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Natural disasters cost Vietnam US$1.3 billion a year

Natural disasters cost Vietnam US$1.3 billion a year

VOV.VN - Natural disasters which have claimed the lives of more than 300 people are draining the economy of nearly US$1.3 billion every year. This figure is equal to 1-1.5% of GDP, according to Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.

HCM City delegation visits Laos to boost partnership

HCM City delegation visits Laos to boost partnership

Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang on July 25 met with Bounthong Divixay, Secretary of the Party Committee and Governor of Laos’ Champasak province, as part of his ongoing visit to Laos.

Lessening negative impact of climate change

Lessening negative impact of climate change

VOV.VN - Any nation that does not adequately address the negative consequences that flow from climate change will condemn future generations of its citizens to untold suffering, says the United Nations Development Program.

Making sense of climate change risks

Making sense of climate change risks

VOV.VN - To better assess, communicate and respond to risks from climate change at the community level, more than 100 experts gathered at a conference in Hanoi today (June 13), reported the Vietnam news Agency.

Japan’s book on natural disasters introduced to Vietnamese

Japan’s book on natural disasters introduced to Vietnamese

A book titled “Kyojinka: enhancing national capacity in combating natural disasters in Japan, Asia and the world” has been introduced to Vietnamese readers on the occasion of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Japan.

Border guard force ready to respond to natural disasters

Border guard force ready to respond to natural disasters

The Border Guard Command in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has strengthened preparations to perform tasks in natural disaster prevention and search & rescue activities amidst the abnormal developments of the weather disaster risks.

Vietnam targets 18% credit growth for this year

Vietnam targets 18% credit growth for this year

VOV.VN - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has set a credit growth target of 18 % for this year and pledged to continue measures to keep credit growth adequate for economic growth.