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Over 1,500 stuck on flooded Phu Quoc island as airlines cancel service

Continuous downpours flooded the runway of Phu Quoc airport on Friday and prompted airlines to cancel flights, leaving 1,560 passengers stranded.

Vietnam’s largest island suffers historic flooding

As Phu Quoc Island experiences the worst flood in its history, officials point fingers at climate change and urbanization.

Climate crisis stares Mekong Delta closer in the face

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta faces many climate change problems, but these have exacerbated at a much faster pace than predicted.
June 18, 2019 | 08:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam can cut emissions, save $2.3 bln with efficient agriculture, forestry

Vietnam can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and save $2.3 billion by 2030 with more efficient land use practices, a new study found.
May 28, 2019 | 11:01 am GMT+7

Sinking feeling: Philippine cities facing 'slow-motion disaster'

The steady sinking of coastal towns and islets like Pariahan in the northern Philippines has caused Manila Bay's brackish water to pour inland and displace thousands.
May 24, 2019 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Global warming’s the fight of our lives. We’re losing it

With the biggest culprits failing to act on climate disaster, the human race does not have much long left.
May 23, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Heat stroke kills man in central Vietnam

A Ha Tinh resident died of heat stroke on Sunday afternoon as a severe heat wave swept through several Vietnamese localities.
May 21, 2019 | 07:50 am GMT+7

Hanoi swelters as UV index reaches alarming levels

Hanoi will be hit with extremely high levels of UV rays until next week, according to data from weather forecast sites.
May 17, 2019 | 08:07 am GMT+7

'Step-change' in energy investment needed to meet climate goals: IEA

The world must double spending on renewable power and slash investment in oil and coal by 2030 to keep the Paris climate treaty temperature targets in play.
May 14, 2019 | 08:14 am GMT+7

A new 'climate strike': Opting for no children as climate fears grow

Among the personal choices people in developed countries can make that will have the most impact on limiting emissions, having fewer children, flying much less and eating a plant-based diet are most important, scientists say.
May 12, 2019 | 08:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam experiences its hottest temperature ever

Vietnam broke its national high temperature record last Saturday as the mercury hit 43.4 degrees Celsius in Ha Tinh Province.
April 23, 2019 | 07:28 pm GMT+7

Shunned by investors, poorer nations seek to climate-proof growth

Countries vulnerable to climate change - from Bangladesh to Kenya and Guatemala - have proposed new ways to access cheaper financing to tackle the risks.
April 13, 2019 | 10:29 am GMT+7

As drought bites, Thai cities urged to rein in festive water fights

A worsening drought in parts of Thailand has prompted monks and conservationists to appeal to city dwellers to temper traditional New Year celebrations with water splashing.
April 12, 2019 | 10:58 am GMT+7

We’re dying because we breathe, and solutions are up in the air

As long as the government does nothing to amend existing environmental standards, more lives will be lost just from breathing.
April 07, 2019 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

More than 113 milion people suffer 'acute hunger': UN

More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced "acute hunger" last year because of wars and climate disasters, with Africa the worst-hit region.
April 02, 2019 | 04:09 pm GMT+7
 
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