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WB continues helping Vietnam adapt to climate change

WB continues helping Vietnam adapt to climate change

The World Bank (WB) continues working with and supporting Vietnam in numerous fields, including climate change adaptation, visiting the bank’s Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva has assured.

Quang Nam works to tackle coastal oil, rubbish

Quang Nam works to tackle coastal oil, rubbish

The environment agency in the central coastal province of Quang Nam has to date collected nine tonnes of rubbish, covered with crude and clotted oil, along the coastline in Nui Thanh district.

Le Hang donates 3 houses to poor in Quang Nam

Le Hang donates 3 houses to poor in Quang Nam

VOV.VN - Le hang, former beauty pageant titleholder, has set a precedent that inspires by gifting three houses to needy residents of the Dai Dong District of Quang Nam Province, her childhood home.

Binh Dinh builds houses for flood victims

Binh Dinh builds houses for flood victims

The People’s Committee of the central province of Binh Dinh will build 668 houses for local victims of floods in 2016, according to Director of Binh Dinh’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen My Quang.

Over US$2.6 million raised for flood victims via fatherland front

Over US$2.6 million raised for flood victims via fatherland front

Ministries, agencies, individuals and organisations have so far donated VND62 billion (US$2.69 million) to flood-hit victims in the central and Central Highlands regions via the National Relief Fund and Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee.

Binh Dinh develops social housing in 2017

Binh Dinh develops social housing in 2017

The south central coastal province of Binh Dinh aims to complete two apartment projects in Quy Nhon city that could accommodate 716 households in 2017, as part of the local social housing development plan for 2016 – 2020.

Government double checks tidal drains after HCM City floods

Government double checks tidal drains after HCM City floods

The HCM City Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has called on all related agencies to check the high-tide controlling culvert system is in good shape to prevent unexpected occurrences during Tet (the Lunar New Year).

Needy people ensured warm Tet holiday

Needy people ensured warm Tet holiday

Taking care of people, especially the needy and vulnerable, during the Lunar New Year (Tet), is the responsibility of all-level Party Committees and local authorities, an official has said.

In photos: A look back at top news events of 2016

In photos: A look back at top news events of 2016

VOV.VN - From National Assembly elections to trade to the East Sea dispute: it’s been a turbulent year. Following, VOV looks at some of 2016’s top news events and most striking photographs.