Authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta and Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) regions are taking precautionary measures to protect forests facing high risk of fires due to the prolonged hot and dry weather.
Many reservoirs in the south-central province of Ninh Thuận are facing a shortage of water, affecting supply for the 2019 – 20 winter - spring crop, animals and household use.
HCM City plans to conduct research and identify trees resilient to natural disasters and suited to the local soil.
Trần Minh, 54, of Bình Thuận Commune, Bình Sơn District said his family had fished for a living for three generations, before he had to sell his boat.
Vietnamese shares were mixed on Wednesday as capital was directed into mid-cap and small-cap firms.