Old reservoirs a threat

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Old reservoirs a threat

The ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to upgrade nationwide weak dams at a cost of US$460 million to improve their safety, but is hampered by the fact that many of them do not have complete technical information, delegates heard at a recent seminar on "Improving management for reservoir safety".

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Smuggled cigarettes seized by authorities

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

In the six months since the Government issued Instruction No 3 on cracking down on cigarette smuggling, the market watchdog has busted 9,400 cases and fined 4,800, 58 per cent and 36 per cent more than in the same period last year, the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Market Watch Department announced.

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Magnitude 6.3 quake hits off Samoa in Pacific Ocean - USGS

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 struck off Samoa in the Pacific Ocean on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, just hours after a major tremor rattled nearby Papua New Guinea.

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Major 7.7 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued

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Major 7.7 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued

A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after.

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Tsunami warning after Papua New Guinea hit by 7.5 quake

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A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea today, US seismologists said, with "hazardous" tsunami waves possible in areas near the epicentre although no major damage was immediately reported.

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Major 7.7 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued

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Major 7.7 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued

A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after.

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6.6-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia, no tsunami alert

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6.6-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia, no tsunami alert

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck the Molucca Sea on Wednesday morning, 134km northwest of Kota Ternate, but there were no reports of damage.

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Earthquake hits Quang Nam district

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Earthquake hits Quang Nam district

An earthquake struck the Bac Tra My commune near the Song Tranh 2 hydropower plant in the central Quang Nam Province today. The quake shook the commune for a few seconds at 3.25am, but no serious damage has been reported so far.

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Aftershocks still rattle east Japan four years after megaquake

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

TOKYO - Four years after a magnitude 9 earthquake shook northern and eastern Japan, the region is rocked by tremors at more than double the average rate of the decade before the disaster, a report this week from the Japan Meteorological Agency shows.

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Japan remembers 2011 tsunami

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Japan commemorates four years since a nine magnitude earthquake triggered a massive tsunami and nuclear crisis.

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Tsunamis advisory lifted after quake off northeast Japan

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Tsunamis advisory lifted after quake off northeast Japan

A magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan early Tuesday, triggering minor tsunamis but no reports of major damage or injuries.

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Strong quake hits northern Japan, government lifts tsunami advisory

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Strong quake hits northern Japan, government lifts tsunami advisory

TOKYO, Feb 17 (Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 struck off northeastern Japan on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and small waves were reported along the northern coast but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries.

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Strong quake hits New Zealand's Christchurch

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Strong quake hits New Zealand's Christchurch

New Zealand officials have warned of the danger of aftershocks after a strong earthquake hit the South Island on Tuesday morning.

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Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits New Zealand's South Island

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

New Zealand scientists warned South Island residents to expect a swarm of aftershocks following a strong early morning six-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday that caused no reported damage or injury.

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Strong earthquake hits Philippines

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook parts of the southern and central Philippines on December 29.

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