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.
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).
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.
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.
Northern provinces from Hoa Binh to Quang Binh will experience widespread rain as Storm Son Tinh weakens into a tropical depression.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
(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 of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked relevant agencies to take synchronous measures to deal with possible natural disasters.