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Hoi An on list of heritage sites at climate change risk

The ancient town of Hoi An is on the list of UNESCO-recognized heritage sites at risk from climate change.

Vietnam among 10 countries hardest hit by weather disasters in 2017

Vietnam suffered deadly damage from natural disasters last year, making it one of the 10 countries most severely ...

Sleepless in Saigon: storm Usagi keeps residents up all night

Torrential rains courtesy storm Usagi severely flooded many Saigon streets Sunday, keeping thousands of residents awake throughout the night.
November 26, 2018 | 09:24 am GMT+7

Falling tree kills man as Saigon streets get flooded again

A falling tree killed a man as heavy rains triggered by storm Usagi caused severe flooding in Saigon.
November 25, 2018 | 06:03 pm GMT+7

Hurricane Michael death toll hits 13

The death toll from Hurricane Michael rose to at least 13 on Friday. 
October 13, 2018 | 07:49 am GMT+7

Flooding prevention top priority in expansion of Vietnam’s largest airport

The Ministry of Transport is prioritizing construction of water reservoirs and pumping stations while upgrading Tan Son Nhat airport.
October 11, 2018 | 08:56 am GMT+7

'Very strong' typhoon Trami churns towards Japan

A large, very strong typhoon churned towards Japan Friday and is forecast to rip through the nation over the weekend. 
September 28, 2018 | 10:57 am GMT+7

Three dead as flash floods strike north Vietnam

Flash floods and landslides have left three people dead and three others injured in north Vietnam.
August 31, 2018 | 08:33 pm GMT+7

117 drain grates stolen from new $556 mln expressway in Vietnam

As many as 117 cast iron drain grates are missing from bridges on the Ha Long-Hai Phong Expressway.
August 22, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

HCMC urged to spend $6.7 mln to prevent airport flooding

Municipal agency says preventing flooding at the Tan Son Nhat Airport is an “urgent and vital” task.
August 19, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Raging waters, bedlam on streets as rain pummels Dong Nai

A two-hour downpour in the southern province on Monday inundated many areas.
August 07, 2018 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Suburbs remain submerged in Hanoi

More than a week after heavy rains flooded their homes, thousands in the capital city are in deep water.
August 06, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Landslides kill 6, leave 5 missing in northern Vietnam

Seven houses were buried under dirt and rocks after heavy rain through Friday triggered landslides in the mountainous Lai Chau Province.
August 03, 2018 | 11:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnam donates $200,000 for dam collapse relief efforts in Laos

Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday handed $200,000 in aid to Laos as it struggled with a dam collapse disaster.
July 27, 2018 | 09:01 am GMT+7

Vietnam offers to help Laos after dam collapse disaster

Vietnamese leaders have offered assistance to Laos after a partly-constructed hydropower dam collapsed leaving at least 70 dead and hundreds missing.
July 24, 2018 | 11:53 pm GMT+7
 
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