Three fishermen on a fishing boat from Hà Tĩnh Province were rescued in the sea after getting a choke while working in a cold store on Saturday.
Governments have been asked to encourage the private sector, particularly small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs), to get involved in the fight against natural disasters, given their vulnerability to extreme weather.
Party and National Assembly leaders joined people nationwide in donating money for victims of storm Doksuri in the central region.
The Doksuri storm swept through the central provinces of Hà Tĩnh and Quảng Bình in just a few hours on Friday morning, but the impacts will last a lot longer than local residents expected.
PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Saturday visited the central provinces hardest hit by Typhoon Doksuri to inspect recovery efforts.
Doksuri, the 10th storm arising in the East Sea so far this year, caused five deaths and dozens of injuries in six hours in Việt Nam yesterday.
The national weather forecasting centre yesterday night upgraded the expecting Typhoon Doksuri typhoon from level 11 to 12, recording the wind at the eye of the typhoon reaching up to 135km per hour.
A network on building sustainable neighbourhoods was established between Việt Nam and Belgium yesterday in the capital city.
National team member Trần Nguyễn Duy Nhân bagged the polka dot jersey, becoming the King of Mountain following the fifth stage of the VTV International Cycling Tournament -- Tôn Hoa Sen Cup -- yesterday.
Inspections of mooncakes, jams, candies and other foods for the Mid-Autumn Festival will be enhanced nationwide at the request of the Ministry of Health's Food Safety and Hygiene Department.