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7/20/2018 4:14:43 PM

Flash flood sweeps away four-member family in Thanh Hoa

A flash flood in the north central province of Thanh Hoa on July 20, triggered by the inter-tropical convergence zone, swept away three stilt houses, killing two and leaving two others in a family in Lang Chanh district missing.

  • PM pays tribute to late President, martyrs

    PM pays tribute to late President, martyrs

    Public: 7/20/2018 1:26:28 PM

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc led a Government delegation to pay homage to President Ho Chi Minh at the Kim Lien relic site in Nam Dan district, the central province of Nghe An, on July 20, ahead of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27).

  • Vietnam Red Cross enhances cooperation with IFRC

    Vietnam Red Cross enhances cooperation with IFRC

    Public: 7/20/2018 11:10:36 AM

    The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) Central Committee signed a cooperation agreement with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) on July 19.

  • A 227kg-bomb deactivated in Dak Nong

    A 227kg-bomb deactivated in Dak Nong

    Public: 7/20/2018 10:17:55 AM

    Competent forces in Dak Mil district of the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, safely detonated a Mark 82 (MK82) bomb weighing 227kg on July 19.

  • Widespread rains forecasted as Storm Son Tinh weakens

    Widespread rains forecasted as Storm Son Tinh weakens

    Public: 7/19/2018 11:47:40 AM

    Northern provinces from Hoa Binh to Quang Binh will experience widespread rain as Storm Son Tinh weakens into a tropical depression.

  • Vietnamese, Chinese people join hands to clean up border river

    Vietnamese, Chinese people join hands to clean up border river

    Public: 7/18/2018 6:45:32 PM

    Vietnamese authorities and people from Hoanh Mo and Dong Van communes of Binh Lieu district in the northern province of Quang Ninh coordinated with Chinese counterparts from Fangchenggang city’s Dong Zhong town to clean up the environment along the shared border river on July 18.

  • Can Tho, Save the Children join hands to protect, care for children

    Can Tho, Save the Children join hands to protect, care for children

    Public: 7/18/2018 3:00:28 PM

    The People’s Committee of Can Tho city had a working session with Save the Children on July 17 to look into cooperation programmes, especially activities targeting disadvantaged children.

  • US helps renovate Vietnamese clinics for natural disaster prevention

    US helps renovate Vietnamese clinics for natural disaster prevention

    Public: 7/17/2018 5:38:10 PM

    The US Embassy held a Nhon Binh Clinic Renovation Project Handover Ceremony in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province on July 16.

  • Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presents gifts to policy beneficiaries in Dak Nong

    Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presents gifts to policy beneficiaries in Dak Nong

    Public: 7/17/2018 4:03:50 PM

    Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presented gifts to policy beneficiaries and poor households in Quang Tin commune, Dak R’Lap district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on July 17.

  • Ho Chi Minh City Party Secretary visits Thu Thiem residents

    Ho Chi Minh City Party Secretary visits Thu Thiem residents

    Public: 7/17/2018 11:46:16 AM

    Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan visited several households affected by the Thu Thiem new urban area in Ho Chi Minh City's District 2 on July 16.

  • New storm heads towards northern region

    New storm heads towards northern region

    Public: 7/17/2018 10:51:38 AM

    A tropical low pressure in the northern area of the East Sea has strengthened into a new storm named Son Tinh while heading towards the north of Vietnam, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).

  • Da Nang named green city of the year in Vietnam

    Da Nang named green city of the year in Vietnam

    Public: 7/16/2018 5:51:04 AM

    Da Nang city has been given the title of National Green City 2017-18 by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)’s One Planet City Challenge programme, making it onto a list of 21 cities from around the world.

  • Tay Ninh drives back human trafficking

    Tay Ninh drives back human trafficking

    Public: 7/12/2018 8:25:01 PM

    Sharing a 240km border with Cambodia, the southern province of Tay Ninh is considered a hotspot for transnational crime, including the trafficking of women and children.

  • Vietnam joins int’l efforts to give children homes

    Vietnam joins int’l efforts to give children homes

    Public: 7/12/2018 9:52:36 AM

    Expanding alternative care is part of the national target program launched by the Vietnamese Government to ensure disadvantaged children in the country are able to grow up in a family environment.

  • Binh Thuan releases official information about June disturbances

    Binh Thuan releases official information about June disturbances

    Public: 7/11/2018 9:41:31 PM

    Official information about the disturbances protesting the draft law on special administrative-economic units in the south-central province of Binh Thuan last June were released by provincial authorities on July 11.

  • World Population Day 2018: Family planning is a human right

    World Population Day 2018: Family planning is a human right

    Public: 7/11/2018 8:54:30 PM

    (VNF) - This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 International Conference on Human Rights, where family planning was, for the first time, globally affirmed as a human right. The Tehran Proclamation states that, "Parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and spacing of their children."

  • Minister urges synchronous measures to deal with natural disasters

    Minister urges synchronous measures to deal with natural disasters

    Public: 7/10/2018 10:57:33 AM

    Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked relevant agencies to take synchronous measures to deal with possible natural disasters.

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