More trees will be felled for Ho Chi Minh City subway

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

More trees will be felled for Ho Chi Minh City subway

Trees in 23.9 Park in front of Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City will be uprooted and cut down next year as the Ben Thanh Central Station breaks ground. Photo credit: Tuoi Tre

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Vietnam hub breaks ground on first underground metro section

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam hub breaks ground on first underground metro section

Trees in front of the Saigon Opera House before being cut down to make way for the city's first underground metro station. Photo credit: Tuoi Tre

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Trees felled for first metro station in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

City workers cut down number of large, century-old trees in front of the Saigon Opera House on Tuesday morning to make way for Saigon's first underground metro line station, VnExpress reported.

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Rare trees in natural reserve cut down

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Forest rangers in Dak Nong Province have confirmed that at least 113 rare trees were recently cut down in the Nam Nung Natural Forest Reserve Area in Dak G'long District.

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Central region fights against drought

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Central region fights against drought

VietNamNet Bridge – Currently, the central provinces face to water shortage because of heat waves accompanied with highest temperature during previous days.

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Old forests cut down as Chinese traders order unripe beans

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Old forests cut down as Chinese traders order unripe beans

VietNamNet Bridge – Forests in the districts of Son Ha, Tay Tra and Son Tay in the central province of Quang Ngai are being cut down to sell unripe Sterculia lychnophora beans, which locals call “uoi”, to sell to Chinese businesspeople.

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Central Highlands loses forestland to cassava fields

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Central Highlands loses forestland to cassava fields

VietNamNet Bridge – Deforestation in the Central Highlands has reached at an alarming level in the Chumomray National Park and Ngoc Linh Natural Sanctuary where farmers have cut down trees to plant cassava, analysts have said.

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Latex prices plunge, rubber trees axed

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Farmers in central and southeastern provinces have cut down more rubber trees as the price of latex has plummeted.

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Mekong Delta city saves 13 mln kWh of electricity

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho saved 13 million kWh of electricity over the first four months of 2014, up 9 percent from a year earlier, according to the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.

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Vietnam, the freest country in the world

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam, the freest country in the world

A vendor sells snail noodle at her open air street shop in downtown Hanoi. In Vietnam, many sidewalks are gobbled up by cafés, eateries, and motorbikes. Photo: AFP

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Agricultural support agreement reached with UN

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) signed a major cooperative project in Hanoi on March 7.

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78,000 ha of cashew cut down in last five years

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

78,000 ha of cashew cut down in last five years

VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 78,000 hectares of cashew have been cut down by farmers in the past five years to make room for cultivating other crops like rubber and pepper, which is ascribed to price instability, low yield and poor supporting policies from local relevant authorities, heard a web conference on Tuesday.

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Losing customers, mobile network operators down 3G fees again

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

Losing customers, mobile network operators down 3G fees again

VietNamNet Bridge – Mobile network operators, which, ignoring users’ complaints in deciding on raising 3G service fees two months ago, have cut down the fee again in an effort to retain 3G subscribers. The battle of wits between network operators and customers continues.

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National park official’s son commits deforestation

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 25 month(s) ago

A son of a deputy director at Yok Don National Park in Dak Lak Province has illegally cut down five trees of precious species in the park.

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Illegal logging damages Ca Mau Park

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

Local authorities are struggling to control the illegal logging at the Mui Ca Mau (Ca Mau Cape) National Park, one of the country's largest submerged forests and a World Biosphere Reserve.

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