Environment still in jeopardy as ASEAN works toward change World

Environment still in jeopardy as ASEAN works toward change

Despite more than 40 years of environmental management in the ASEAN region, degradation of the environment continues, affecting the most vulnerable populations, a senior policy advisor for the Institute for Global Environment Strategies said on August 3 at a climate-change forum held in Vientiane, Laos.
Aid helicopter crashes in Malaysia World

Aid helicopter crashes in Malaysia

A police helicopter delivering supplies to displaced flood victims in northeastern Malaysia, crashed on December 31, injuring four crew members.
Ministry prioritises afforestation projects Environment

Ministry prioritises afforestation projects

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) is giving top priority to afforestation and reforestation projects in line with Vietnam's Support Programme to Respond to Climate Change (SP-RCC).
Business

Profits fail to bloom for flower farmers

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have managed a good supply of flower and ornamental trees for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) festival despite the long and heavy flooding the region suffered last year.
Society

Mekong Delta flood death toll reaches 18

Ongoing flooding in the Mekong Delta has claimed the lives of 15 children and three adults, announced the National Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control.
Society

Floods claim four lives in south

Over the past few days, prolonged downpours have caused flooding in several central and southern provinces, affecting local people's lives and near-harvested farm produce.
Politics

Lawmakers hold televised session

Numerous deputies used their alloted seven minutes to address the trade deficit; pollution and the widening income gap during the second day of 12th National Assembly's discussion session telivised live nationwide on Nov. 2.