A hotel is leaning due to earthquake (Photo: EPA)

As of noon, February 7th, there were confirmed two deaths, as well as 241 injured and 145 missing people. The rescue work is being implemented urgently.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has directed the Vietnam Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei to continue to closely monitor the situation, and timely take measures to support, ensure the safety of, and protect citizens in case of necessity.

The Office activated the hotline: 00886988579362 to receive information about Vietnamese citizens affected (if any)./.

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