Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:57:41

forested area

Forested area down due to floods

Environment

Forested area down due to floods

The planted forest area in Vietnam reached 128,800 hectares in the first eight months of this year, a year-on-year decline of 8.7 percent, due to floods in northern mountainous provinces in August.

Mass graves found in Malay-Thai border

ASEAN

Mass graves found in Malay-Thai border

Malaysia police said on August 23 that they had found mass graves containing the remains of 24 people believed to be human trafficking victims in ​ Burma area near the border with Thailand.

Community key to fighting climate-change

Society

Community key to fighting climate-change

Integration of climate-change adaption strategies into policy development, especially at the community level, is needed to cope with weather changes in Vietnam's coastal areas, speakers urged at a workshop held in Can Gio last week.