Crews battling wildfires ravaging southern California for a week have managed to slow the spread of the worst of the blazes, officials said on Tuesday, as residents were taking stock of the catastrophic damage.
A cold spell continued strengthening in the northern region yesterday, according to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Centre.
The repair of a major internet submarine cable, SE-ME-WE 3 (SMW-3), has been delayed again, meaning Vietnamese internet users will see slower speeds for longer.
The second phase of a project on enhancing the capacity of the Việt Nam Red Cross (VNRC) was launched at a ceremony here today.
The heaviest snowfall in four years in Britain caused travel mayhem Sunday, while more than 300 flights were cancelled at Germany's busiest airport and a ferry ran aground in the French port of Calais.
A midwife-training programme has achieved noticeable success with a marked reduction in the number of mothers giving birth at home as well as childbirth complications and deaths.
It is helpful to farmers when the weather brings them what they expect and very unhelpful when it does not. Many farmers planted peach blossom trees especially for Tết but the weather was not kind to them.
With suitable weather for a tropical plant which requires high humidity, Sơn La northern mountain province is becoming a good region for development of macadamia tree. The province is expected to gain a target of 1,000ha of macadamia tree by 2020.
A cold front approached the northern region late last evening, dropping the temperature and causing scattered rain across the region.
The Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS) is working with the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to establish a cashew farming area in Cambodia.