US sends condolences to Linfa storm victims Society

US sends condolences to Linfa storm victims

The US Government extended its deepest condolences to the Vietnamese Government and people as they mourn those who perished due to significant flooding in the central region caused by recent Tropical Storm Linfa.
Philippines to import 250,000 tonnes of rice in June World

Philippines to import 250,000 tonnes of rice in June

The Philippines, one of the world's top rice buyers, plans to import 250,000 tonnes of the grain next month, in order to increase stockpiles before the lean harvest season and offset potential crop damage during the typhoon season.
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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.