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Three men to be charged for causing forest fire in central Vietnam

Police in Ha Tinh Province are set to charge three local men who inadvertently burned down a patch of forest while smoking beehives.

Heat wave sends Saigon power consumption to 10-year high

The ongoing heat wave has pushed electricity consumption in Ho Chi Minh City to its highest in 10 years.

In Saigon’s hot weather, cool things sell like hot cakes

As the sun shines scorching bright, Saigon businesses are making hay, posting record sales and profits.
April 26, 2019 | 11:28 am GMT+7

Vietnam's top tourist destinations hit by alarming UV levels

​Tourism hotspots took on a new meaning in Vietnam Wednesday with the ultraviolet index there jumping to “extremely dangerous” levels.
April 25, 2019 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Saigon heat wave takes UV index to dangerous levels

Amid a heat wave, the ultraviolet index in HCMC has risen to extreme levels, posing skin cancer threats to people exposed to the sun.
April 18, 2019 | 10:58 am GMT+7

Oh the things you do to beat the heat in Saigon

Summer is not going easy on the southern city.
April 15, 2017 | 01:16 pm GMT+7
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