Social News 5/11
Driver helps woman give birth in taxi, Supreme People’s Court works on special amnesty, AO victims receive rehabilitation house, Consecutive floods devastate central provinces, Hanoi hosts int’l conference on emigration
Floods woes continue for central region
Severe floods are expected as the river water level is rising swiftly in the central provinces of Quang Binh and Ha Tinh provinces, which were devastated by historic floods earlier this month.
Floods occur again in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh
Severe floods are expected as the river water level is rising swiftly in the central Quang Binh and Ha Tinh provinces, which were devastated by historic floods earlier this month.
Social News 16/10
Prompt actions made to cope with floods in central region, PM launches national movement to support the poor, Vietnamese women rescued from prostitution in Malaysia, Outstanding farmers honoured in Hanoi
With no floods, Mekong Delta farmers suffer losses
Many specialties of the flooding season in the southwestern region of Vietnam and the Mekong Delta like linh fish, dien dien flowers, shrimp, fish, crabs and snails are scarce as the usual floods have not come.
HCM City to continue suffering from serious floods
Serious floods are likely to recur in Ho Chi Minh City, especially low-lying and inner areas, in the next 10 days as tidal surges will rise quickly from October 11-20, said the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Tropical low-pressure system forms in East Sea
VietNamNet Bridge – This month’s first tropical low-pressure system,
forming over the southern part of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago, is
predicted to bring strong winds, torrential rainfall and whirlwinds
from the sea.
VN builds maps to warn of natural calamilties
VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is among the five countries most
affected by high rates of natural calamity in the world. It has
experienced great loss of human life and property damage,
Mekong Delta waits for floods
The lives of thousands of farmers in the Mekong River Delta that depend on “rising-water” season are threatened by the possibility that the floods will not come this year.
Forested area down due to floods
The planted forest area in Vietnam reached 128,800 hectares in the first eight months of this year, a year-on-year decline of 8.7 percent, due to floods in northern mountainous provinces in August.