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Chan Hom strengthens, ships take evasive action

May 6, 2009
Chan Hom strengthens, ships take evasive action

Thousands of vessels got out of the reach of tropical storm Chan Hom after receiving warnings and instructions from authorities even as it gathered force, experts said Tuesday. More than 3,000 fishermen on 262 vessels in the waters off the Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagos moved away from the area to find [...]

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Thousands at risk as tropical storm hovers off central coast

May 5, 2009
Thousands at risk as tropical storm hovers off central coast

Newly-formed Chan Hom tropical storm is threatening more than 3,000 fishermen on 268 vessels in the waters off the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago, a flood control agency said Monday. The Central Steering Committee for Flood Control and Prevention said as of Monday, 5,624 vessels with 40,427 fishermen were still operating in coastal waters stretching from [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...