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Gold mine leaks toxic waste into central Vietnam river

Dozens of fish died after the river was polluted with mining tailings.

Tons of garbage cleaned up from Galapagos coast

A bulk of garbage reaches the island shores from the coasts of Central and South America, and even from the Asia.

Petroleum company caught dumping untreated waste in protected Hanoi forest

Locals say the company has been trying to cover up the evidence and switched to operating at night following complaints. 
March 14, 2018 | 10:03 pm GMT+7

Warming could threaten half of species in 33 key areas: report

'Even with the emissions cuts pledged under the Paris Agreement, temperatures that were extreme in the past are set to be the new normal in all Priority Places.'
March 14, 2018 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Da Nang suspends steel factories after days of pollution protests

The protest is the second in a year and people are expecting more than just a temporary shutdown this time.
March 01, 2018 | 03:21 pm GMT+7

Hundreds protest against polluting steel factories in central Vietnam

‘You must either move the plants, or move us.’
February 28, 2018 | 10:25 am GMT+7

Sharp to build giant solar plant in Vietnam as country pledges to adopt clean energy

The plant is expected to start operations in September and generate enough power for over 32,600 households.
February 27, 2018 | 05:51 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man jailed in Singapore for smuggling rhino horn

The rhino horn pieces were cut from three horns from at least two black rhinos.
February 26, 2018 | 06:11 pm GMT+7

Coming decades vital for future sea level rise: study

Sea level rise by 2300 is likely to wreak havoc in the mega-deltas of Bangladesh, Vietnam, India and Egypt.
February 21, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Saigon’s downtown turns into sea of garbage after Lunar New Year’s Eve

Straight after the firework display on the eve of the new lunar year, many people left piles of garbage in downtown Saigon.
February 16, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Global coalition petitions to end fossil power in Vietnam as deadly future looms

Coal power pollution could increase CO2 emissions in Vietnam by 20 times and doom global efforts to curb warming.
February 09, 2018 | 12:13 pm GMT+7

Dead carp, plastic bags raise pollution questions about Tet ritual in Hanoi

Many fish died as soon as they hit the water, while others choked in plastic bags.
February 08, 2018 | 04:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam set to build world’s longest zip line in cave kingdom

The line will run 3.5 kilometers across the jungles of Quang Binh Province.
February 07, 2018 | 04:09 pm GMT+7

Majestic swans take to the waters of Hanoi's legendary 'Turtle Lake'

Most locals are in favor of the feathery additions, but some older residents are not so sure. 
February 05, 2018 | 04:13 pm GMT+7

Thailand bans smoking, littering at popular tourist beaches

The Southeast Asian country has been a tourist magnet for decades.
February 01, 2018 | 01:23 pm GMT+7
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