The cold weather which has hit the northern region with temperatures of 8 to 10 Celsius degree has reportedly been accompanied by a surge in the number of people suffering from strokes.
Major General Tô Ân Xô, a spokesman for the Ministry of Public Security, spoke to Vietnam News Agency on security for the upcoming 13th National Party Congress
Soldiers in the Brigade No.167 of Naval Region 2 undergo hard on-land physical training to make them stronger and more adaptive to their harsh working conditions on sea.
Units under the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Public Security on Sunday took part in a exercise held at Hà Nội's Mỹ Đình National Stadium Square to test preparedness in dealing with different security incident scenarios ahead of the 13th National Party Congress (January 25-February 2).
Air quality in Hà Nội fell to dangerous levels in the first week of the New Year, particularly in inner city areas, according to the Department of Natural Resources and Environment.