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Flooding causes four deaths, heavy losses in central region

Flooding causes four deaths, heavy losses in central region

Floods following downpours, along with gale and lightning, killed four and caused heavy losses in many central localities from October 14 to 16, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Floods damage 2,000ha of rice in Mekong Delta

Floods damage 2,000ha of rice in Mekong Delta

The annual flooding in the Mekong Delta has damaged more than 2,000ha of rice this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Water Resources.

Other crops to be planted on 120,138ha of rice fields in the south

Other crops to be planted on 120,138ha of rice fields in the south

Some 120,138 ha of rice fields affected by a lack of water and saltwater intrusion in the southern region will be used to grow other crops in 2018, according to the Department of Crop Production under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Icy weather hits the North

Icy weather hits the North

People in the northern mountains shivered on January 9 as temperature dropped to freezing point - and snow is likely to blanket Sa Pa Township this morning (January 10).

Continuous rain causes serious floods in Son La

Continuous rain causes serious floods in Son La

VOV.VN - Heavy downpour over the last three days has made the water level on Nam La stream in Son La City rise dangerously high, submerging many locals’ houses and large areas of crops.

Heavy wind, rain wreaks havoc across Dien Bien

Heavy wind, rain wreaks havoc across Dien Bien

VOV.VN - Residents of the province of Dien Bien were awaken on March 17 by a terrifying storm with high wind gusts, rain and hail leaving many homes without roofs and tree limbs protruding through others.

Yen Bai looks to diversify crops

Yen Bai looks to diversify crops

The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai is taking steps to diversify crops under its plan on agricultural restructuring, encouraging local farmers to adopt high-yield food crop varieties and high-value industrial plants new to the locality.

Floods leave 21 dead and missing

Floods leave 21 dead and missing

VOV.VN - Torrential rains and heavy floods in the central and central highland regions over recent days have left 15 dead, 6 missing and 20 injured, according to the Regional Committee for Natural Disasters Prevention and Control.

Fewer Mekong fields used for cash crops

Fewer Mekong fields used for cash crops

Fewer rice fields will be converted to cash crops in the ongoing summer-autumn crop in the Mekong Delta this year as farmers lack stable outlets, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)’s Plant Cultivation Department.

Locusts damage 9,000 ha of crops in Son La

Locusts damage 9,000 ha of crops in Son La

About 9,000 hectares of rice and maize crops, fruit trees and forest in the border commune of Muong Lan, Sop Cop district, the northwestern province of Son La have been attacked by a plague of locusts since the middle of May.

Northern provinces cope with torrential rain

Northern provinces cope with torrential rain

The office of the Steering Committee for Natural Disasters Prevention and Control said torrential rain raged through many northern provinces on May 24 and caused remarkable human and material losses in some localities.

Upturn in rice exports early this year

Upturn in rice exports early this year

VOV.VN - Rice exports made a breakthrough in January with an estimated volume of 495,000 tons worth US$218 million, up 56.7% in volume and 46% in value against last year’s same period.

Thousands of hectares of rice face saline intrusion

Thousands of hectares of rice face saline intrusion

Water shortages are affecting more than 57,000ha of rice farmland in the Mekong delta province of Kien Giang, with entire crops at risk of being wiped out completely due to the prolonged drought.

Hunting rats in Southern Vietnam

Hunting rats in Southern Vietnam

(VOV) -In the southern province of Đồng Tháp, many farmers regard the rats in their fields as a valuable source of protein and additional income during the time between crops.

Commemorating victims of Son My massacre

Commemorating victims of Son My massacre

An incense offering ceremony was held in the central province of Quang Ngai on March 16 to commemorate victims of the Son My (My Lai) massacre conducted by US troops during the war.