Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far

19/10/2020 16:40

The death toll during recent severe flooding in the central region reached 84 while 38 others were missing as of 6pm of October 18, reported the Office of the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Flood death toll in central region rises to 106

21/10/2020 09:28

The death toll during the recent severe flooding caused by torrential rains in the central region reached 106 as of 5 pm on October 20, while 27 others were missing, reported the Office of the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Minister requests drawing out drought map for central region

22/07/2019 19:44

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong asked the Directorate of Water Resources (DWR) to draw out a drought map for the central region during a working session with ministry-level units in Hanoi on July 22. 

Flood relief work required in central region

13/12/2018 08:01

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has ordered localities in the central region to focus on repairing the damage caused by floods that hit the area last week.

Typhoon Doksuri upgraded to level 12

15/09/2017 10:42

The national weather forecasting centre upgraded the Typhoon Doksuri barreling toward Vietnam from level 11 to 12 (of 18), with winds at its eye expected to reach 150km per hour.

NA Standing Committee suggests increasing basic salary

17/10/2016 19:14

Some members of the National Assembly’s Finance and Budget Committee suggested the government increase monthly basic salary by 7 percent to VND1.3 million (US$59) in 2017 at the fourth session of the NA’s Standing Committee in Hanoi on October 17.

Central city to build tunnel in 2018

29/12/2016 14:07

The central city of Danang will commence construction on a tunnel under the Han River – the first of its kind in the city and the central region – in 2018 following a final decision taken at the city’s people’s council meeting on Tuesday night.