Two children drowned in the central province of Hà Tĩnh yesterday afternoon. The case has prompted calls for extra classes on swimming in schools.
Authorities of Krông Pa District in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai found the bodies of three children on Sunday who had gone missing last Friday.
It was raining heavily as Nguyễn Tấn Trường, an 11-year-old fourth grader at the Chu Văn An Primary School in Đồng Nai Province, walked home.
Two children drowned in a manmade pit in the central Hà Tĩnh Province on Monday, the first fatal incident reported after Talas storm hit the central region.
Four children in Phú Yên Province’s Sơn Hòa District drowned on Wednesday while bathing in the water flow of a nearby hydropower plant, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT) reported.
With drowning still a major problem in Việt Nam, Nguyễn Phi Hậu turned his village's pond into a "pool" to teach local residents to swim.
Five children drowned in the northern province of Bắc Giang’s Hiệp Hòa District yesterday, local official have confirmed.