17. July: Trocial storm Talas wrecks havoc in north-central Vietnam - At least one person has been killed, 13 boat crew are missing and thousands of homes have been damaged after typhoon Talas made landfall in north-central.

The Little Rose Warm Shelter in Ho Chi Minh City is one of few organisations in the country that works to rescue young girls from these situations. It runs on donations of time and money, providing safety, housing, care and an education for its girls.

Vietnam roads claim over 4,000 lives in first-half 2017 - In the Jan-Jun period, 9,593 traffic accidents took place countrywide, killing 4,134 people and injuring 7,395 others, the National Committee for Traffic Safety reported 

Farmers lose yields and income - With its long coastline and low topography, the Mekong Delta has been facing some of the worst impacts of climate change. Seawater intrusion has been expanding  threatening its hugely productive rice fields and fruit and vegetable gardens.

Vietnam does not lack money in its state budget, but bureaucracy is preventing money from being disbursed in a timely manner for public investment, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told lawmakers on Thursday 15/6.

Downtown Saigon set to become pedestrian zone - The proposed area currently houses many cultural and service buildings. In Defense of Saigon's Sidewalk Economy - many people rely on that coveted space between the street and a building for their livelihood.

Man has died of apparent heatstroke while he was walking his motorbike, which had a flat tire, under the scorching sun in the northern province of Hai Duong on Tuesday. An elderly woman in Hanoi has died from heatstroke, The heatwawe ended Tuesday 6/6 when rain came crashing down in Hanoi at around 3:30 p.m..

Vietnam, Japan sign deals worth $22 billion - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe witnessed the signing of business deals worth $22 billion between the two countries at a conference in Tokyo on Monday.

6/6 Forbes: Vietnam needs U.S. cooperation in terms of regional security and advancing its goal of becoming an internationally integrated market-based economy. Vietnam's prime minister visited President Donald Trump at the White House 31th May,

Onsdag den 31. maj om eftermiddagen skiftede Bao Loc Provinshospial direktør. Den hidtige diriktør dr. Thien afgik, han har arbejdet 35 år på hositalet, heraf de sidste 10 som direktør. Den nye direktør er dr. Thanh, som har arbejdet 20 år på hospitalet og været vicedirektør. FOTOSERIE FRA RECEPTIONEN

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