Environment

Storm Sinlaku enters East Sea, downpours occur in northern, central regions

Storm Sinlaku enters East Sea, downpours occur in northern, central regions

A tropical depression developed into a storm, named Sinlaku, at noon of August 1, becoming the second to enter the East Sea since the beginning of this year.

Quang Ninh’s largest freshwater lake dries up

The largest freshwater lake in the northern province of Quang Ninh has seen the lowest water level for nearly 40 years.

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Son La aftershocks five days after 5.3 magnitude earthquake

Another aftershock was reported in Son La Province in the early morning of August 1 after a 5.3 magnitude quake on July 27.

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Heavy rains forecasted for Vietnam from August

Widespread heavy rains are forecasted to hit the northern and central regions from August 1 to 3.

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Mekong Delta faces increasing erosion along rivers, canals

The beginning of the rainy season has worsened land erosion along rivers and canals in the Mekong Delta.

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Hanoi air quality worsens

Air quality in Hanoi has worsened over recent days after an improvement thanks to recent good weather.

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Two bears rescued from illegal animal trade

Ninh Binh Bear Sanctuary has announced that they have received two Asian black bears from the illegal animal trade in Lai Chau Province.

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Vietnam proposes audit on water resources in Mekong River basin

The State Audit of Vietnam proposed that an audit on water resources in the Mekong River basin be conducted by the agency called "ASOSAI's cooperative environmental audit in Southeast Asia in the 2020-2021 period".

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