Four killed, missing as rain, flood wreak havoc in central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 day(s) ago

The heavy rainfall and flooding in central Vietnam have claimed two lives and left severe damages to houses and properties on Friday, the Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said.

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Central region isolated due to serious flood & heavy rain

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

Heavy rain and flood release from local water reservoirs entirely inundated and isolated the central provinces from Quang Nam to Binh Dinh in the last two days, reported Department on Natural Disaster Prevention in the Central and Highlands Central.

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Central provinces call back 40,000 fishing vessels to avoid storm

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SaiGon GP English 5 day(s) ago

According to the Department of Natural Disaster Prevention in the Central Region and Central Highlands, the ninth typhoon-Tokage yesterday weakened into a tropical low pressure in the central territorial water with its peak wind of level 6- 9.
All fishing boats were moved to safe places in order to avoid the tropical depression.

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Powerful quake hits Japan, triggering tsunami warning

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

TOKYO: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 hit northern Japan on Tuesday (Nov 22), generating a tsunami that hit the nation's northern Pacific coast.

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Bitter lessons of Japan's 2011 tsunami put to use with latest quake

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

When massive tsunami waves slammed into Japan's northeastern coast more than five years ago, about 18,000 people perished, prompting authorities to revise warning systems and evacuation plans to try to save more lives.

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Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake, nuclear plant briefly disrupted

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

TOKYO, Nov 22 -- A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a tsunami that hit the same region devastated by a massive quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011.

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India rail crash raises concerns of underinvestment as toll hits 142

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Indian rescue workers concluded their search of the mangled carriages of a derailed train on Monday, bringing the number of passengers killed in the disaster to at least 142 and the injured to more than 200.

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NA chairwoman honours humanitarian group

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân asked the Việt Nam Red Cross Society (VNRC) to continue its humanitarian activities, healthcare, emergency aid and disaster prevention and response programmes at a ceremony to celebrate its 70th anniversary on Saturday.

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Former environment minister takes responsibility for Formosa disaster

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Former Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Minh Quang told the ministry’s Party Civil Affairs Committee that he was willing to take responsibility for the environmental pollution caused by Taiwanese steel company Formosa and accept all disciplinary measures.

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Sharapova to return as UN goodwill ambassador

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

UNITED NATIONS: Maria Sharapova will once again be a UN goodwill ambassador when her doping ban expires in April and she returns to international tennis competition, a UN statement said on Thursday (Nov 10).

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Floods kill 15 in Vietnam, thousands evacuated

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Floods in Vietnam's central, central highland and southern provinces have left 15 people dead and six missing and displaced thousands, the Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Monday.

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15 killed in floods in central and Central Highlands regions

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

15 people have been killed, 20 others injured and six are still missing from heavy rains and flooding in the central and Central Highlands regions.

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Flooding takes 15 lives in central provinces, central Highlands

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago 6 related news

Up to 15 people were killed and another six are missing from heavy downpours and flooding in the central region and the Central Highlands.

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Vietnam’s tourism suffers $89.29mn loss from fish death crisis

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam has incurred more than VND2 trillion (US$89.29 million) worth of tourist revenue losses due to the environmental disaster in the central region in April, the country’s tourism watchdog said Friday.

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Hopes fade for 44 missing after Indonesian boat accident

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

BATAM, Indonesia: Hopes are fading for 44 people still missing more than a day after an overcrowded speedboat carrying Indonesian migrant workers capsized and sunk in rough seas, claiming at least 18 lives.

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