A weather station of the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting's chapter in northern Tuyen Quang province (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam advances weather forecasting via int’l cooperation

2017 was an eventful year for international cooperation at the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF), helping the centre improve its severe weather forecasting capacity and heighten its role in natural disaster prevention and mitigation globally.
SEA Games 29 opened officially

SEA Games 29 opened officially

The 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Game 29) officially opened at the Bulit Jalil Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at 19:pm yesterday.
Flood in Thai Nguyen province on June 23 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam Red Cross prepares for stormy season of 2017

The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) held a conference in Hanoi on June 28 to publicise its natural disaster forecast in 2017 and evaluate its capacity and resources to respond to emergencies.