Many islets in the Mekong River have eroded seriously or even disappeared, to the regret of many former residents.
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At least seven people have been killed in a landslide that occurred at a gold mining quarry in the northern Vietnamese province of Lao Cai.
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The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center reported that medium- heavy rains is going to expand into the north central, west central and northern delta region with the highest rainfall of 20- 50 mm today because of the powerful operation of southwestern monsoon from southward, new tropical low depression zone on the center of East Sea.
Heavy rain covers the southern region.
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At least nine people have been killed and three others missing as tropical storm Dianmu brought heavy flooding to mountainous provinces in northern Vietnam, swiping many houses and fields.
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According to Director of the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center Mr. Hoang Duc Cuong, the intensity of tropical typhoon Dianmu may operate strongerly after it hits Gulf of Tonkin and makes landslide in the northern province with the powerful wind of level 9- 13 this afternoon.
Typhoon Dianmu is approaching the northern region of Vietnam. (Photo: the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center)
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Prolonged heavy rains boosted a faster rise of flood level on local rivers in the northern and northern central provinces, killing seven people and missing one.
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According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, a low pressure trough has just appeared in the southern province, and it is predicted causing prolonged medium- heavy rains and strong wind in next days.
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Heavy-rain triggered flooding in the wake of tropical storm Nida caused at least 13 people dead and missing and thousands of visitors stranded due to landslide and flooding in Highway 4D in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on August 5.
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Geologists have found the first evidence for China's Great Flood, a 4,000-year-old disaster on the Yellow River that led to birth of the Xia dynasty and modern Chinese civilization, researchers said Thursday.
The Prime Minister has urged comprehensive measures to address the flood and storm consequences in the districts of Sa Pa and Bat Xat in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
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President Rodrigo Duterte raised the pressure on the Philippines' mining sector on Monday, saying the resources-rich country can live without the industry if firms fail to comply with environmental laws.
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Tokyo's new governor Yuriko Koike on Monday credited her landslide victory to having stood up to the powers that be in Japan's ruling party who didn't want her to run.
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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc swore in today as the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam for the 2016-2021 term, after the 14th plenum of the National Assembly voted to keep him in the position with a landslide 98.18 per cent in support.
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Climate change has caused Vietnam a total economic damage of VND15 trillion (US$672.6 million) from the end of 2014 to 2016, reported the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control at a seminar recently.
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One person has been killed and another injured in a landslide triggered by torrential rainfall of up to 500mm which has been plaguing the northern province of Quang Ninh over the past few days.
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