Last year, 42 people were killed, 19,180 houses were damaged and 11,530 hectares of crops were submerged due to disasters.
With a scale of nearly US$180 billion and an annual two-digit growth rate, the Việt Namese consumer retail market is being squeezed by foreign investors.
Attention now is turned to companies’ second-quarter earnings reporting
Large-cap stocks led the market downturn as the tracker VN30-Index lost nearly 1 per cent to close at 809.02 points.
As many as 160 forest fires were reported across Việt Nam in the last six months, destroying about 756ha of forest, according to the Việt Nam Fire and Rescue Police Department under the Public Security Ministry.
The new launch of condominiums in the second quarter of this year (Q2) nearly tripled that of the previous quarter, showing recovery of sales activities, according to CBRE Việt Nam's quarterly report on the Hà Nội market released on Tuesday at an online press conference.