Vietnam

The grass in Vietnam may not be that green

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.

28 November 2018
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Vietnam's bid to avoid F1 flop

Formula One's mixed history in Asia shows that Vietnam will need to steer clear of the problems that plagued other races when it joins the circuit in 2020, experts say.

9 November 2018
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Vietnam to host F1 race in 2020

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.

4 November 2018
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Disaster-proofing Southeast Asia’s poor

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.

24 October 2018
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Dissident Vietnam blogger released

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.

18 October 2018
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