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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.

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 ...

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

Vietnam to announce cause of mass fish deaths today

Vietnamese government is expected to announce the cause of the mass fish deaths that have plagued the central coast since April at a press conference today in Hanoi.
June 30, 2016 | 12:01 am GMT+7

Vietnam to announce cause of mass fish deaths on June 29

An official from Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said the cause of recent mass fish deaths along the country's central coast will likely be announced on June 29 as the ...
June 27, 2016 | 06:51 pm GMT+7

Shrimp farmers going broke due to severe drought

Vietnam is struggling against the worst drought and salinity in almost a century, and the historic natural disaster has taken a heavy toll on the southernmost province of Ca Mau, ...
May 27, 2016 | 06:20 pm GMT+7

Monitoring center set up to keep tabs on suspect Formosa wastewater

A new monitoring station in Ha Tinh Province has officially entered service today to check on waste being discharged by Taiwanese steel company Formosa – one of the prime suspects ...
May 18, 2016 | 07:36 pm GMT+7