VOV.VN -A fishing boat docked at the port of Tam Hai, in the central province of Quang Nam, suddenly caught fire last night.
VOV.VN - A big fire occurred at a mattress warehouse in Dien Chau District, Nghe An province on October 18, destroying all the bedding products and the owner’s safe deposit box.
VOV.VN - A huge fire destroyed a frozen warehouse containing over 100 tonnes of dragon fruit in Ham Thuan Nam district, Binh Thuan province on October 11.
VOV.VN - As many as 2,989 fires were reported during the first nine months of this year, tragically claiming the lives of 73 people whilst leaving 163 others injured and causing property losses of VND 1,590 billion.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 11 sent his sympathy to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe over the human and property losses caused by a major earthquake and subsequent landslide in Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on September 6.
Recent heavy rains and devastating floods in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh caused a total loss of about US$71.75 million.
Fishermen must be treated humanely and force or a threat to use force against fishermen must not be used, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said at a regular press conference on October 12.
Strong winds, torrential rain and lightning in the northern province of Ha Giang’s Hoang Su Phi district killed one man and damaged property in the district.
Floods, sparked by torrential rains, have occurred in central provinces over the last few days, beginning to wreak havoc on the localities which already suffered from devastating floods just some weeks ago.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has requested ministries and localities to take a more proactive attitude in coping with natural disasters to mitigate human and property losses while enhancing public awareness of the issue.
(VOV) - Storm Kujira (the first storm that hit Vietnam this year) has caused heavy rains in many northern localities over the last two days, resulting in severe human losses and property damage.
Insurance companies paid nearly VND116 billion (US$5.45 million) for businesses that were affected in incidents sparked by workers’ rallies protesting against China’s illegal actions in Vietnam’s waters on May 13-14.
From the 2014 fiscal year onwards, securities companies and fund management firms will have to set aside 5% of their profits for the financial reserve and professional risk fund once previous losses are covered and corporate income deductions have been made in accordance with the Law on Corporate Income Tax.
(VOV) -As many as 20 boats and ships were inundated by a heavy flood which hit Bat Xat district, north-western Lao Cai province on July 14, causing estimated property losses of VND8 billion.
(VOV) -Fire swept through Thongkhankham market in Vientiane, Laos, on March 26 resulting in widespread damage and losses for traders including those from Vietnam.
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.
Vietnam’s total property losses from storms and flooding during the last three years exceeded about US$2.36 billion, half of the figure was recorded in 2013.