High tides appear in Can Tho City -Photo: SGGP

Can Tho City sees high tides; floods upstream rise ​

The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) said the flooding may occur at lowland areas, riverside areas and areas outside the dyke systems in the Mekong delta province of An Giang, Dong Thap and Long An.
Conference to seek solutions for establishing 5 fisheries centers opened

Conference to seek solutions for establishing 5 fisheries centers opened

The General department of Fisheries, Ministries of Agriculture & Rural Development and Investment in coordination with Danang City People’s Committee co-held conference to discuss solutions for investment promotion in fisheries center in the central city of Danang on August 11.
Mekong region prepares for early season flooding

Mekong region prepares for early season flooding

The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting yesterday said the water level upstream of the Mekong River is rising quickly and the possibility of flooding will hit lowland areas of provinces of An Giang, Dong Thap and Long An.
Cambodian PM Hun Sen on July 29 (Source: AFP)

Congratulations to Cambodia on successful NA election

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong on August 11 cabled a message of congratulations to the Central Committee of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and its President Samdech Techo Hun Sen on the successful election of the sixth National Assembly and the victory of the CPP in the election. 
Low-pressure zone develops into tropical low-pressure system

Low-pressure zone develops into tropical low-pressure system

The National center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting issued its latest weather news that early morning August 10, low-pressure zone in North West parts of Hoang Sa Archipelago developed into a tropical low-pressure system.

Hoa Binh & Son La hydropower plants open floodgates Photo: SGGP

Three hydropower plants in north continue to open floodgates ​

The Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control required Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant to open one more flood gate at 17pm on August 9 and Son La Hydropower Plant to open flood gate at 14pm on the same day.
Vietnam to welcome over 800 participants to WEF on ASEAN

Vietnam to welcome over 800 participants to WEF on ASEAN

Vietnam expects to welcome more than 800 leaders of governments, global leading groups, civil society organisations and media to the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN slated for this September in Hanoi. 
The first national forum on e-procurement takes place in Hanoi on August 8 (Photo: baodauthau.vn)

First national forum on e-procurement held in Hanoi

The national e-procurement system (VNEPS) was the spotlight of the Vietnam E-Government Procurement Forum 2018, the first on the issue at the national scale, in Hanoi on August 8.

Lao dam collapse: 31 bodies found, 100 still missing

Lao dam collapse: 31 bodies found, 100 still missing

The rescue forces in Laos had found the bodies of 31 victims in the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam as of August 6, Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith revealed at an international press conference held in Vientiane on August 7.