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Global warming’s the fight of our lives. We’re losing it

With the biggest culprits failing to act on climate disaster, the human race does not have much long left.

Heat stroke kills man in central Vietnam

A Ha Tinh resident died of heat stroke on Sunday afternoon as a severe heat wave swept through several Vietnamese ...

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.
May 01, 2019 | 09:28 am GMT+7

Saigon construction workers adapt to scorching sun

Construction workers on Saigon’s first metro line wear hats, masks, sunglasses and gloves to keep working in sweltering conditions.
May 01, 2019 | 07:55 am GMT+7

Vietnam experiences its hottest temperature ever

Vietnam broke its national high temperature record last Saturday as the mercury hit 43.4 degrees Celsius in Ha Tinh Province.
April 23, 2019 | 07:28 pm GMT+7

More kids, seniors visit Saigon hospitals as mercury soars

With temperatures soaring to 37 degrees Celsius, Saigon hospitals are seeing a rise in children and elderly patients.
April 18, 2019 | 02:33 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

Ultra high UV levels hitting Saigon, experts warn

Saigon residents face the risk of burned eyes and skin even after brief exposure to the sun, doctors caution.
February 18, 2019 | 01:20 pm GMT+7

Scientists say Earth is at risk of becoming 'hothouse'

A new U.S. study says Earth is approaching "hothouse" conditions if global temperatures rise more than 2 degrees Celsius.
August 10, 2018 | 10:41 am GMT+7

Sanctions-hit N Korea warns of natural disaster brought by heat wave

North Korea on Thursday called for an "all-out battle" against record temperatures that threaten crops.
August 03, 2018 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration as global warming brings more high temperatures.
July 16, 2018 | 11:24 am GMT+7

Heat wave kills 19 in Canada

The elderly or people suffering from chronic or mental illnesses are vulnerable people.
July 05, 2018 | 11:45 am GMT+7

Summer makes it hot for Hanoians

In the last few weeks, Hanoi and its residents have sweltered as never before, and finding some respite has been difficult.
July 04, 2018 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Heat wave sends power consumption to record high in northern Vietnam

The previous record had been set just a week earlier, said the national power utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN).
July 04, 2018 | 11:08 am GMT+7

Mercury soars to 40 degrees as north, central Vietnam swelter

Prolonged heat wave drives up power consumption, increasing risk of shortages during the dry season.
July 03, 2018 | 08:02 am GMT+7
 
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