President Truong Tan Sang on September 18 sent a message of sympathy to Chilean President Michelle Bachelet Jeria over the great loss of lives and property caused by the recent earthquake.
A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile on September 16, shaking buildings in the capital city of Santiago and generating a tsunami warning for Chile, Peru and French Polynesia.
(VOV) -Vietnam Ambassador to India, Bhutan and Nepal Ton Sinh Thanh has affirmed Vietnam's recognition of high importance on cooperation with Nepal while presenting his credentials to Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav in Kathmandu recently.
A 6-magnitude earthquake shook Sabah state on Borneo island of Malaysia on early June 5, but no tsunami warning is issued, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 shook Tokyo and surrounding areas on May 25, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
(VOV) - Mai Kieu Lien, VinamilkChairwoman and CEO has been honoured with one of this year’s three Nikkei Asia Prizes at an awards ceremony held on May 20 in Tokyo at the Imperial Hotel.
Tourism, Nepal's economic mainstay, has suffered a severe blow in the aftermath of two devastating earthquakes that rocked the country and killed over 8,500 people.
The wreckage of a US military helicopter lost on an earthquake relief mission in Nepal was found on May 15 high on a mountainside, with all eight on board presumed dead, US officials said.
Hundreds of Nepali troops were searching for a missing US Marines helicopter with eight people on board on May 13, a day after the second powerful earthquake in less than three weeks killed scores and sent panicked residents into the street.
Philippines-based Vietnamese poet Nguyen Phan Que Mai has submitted her noted collection, The Secret of Hoa Sen, to an auction on ebay, along with another 175 items by authors from around the world, to raise money for victims of the recent earthquake in Nepal.
Nepali police and local volunteers found the bodies of about 100 trekkers and villagers buried in an avalanche set off by last month's devastating earthquake and were digging through snow and ice for signs of dozens more missing, officials said on May 4.
Three people were pulled alive from the rubble of their home eight days after Nepal's devastating earthquake, as a supply logjam threatened to hamper disaster relief efforts bolstered by the arrival of US aircraft and troops.
The Vietnamese Red Cross (VRC) has provided initial aid worth US$30,000 to Nepal in order to support the country overcome the devastation caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck on April 25.
The death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake could reach 10,000, the prime minister said on April 28, as residents frustrated by the government's slow response used their bare hands to dig for signs of their loved ones.
The Vietnamese Embassy to India has contacted six out of a total 20 Vietnamese nationals who were travelling in Nepal at time of the deadly earthquake on April 25, Minister Counsellor of the embassy Tran Quang Tuyen said on April 26.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked for a swift coordination between Vietnam’s representative agencies in India and Bangladesh and authorities of the two countries and Nepal to find out if any Vietnamese nationals have fallen victim to the devastating earthquake in Nepal.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on April 26 extended condolences to his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala over human losses caused by a devastating earthquake on April 25.
The United States will send disaster response and rescue teams to Nepal and has authorized an initial US$1 million in aid after a major earthquake killed hundreds in the mountainous Asian nation, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on April 25.
Nepal ramped up efforts on April 25 to rescue people trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,800, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.
Earthquakes of less than 7 on the Richter scale are likely to occur in the northwestern region of Vietnam, research shows.