At least 51 locations under threat of subsidence in southern Vietnamese province

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Following a recent riverbank collapse in the southern Vietnamese province of An Giang that sank 14 houses, several other residences in the locality are facing a similar threat, with authorities identifying at least 51 at-risk locations.

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Da Lat residents brace for evacuation amid risk of house collapse

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Residents living on two streets in Da Lat City have been told to prepare for an emergency evacuation after major cracks began appearing along the ground and in house walls.

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Vietnam province requests relocation of 20,000 houses over riverbank collapse

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 day(s) ago

Authorities in the southern Vietnamese province of An Giang have requested for the relocation of 20,000 households due to the threat of increasingly serious subsidence along local rivers.

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Riverbank subsidence scares Mekong Delta residents

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 day(s) ago

Several areas of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have been affected by serious subsidence along local tributaries while others face the threat of the same thing.

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Houses collapse after landslide in An Giang

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 day(s) ago

Fourteen houses and two house floors in Mỹ Hội Đông Commune, Chợ Mới District of Mekong Delta Province of An Giang fell into the Hậu River on Saturday morning due to a landslide, panicking local residents.

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Garbage piles up in Sri Lanka capital as toll hits 30

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

COLOMBO: Hundreds of tonnes of rotting garbage piled up in Sri Lanka's capital on Tuesday (Apr 18) after the main rubbish dump was shut following an accident that killed at least 30 people.

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20 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

The death toll from the collapse of a massive garbage mound near Sri Lanka's capital rose to 20 on Sunday, and residents feared more victims could be buried underneath the debris.

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Life in old deteriorating apartments in HCM City

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Thousands of people in HCM City's District 10 are risking their life in two old deteriorating apartment buildings that may collapse at any time.

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What’s it like living in tenements waiting to collapse in Saigon?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Dozens of thousands of residents in old, worn-out apartment buildings throughout Ho Chi Minh City have experienced decrepit living conditions and serious pollution while facing imminent risks of collapse.

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Powerful aftershock hits quake-stricken Philippine city

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

One person was killed and several others injured on Sunday when a powerful aftershock hit a southern Philippine city still recovering from a quake last month, authorities said.

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Dong Nai prosecutes towboat owner, steersman in railway bridge collapse

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The People’s Procuracy in Bien Hoa city of the southern province of Dong Nai on Saturday completed indictment prosecuting the owner and steersman of a towboat for collapsing Ghenh Bridge in March last year, disrupting north-south railway for over three months.

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Vietnam shipping execs sentenced to death for embezzlement

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

HANOI: Vietnam on Wednesday (Feb 22) sentenced two executives from its scandal-hit shipping industry to death for embezzlement, official media reported, the latest punishment meted out for the spectacular collapse of a state-run firm that triggered pledges to restructure the economy.

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Crumbling California dam spillway prompts urgent evacuations

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

OROVILLE, Calif., Feb 12 - Residents below the tallest dam in the United States, near Oroville in Northern California, were urgently ordered to evacuate on Sunday after a spillway appeared for a time to be in danger of imminent collapse.

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Vietnamese kindergartener falls into 5m pit in toilet floor collapse

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

A young boy in Dak Lak Province in Vietnam’s Central Highlands was safely rescued after falling into a deep hole when the toilet floor at his kindergarten collapsed on Monday.

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European Parliament leaders oppose reported US ambassador pick

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

BRUSSELS: European Parliament leaders on Thursday (Feb 2) urged the EU to reject Ted Malloch if he is named US President Donald Trump's ambassador to Brussels, calling him hostile to the bloc.

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