Deputy Prime Minister and head of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Trinh Dinh Dung (central) as head of the front committee responding to Storm Molave   (Photo:Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority (VNDMA))

Front steering committee established as Storm Molave approaches

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision to set up a front steering committee to respond to Storm Molave, which is forecast to make landfall in the central and south-central regions, from Thua Thien-Hue south to Khanh Hoa province, later on October 27.
In his dispatch, the PM asked ministries, agencies, and localities to give top priority to ensuring the safety of life and property (Photo: VNA)

PM orders nation to brace for approaching storm

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and relevant ministries, agencies, and localities to keep a close watch on and outline preventive measures against storm Molave, which entered the East Sea on October 26.
A highway toll station put out of service after backlash from locals

BOT toll stations on risk of bankruptcy

Investors of BOT toll stations across Vietnam are facing the risk of bankruptcy being stuck between opposition against increasing transport costs from businesses and residents.
Tens of thousands of houses are submerged underwater after heavy flooding in Le Thuy District in Quang Binh Province. Fishermen of fishing villages in Ngu Thuy Commune sail their boats to rescue local people.

People nationwide extends solidarity with flood victims

Consecutive storms with heavy rains causing serious floods and landslides have hit the central region. As of October 24 evening, the natural disaster killed 119 lives, and left 21 others missing, destroyed thousands of houses and caused a big loss of property of local residents.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the reception (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam hopes for stronger partnership with US: PM

Vietnam always considers the US one of its most important partners and wishes to continue developing its comprehensive partnership with the country, especially in economic, trade, and investment cooperation, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told US officials.