Floods spark landslide in eastern China killing 21 people
16/11/2015 (GMT+7)
 More than 2,000 rescuers are searching for survivors of a landslide in eastern China that has killed at least 21 people.

Cost of not acting on climate change: US$33 billion
08/11/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Up to US$33 billion could be going up in smoke annually by 2030 if Vietnam does not act on climate change,

Flooding affects 26% of HCMC citizens
05/11/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Flooding impacts around 26% of city dwellers and costs this economic hub of Vietnam thousands of billions of Vietnam dong a year, said the HCMC center for the anti-flood program.

Floods hit 700 households in Khanh Hoa
04/11/2015 (GMT+7)
 More than 700 households along National Highway 1A section are submerged after heavy rain hit the Cam Ranh township, central coastal Khanh Hoa Province.

Urgent action needed to offset Mekong Delta climate change
28/10/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta, one of the most vulnerable deltas in the world in regard to climate change, must begin to take urgent measures to deal with the continuing consequences of changing weather patterns,

HCM City may allow private investors to build dikes
28/10/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The HCM City People’s Committee is considering allowing a private company to develop an anti-flooding project to prevent high tides, capitalized at VND9.85 trillion.

Hurricane Patricia: Risk of floods and landslides
24/10/2015 (GMT+7)
 Mexico's president has warned that Hurricane Patricia still poses a threat of floods and landslides as it brings heavy rain to parts of the country.

Is pollution from China unavoidable?
22/10/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Air and water pollution from China have affected Vietnam, and no solutions have been found.

Don’t blame God for urban floods, or climate change
19/10/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Not only big cities like HCM City and Hanoi, but also smaller cities such as Hai Phong, Hai Duong, Da Nang, Can Tho, and Vinh Long are having more floods whenever it rains.

Social News 30/9
30/09/2015 (GMT+7)
 Police arrest women with rare turtles in luggage, Rumours hit big-drumstick chicken trademark, Funding shortage hinders Viet Nam HIV/AIDS fight, Thousands live in danger of floods, Thanh Hoa to fight against child marriage

Mekong Delta farmers warned climate change to affect livelihood
24/09/2015 (GMT+7)
If there are no reasonable solutions to adapt to climate change, Mekong River Delta residents will have to scale down their agricultural production in the near future, or go bankrupt because of lack of materials for production.

Floods kill four in Nghe An
22/09/2015 (GMT+7)
 Floods caused by torrential rains over the past few days killed four people in the central province of Nghe An as of September 21, the provincial Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Search-and-Rescue reported.

HCM City struggles to cope with record rainfall, floods
21/09/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Heavy rain continued to flood parts of southern HCM City last Saturday as the city's billion dollars worth of anti-flooding infrastructure could not drain the water out fast enough.

Social News 20/9
20/09/2015 (GMT+7)
 Norway helps Vietnam surmount bomb, mine aftermaths, Eight dead as floods raging in central Vietnam, Lack of cash ends resettlement work, Pollution kills millions of Quang Tri shrimp, Bac Ninh gets specialised technology centre

10 memorable photos of the flooding in Saigon on Sept 15
18/09/2015 (GMT+7)
Heavy rains on the afternoon and evening of September 15 in HCM City caused deep flooding in many areas. Some people went to the street to catch fish or play on floats. The next morning, some locations were still submerged under 0.5m of water.

Japan floods: Rescue work continues amid deadly floods
11/09/2015 (GMT+7)
 Rescue work is continuing across northeast Japan, where at least three people have died in severe flooding and many remain stranded.

Philippines: Typhoon Goni leaves trail of destruction
24/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 Ten people have been killed as Typhoon Goni dumped torrential rain in the northern Philippines, triggering landslides and floods, officials say.

Social News 22/8
22/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 Riverside landslides to hit Saigon & Dong Nai rivers, Accident inside Hai Van tunnel kills one, Man killed in flash floods after heavy rain in Son La, Wild animals found in Hue passenger van, Tobacco company in Bac Ninh catches fire

Tiny charitable acts can make a big difference
16/08/2015 (GMT+7)
"Do charity" is a term we've heard more often than usual these days, as Quang Ninh Province and several localities in the northern region have been battered by prolonged torrential rains, flash floods and landslides over the past week.

Halong Bay facing environmental pollution after floods
11/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 Environmentalists warn recent prolonged flooding in northern Quang Ninh Province has washed tonnes of coal dust and metal into Halong Bay, threatening its fragile ecosystem.