Flash floods in northern provinces claim one more life

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VietnamPlus English 7 day(s) ago

Flash floods in northern provinces claim one more life

Floods triggered by torrential rains in northern mountainous provinces claimed a life and left another missing on August 13, said the Central Steering Committee on Flood and Storm Control.

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Flash flood

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Flash flood

A woman tries to catch her sandals during flooding in Binh Lu Commune, Tam Duong District in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau. The flash flood occurred on Tuesday morning, leaving two people dead, three missing and two injured. Houses and crops were swept away, leaving estimated damage of VND260 million (US$12,260).

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Flash flood kills 6, including 5-member family, in northern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Flash flood kills 6, including 5-member family, in northern Vietnam

Six people, including five from a family, were killed during a flash flood that swept through Tam Duong District of the northern Vietnamese province of Lai Chau on Tuesday, local authorities said.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews Aug 13

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews Aug 13

Below are some of the main stories published today, August 13, in the Vietnamese press:

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Lai Chau: flash flood kills two, injures two

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Two people were killed while three went missing and two others were injured during a flash flood in Tam Duong district, the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau in early morning of August 12.

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Discovering Lu ethnic people’s indigenous culture

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Discovering Lu ethnic people’s indigenous culture

(VOV) - Hon village in Tam Duong district, which is home to Lu ethnic people, is a tourist attraction in the northern mountain province of Lai Chau for it has maintained indigenous culture for years.

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Contractor head, official arrested for fatal bridge collapse

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Contractor head, official arrested for fatal bridge collapse

Chu Va 6 Bridge in Lai Chau Province that collapsed and killed eight people walking in February, 2014. PHOTO: HUU TOAN

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Two prosecuted for bridge collapse

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Police in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau, have decided to prosecute two people for violating construction regulations that lead to a bridge collapse in Tam Duong District.

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Bridge wiped away, hamlet isolated

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

The Chu Va 6 Bridge was wiped away on Sunday by floodwaters, turning Chu Va 6 hamlet into an island.

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Hundreds of bridges need repairs

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Hundreds of bridges need repairs

More than 40 per cent of all suspension bridges across the country are in need of urgent repairs, according to the Ministry of Transport.

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Vietnam province Party chief's son-in-law to be investigated for bridge collapse

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

The chief of the management board of a faulty suspension bridge that collapsed in Lai Chau Province last month, leaving 8 people dead and injuring 38 others, is the son-in-law of the provincial Party chief, Tien Phong (Pioneer) newspaper reported Tuesday.

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Vietnam earmarks $15.4 mil for bridges in remote areas

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam earmarks $15.4 mil for bridges in remote areas

A suspension bridge that collapsed in Lai Chau Province, killing eight people February 24

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Villagers cross bridges in fear of collapses

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Villagers cross bridges in fear of collapses

Residents in villages across northern Vietnam’s mountainous province Lai Chau are now terribly worried every time they cross suspension bridges following the deadly Chu Va 6 bridge collapse last month.

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Technical fault caused fatal bridge collapse: Vietnam ministry

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Transport officially concluded Tuesday that a technical error must to be blame for the collapse of a suspension bridge in the mountain northwestern province of Lai Chau, claiming the lives of eight people and injuring around 40 others.

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Investigation confirms faulty screws behind bridge collapse

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Investigation confirms faulty screws behind bridge collapse

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport has officially confirmed an earlier investigation into sub-standard screws blamed for tragic collapse of the Chu Va 6 Bridge in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau.

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