Feel the burn: Experts warn of more deadly heat waves for Vietnam International

Hot weather is threatening to claim more lives according to a new study that forecasts dramatic temperature rises in Vietnam and across the world by the end of the century. The study published in Nature Climate Change said that nearly a third of people around the world are currently exposed to deadly heat waves, and […]

Vietnam set for agriculture reform to support Paris climate agreement: report International

Vietnam has pledged to reform its agricultural sector to cut greenhouse gas emission by up to 25 percent by 2030, but it will need financial support. Officials and experts said at a recent meeting in Hanoi that the country is committed to Paris climate goals and to cutting down at least 8 percent of its […]

Saigon looking to get smart with renewed environment drive International

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have backed up a commitment to focus on environmental issues as part of their efforts to transform the southern metropolis into a smart city. Vietnam’s largest city is currently among the 10 cities globally most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Nguyen Thien Nhan, Ho Chi Minh City’s […]

Saigon is sinking: Land subsidence an alarming issue in southern Vietnam – expert International

Ho Chi Minh City has been sinking for decades, posing a serious risk to the local economy and livelihoods, experts warned. Alarming numbers regarding subsidence in Ho Chi Minh City have been published recently in a study by a group of scientists at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, led by Le Van […]

Saigon is falling: Land subsidence an alarming issue in southern Vietnam – expert International

Ho Chi Minh City has been sinking for decades, posing a serious risk to the local economy and livelihoods, experts warned. Alarming numbers regarding subsidence in Ho Chi Minh City have been published recently in a study by a group of scientists at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, led by Le Van […]