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Japan provides emergency aid for flood-hit victims in Yen Bai, Hoa Binh provinces
(CPV) - Some 40 sets of canvases, 47 water purifiers, and 5,025 blankets (all brand new ones) from the Japanese Government’s emergency relief aid for flood-hit victims in Yen Bai and Hoa Binh provinces landed at the Noi Bai International Airport at 14h00 on October 20th.
Death toll in floods climbs to 54, Hoa Binh hardest hit
10:29 14/10/2017
Widespread floods triggered by a tropical depression over the past few days have killed 54 people as of 22h00 on October 12th, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
HCM city sees low enrollment rate in family health plans
10:24 14/10/2017
Two years after the HCM city launched family health insurance plans, family coverage languishes at just 24 percent - a disappointing result that augurs ill for the Government’s bid to achieve universal health care coverage by 2020.
Malaysia detains 10 Vietnamese fishermen
10:20 14/10/2017
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said Malaysia detained 10 Vietnamese fishermen on charges of illegally fishing in waters off Sarawak state.
Vietnam always accompanies world youth: official
10:17 14/10/2017
The government and youth of Vietnam always accompany young people around the world, a Vietnamese official said at the Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Youth held in Moscow, Russia on October 12th-13th.
Integrated strategy can help Vietnam manage disaster risks
22:16 13/10/2017
(CPV) - Vietnam can mitigate risks to natural disasters by implementing an integrated disaster risk management strategy, said experts at an international conference held in Hanoi on October 13th to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction.
Over 2.83 trillion in preferential loans reached beneficiaries
21:44 13/10/2017
In the 2003-2017 period, the Ho Chi Minh city Bank for Social Policies has gained the outstanding balance of over VND2.83 trillion of nearly VND2.85 trillion in social credit, Director of the bank Tran Van Tien has said.
Ho Chi Minh city assists flood-affected people with VND5 billion
21:44 13/10/2017
Over the past days, authorities and people in Ho Chi Minh city have donated nearly VND5 billion to assist people in northern and central localities who have been seriously affected by floods.
Phu Tho province builds waste-to-power plant
21:42 13/10/2017
A ground-breaking ceremony was held on October 12th to begin the construction of a waste-to-power plant in the northern province of Phu Tho, using a capital of USD90 million.
Hoi An lanterns: Gifts for APEC delegates
12:31 13/10/2017
Quang Nam province has unified to present to APEC delegates Hoi An lanterns hand-painted with lotus flowers, Hoi An ancient town and Vietnamese traditional long dress.