Girl missing as Vietnam dam suspected to flood river

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago

One student is still missing in northern Vietnam after she and six others were swept away Sunday in a flood allegedly caused by a local hydropower plant.

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Vietnam metro to tackle floods with ponds, lakes

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago

Vietnam metro to tackle floods with ponds, lakes

Children walk on flooded Calmette Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. The city is considering a plan to build underground water tanks and dig lakes to store rainwater in a controversial effort to tackle inundation. Photo: Diep Duc Minh

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Fake helmets flood Vietnam capital

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 day(s) ago

Fake helmets flood Vietnam capital

Fake helmets in a manufacturing establishment owned by a man named Tiep in Bac Ninh Province

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Severer weather forecast in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Severer weather forecast in Vietnam

Vietnam experiences heavy rains, storms, thunderstorms, tornadoes, tropical low pressure systems and flood tides, caused both physical and human damage due to climate change in the recent years, said the Chairman of People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Le Hoang Quan on April 10.

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Drowned girl's body found after six months

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Fishermen in Ya Chim commune in the Central Highland City of Kon Tum on Wednesday discovered the body of a child who was deemed to be swept away by a flood six months ago.

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City losing homes to land erosion

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

There were 16 instances of eroding riverbanks in HCM City's Districts 9, Can Gio, and Thu Duc last year that destroyed six houses, according to the city's Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control and the Committee for Search and Rescue.

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NGO donates refuge to flood-hit residents

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

NGO Habitat for Humanity Viet Nam on Tuesday handed over a safe house meant for residents living in areas affected by seasonal floods.

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Central region braces for storms

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Central region braces for storms

VietNamNet Bridge – Super storms are expected to hit the central region from Thanh Hoa to Phu Yen with sea waves reaching 2 to 4.5 metres in height.

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HCM City to build 30 lakes to control floods

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

Ho Chi Minh City will soon develop 30 lakes in suburban areas and hundreds of others in inner-city areas to hold rainwater in a move to effectively control severe floods, said the Saigon Times Daily.

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Central region braces for storms

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Central region braces for storms

Super storms are expected to hit the central region from Thanh Hoa to Phu Yen with sea waves reaching 2 to 4.5 metres in height.

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City to build 30 lakes to control floods

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SaigonTimes English 2 week(s) ago

City to build 30 lakes to control floods

HCMC – HCMC will soon develop 30 lakes in suburban areas and hundreds of others in inner-city areas to hold rainwater in a move to effectively control severe floods, the city flood control center has announced.

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Chinese workers flood power plant in central Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Chinese workers flood power plant in central Vietnam

Chinese workers at the construction site of the Vinh Tan 2 coal-fired power plant in Binh Thuan Province

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Hanoi shores up flood defences

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Hanoi shores up flood defences

Hanoi's Department for Agriculture and Rural Development has started to inspect dyke systems and irrigation projects ahead of the rainy season in June.

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Ha Noi shores up flood defences

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Ha Noi shores up flood defences

Ha Noi's Department for Agriculture and Rural Development has started to inspect dyke systems and irrigation projects ahead of the rainy season in June.

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City officials mull reservoirs to combat damaging floods

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The HCM City administration expects to reduce by 30 per cent the area that is regularly flooded by building 30 large reservoirs in suburban areas and hundreds of smaller ones in urban areas.

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