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Mushroom and bacteria turn light into clean energy

A team from the Stevens Institute of Technology have developed a 'power mushroom' able to create renewable energy.

$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 ...

Dioxin contamination in Da Nang more serious than expected: conference

The dioxin contamination of soil in Da Nang was worse than expected, experts said at a conference reviewing the cleanup on Tuesday.
November 07, 2018 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

Made-in-Vietnam generator gets drinking water out of air moisture

Vietnamese scientists say they have made an atmospheric water generator that can produce up to 200 liters per day.
November 07, 2018 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Humans are pooping out plastic, study finds

Plastic has been found in participants' bodies after they consumed food and beverages stored in plastic wrapping, bottles and containers.
October 31, 2018 | 08:24 am GMT+7

Man arrested for smuggling endangered turtles, pangolins

Police in Nghe An Province in central Vietnam have arrested a man for allegedly smuggling in rare turtles and pangolins from Laos.
October 26, 2018 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Despite climate pledges, China struggles to break coal habit

The absolute volumes of both coal and CO2 in China remain by far the world’s highest, and are still set to rise.
October 24, 2018 | 08:55 am GMT+7

China-backed hydro dam threatens world's rarest orangutan

A billion-dollar hydroelectric dam development in Indonesia has sparked fresh concerns about the impact of China's globe-spanning infrastructure drive.
October 22, 2018 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Myanmar torches illegal wildlife stockpile worth $1.3 million to deter smugglers

Hundreds of seized elephant tusks, pangolin scales and other animal parts were destroyed Thursday as part of a crackdown on illegal wildlife trafficking.
October 04, 2018 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese experts sound alarm over US-China trade war impacts again

Low-tech, polluting FDI firms will try to set up shop in Vietnam as the U.S.-China trade war escalates, experts have warned.
October 01, 2018 | 08:03 pm GMT+7

South Africa rhino poaching drops sharply but hundreds still being killed

Over 500 rhinos were poached for their horns in South Africa in the first eight months of 2018, a 26 percent fall from 691 in the same period last year.
September 23, 2018 | 09:56 am GMT+7

As sand mining grows, Asia’s deltas are sinking, water experts warn

Sand mining from rivers is depriving many low-lying Asian deltas of the sediment they need to maintain themselves.
September 23, 2018 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam remains unrelenting on scrap imports

The government has announced emergency measures to cope with the pileup of containers of scrap at the country's ports.
September 18, 2018 | 10:36 am GMT+7

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, meteorologists say.
September 12, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Snakes on a plate: Vietnam's coiled cuisine

With their meat served up in a wide array of dishes and blood added to rice wine, snakes make a reputedly satisfying and nourishing meal in Vietnam.
September 11, 2018 | 04:50 pm GMT+7
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