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Central Vietnam scrambles to strengthen dykes, evacuate residents as storm Nakri nears

South central Vietnam rushed to fortify embankments and evacuate people Saturday, with Nakri, expected to be the strongest storm of the year, looming large.Go »
Vietnam strives to have yellow card on IUU fishing removed

A European Commission inspection team will visit Vietnam early next month to assess Vietnam’s efforts to follow EC recommendations on fighting illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.Go »
Vietnamese, Cambodian PMs chair conference reviewing border demarcation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Techo Hun Sen co-chaired a conference in Hanoi on October 5 to review land border demarcation and marker planting work of the two countries in the 2006 – 2019 period.Go »
Experts condemn China’s violation of international law in East Sea

Over 50 experts from research institutes and universities in the Czech Republic gathered at a recent workshop in Prague on resolving disputes in the East Sea.Go »
PM approves rice aid for flood-hit residents

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide 2,000 tonnes of rice from the national reserve as food aid to residents in the central provinces of Quang Binh and Ha Tinh who suffered from serious flooding.Go »
China asked to withdraw ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters

Vietnam has made contact with China to oppose its repeated serious violation and demand the country to withdraw its survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 and escort ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters, the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 16.Go »
Binh Dinh: six fishermen aboard sunken boat rescued

All of the six fishermen on board vessel BD 99999 TS that sunk off Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the early morning of July 30 were rescued later on the same day by another fishing boat, the fisheries bureau of the central province of Binh Dinh said.Go »
Vietnam demands China to end violations in waters

Vietnam has demanded China to immediately end violations and withdraw all vessels from her waters, respect her sovereign right and jurisdiction, for the sake of the bilateral relations and for peace and stability in the region, said Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on July 19.Go »
Vietnam takes actions to have EC yellow card removed

Vietnam has taken steps to prevent its fishermen from illegally fishing in foreign waters to meet the EC’s yellow card regulations on unidentified origin products.Go »
African swine fever breaks out in 60 provinces, cities

Outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) were reported in 60 provinces and cities across the country as of June 24, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Department of Animal Health.Go »
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