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Global coffee exporter fined $18,700 for discharging toxic waste in southern Vietnam

A secret pipeline spewing untreated waste into a local river was uncovered during a snap inspection.

Vietnam demotes top pollution inspector for Formosa toxic spill

The Taiwanese steel plant has restarted operation a year after the disaster as officials said it has met ...

Floating solar farm reflects China's clean energy ambitions

'The US's withdrawal from the Paris agreement offers China an unprecedented opportunity to take the lead in climate change.'
June 11, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Landfill operator notorious for causing Saigon stench fined $66,000

It seems local residents have kicked up enough of a stink for authorities to take action.
June 09, 2017 | 07:19 pm GMT+7

Fish belly up in Hanoi lake, one year after similar mass death

Local media estimated that tons of fish had died om the Hoang Cau Lake in the city downtown by Friday morning. 
June 09, 2017 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Historic wildfire wipes out massive area in Hanoi forest

A large chunk of the forest was destroyed in the most devastating wildfire of the city’s history.
June 06, 2017 | 11:43 am GMT+7

Don't look away: Shocking photos of waste from Vietnam and around the globe

Images show a global struggle and serve as a stark reminder of the world we live in.
June 06, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

UN chief: Save the oceans to avert 'global catastrophe'

'The conservation and sustainable use of marine resources are two sides of the same coin.'
June 06, 2017 | 08:49 am GMT+7

What's next for the Paris climate agreement?

World leaders remain committed to cutting emissions and condemn US President Donald Trump's recent move.
June 04, 2017 | 10:57 am GMT+7

Lime kiln explodes at Taiwan’s notorious steel plant in Vietnam

Operations at the Formosa plant resumed this week after being halted for a year due to a toxic spill disaster.
May 31, 2017 | 09:53 am GMT+7

Formosa steel plant in Vietnam restarts one year after toxic spill

Taiwanese-owned Formosa paid $500 million for the pollution that devastated sea life and coastal economies.
May 30, 2017 | 08:52 am GMT+7

In China, maggots finish plates, and food waste

The lavae could help China eat away waste. 
May 29, 2017 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

8 in 10 people now see climate change as a 'catastrophic risk' – survey

84 percent of people now consider climate change a 'global catastrophic risk.'
May 24, 2017 | 08:10 am GMT+7

The birth of Vietnam’s unique peninsula and how it is disappearing

Around 400 endangered douc langurs face an uncertain future with half of the Son Tra Peninsula earmarked for a resort development.
May 21, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Indonesia assures no recurrence of deadly haze in 2017

The problem was most serious in 2015 when an acrid haze shrouded Ho Chi Minh City for weeks.
May 19, 2017 | 04:05 pm GMT+7