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9 dead or missing in Vietnam as infrastructure is damaged

The second storm to hit the country this year has sunk ships and destroyed 500 homes.

Landslides, flashfloods kill 9 in northern Vietnam

More downpours are forecast, and two people remain missing.
July 10, 2017 | 12:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam needs natural disaster strategy after $2 bln in damage caused last year - PM

Damage caused by natural disasters trimmed about 1 percent off Vietnam's gross domestic product in 2016.
April 18, 2017 | 06:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese PM orders rice revolution to raise quality of production

Falling rice exports have prompted the government to rethink its strategy.
April 05, 2017 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Flower traders find themselves in a blooming mess after sudden Saigon downpour

Flower traders had no time to react when the unexpected rain hit on January 25. 
January 26, 2017 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

Fresh floods forecast to add to central Vietnam's woes

A low pressure zone may head toward the already swamped central region this weekend.
December 21, 2016 | 11:15 am GMT+7

After the flood: Vietnamese schools rush to save books, classrooms

Deadly floods, which killed at least 24 people in the central region the past week, left depressing scenes in their wake.
December 20, 2016 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Vietnam's winter floods claim 111

The extreme weather events have dealt about $370 million in damages to central Vietnam.
December 18, 2016 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Tragedy in the making: floods after floods hit central Vietnam

2016 has been a rough year for the people in the region.
December 18, 2016 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Deluge drowns popular tourist sites in central Vietnam

Seven people have died in flooding that's caused havoc over the past week.
December 16, 2016 | 08:40 pm GMT+7

Death toll rises to 25 as floods ravage central Vietnam

Landslides are still a real threat in the region since mid-October.
December 09, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam's south-central coast struggles to battle floods

Heavy rains have claimed 18 lives in Vietnam's south central region.
December 08, 2016 | 01:46 pm GMT+7

Deadly floods return to central Vietnam

Severe floods are forecast to drench the region this week.
December 05, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City to spend $130 million combating floods in 2017

The city aims to eliminate 12 flood-prone spots next year
November 29, 2016 | 12:58 pm GMT+7