Dry weather raises fire alert in Dien Bien Environment

Dry weather raises fire alert in Dien Bien

Hundreds of hectares of forests in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien, which were blanketed under ice and snow in the strongest cold spell in years in late January, are now at high fire.
Dry weather raises fire alert across nation Environment

Dry weather raises fire alert across nation

Prolonged dry weather has raised the risk of forest fires to extremely high levels across the country, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Department for Forest Protection
Haze makes over 300,000 Indonesians get sick ASEAN

Haze makes over 300,000 Indonesians get sick

More than 300,000 Indonesians were reportedly suffering from respiratory illnesses due to the worsening haze conditions in the dry season, Indonesia’s Ministry of Health announced on October 6.
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Mekong Delta farmers do well

The Mekong Delta is harvesting a bumper summer-autumn rice crop though the weather has been unfavourable, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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Ninh Thuan calls for WB investment in water reservoirs

Authorities from the central coastal province of Ninh Thuan have called for investment support from the Government and the World Bank (WB) in Vietnam to build a system of water reservoirs to cope with the prolonged droughts seen in recent years.
Indonesia’s coffee exports surge World

Indonesia’s coffee exports surge

Indonesia’s coffee exports are expected to increase by 10 percent to 1.3 billion USD this year thanks to the surge in the commodity’s price in the global market, said a trade official.