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Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides kill 122

The disaster has claimed at least 122 lives, and 97 people are still missing.

Taiwan’s Formosa to pump $1 bln in notorious steel plant in Vietnam - report

The fresh funds would be used to expand production capacity and environment protection, following a toxic spill a ...

Vietnam's Mekong Delta residents trembling after river swallows houses

Erosion is ever-increasingly 'deforming' Vietnam's rice basket.
April 25, 2017 | 03:36 pm GMT+7

Formosa Vietnam steel mill meets conditions for test runs a year after spill

The Taiwanese fish killer will still require approval by Vietnamese government before it can go ahead with tests of its first blast furnace.
April 05, 2017 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

South Koreans prepare to raise sunken ferry, three years after disaster

'The main reason is to find the nine missing bodies,' said an official, referring to the $75 mln salvage plan.
March 19, 2017 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

US aid to Vietnam won’t be hit by Trump’s 2017 budget plan

Humanitarians around the world are closely watching Washington, following reports that Trump wants to increase defense spending.
February 28, 2017 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

4 killed as landslide buries houses in central Vietnam

The resort town of Nha Trang has been hit by constant downpours since last week and is now also threatened by flooding and erosion.
December 20, 2016 | 09:46 am GMT+7

Devastating floods are becoming the norm for Vietnam

Bad news: Severe weather conditions seen this year may just be the beginning of a gloomy future.
November 11, 2016 | 03:45 pm GMT+7

8 dead, 2 missing as floods continue to rage in central Vietnam

Heavy rains are moving south and threatening to flood Hue, Da Nang and Hoi An.
November 03, 2016 | 04:32 pm GMT+7

No fish, no school: 1,000 students forced to stay at home in central Vietnam

Fishermen are demanding authorities pay school fees after mass fish deaths.
September 06, 2016 | 01:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen remain beached 4 months after toxic disaster

Hundreds of fishing boats are rotting in the sun rather than sailing out to sea.
August 31, 2016 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Fish death mystery solved, what's next?

The Vietnam announced on June 30 that Taiwan's Formosa Steel Plant is responsible for the mass fish kill in April. The company has since apologized and pledged to pay $500 million ...
July 01, 2016 | 06:05 pm GMT+7

Four eco-catastrophes that still shock as retold

The dawn of modernity has born witness to numerous disasters, caused by both the advance of technology and the inherent errors that render no system perfect. Below are four cases ...
July 01, 2016 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Formosa apologizes for mass fish deaths, pledges compensation and changes

Taiwanese steel firm Formosa has issued an apology over the mass fish deaths that have plagued the central coast since April, according to the Vietnamese government.
June 30, 2016 | 06:10 pm GMT+7

Formosa in Vietnam: From billion-dollar steel factory to mass fish killer

After two months of an investigation into mass fish deaths along a 200-kilometer stretch of the country's coast, the Vietnamese government has concluded that a Taiwanese steel ...
June 30, 2016 | 05:44 pm GMT+7