Grandma fights against Vietnam’s deepening addiction to coal
24 May 2019 | 5:33 am
Toothless and nearly blind, a 99-year-old grandmother refuses to leave her plot of land even after officials demolished her home -- an extraordinary holdout against communist Vietnam's coal expansion projects.
24 Nov 2019
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13 Feb 2020
Vietnamese authorities block the access to Son Loi commune in Vinh Phuc province, home of some 10,600 people, where five residents have been tested positive to the COVID-19 virus. The quarantine starts on February 13 and will last for 20 days.
29 Mar 2020
A densely populated neighbor of China, Vietnam has a weak healthcare system and a low budget for combatting the coronavirus. So how has it managed to keep its COVID-19 infection rate so low?
30 Apr 2020
Vietnamese artists are wielding their paintbrushes in the country's fight against the coronavirus, designing propaganda posters that have popped up across Hanoi.
12 Jun 2020
In a sunny temple courtyard in Vietnam, a man pushes an iron rod hard against his eye socket and tries to make it bend -- his dizzying strength honed through years of practising centuries-old martial art Thien Mon Dao.
13 Oct 2020
Around a year after the tragedy in which 39 Vietnamese migrants were found dead inside a truck in Essex, UK, the victims' families could not forget the pain of losing their loved ones, but many don't want blame the accused smugglers that are currently on trial in London for the appalling tragedy.
14 Oct 2020
At least 18 people died and more than a dozen are missing after floods submerged homes in central Vietnam and rough seas capsized fishing boats, authorities said Monday, as another storm threatened fresh downpours.
19 Oct 2020
Heavy flooding and landslides have hit central Vietnam for more than a week. Rescue workers faced a dangerous situation, after 13 of them died trying to reach those trapped in the mud.
24 Oct 2020
More than 100 people have died and 20 others are missing in central Vietnam following weeks of severe flooding and landslides, as the country braces for yet another storm this weekend.
29 Oct 2020
Fallen trees are left lying across roads and homes without roofs in some of the worst destruction seen in years after Typhoon Molave hit central Vietnam.
1 Nov 2020
Vietnam's worst typhoon in 20 years has left rescuers scouring landslides at two hillside villages. At least 19 bodies have been found, dozens of residents are still missing. Two fishing boat crews are also missing.
22 Nov 2020
At least five people have been injured in Vietnam as the storm leaves a trail of devastation in the Philippines. Vamco is easing slightly after it was labeled as a typhoon with winds of up to 155 kilometers per hour.
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