Many inpatients lie in a makeshift bed in the balcony of Dong Hoi Hospital (Photo: SGGP)

Deadly dengue outbreak overwhelms central Vietnam

More than 62,000 people in the central provinces of Vietnam have infected with deadly dengue fever in ten months of the year, a threefold increase compared to the same period last year. Worse, eight people died of the disease.
Trees uprooted in Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen province when typhoon Nakri made landfall in the area on November 10 (Photo: SGGP)

Typhoon Nakri weakens after barreling up Central Vietnam

After making landfall in the Central provinces of Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa last night, typhoon Nakri weakened into a tropical low pressure system and a low pressure zone this morning, according to the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.
Heat waves just start in Central, Northern Vietnam

Heat waves just start in Central, Northern Vietnam

The sweltering summer traditionally starts in May and last until August annually, so recent heat waves in the northern and central regions of Vietnam are just the prelude of the scorching heat season this year, according to the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.


African Swine Fever continues raging Central Vietnam

African Swine Fever continues raging Central Vietnam

All of those pigs in Dien Thai commune, Dien Chau district of the central province of Nghe An were positive for virus ASF, according to test results announced by the Regional Animal Health Agency No.3 on May 5.
Widespread heat wave upsets residents’ lives in Central Vietnam

Widespread heat wave upsets residents’ lives in Central Vietnam

Hot and muggy condition has been spreading in the central region of Vietnam with outside temperature hitting 40 degrees Celsius sometimes for the past couple of weeks; upsetting the life of locals who have been desiring a rain, causing water shortage and facilitating salt intrusion.