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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).

Seminar focuses on India-Vietnam maritime cooperation

Politics

Seminar focuses on India-Vietnam maritime cooperation

The Vietnamese Embassy in India, in collaboration with India’s National Maritime Foundation (NMF) and the Centre for Vietnamese Studies, held a seminar with the theme “India-Vietnam Maritime Cooperation: Exploring Convergences” in New Delhi on April 23.

OANA news agencies share experience to regain trust in mainstream news

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OANA news agencies share experience to regain trust in mainstream news

In the context that websites and social media are flooded with unverified information, members of the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) shared experience in regaining trust in mainstream news on the occasion of the 44th OANA Executive Board Meeting hosted by the Vietnam News Agency in Hanoi from April 18-20.

Indonesia: Mount Agung spews 2,000-m tall ash column

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Indonesia: Mount Agung spews 2,000-m tall ash column

Seismographs recorded an eruption of Mount Agung on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on April 4, which spewed out a massive column of ash measuring 2,000 m in height, said head of Bali’s disaster mitigation office Made Rentin.