Tags: life jackets

Vietnam tightens water tourism safety standards

Vietnam tightens water tourism safety standards

Following the recent cruise ship tragedy in the central city of Danang, the operations of tourist boats in several locations across Vietnam have been suspended for a thorough standard and safety check.

Child drownings up 6%

Child drownings up 6%

More than 100 children drowned in Viet Nam during the first two months of this year, a 6 percent increase compared with the same period last year, according to the Childcare and Protection Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.