Islamic State attacks have increased this year, particularly in Iraq and Syria as the group responds to substantial territorial losses, a U.S.-based analysis firm IHS said on Sunday.
Astronomers have found a first-of-its-kind tailless comet whose composition may offer clues into long-standing questions about the solar system's formation and evolution, according to research published on Friday in the journal Science Advances.
VGP – Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung asked ministries, agencies and localities in the Mekong Delta to closely follow weather happenings and strengthen regional connections to cope with consequences caused by droughts and sea-water intrusion in the future.
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It is illegal to install an undersea sewage pipe, Vietnamese environment minister Tran Hong Ha has told Taiwanese steel company Formosa, which is the main suspect in an ongoing environmental disaster that has caused mass fish deaths in several central provinces.
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UN Security Council diplomats warned North Korea to expect a response after Pyongyang's repeated failed attempts to test-fire a powerful ballistic missile, the latest defiance of UN resolutions.
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The New Zealand Embassy in Vietnam announced Thursday that an aid package totaling US$50,000 would be provided to areas in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre most affected by drought and salinization that hit the region in February.
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Cambodia's two largest ports and the country’s biggest transport associations agreed yesterday to cut fees on container shipments in response to newly appointed Transportation Minister Sun Chanthol’s industry-wide call on Monday for solutions to reduce the high cost of logistics and transport.
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VGP – The Vietnamese Government, the United Nations and partners are appealing to the international community to support a US$48.5 million emergency response plan to deal with the ongoing droughts in the South Central Coast, Central Highlands and Southern regions of Viet Nam.
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VGP – The PM has given a nod to alterations to the project on urban environment and climate resilience in Dong Hoi (in Quang Binh province) and Hoi An (in Quang Nam province) cities.
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Vietnam has sent urgent appeals to international communities, asking for US$ 48.5 million to deal with the impact of increasingly severe drought and saltwater intrusion caused by the El Nino phenomenon.
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Vietnam has sent urgent appeals to international communities, asking for 48.5 million USD to deal with the impact of increasingly severe drought and saltwater intrusion caused by the El Nino phenomenon.
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Chairman of the Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan led the inspection delegation yesterday paid a working with Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development about carrying out policies and solutions of natural disaster and climate change response.
The long- lasting drought and saltwater influx hit nationwide. (Photo: SGGP)
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VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed the goodwill of Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Thomas Vilsack and the U.S. Government to accelerate cooperation with Viet Nam in response to climate change, expecting that the U.S. will help Viet Nam increase its capacity in food quarantine and clean production.
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Ho Chi Minh City yesterday launched the national action month for response to National Week of Clean Water and Environmental Hygiene and the World Environment Day.
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VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed that responding to climate change is the responsibility of the whole political system while addressing the sixth meeting of the National Committee on Climate Change on April 19.
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