Half Australia's Great Barrier Reef coral "dead or dying" - scientists

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Half Australia's Great Barrier Reef coral 'dead or dying' - scientists

Australian scientists said on Wednesday that just seven percent of the Great Barrier Reef, which attracts around A$5 billion ($3.90 billion) in tourism every year, has been untouched by mass bleaching that is likely to destroy half the coral.

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Press digest – April 19

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PM: Communication work vital to climate change response

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PM: Communication work vital to climate change response

Communication work plays the leading role in climate change response as public awareness of this issue still remains inappropriate, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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Netherlands lights up water tower in Hanoi

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The Hang Dau water tower, a historical relic with special architecture in Hanoi, is being illuminated at night from April 16 – 27, a project sponsored by the Netherlands.

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Netherlands lights up water tower in Hanoi

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Netherlands lights up water tower in Hanoi

The Hang Dau water tower, a historical relic with special architecture in Hanoi, is being illuminated at night from April 16 – 27, a project sponsored by the Netherlands.

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HCM City leader calls for US assistance in climate change response

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HCM City leader calls for US assistance in climate change response

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang asked for US assistance in responding to climate change in Vietnam while receiving US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius in the city on April 14.

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HCM City leader calls for US assistance in climate change response

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HCM City leader calls for US assistance in climate change response

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang asked for US assistance in responding to climate change in Vietnam while receiving US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius in the city on April 14.

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Mediocre governance performance highlights need for change in Vietnam

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Mediocre governance performance highlights need for change in Vietnam

A much worse performance in transparency is just one of quite a few disheartening results released Tuesday by the 2015 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI).

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VN expects comprehensive ties with World Bank

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VN expects comprehensive ties with World Bank

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed that Viet Nam always expects comprehensive cooperation with the World Bank during a meeting with country director Victoria Kwakwa on Saturday.

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How to make Hanoi run fast

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How to make Hanoi run fast

"We should feel ashamed when the capital city looks so dirty. We shouldn’t think things cannot be done quickly in Hanoi" Hanoi Party Secretary Hoang Trung Hai said at a recent meeting for this year’s Urban Order and Civilisation campaign in the city.

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New PM affirms continued cooperation with WB

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New PM affirms continued cooperation with WB

The Vietnamese Government will continue to tighten cooperation with the World Bank, especially in coping with climate change and saltwater intrusion, improving public administration and investment climate, and fighting corruption.

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Nations seek rapid ratification of Paris climate deal, four-year lock

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Nations seek rapid ratification of Paris climate deal, four-year lock

Many nations are pushing for swift ratification of a Paris agreement to slow climate change and lock it in place for four years before a change in the White House next year that might bring a weakening of Washington's long-term commitment.

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Changing fortunes in Vietnam

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Changing fortunes in Vietnam

My young puppy, Lulu, is now liberated after weeks of wearing a plaster cast, and is grinning from ear to ear. On a quiet Monday recently, I had a motorbike accident and burned my leg. Now I’m limping and she’s bouncing around. That’s what I call a change of fortune, when life takes a strange turn and either gets better or worse.

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World Bank hikes aid to poor nations fighting global warming

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The World Bank is boosting spending to help poorer countries battle global warming and power 150 million homes with renewable energy.

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EU outlines options for change to asylum system

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EU outlines options for change to asylum system

The European Union executive made proposals on Wednesday to reform EU asylum rules in response to the chaotic arrival of over a million migrants and refugees last year that has strained the bloc's cohesion.

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