Vietnamese hospitals are struggling to recruit nurses after many have quit saying they are overworked and poorly paid, placing greater burdens on those who stay on the job.
Three workers in Ha Tinh died following an accident at Taiwanese steel plant Formosa, which was responsible for one of Vietnam's most infamous environmental crises back in 2016.
Hurricane Ian, one of the worst storms ever to hit the United States, roared into South Carolina on Friday, delivering a powerful second punch after walloping Florida.
The Indian capital of New Delhi will enforce a 15-step action plan to curb pollution ahead of the arrival of winter, when a haze of toxic smog envelops the world's most polluted city.
One worker died and two others were injured in an explosion while doing pipe maintenance work at a thermal power plant run by Taiwan-invested Formosa in central Vietnam.