Hope and struggle intertwine in recovery

As dawn broke on December 26 of last year, it appeared that Sunday would be no different than other weekend days across Asia. That changed when the most powerful earthquake in more than 40 years struck under the Indian Ocean. The ensuing massive tsunamis wiped out cities and killed tens of thousands of people in a dozen countries.

A year later, much of Asia struggles to rebuild. Aid and workers have poured in, but experts say more help is needed. And as the painstaking process of identifying the dead continues, the survivors somberly reform their lives, families and communities

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MoT proposes $50 million for Cai Mep – Thi Vai port upgrade

MoT proposes $50 million for Cai Mep – Thi Vai port upgrade

The Ministry of Transport August 16 proposed the Prime Minister to use the medium-term budgetary plan for Cai Mep – Thi Vai deep-water port upgrading project in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau from 2018 to 2020.