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

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 hour(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 14 hour(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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Saigon’s subway, environment projects hindered by insufficient capital allocation

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 15 hour(s) ago

The future of two costly megaprojects in Ho Chi Minh City is at risk due to insufficient capital from the state budget.

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11,000ha of Cà Mau forest at fire risk

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Báo Đầu Tư English 16 hour(s) ago

Prolonged dry weather has significantly increased the risk of forest fires in the southernmost province of Cà Mau, the provincial Forest Protection Department reported.

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Nearly 9,000 people killed in road traffic accidents in Vietnam in 2016

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Road traffic accidents claimed nearly 9,000 lives in Vietnam last year and caused tens of thousands of injuries, according to a report by the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC).

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Houses collapse after landslide in An Giang

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 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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Italian court rules mobile phone caused brain tumour

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 day(s) ago

ROME: In a potentially landmark case, an Italian court has ruled that excessive, work-related use of a mobile phone caused an executive to develop a benign brain tumour.

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Overexploitation of riverbeds puts dyke systems at risk

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Prolonged exploitation of sand and coarse gravel in rivers is changing currents and causing embankment erosion, which puts the dyke systems under risk, the Dyke Management Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said on Tuesday.

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Handbook helps banks weigh projects

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

The State Bank of Viet Nam has coordinated with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to prepare a handbook on social and environmental risk assessment for 10 economic sectors serving credit operations of commercial banks.

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Mother calls for help to save son with death risk

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

A poor woman in the northern province of Phu Tho, who lost two children due to Haemophilia, is calling for help to save her another child from the death risk also because of this disease.

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Risk provisions remain principal burden on banks

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

Although their business operations have shown brighter prospects and many banks are planning to earn trillions in profit this year, the risk provision pressure remains a significant burden.

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City set to intensify focus on fire prevention

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

City authorities have acknowledged several lacunae in the Fire Fighting Department, including the lack of qualified personnel and inadequate planning for future contingencies.

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ADB: Asian growth seen steady, US policy uncertainty a risk

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Asia's developing economies will see steady growth this year and the next, though the evolving policies of President Donald Trump's administration are a major uncertainty, the Asian Development Bank said in a report Thursday.

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Banking to get an E&S rule mandate

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

The central bank is gradually introducing a raft of regulations to enforce laws that require local lenders to incorporate environmental and social risk management into their lending criteria.

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Banks cautious about business targets in 2017

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

The season of annual shareholders meeting will begin next month and commercial banks have been cautious while setting business targets for this year in the context of slow bad debt settlement and high risk provision, Dau tu chung khoan (Securities Investment) newspaper reported.

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