Floodings after Bebinca storm has killed 8 people and submerged tens of thousand houses.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a national online conference on August 6 on the protection of children against violence, abuse and risks to their health and life.
Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in the past days had left six dead, five missing and two injured in the northern mountainous region by 17:00 on August 5.
A meeting was held on August 5 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first Rencontres du Vietnam programme that took place at the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) in Quy Nhon city, in the central province of Binh Dinh.
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A charity walk was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 5 with the participation of more than 5,000 people to raise funds for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims and the disabled.
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The Ho Chi Minh City Red Cross Society held a press conference on August 1 to announce the walking program themed “For victims of Agent Orange/dioxin and the needy people with disabilities” in 2018.
Vietnam is studying effective models to develop housing for its citizens from other countries, including the housing saving bank in Germany, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Around 100,000 green trees worth about VND 930 million (USD 39,990) were planted at the Na Tu historical relic site in the northern province of Bac Kan on August 2, as part of the “One million green trees for Vietnam” fund.
Rare Vietnamese marine turtles are critically threatened due to illegal hunting, despite the animals having the highest level of legal protection.
The General Department of Việt Nam Customs (CGD) will study and submit to the Ministry of Finance a proposal to the Government to restrict imports of scrap materials and move towards a ban on scrap imports to Việt Nam.
The High Command of Military Region 5 and the South Laos Friendship Co., Ltd are continuing to direct their units to send personnel to the Lao province of Attapeu to help local residents affected by of the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam overcome the consequences.
Flood relief efforts have been made in the capital city of Hanoi and the northern provinces of Hoa Binh and Lao Cai after days of downpours which claimed many lives and caused critical damage to local property.
HCM City has called for investment in environmental protection projects from now through 2025 and announced incentives for such investment as it seeks to resolve certain problems soon.
A course began in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai on July 31, aiming to boost defence and security knowledge for 130 religious dignitaries and leaders residing across provinces and cities in the Fifth Military Region.
While many Vietnamese people do not think that single-use plastic items like cups , straws or bags could harm the planet, the consequences of plastic pollution of the world’s oceans are all too real. However, a global change in mindset is now taking its first steps in Vietnam.