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7 dead or missing after Vietnamese ship sinks in tropical storm

Rescue workers have been unable to locate where the 5,100-ton ship went down.

Floods ravage Peru, killing at least 62

Torrential rainfall has sparked a state of emergency in parts of Peru.

Pollution eats Vietnam's growth

Experts have advised the government to dump cheap and dirty industries.
December 26, 2016 | 10:06 am GMT+7

Vietnam to launch first homebuilt radar satellites into space

The two satellites will enable more accurate prediction of natural disasters, especially in the context of climate change.
December 19, 2016 | 04:33 pm GMT+7

Thousands in central Vietnam swamped in the aftermath of floods

Flash floods and overflowing rivers continue to bring misery to the central region with Binh Dinh Province bearing the brunt.
December 19, 2016 | 11:35 am GMT+7

Vietnamese race against the clock to save what they can from flood

Many houses and schools in central Ha Tinh Province have been submerged.
November 01, 2016 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

At least four people killed in flooding in south Germany

At least four people have been killed in floods in the southern German state of Bavaria and thousands of households were cut off from electricity, officials said on Thursday.
June 02, 2016 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Natural disasters "have cost $7 trillion"

Natural disasters have caused more than $7 trillion (6.2 trillion euros) in economic damage worldwide since 1900, with floods and storms accounting for nearly 60 percent of the ...
April 19, 2016 | 10:21 am GMT+7

China to open reservoir gates in effort to combat Southeast Asia drought

China has announced plans to release water into the Mekong River from one of its dams located in Yunnan province starting from March 15 in order to help Vietnam and other ...
March 16, 2016 | 04:21 pm GMT+7