January 17, 2020 | 11:40
Vietnam grappled with nearly 4,000 disasters and incidents in 2019, an increase of 57.9 percent compared to the previous year.
November 20, 2018 | 21:25
BARCELONA: One person was killed on Tuesday (Nov 20) and 49 others were injured, five seriously, when a train derailed near Barcelona due to a landslide caused by heavy rains, emergency services and Spain's rail operator said.
November 14, 2018 | 08:00
It was billed as a "Davos for democracy". But will the newly launched Paris Peace Forum, the latest addition to international conferencing, have an impact?
September 25, 2018 | 09:04
France's foreign minister said an African Union-led plan was the only viable way to end fighting among rival factions in the Central African Republic, pushing back on Monday (Sep 24) against an alternative peace process steered by Russia.
September 14, 2010 | 00:42
Adapting to climate change requires building on the nation’s experience in disaster management
April 05, 2004 | 18:03
NATURAL disasters, calamities and epidemics have dealt a heavy blow to economic growth in Vietnam in the first quarter of this year, according to the latest report from the General Statistical Office (GSO).