Heavy rains over the weekend caused serious flooding across the central region with two people reportedly dead in Quảng Trị Province after being swept away.
A farming community in the central province of Quảng Nam has been volunteering to protect a critically endangered troupe of gray-shanked douc langurs (pygathrix cinerea) that have made the area their home.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has issues a directive on strengthening fire prevention and fighting and conducting fire safety checks at residential areas, urging ministries, sectors, and local administrations to strictly and effectively implement the Law on Fire Prevention and Fighting as well as directives in the field.
Special old communal houses stand unused and forgotten in the central province of Thừa Thiên-Huế.
As towns have grown, people who now live around the old buildings are from elsewhere and do not all find them to be special.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday surveyed the damage from a day of riots across Paris and led a crisis meeting that ended with a call for further talks with anti-government activists who have staged two weeks of protests.
Five people were killed and 32 injured after a coach on its way to Hong Kong's airport collided with a taxi on Friday, police said, with passengers reportedly thrown from the coach's windows on impact.
The capital city’s Ba Đình District Police started a criminal investigation on Wednesday against the owner of cheap rental houses near the National Children’s Hospital that burned down in mid-September.
Typhoon Usagi, which weakened into a tropical depression over the weekend, hit HCM City hard on Sunday, damaging electrical cables, stranding cars on streets, and flooding basements.
Professor Dr. Nguyễn Tác An, Vice President of the Association of Science and Technology on Việt Nam Sea speaks to the website Tài Nguyên & Môi Trường (Natural Resources and Environment) on the need to have tight control on the dredging of sewage sludge activities in the sea bed