Singapore records alarming surge in suicides World

Singapore records alarming surge in suicides

There were a total of 397 reported suicides in Singapore in 2018, a 10 percent increase from the 361 cases the year before, according to a report of the Samaritans of Singapore (SOS).
Disaster-hit households need help to resume daily lives Society

Disaster-hit households need help to resume daily lives

As people in flood-hit provinces struggle to piece together severely disrupted lives, local authorities are calling out for urgent help to deal with major damage suffered by dykes, irrigation works and other construction projects.
Quang Ngai rescues fishing vessel in distress Society

Quang Ngai rescues fishing vessel in distress

Authorities in the central province of Quang Ngai is making efforts to save a fishing vessel with seven fishermen on board, which encountered an accident while working near the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Environment

HCM City hard hit by climate change

Ho Chi Minh City will be one of the 11 major cities in south Asia and Southeast Asia to be hardest hit by climate change, said a World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) report.