The death toll in northern mountainous provinces and part of the central region during widespread floods caused by torrential rains on October 10 and 11 climbed to 29 people as of 5 pm on October 11.
Torrential rains have caused breached dykes, landslides, house collapses and flooding almost everywhere in the central region.
The “Meeting Japan – South Central Region” conference took place in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa on October 6 to discuss bilateral cooperative prospects in the near future.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to allocate rice for local people in the central region hit by storm Doksuri, following his fact-finding trips to Ha Tinh, Quang Binh and Nghe An provinces.
Hanoi authorities on September 18 decided to allocate more than VND7 billion (US$308,000) from the local fund for emergency aid to people in the central region hit by storm Doksuri.
VOV.VN - The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting announced September 12 typhoon Talim has formed in the East Sea and is now a tropical low-pressure near the eastern coast of the Philippines.
VOV.VN - The central province of Thua Thien – Hue on August 31 hosted a conference discussing the protection and resilience of the marine ecosystem in the waters in the four central regions that suffered from mass fish deaths last year.
VOV.VN - After nearly a year, the Chu Lai port expansion project of the Chu Lai Open Economic Zone in Quang Nam has been completed. The port has expanded the zone’s logistics service chains to make it a key logistics hub in the central region.
VOV.VN - The central region of Vietnam will play an important role in Vietnam’s tourism development until 2020 and vision to 2030. But the regional tourism growth has not matched local tourism potential. Connecting tourist destinations is one likely solution.
Tropical storm Sonca, the fourth to strike the East Sea and third to hit Vietnam this year, has led to floods and extensive damage to agriculture, infrastructure and houses in central region.
The Hai Van Tunnel, connecting Da Nang city and Thua Thien-Hue province in the central region, will be closed for 30 minutes every day starting from July 11, said the Ministry of Transport (MoT).
A torch was burned at the national trig point GPS 0001 at the Ca Mau cape cultural park on July 1 to kick off the fifth Hanh Trinh Do (red journey), a nationwide annual blood donation drive.
VOV.VN - While Duong Lam and Uoc Le villages symbolize the northern plains’ ancient architecture, Phuoc Tich and Tuy Loan reflect cultural characteristics of the central region.
A review of project Carlo Urbani on strengthening control of acute respiratory infectious diseases was held by the Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy (HUMP) on April 20 in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien – Hue.
Thirteen to 15 storms or tropical depressions will be seen in the East Vietnam Sea in 2017, the Vietnamese National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting said on April 14.
VOV.VN - Quang Binh Province launched a number of new tours last year. One of the more popular is a tour of the 700 year old plus Hoang Phuc Pagoda, one of the oldest temples in the country.
VOV.VN - Special attention is being paid to secure a joyful Tet, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year Festival, for people in the central region, who suffered great losses in last year’s flooding.
As registering business online is now completely free of charge and easier than ever, the number of firms engaged in online registration is expected to reach 30% of the total this year.
The Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) has presented 100,000 USD to help flood victims in Vietnam’s central region.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on December 27 received VND500 million (US$21,700) in support of flood victims in the south central region.