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Heat wave kills 400 in Pakistan's Karachi, but rain expected

10:25 | 06/24/2015

A devastating heat wave has killed more than 400 people in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi over the past three days, health officials said on June 23, as paramilitaries set up emergency medical camps in the streets.

Green Earth Hour campaign kicks off in HCM City

17:40 | 03/14/2015

The Green Earth Hour campaign in Vietnam was launched with a ceremony at the Youth Culture House in District 1, HCM City, on March 14.

Hanoi to host turn off lights festival

18:33 | 01/14/2015

(VOV) -In response to the “Earth Hour” campaign which will take place from 20.30 to 21.30 pm on March 28, a launching ceremony of “Turn off the lights, turn on the ideas 2015″ contest and “I ride a bike today” campaign will be held at Laca Coffee in Hanoi on January 15, with the participation of hundreds of young people.

Hanoi to host turn off lights festival

12:15 | 03/28/2014

(VOV) -As many as 5,000 people are expected to attend a turn off the lights festival in Hanoi on March 29 in response to the 2014 Earth Hour campaign.

Green Earth Hour campaign launched

18:34 | 03/15/2014

(VOV) - More than 1,000 volunteers gathered at a ceremony to launch the “Green Earth Hour” Campaign in Ho Chi Minh City on March 15.

Trade ministry launches energy-saving campaign

09:25 | 03/07/2014

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) officially launched a campaign ahead of the 2014 Earth Hour on March 6, urging everyone to make changes for a greener planet.

HCM City launches 2013 Earth Hour campaign

16:21 | 03/03/2013

A ceremony to launch the 2013 Earth Hour campaign in Ho Chi Minh City was held in the Cultural Youth House on March 3.

Vinaphone offers mobile service on flights

09:29 | 07/13/2012

Vietnam’s giant mobile service provider Vinaphone announced on July 12 its mobile service on a number of international flights.

Thousands attend Earth Hour 2012

14:54 | 04/01/2012

The Earth Hour 2012 campaign, with the slogan ‘I Will if You Will’ calling for different organisations, businesses and people to act against global climate change, put on events in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on March 31.

Earth Hour 2012

23:07 | 03/30/2012

Saturday, March 31, from 8.30 to 9.30pm is "Earth Hour", the biggest voluntary, unified, global conservation effort in the world.

Activists respond to Earth Hour campaign

18:54 | 03/25/2012

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on March 25 as part of the 2012 Earth Hour campaign to raise public awareness of energy saving and environmental protection.

Investing in renewable energy to save power

13:14 | 08/18/2011

Many families and businesses have started using energy-saving products to cope with the soaring prices of electricity, petrol, and gas. However, there remain certain snags in developing renewable energy in Vietnam.

Vietnam joins Earth Hour 2011

18:52 | 03/21/2011

The capital city Hanoi will switch off its lighting systems from 20h30-21h30 on March 26 to support this year’s Earth Hour.

Vietnam launches 2011 Earth Hour campaign

18:08 | 03/08/2011

Thousands of Vietnamese people will turn off their lights and electrical equipment for one hour, starting from 8.30 pm on March 26 in response to the 2011 Earth Hour.

Earth Hour 2010 programme announced in HCM City

17:53 | 03/03/2010

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Vietnam announced the Earth Hour 2010 programme in HCM City on March 3.