A 4.4-magnitude earthquake hit Muong Te District in the northwestern mountainous province of Lai Chau at about 4.49 am on March 3 without posing any risk of natural hazards, according to the Institute of Geophysics.
A new cold spell will hit the northern region on February 19 morning, then blanket the north-central and several areas of the central-central region, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
According to the agency for monitoring earthquakes and natural disasters in Vietnam, from the beginning of February until now, consecutive earthquakes occurred in the Northwestern and Central Highlands regions.
The National Center for Hydrology Meteorology Forecasting reported that many places in the Northern region have experienced thundery showers under the influence of a moving mass of cold air and a low pressure zone.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on March 30 chaired a meeting of the Party Central Committee’s Politburo and Secretariat on a project summarising the 10-year implementation of Resolution No. 15-NQ/TW.
A global problem, climate change requires a global approach based on multilateral cooperation and institutions, Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has said.
In addition to identifying the prioritized agricultural production sectors in the order of aquaculture, fruit trees, and rice, many resources have been invested in the Mekong Delta to cope with the issues caused by climate change.
A working session on the results of the implementation of Resolution 27/2021/NQ-HDND on policies of preschool educational development in industrial parks and a draft resolution on service fees in schools was held yesterday.
Recently, the Ministry of Finance has put forward a plan to levy an excise tax on sugary and non-alcoholic beverages with the aim of bringing down sugar consumption and improving public health. However, this draft is still controversial.