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Actually, Trump was not served shark fin soup in Vietnam

‘If we'd served shark fin soup we'd have damaged the environment, which should be completely avoided.’

Developing world says rich nations shirking on climate

China is the world's top carbon polluter, followed by the United States, the European Union, India and Russia.

Live tiger rescued from car en route to Hanoi

Wild tigers can be counted on one hand in Vietnam, where people consume everything from the skin to the bones.
November 08, 2017 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Image of dump site girl bags Vietnamese photographer first prize at int'l contest

'She should have been enjoying her childhood and playing with friends rather than being there.'
October 30, 2017 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

Lions, chimps, sharks get added protection under UN convention

Lions, leopards and chimpanzees were singled out as needing more conservation work.
October 29, 2017 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Hopes dashed for giant new Antarctic marine sanctuary

Antarctica is home to penguins, seals, toothfish, whales and huge numbers of krill, a staple food for many species.
October 28, 2017 | 09:56 am GMT+7

George HW Bush apologizes for patting 'women's rears'

Actress Heather Lind claimed George H. W. Bush sexually assaulted her in Instagram post
October 26, 2017 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study

Better land use could reduce carbon dioxide 37 percent, enough to hold global warming below two degrees Celsius by 2030.
October 17, 2017 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Northern Vietnam left in path of destructive floods due to poor forecasting

A tropical depression has claimed at least 68 lives this week, the deadliest disaster to hit Vietnam in recent years.
October 15, 2017 | 12:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam fines resort $4,600 for filling in part of world-renowned bay

Tourism overkill is threatening to destroy the environment in Nha Trang.
October 05, 2017 | 12:09 pm GMT+7

Saigon residents accuse notorious landfill site of polluting waterways, again

The operator claims the foaming, strange-smelling liquid locals have spotted is just a mixture of water and sand.
October 04, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese PM makes $1 billion pledge to tackle climate change in Mekong Delta

The Prime Minister promises to take the best measures to make the Mekong Delta 'remain a rich part of Vietnam.'
September 27, 2017 | 02:49 pm GMT+7

Shipping risks rise as Antarctic ice hits record low

Some 50 cruise vessels carried almost 35,000 tourists to the Antarctic last year to witness its ice shelves, soaring glaciers and wildlife.
September 27, 2017 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta may be wiped out in 100 years

Officials have warned of a bleak future for the country's rice basket.
September 26, 2017 | 06:12 pm GMT+7

Botanical gardens a lifeboat for threatened plants

More than a fifth of wild plant diversity is threatened with extinction.
September 26, 2017 | 08:52 am GMT+7