February 28th, 2012

 

The Cultural Heritage Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will invest VND3 billion (US$144,000) next year to combat termites that have been damaging historic houses in Hoi An Ancient Town in central Quang Nam Province for a long time.

 

February 24th, 2012

 

While climate change is still a hot topic at workshops and meetings, where scientists and state officials discuss measures to curb its impacts, the central coast of Vietnam is experiencing erosion. Coastal resort projects and erosion caused by climate change are now real threats...

 

February 22nd, 2012

 

The Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) has warned of clean water shortage for the region along the Dong Nai River basin as the current water source is under threat of pollution from industrial and household wastewater discharges.

 

February 18th, 2012

 

A small scale stove-type waste burning system was built in 10 schools in Tra Cu District in southern Tra Vinh Province. This was used to change their old dumping system following the model of Tap Son Secondary School who in turn adapted the system two years ago after finding out...

 

February 17th, 2012

 

Nha Trang is famous for its spectacular beaches. In fact, its beaches are so beautiful that you wouldn’t even think about visiting the nearby town’s other tourist destinations anymore. Nha Trang’s waters are crystal-clear and the sand sparkle like stars.

 

February 16th, 2012

 

Unlike most restaurants, KOTO not only simply serves food to its clients, but also helps other people along the way. Living under its motto “Know One, Teach One,” it gives street kids and other disadvantaged children actual experience in restaurant work to take them out of the...

 

February 14th, 2012

 

Tra Su Cajuput Forest in An Giang Province, around ten kilometers from the Vietnam-Cambodia border gate, is one of the most popular tourist sites in the Mekong Delta.

Covering 845 hectares in the center and 643 hectares in peripheries, the forest is a national reserve and home...

 

February 11th, 2012

 

The telecommunications quality has been improved significantly over the last year, according to the annual quality audit released by the Ministry of Information and Communications last Wednesday.

 

February 9th, 2012

 

A number of infrastructure projects are currently ongoing in eastern Ho Chi Minh City. As a result, the property market in the area is expected to increase significantly. This data is according to Vietnam Investment Review.

Among the constructions going on in Ho Chi Minh City...

 

February 7th, 2012

 

The 22.7kg turtle caught by a Hanoi’s fisherman was sold to a Chinese trader at the price of VND180 million (nearly $9,000) on October 14.