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Sympathy goes out to Chile for earthquake aftermath

Sympathy goes out to Chile for earthquake aftermath

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.

Vietnam treasures ties with Nepal

Vietnam treasures ties with Nepal

(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.

Strong earthquake hits Malaysia

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).

Vinamilk CEO receives Nikkei Asia Prize

Vinamilk CEO receives Nikkei Asia Prize

(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.

Nepal's two quakes shake tourism industry

Nepal's two quakes shake tourism industry

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.

Vietnamese poet auctions collection for Nepal

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.

About 100 bodies found in Nepal trekking village

About 100 bodies found in Nepal trekking village

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 rescued eight days after Nepal quake

Three rescued eight days after Nepal quake

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.

Vietnam Red Cross sends aid to Nepal

Vietnam Red Cross sends aid to Nepal

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.

Nepalis dig through quake rubble for survivors

Nepalis dig through quake rubble for survivors

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.

Trapped Vietnamese nationals in Nepal receive support

Trapped Vietnamese nationals in Nepal receive support

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.

Vietnam active in collecting information of nationals in Nepal

Vietnam active in collecting information of nationals in Nepal

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.

US sending disaster team, initial US$1 million to Nepal

US sending disaster team, initial US$1 million to Nepal

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 steps up rescue efforts as quake toll jumps to 1,800

Nepal steps up rescue efforts as quake toll jumps to 1,800

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.