Philippines works to reduce La Nina impacts World

Philippines works to reduce La Nina impacts

The Philippine government is implementing a comprehensive programme to lessen the impact of La Nina, stated Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma on June 1.
Vietnam shares experience on disaster preparedness Environment

Vietnam shares experience on disaster preparedness

Ambassador Le Hoai Trung, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, shared Vietnam’s experience on disaster preparedness at the launch of IASC/ODI Report “Dare to Prepare: Taking Risks Seriously” on February 27. Following is the full text of his presentation.
Environment

Vietnam and the race against climate change

Vietnam has experienced unusual weather developments with higher numbers of storms and low pressures this year, which is dubbed as the Pacific typhoon season - an event in which tropical cyclones form in the west of the Pacific Ocean.
Environment

Coping with climate change

Regional cooperation is needed to cope with climate change in Southeast Asia, speakers said at a symposium held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on June 4.