Goni typhoon heads to storm-stricken central region 09:30 | 02/11/2020

VGP – Powerful typhoon Goni has weakened after sweeping through the Philippines and entered the East Sea early Monday, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

U.S. Secretary of State announces additional humanitarian assistance for Central VN 12:25 | 31/10/2020

VGP – US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced an additional US$2 million in humanitarian assistance to respond to Typhoon Molave and the ongoing severe flooding that has affected Central Viet Nam since early October.

UNFPA offers US$540,000 for women and girls in six flood-hit localities in centra region 21:51 | 30/10/2020
VGP - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Viet Nam has made available US$540,000 to secure immediate support for women and girls in six provinces affected by devastating floods triggered by almost a month of incessant storms.  
Central region forecast to experience medium to heavy rain 17:26 | 30/10/2020
VGP – The central provinces from Nghe An to Quang Binh are expected to continue experiencing medium to heavy rains with the precipitation of 30-80mmm, said the National Center for Hydrometeorology Forecasting this afternoon.
Storm Molave slams into four southern provinces 09:51 | 29/10/2020

VGP - Storm Molave slammed into the Central provinces from Quang Nam, Phu Yen, Quang Ngai, and Kon Tum, causing heavy losses of lives and properties, according to the Frontline Steering Committee led by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.

Ultra-large container ship docks at Cai Mep port 16:20 | 26/10/2020

VGP – Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) has become one of 20 major ports worldwide capable of receiving ultra-large container ships.

More int’l aid announced for flood-affected people in central region 15:37 | 24/10/2020

VGP - Australian Ambassador to Viet Nam Robyn Mudie on October 23 announced that Australia will provide AUD100,000 in immediate humanitarian support for relief efforts underway in response to severe flooding in Central Viet Nam.

HCMC economy accelerates recovery 16:15 | 23/10/2020

VGP – Ho Chi Minh City has begun to implement a number of measures to gradually revive business activities in the post-social distancing necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Flood death toll rises to 111 in central Viet Nam 15:28 | 21/10/2020
VGP – Floods caused by heavy rains have claimed 111 lives in 12 localities of central and central highlands regions, according to the Central Steering Committee for National Disaster Prevention and Control.
National flag carrier to resume four more domestic routes in October 15:07 | 21/10/2020

VGP – The national flag carrier Viet Nam Airlines has announced that it will resume four domestic routes in October.