Over 10,200 areas in Vietnam face landslide threats Environment

Over 10,200 areas in Vietnam face landslide threats

Vietnam has more than 10,200 sites prone to landslide risks located in ten northern mountainous localities, according to the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources under Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Ly Son geopark in central province seeks global status   Society

Ly Son geopark in central province seeks global status

Chairman of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council Guy Martini has expressed his hope that the central province of Quang Ngai will submit the dossiers of the Ly Son geopark to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to seek a global status next year.
Mekong blighted by river erosion Environment

Mekong blighted by river erosion

The Mekong Delta, home to some 18 million inhabitants, is plagued by severe riverbank erosion, which has been blamed on climate change and human factors.
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ASEAN countries boost mineral cooperation

The 10 th ASEAN Senor Officials Meeting on Minerals (ASOM) in Bangkok from March 3-5 focused on discussing regional cooperation to boost investment and sustainable development as well as improve management capacity in the mining industry.