Lan Khue, changing the world for the better

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Lan Khue, changing the world for the better

(VOV) - Lan Khue has been named an ambassador for the – Turn off the lights, turn on the ideas – campaign, aimed at raising public awareness about the adverse effects of climate change.

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Obama administration to announce remake of coal program, freeze leases

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Obama administration to announce remake of coal program, freeze leases

The Obama administration is due on Friday to announce an overhaul of how the United States manages coal development on federal land, and freeze new coal mining, according to government and conservationist sources, in a further move to confront climate change.

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Will climate change destroy Vietnam’s agriculture?

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Will climate change destroy Vietnam’s agriculture?

VietNamNet Bridge - If the sea water level rises by one meter, the rice growing area will be cut by half, from 4 million to 2 million hectares, experts say.

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Int’l workshop on 3E nexus for sustainable development

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Int’l workshop on 3E nexus for sustainable development

An international workshop was opened in the central city of Danang on January 14 to gain an insight into the Asia-Pacific Regional Initiative on Energy, Environment and Ecosystem (3E) Nexus for Sustainable Development.

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Southeast Asia burns up the ranks of global polluters

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Southeast Asia burns up the ranks of global polluters

As Southeast Asian economies boomed last decade, so did their pollution.

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Vietnamese students promote safe sex with free condom dispensers

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Vietnamese students promote safe sex with free condom dispensers

Many young Vietnamese do not feel comfortable buying condoms at a drug store or supermarket, and six university students in Da Nang want to change that.

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Dammed if they don’t: Mekong countries face crucial choice today

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Dammed if they don’t: Mekong countries face crucial choice today

This region is among the world's most vulnerable to climate change impacts. Fish harvests, for instance, are already declining due partly to drought in Cambodia's Tonlé Sap Lake, which supplies the country's 15 million people with more than a third of their protein. The Mekong Delta and its rich agricultural lands are also under grave threat from rising sea levels, storm inundation and their vulnerability to extreme weather.

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Goods replaced as supermarkets change hands

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Goods replaced as supermarkets change hands

VietNamNet Bridge - Big changes can be seen in the range of products displayed at supermarkets after the supermarkets fall into new hands.

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Obama tells US to embrace time of 'extraordinary change'

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Obama tells US to embrace time of 'extraordinary change'

President Barack Obama told Americans nervous about terror and a changing economy that they should not fear the future, in a farewell State of the Union address that drew sharp contrast with Republicans.

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Ninh Thuan tackles prolonged drought

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Ninh Thuan tackles prolonged drought

The central province of Ninh Thuan has taken a series of drastic measures to cope with a prolonged drought.

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UNDP helps Vietnam battle climate change

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UNDP helps Vietnam battle climate change

Basic knowledge of climate change, its impacts and measures to tackle and respond to the issue have been introduced to officials in the central province of Quang Ngai and the northern province of Lai Chau as part of a project supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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Abusing hormone replacement therapy, Vietnamese transgender people face danger

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Abusing hormone replacement therapy, Vietnamese transgender people face danger

Driven to be who they really are, many transgender people in Vietnam are abusing cross-sex hormone therapies by overdosing on pills and injecting and drinking hormones of unknown origin, despite the dangers, including death.

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Reduction of greenhouse gas in the construction industry

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Reduction of greenhouse gas in the construction industry

Over the past many years, the Vietnamese government, ministries, and sectors have been implementing Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs).

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Middle class: The key to fighting climate change?

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Caroline Anstey, global head of UBS and society at UBS, discusses her report on climate change and how it impacts the middle class. She speaks to Bloomberg's Stephen Engle on "First Up" at the UBS Greater China Conference in Shanghai.

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Vietnam’s coordinated measures to respond to climate change

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Vietnam’s coordinated measures to respond to climate change

(VOV) -Vietnam considers climate change response one of its key tasks in 2016 as Vietnam is one of the countries most affected by natural disasters and climate change.

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