tourists get food poisoning in Thanh Hoa

After the dinner, more than 40 tourists at Cao Nguyen Hotel on the coast of Hai Hoa Commune, Tinh Gia District, Thanh Hoa Province were hospitalized, with the symptoms of food poisoning.

Historic village captures VN through the ages

 VietNamNet Bridge – As one of the most beautiful ancient villages in Viet Nam, Dong Son offers visitors the chance to learn more about the country's archaeology, it's countryside, culture, history and architecture.

Thanh Hoa: Car falls into pond, four die

After hit a few trees on the left roadside, a four-seat car carrying five people upturned and fell into a pond. The driver escaped while the four others were trapped and died of suffocation in the car.

Thanh Hoa: Deputy Director fired after quarry accident

Song Ma Company has fired the deputy director of Construction Enterprise No. 5 and a team leader after the quarry collapse in Vuc Mountain, causing three deaths and one injured worker on June 7.

Boat explosion at sea, seven fishermen in distress

 VietNamNet Bridge – While fishing near the Me Island in Tinh Gia district, Thanh Hoa province, a vessel suddenly exploded, throwing seven fishermen into the sea. One of them died.

500g newborn baby miraculously survives

Being born prematurely, Le Sy Cuong – the boy baby weighing less than 500g was saved by doctors of the Children’s Hospital of Thanh Hoa Province. This is the second 500g baby that survived in Vietnam.

'Dragon's Jaws' to be tourist drawcard

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ham Rong Bridge battle site, a symbol of the courage, resilience and will of the Vietnamese people in the war against the US, will become a tourist destination in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

Thanh Hoa: Flash flood sweeps away four family members

While they were preparing for the dinner, a flash flood suddenly came, sweeping away the family of Mr. Giang A Phung in Suoi Long Village in Tam Chung Commune, Muong Lat District, Thanh Hoa Province.