Truck driver gets five years after causing major power outage in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

A court sentenced a truck driver to five years in jail on Wednesday, four years after he performed a reckless maneuver that caused massive power outages throughout southern Vietnam.

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Local authorities urge evaluation of subsidence in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

As subsidence continues to devour more houses along rivers in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, a comprehensive assessment has been suggested.

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Indonesia sues Thailand's PTT, PTTEP for $2 billion over oil spill

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

The Indonesian government is suing Thailand's state-owned PTT and PTT Exploration and Production for around $2 billion for alleged damage to the environment from an oil spill in the Timor Sea eight years ago.

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Riverbank collapses, sinking roads, houses in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Following recent land collapse in the southern Vietnamese province of An Giang, large sections of riverbank in the same area and another province subsided on Friday, sinking three other dwellings.

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United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger dragged from plane

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident that sparked international outrage.

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New Zealand-funded project helps ensure dam safety

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on April 24 launched a project to ensure the safety of dams in Vietnam, which is funded by the Government of New Zealand.

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Locals barricade road to save environment in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Residents in the southern Vietnamese province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau have blocked a local road as a last resort in their battle against the damage and pollution caused by trucks traveling to and from a nearby port.

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Australia floods still rising with two dead, four missing

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Flooded rivers were still rising Saturday in two Australian states with two women dead and four people missing after torrential rains in the wake of a powerful tropical cyclone.

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Most beverage manufacturing facilities are unlicensed

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Only 12% of the alcohol manufacturing facilities in Vietnam meet business requirements and given permits by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Torrential rain, floods hamper Australia cyclone relief

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Torrential rain hampered relief efforts on Thursday after a powerful cyclone wreaked havoc in northeast Australia, with floods sparking emergency rescues as fed-up tourists wait to be evacuated from resort islands.

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Kayak tours banned in Ha Long Bay

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

The administration of the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh, home to Ha Long Bay, has slapped a ban on kayak tours at the World Natural Heritage Site, citing its damage to the local tourism environment.

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Tourists panic as quake rattles Bali

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

DENPASAR: Tourists fled their hotels in panic on Bali Wednesday (Mar 22) after the popular Indonesian holiday island was rattled by an early morning earthquake.

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Indonesia finds extensive reef damage after cruise ship runs aground

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

A British-flagged cruise ship damaged more than 18,000 square meters (4.4 acres) of coral when it ran aground in waters popular with divers off Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua, government officials said on Wednesday.

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First stomach cancer surgery carried out with robot

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Dan Hospital on March 20 conducted the first stomach cancer surgery with robot arms for a male patient, 54, from the Mekong Delta Dong Thap Province.

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Glyphosate not classified as carcinogen by ECHA

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)'s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) on March 15 agreed to maintain the current harmonised classification of glyphosate as a substance causing serious eye damage and being toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects, but concluded that the available scientific evidence did not meet the criteria to classify glyphosate as a carcinogen, as a mutagen or as toxic for reproduction.

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