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Hoi An on list of heritage sites at climate change risk

The ancient town of Hoi An is on the list of UNESCO-recognized heritage sites at risk from climate change.

Thousands of Thais seek shelter as first tropical storm in decades nears coast

Storm Pabuk, packing winds of up to 80 kph, is expected to make landfall Friday evening, sending thousands of ...

Philippine storm death toll surges to 68

The death toll from a storm that struck the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 68, with the number of fatalities expected to climb even higher.
December 31, 2018 | 03:17 pm GMT+7

Nations agree milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations on Sunday struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty.
December 16, 2018 | 10:15 am GMT+7

UN climate negotiators sweat over detail and divides

Half-way through talks to breathe life into the Paris climate deal negotiators haggled over how to share the cost of curbing global warming and struggled to bridge deep political ...
December 09, 2018 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Rich and poor struggle to shoulder losses from devastating storms

The devastation caused by powerful storms is a growing threat to both poor and rich nations.
December 05, 2018 | 09:42 am GMT+7

Scientists research 'dimming sun' to fight climate change

Scientists from Harvard and Yale suggest using solar geoengineering as a way to combat climate change.
November 28, 2018 | 04:16 pm GMT+7

Rains, floods, tears: weekend landslides shatter lives in central Vietnam

Nha Trang authorities and residents were not prepared for the speed with which disaster struck last weekend.
November 20, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7

12 die as heavy rains lash Nha Trang

At least 12 Nha Trang residents have died in heavy rains triggered by the Toraji storm turned tropical depression.
November 18, 2018 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Toraji devolves into tropical depression off central Vietnam coasts

Storm Toraji has devolved into a tropical depression Sunday morning, weather experts say.
November 18, 2018 | 11:15 am GMT+7

$38.3 mln coastal canal planned in Mekong Delta to check salinization

Construction of a coastal canal has been approved by the Ben Tre Province lawmakers to combat salinization and facilitate evacuation during disasters.
November 10, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s watermelon farmers turn flooding challenge into an opportunity

They plant the creeper on the common water hyacinth to co-opt the flooding season.
October 21, 2018 | 08:30 pm GMT+7

Mekong Delta sinking as groundwater gets depleted

The Mekong Delta is subsiding faster than the rise in sea level, causing urban flooding, and humans are to blame.
October 11, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Standard Chartered to stop financing new coal-fired power stations

Standard Chartered said on Tuesday it will stop financing new coal-fired powerd stations.
September 26, 2018 | 07:09 am GMT+7

Japan, Vietnam universities collaborate for climate change battle

Vietnam-Japan University and Ibaraki University in Japan have signed an MOU to offer a joint master’s degree in climate change.
September 21, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7
 
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