The banking sector has raised a total of VND6 billion (US$264,000) for aid for victims of storm Doksuri in the central region.
VOV.VN - The Café Coco is a popular destination of many local people in the city of Dong Hoi in central Quang Binh Province. Many locals say its best feature is its unique bamboo architecture.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee launched a donation campaign in aid of people in the central region, who have borne the brunt of storm Doksuri, in Hanoi on September 19.
The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) on September 17 offered aid worth more than US$66,000 to provinces affected by storm Doksuri.
The Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has finished fixing the middle- and low-voltage power transmission lines and resume power supply for some central provinces hit by Typhoon Doksuri, including Dong Hoi city of Quang Binh, and downtowns of Nghe An and Ha Tinh.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc surveyed the damage in central Vietnam from Typhoon Doksuri by helicopter on the morning of Saturday, September 16, praising the work of first responders.
Doksuri, the 10th storm arising in the East Sea so far this year, is forecast to move towards central Laos and weaken to a low pressure in the next six hours, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).
Vietnam’s tourism sector is likely to fulfill the target set by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of welcoming 13 million international visitors in 2017.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to develop a marine environment monitoring system in the central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.
Vietnamese and Lao law enforcement authorities have arrested five suspected drug traffickers in Laos’ Khammouane province in a joint operation.
The North-South railway has resumed operation, 12 hours following a train accident that derailed three carriages and injured at least three people September 3 in Quang Binh Province.
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.
Dohwa Engineering Company Limited from the Republic of Korea (RoK) has began construction of a renewable energy power complex in Le Thuy district of the central coastal province of Quang Binh.
Vietnam welcomed more than 8.47 million foreign visitors in the first eight months of the year, up 29.7% against the same period of last year, and served 52.8 million domestic tourists, earning a total of VND335.8 trillion (US$14.7 billion) in revenue.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said he hopes Quang Binh province to bring a new strong wind of change for the tourism sector.
Tourism packages connecting famous destinations in the central province of Quang Binh and Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Mai will be offered to tourists from both countries thanks to the opening of Dong Hoi-Chiang Mai air route.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has hailed coastal Duc Trach commune in the central province of Quang Binh for its achievements in new rural development and recovery from the marine pollution incident last year.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VA) on August 19 inaugurated a new school for pupils in the mountainous commune of Thuong Hoa, Minh Hoa district, the central province of Quang Binh.
For the last few years, an increasing number of students in Hai Ninh commune in central Quang Binh province’s Quang Ninh district have dropped out of school to help their parents with fishing at sea.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese students won 4 gold and 1 silver medal at the 48th International Physics Olympiad this year. Nguyen The Quynh, a 12th grader from Vo Nguyen Giap Gifted High School in Quang Binh province won a gold medal for the second time.