Vietnam boosts protection of near-extinct pheasant

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Vietnam boosts protection of near-extinct pheasant

Vietnam will take drastic measures to protect the white-crest pheasant, an unique type of bird indigenous to Vietnam facing imminent extinction, with the intent to fully recover the species by 2030.

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Unused rice exports mount at northern border crossings

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Unused rice exports mount at northern border crossings

Thousands of tonnes of rice is currently stocked up in trailers queued up at the border gates with China in the Lao Cai Province.

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VEC to plant 700,000 trees along expressways

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As per the Vietnam Expressway Corporation’s plan (VEC), 50,000 trees will be planted along the 245 kilometer Noi Bai-Lao Cai expressway, which links Hanoi to the northern province of Lao Cai and around 200,000 trees will also be planted in the two expressways Cau Gie – Ninh Binh and HCMC-Long Thanh-Dau Giay.

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Minorities hold development forum

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Minorities hold development forum

To celebrate the annual cultural day of Viet Nam's ethnic groups, representatives of their communities met in Ha Noi to launch of a seminar and exhibition titled I Believe I Can – Changes from the Community.

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Da Nang tops provincial competitiveness ranking

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Da Nang tops provincial competitiveness ranking

The central city of Da Nang has once again topped Vietnam’s Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI), finishing in first place in 2014, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and USAID announced on April 16.

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The three-horn buffalo in Ben Tre

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The three-horn buffalo in Ben Tre

A three-horn buffalo was introduced at Ben Tre Coconut Festival 2015, which closed on April 14 in the southern province of Ben Tre.

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Da Nang tops Provincial Competitiveness Index again

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Da Nang tops Provincial Competitiveness Index again

The central city of Da Nang continued to be the top performer in the 2014 Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI), which was launched on April 16.

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Directorate orders monitoring of overloaded trucks on expressway

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Directorate orders monitoring of overloaded trucks on expressway

The directorate for roads of Viet Nam (DRVN) has issued a document, ordering tighter control over overloaded trucks on the Noi Bai–Lao Cai expressway.

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Border monuments – Part of our history

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Border monuments – Part of our history

(VOV) - They dot Vietnam’s eastern and northernmost landscape and serve an important purpose – to let us know where Vietnam’s territory ends and that of neighbouring countries begins.

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Community tourism takes root in Lao Cai

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Community tourism takes root in Lao Cai

Community tourism has flourished in districts and cities in northern mountainous Lao Cai Province, luring more visitors.

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Section of new highway to open next month

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Section of new highway to open next month

The section from Hai Duong City to Hai Phong City of the Ha Noi-Hai Phong Highway will be opened to the public on May 19.

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Vietnam begins inspecting projects implemented by slush fund-hit Korean firm

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Vietnam begins inspecting projects implemented by slush fund-hit Korean firm

Vietnam has kicked off an inspection of expressway projects South Korea firm POSCO Engineering and Construction (E&C) was contracted to after Korean media reported that an executive of the firm set up a slush fund and embezzled millions of U.S. dollars when working as the country director in Vietnam during the 2009-2012 period.

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Culture, tourism festivals look to enthral visitors

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Culture, tourism festivals look to enthral visitors

The 2015 Sa Pa Culture and Tourism Week will take place from April 28 to May 3 in foggy Sa Pa town in northern Lao Cai province.

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Bac Ha opens night market

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Bac Ha District, one of the most famous tourism destinations in the northern province of Lao Cai, has opened a night market at the district's centre market.

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Vietnam to inspect projects embroiled in South Korea's slush fund scandal

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Vietnam to inspect projects embroiled in South Korea's slush fund scandal

A section of Noi Bai-Lao Cai Expressway linking Hanoi and Lao Cai Province that has been found sinking after opening to traffic in 2014. Photo: Mai Ha

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