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Greenhouses, deforestation in focus as flooding toll rises in Central Highlands

Greenhouses and deforestation are looming large as floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in the Central Highlands have killed 10 people.

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, ...

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.
August 09, 2019 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

Laos seeks Vietnam's help to search for flash flood victims

Authorities in Laos's Viengxay District have sought Vietnam’s assistance to look for seven people missing in the aftermath of storm Wipha.
August 07, 2019 | 08:53 am GMT+7

Hundreds of families evacuated as torrential rains inundate Phu Quoc

Several areas on Phu Quoc Island are flooded following three days of heavy rains since Friday, forcing hundreds of families to evacuate.
August 06, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Five killed, 14 missing as storm Wipha peters out

At least five people died and 14 people have been listed missing after storm Wipha made landfall in Vietnam Friday night.
August 04, 2019 | 10:10 pm GMT+7

Commuters struggle as downpour floods Hanoi streets

A heavy downpour on Thursday afternoon inundated several Hanoi streets, stranding cars and motorbikes.
July 25, 2019 | 08:21 pm GMT+7

China polluting Vietnam's border rivers, warns military general

Many rivers and streams along the Vietnam-China border are being polluted by China's development activities, a senior military officer warned.
May 31, 2019 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Three killed as heavy rains drench northern Vietnam

Flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rains in northern provinces have left at least three dead in the last three days.
May 29, 2019 | 06:13 pm GMT+7

Saigon airport flooding blamed on lack of coordination

The Tan Son Nhat International Airport is frequently flooded because of ‘unsynchronized infrastructure’ and lack of communication by authorities.
May 23, 2019 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

Hoi An on list of heritage sites at climate change risk

The ancient town of Hoi An is on the list of UNESCO-recognized heritage sites at risk from climate change.
January 09, 2019 | 01:47 pm GMT+7

Vietnam among 10 countries hardest hit by weather disasters in 2017

Vietnam suffered deadly damage from natural disasters last year, making it one of the 10 countries most severely affected.
December 10, 2018 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Sleepless in Saigon: storm Usagi keeps residents up all night

Torrential rains courtesy storm Usagi severely flooded many Saigon streets Sunday, keeping thousands of residents awake throughout the night.
November 26, 2018 | 09:24 am GMT+7

Falling tree kills man as Saigon streets get flooded again

A falling tree killed a man as heavy rains triggered by storm Usagi caused severe flooding in Saigon.
November 25, 2018 | 06:03 pm GMT+7

Hurricane Michael death toll hits 13

The death toll from Hurricane Michael rose to at least 13 on Friday. 
October 13, 2018 | 07:49 am GMT+7
 
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