Illegal logging destroys Dak Lak pine forest

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

Illegal logging destroys Dak Lak pine forest

Over 90 per cent of the pine forest along the Ho Chi Minh Highway that runs through Krong Buk District in Dak Lak Province has been destroyed by residents as well as the local administration.

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Distraught locals worry about effects of the "devil's tree"

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 day(s) ago

Distraught locals worry about effects of the 'devil's tree'

Residents of Khanh Hoa Province have been complaining about the strong fragrance of a blossoming tree called alstonia scholaris, or devil's tree.

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Heavy downpour floods HCMC streets, uproots trees

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

A heavy downpour flooded Ho Chi Minh City streets and uprooted trees, damaging cars and motorbikes on Friday afternoon.

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Ajinomoto deploys “let’s create smiles for the earth” campaign

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Ajinomoto deploys “let’s create smiles for the earth” campaign

On October 23, 2014, Ajinomoto Vietnam Co., Ltd. conducted the “Clean Up The Earth Together Day” activity at the Ajinomoto Bien Hoa Factory and Long Thanh Factory.

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The palmyra sugar harvest in southern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang are currently harvesting sugar from thousands of palmyra trees. The Bay Nui community (so-named for the seven mountains in their area) are busy climbing on the dangerously tall trees to pick palmyra fruit, decant its juice and reduce it to a pungent sugar paste.

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Ben Tre expands coconut groves

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Ben Tre expands coconut groves

Ben Tre Province, the country's largest coconut cultivation area, plans to grow an additional 10,000ha of coconut trees in areas affected by climate change to 2020.

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Tu Na bird garden attracts tourists in flood season

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The Tu Na bird garden in the southernmost province of Ca Mau is a popular destination for tourists, especially during the flood season.

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Special ant breed offers natural protection for farmer’s crops

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Special ant breed offers natural protection for farmer’s crops

VietNamNet Bridge – Doan Van Le, a farmer in Tay Hoa Commune of Trang Bom District in the southern province of Dong Nai, no longer uses pesticides on his crops and now relies exclusively on ants that he breeds.

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Ho Chi Minh City lumberjacks aim saws at stunning downtown alleé

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City plans to clear a majestic alleé of nearly 100 mahogany trees on Ton Duc Thang Street to make way for a bridge connecting Districts 1 and 2.

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New opportunities for Vietnam’s cocoa industry

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Agricultural officials, experts, farmers, and business executives on September 30 discussed the state of the cocoa industry and the opportunities to develop it in Binh Phuoc and the south-eastern region at a seminar held in the province.

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Vietnam Lt Col spends 20 years propagating Hoang Sa’s symbolic trees

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

After countless failed attempts during two decades, a lieutenant colonel in the central province of Quang Ngai has finally bred one of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago’s iconic trees successfully and gifted them to military units and individuals nationwide.

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Ho Chi Minh City to fell 200 trees in District 2

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City will chop down more than 200 trees in District 2 to make way for several infrastructure projects, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reported.

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Over 200 trees to be removed from street in HCMC’s District 2

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Over 200 trees to be removed from street in HCMC’s District 2

An urban traffic management agency in Ho Chi Minh City has prepared a plan to cut down about 215 trees on a street in District 2, as they cannot grow appropriately due to several factors and are vulnerable to strong winds.

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Cashew-tree cultivation declines

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Viet Nam has about 313,000ha of cashew trees, down 120,000ha against 2005, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Plant Cultivation Department.

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Typhoon Kalmaegi slams into northern provinces

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Typhoon Kalmaegi slams into northern provinces

(VOV) - Category 10 tropical storm Kalmaegi made landfall in northern Quang Ninh and Hai Phong provinces on September 16 with sustained wind speeds in excess of 118km/h, uprooting big trees and ripping off house roofs.

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