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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.

Storm Barijat to devolve into depression as Mangkhut heads for South China Sea

Barijat, currently heading towards northern Vietnam, could weaken into a tropical depression Friday morning, ...

Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts

Record typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all. 
September 08, 2018 | 08:25 am GMT+7

HCMC urged to spend $6.7 mln to prevent airport flooding

Municipal agency says preventing flooding at the Tan Son Nhat Airport is an “urgent and vital” task.
August 19, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Northern Vietnam braces for yet another tropical storm

Storm Bebinca could deposit 250-350mm of rainfall on northern Vietnam when it hits the region on Thursday.
August 13, 2018 | 04:06 pm GMT+7

Scientists say Earth is at risk of becoming 'hothouse'

A new U.S. study says Earth is approaching "hothouse" conditions if global temperatures rise more than 2 degrees Celsius.
August 10, 2018 | 10:41 am GMT+7

Study finds plastic exposed to the sun emit greenhouse gases

A new study published in PLOS One shows that plastic releases greenhouses gases when exposed to the sun.
August 07, 2018 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Deadly heatwaves threaten China's northern breadbasket

The North China Plain, home to nearly 400 million people, could become a life-threatening inferno, researchers warn.
August 02, 2018 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Mekong Delta’s splendors now a relic of the past

Development policies have all but destroyed the natural bounty that the delta was blessed with.
July 26, 2018 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Rough seas strand thousands on southern Vietnam island

Ships have been ordered not to set sail as the third storm of the year approaches Vietnam, leaving thousands stranded on picturesque Phu Quoc Island.
July 18, 2018 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration as global warming brings more high temperatures.
July 16, 2018 | 11:24 am GMT+7

Asia: Rising economic star or poster child for disaster?

Asia must race against time to prepare its citizens for an uncertain future.
July 11, 2018 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

'There has never been a year like this'

Turns out the deadly floods and intense heat of the last few months are just part of a big bleak picture.
July 11, 2018 | 06:57 am GMT+7

Construction of Vietnam’s largest solar power plant starts

The power plant, once operational, will produce a maximum output of approximately 450 million kWh each year.
July 09, 2018 | 11:38 am GMT+7

At least 64 killed in Japan after 'unprecedented' rain, dozens missing

Evacuation orders remained in place for some 2 million people and another 2.3 million were advised to evacuate.
July 08, 2018 | 02:55 pm GMT+7
 
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