2017 was a devastating year for countries most vulnerable to natural disasters.
In the Southeast Asian region, loss of area under natural forests is largely driven by natural resources extraction and demand for more land for production of food and other commodities.
With globalisation in full force, more and more Southeast Asian countries are beginning to realise the importance of economic cooperation for the sake of economic growth.
The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Vietnam is collaborating to transform the country’s bourgeoning textile and apparel industry more sustainable.
Vietnam will host a Formula One race in April 2020, Hanoi city officials said Thursday, becoming the third Southeast Asian nation to welcome top-flight racing as the franchise seeks to move into new markets.
In a world with warmer atmospheric temperature, the already observed changes to the climate are expected to further worsen, resulting in increasingly more frequent and intense weather events.
A dissident Vietnamese blogger known by the pen name "Mother Mushroom" was on her way to freedom in the United States (US) on Wednesday after being released from prison where she was serving 10 years for anti-state propaganda, sources told AFP.