Many forest fire hotspots discovered in Indonesia World

Many forest fire hotspots discovered in Indonesia

The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) in Pekanbaru, Indonesia, has detected 54 hotspots at high risk of bush and forest fires in several parts of Riau province, Sumatra island.
HCM City’s buses flout safety laws: authorities Society

HCM City’s buses flout safety laws: authorities

Carrying more passengers and cargo than permitted and lack of fire safety equipment including extinguishers were the most common violations committed by inter-provincial public transport buses, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport reported following inspections.
Higher tax proposed to cut smoking Videos

Higher tax proposed to cut smoking

Statistics show 15.6 million Vietnamese people above 15 years old smoke, putting Vietnam in the 3rd place in ASEAN and 9th in the world in the number of smokers.
Holiday season is prone to fires Society

Holiday season is prone to fires

Fire prevention police across Vietnam have issued warnings on the use of fire, electricity and petrol during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Malaysia halts imports from DPRK World

Malaysia halts imports from DPRK

Malaysia recently has halted all imports from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) as part of efforts to cut off funding over its nuclear and missile programmes.
Craft villages shun worker safety Society

Craft villages shun worker safety

In the 39-degree Celsius heat of a summer day, carpenters in the craft village of Minh Duc in Phu Tho province diligently chop up large wooden logs to make furniture in their home-based wood workshops.