• Ho Chi Minh City classrooms not bright enough: survey 

    21/06/2011 05:00

    Most classrooms in Ho Chi Minh City do not have enough light, a recent survey by the city’s Energy Conservation Center has found.   Results of the survey, published at a recent conference in HCMC, said classrooms...

  • Glimmers of green hope for Asian cities 

    20/06/2011 05:00

    Financial district of Singapore is seen in this photo, taken at night. Glimmers of green hope for Asian cities From the putrid, ever-expanding slums in megalopolises such as Manila to the new Chinese industrial boomtowns,...

  • Chile court blocks giant Patagonia dam project 

    20/06/2011 05:00

    File photo of the Beltrand lake in Aysen Region, Chile. A Chilean court ordered the suspension of a project to build a complex of giant hydroelectric dams in the Patagonian wilderness, bowing to appeals by lawmakers and environmental groups....

  • Hackers attack 1,500 Vietnamese websites 

    18/06/2011 05:00

    A popular forum for Vietnamese white-hat hackers at www.hvaonline.net has also fallen prey to black-hat hackers. Foreign hackers have attacked an estimated 1,500 Vietnamese websites, including the online forum for white-hat hackers, since...

  • Rare frog species found in central Vietnam 

    18/06/2011 05:00

    World's red-listed Theloderma stellatum, also known as Taylor's Bug-eyed Frog, recently found in the central province of Quang Ngai, Vietnam. A wildlife organization Wednesday announced that it has found a rare species of frog in its...

  • Vietnam’s wildlife watchdog asks to halt bear bile-made gel 

    16/06/2011 05:00

    A wildlife trade management agency has asked the Drug Administration of Vietnam to withdraw the license of a massage gel which contains bile extracted from endangered bears, a news website reported Tuesday. The Convention...

  • Shark netted in central Vietnam 

    13/06/2011 05:00

    A gathered crowd watch the 60-kilogram shark caught in Quy Nhon on Sunday morning. A fisherman caught a 60-kilogram shark off the coast of the central province of Binh Dinh early Sunday morning. Pham Van Dau, 52, of Quy Nhon City was...

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