The economic losses due to early deaths caused by air pollution were equivalent to 5-7 per cent of Vietnam GDP last year, or US$11.4-15.9 billion, with at least 40,000 people dying of diseases related to pollution.
With a strong belief in the future of ‘Pax-Sinica’, Cambodia is one of the first states to express its firm support for BRI.
What makes the heat even more striking is that it’s only April. Most places in Vietnam see their hottest temperatures in June or July.
High temperatures have been reported across the country, throwing local life into chaos as the scorching heat of Vietnam’s summer takes hold.
More and more architecture students across Vietnam are learning new concepts as the country rolls out curriculum on environmentally friendly design.
Cat Ba Island, off Vietnam’s northeast coast, hosts a vast array of flora and fauna, including one of the rarest primate species in the world.
Xayaburi is the first lower Mekong River dam to attempt to mitigating environmental and social impacts through state-of-the-art facilities to flush sediments and to allow passage of migrating fish.