The national industrial production index (IIP) in February was estimated to decrease by 16.8 per cent over the previous month due to the Lunar New Year holiday, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
With hydroelectricity supplying nearly 40 per cent of Viet Nam’s generated power, the country’s energy security depends on quality reservoir planning and management, according to experts.
Chairman of Hòa Bình Province’s People’s Committee Nguyễn Văn Quang has ordered authorities of Kỳ Sơn District to arrange a resettlement area for residents whose houses have been vulnerable to landslides on Road 445.
More than 1,700 households in three remote communes in the mountainous province of Lai Châu are temporarily isolated due to prolong heavy rains, Vietnam News Agency reported yesterday.
Landslides and more cracks have appeared on Road 445 in Kỳ Sơn District, northern province of Hòa Bình, threatening residential areas.