Beekeeping farmers in Viet Nam are earning more and tackling climate change by helping to regrow coastal mangrove forests in a UNDP-backed project.
While some of the specific details are still unknown, the Vietnamese government has said tree planting will mostly occur in developed areas such as cities.
While COVID-19 dampened global demand for electricity, Viet Nam delivered a 25-fold increase in its solar power capacity last year.
Viet Nam has joined with the World Economic Forum and WWF-Viet Nam to launch the Viet Nam National Plastic Action Partnership to fight plastic pollution.
The COVID-19 death toll in countries in East Asia, including Vietnam and Singapore, has been low compared to western nations. This could be why.
Increasing daytime temperatures in Vietnam have forced rice farmers to work at night. Vietnam experienced its highest temperature on record last year.
Vietnam became one of the first countries to report a COVID-19 infection outside of China, but no one has died from the disease. This is how the country responded.
Asia-Pacific countries have been praised for their containment strategies, and many are now cautiously announcing plans to reopen their schools and get people back to work.
Today's top stories include WHO's guidelines for countries easing lockdown restrictions and a free rice "ATM" to feed Viet Nam's poorest during the crisis.
An entrepreneur in Ho Chi Minh City has invented a 'rice ATM' to help those unable to work during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Author Matt McCarthy tells our World Vs Virus podcast about NYC's battle against COVID-19. Also: to test or not to test; and a submariner's lockdown tips.
Despite more limited resources, Viet Nam has defied expectations and is tackling the spread of coronavirus. Here’s how.
The COVID-19 outbreak has shaken an Asian electronics supply chain still smarting from the U.S.-China trade war.
A new project in Viet Nam hopes to develop scalable local solutions to the country's plastic waste problem. Here's how it will work.
In 2017, its trade as a percentage of GDP rose above 200% - the highest level for any country of over 50 million people, according to World Bank data.