President Nguyen Xuan Phuc addresses the working session with Da Nang and Quang Nam. (Photo: VNA)

President lauds Da Nang, Quang Nam for achievements

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the central city of Da Nang and the neighbouring province of Quang Nam for their achievements over the past years during a working session with their leaders on April 10.
Days of intense monsoon downpours have deluged the densely-populated city of more than 20 million, paralysing crucial local train services and leaving commuters to wade through swirling waist-high waters. Photo AFP/VNS

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