Sympathy to Algeria over serious forest fires Politics

Sympathy to Algeria over serious forest fires

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 22 sent a message of sympathy to President Abdelmadjid Tebboune of Algeria over huge losses in human lives and assets caused by serious forest fires in some northeastern provinces recently.
Vietnamese lecturer honoured in Australia for developing fireproof material Society

Vietnamese lecturer honoured in Australia for developing fireproof material

Nguyen Thuy Quynh, a Vietnamese lecturer at RMIT University in Australia has been named in The Australian’s 2021 Research magazine as Australia’s top researcher in composite materials for her project on manufacturing fireproof materials to help protect buildings and other constructions from being destroyed by forest fires.
Trumpet village keeps fires burning Culture - Sports

Trumpet village keeps fires burning

Located more than 100 kilometres south of Hanoi, the Pham Phao Catholic village in Nam Dinh province’s Hai Hau district has a long history of traditional bronze casting. Local craftsmen kept the passion burning by creating unique bronze trumpets, which came to play a significant role in the spiritual lives of local Catholics.
Forest fires complicate COVID-19 fight in Indonesia World

Forest fires complicate COVID-19 fight in Indonesia

Smog from forest fires in Indonesia could complicate the country's efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, as its government has no contingency plan for additional respiratory diseases, local health experts warned on May 8.