ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought ASEAN

ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought

ASEAN-member countries have vowed to take immediate action to resolve problems caused by worsening drought in Southeast Asia, especially in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region, which is especially susceptible to global warming.
KOICA funds disaster risk reduction project in Da Nang Environment

KOICA funds disaster risk reduction project in Da Nang

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Da Nang city Huynh Duc Tho on November 12 worked with Director of the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Vietnam Kim Jin-oh on a project to reduce disaster risks funded by the Republic of Korea (RoK) in the central coastal city.
More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake World

More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake

At least six people were killed and nearly 200 others injured in a 6.6-magnitude earthquake which hit Cotabato province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on October 29, said local authorities.
Study predicts more severe droughts in Southeast Asia World

Study predicts more severe droughts in Southeast Asia

Future scenarios of drought in many parts of Southeast Asia may become more frequent and intense if actions are not taken now to build resilience, according to the latest joint study by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Vietnam to host green transport event Society

Vietnam to host green transport event

Vietnam will host the 12th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum in Asia (EST 12) this year, said the Ministry of Transport.