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21 explosions leave 11 dead in 2017

21 explosions leave 11 dead in 2017

VOV.VN - There were 21 explosions reported in Vietnam in 2017, claiming 11 lives and causing property damage in excess of VND4 billion, according to the Vietnam Fire and Rescue Police Department.

2017’s devastating fires and explosions

2017’s devastating fires and explosions

VOV.VN - 2017 saw some devastating fires break out, destroying property and claiming a number of precious lives. Let’s look back at some of the major incidents of the year.

APEC 2017: Da Nang holds emergency responding drill

APEC 2017: Da Nang holds emergency responding drill

The Ministry of Health and the Health Department of the central city of Da Nang on October 25 held a drill on responses to emergency cases during the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week that is slated for Da Nang in November.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 banned on planes

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 banned on planes

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has issued an instruction telling airlines to warn passengers against putting Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones in their luggage due to the risk of battery fires.

Vietnam condemns terrorist bombings in Turkey

Vietnam condemns terrorist bombings in Turkey

Vietnam strongly condemns the recent bombings in the Turkish capital of Ankara, which left many dead and injured, Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Hai Binh said on October 11.

Condolences to China over Tianjin explosions

Condolences to China over Tianjin explosions

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh extended his condolences to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on August 14 over the disastrous explosions in China’s Tianjin city on August 12.

Minor quakes hit Quang Nam again

Minor quakes hit Quang Nam again

(VOV) - Two minor earthquakes accompanied by explosions occurred in the vicinity of Song Tranh 2 hydro-electric power plant in Bac Tra My district, Quang Nam province, on July 5.

Blaze at HCM City chemical plant triggers explosions

Blaze at HCM City chemical plant triggers explosions

(VOV) -A fire engulfed a chemical plant in HCM City, heating pressurized containers of industry, aquaculture, agriculture and food chemicals causing several explosions at around 20:30 on April 16.

Hanoi strives to cut fires by 5-10 percent in 2014

Hanoi strives to cut fires by 5-10 percent in 2014

In 2014, Hanoi will focus on taking various measures to raise the efficiency of fire prevention and fighting and rescue work in a bid to reduce the total number of fires by 5 – 10 percent against last year’s figure.

National labour safety week launched

National labour safety week launched

(VOV) - A week-long campaign was launched in Bac Giang province on March 17 to promote labour safety and prevent labour-related accidents, occupational illnesses, and explosions in the workplace.