A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the western coast of Taiwan on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, and was felt hundreds of kilometres away in Hong Kong
River and seaports in the Mekong Delta system of Group 6 ports handle a huge volume of goods, but 70 per cent amount of goods are still carried by road to HCM City.
The southernmost province of Cà Mau plans to build 2,100 metres of sea embankments over the next three months to protect dykes at high risk of breaching.
The European Union saw in 2017 the lowest number of detected illegal border-crossings since the migrant crisis began four years ago, the EU border agency Frontex said on Tuesday.
Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng on Monday spoke with provincial authorities and government agencies about the need for urgent action to prevent landslides in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta.
Seven million Yemenis are closer than ever to starvation, the UN humanitarian coordinator in the country has warned, almost two years since a conflict escalated between the government and rebels.
The southernmost province of Cà Mau has built a 14km sea dyke on its western coast at a cost of VNĐ158 billion (US$6.94 million).
Northern central provinces are making utmost efforts to deal with severe floods that have led to widespread damage over the last few days.
1883-The Nam Định Citadel falls to the French for the second time in their invasion of northern Việt Nam.