US$212 mln cable car system to be built to Son Doong Cave

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US$212 mln cable car system to be built to Son Doong Cave

The Quang Binh People’s Committee announced on Wednesday that the north-central province has approved the construction of a cable car system to Son Doong Cave- the world’s current largest- in UNESCO-recognized Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park.

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Vietnam plans cable car in world’s largest cave

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Vietnam plans cable car in world’s largest cave

A local resort developer has received the green light to build a US$212-million cable car system inside the world’s largest cave -- Son Doong in north central Vietnam.

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MOET wants to compile revised textbooks in new VND800 billion program

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MOET wants to compile revised textbooks in new VND800 billion program

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) is seeking the National Assembly’s approval to revise school textbooks, estimated to cost VND800 billion. While the ministry wants to be one of the compilers of the textbooks, many educators say the task should be done by experienced teachers.

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Marine sanctuaries crucial to developing a sea-based economy

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Vietnam’s nine marine protect areas play a crucial role in sea-based economic development, a conference in Hanoi heard on October 21.

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‘Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing’ contest wraps up in HCM City

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‘Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing’ contest wraps up in HCM City

An award ceremony of the annual “Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing” contest was held at Ho Chi Minh City Opera House on October 19.

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Vietnam’s Phong Nha botanical garden opens to tourists for free

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Vietnam’s Phong Nha botanical garden opens to tourists for free

Phong Nha Botanical Garden, part of the UNESCO-recognized Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh, has opened to the public without charging admission fees since Wednesday, according to the park’s management.

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Sharp decline in mangrove forests in Vietnam

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Sharp decline in mangrove forests in Vietnam

Vietnam has about 60% less mangrove forest than 70 years ago, according to a recent report.

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Int’l experience in climate change adaptation shared

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Int’l experience in climate change adaptation shared

International experience in implementing policies on climate change adaptation was shared at a conference held in Nha Trang city in the central province of Khanh Hoa on October 16.

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Int’l experience in climate change adaptation shared

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Int’l experience in climate change adaptation shared

International experience in implementing policies on climate change adaptation was shared at a conference held in Nha Trang city in the central province of Khanh Hoa on October 16.

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Viet Nam sees tourist influx

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

The number of visitors from Russia, Malaysia, Indonesia, and India has increased sharply during the peak tourism season.

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Forest rangers under threat

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Forest rangers under threat

VietNamNet Bridge – Attacks on forest rangers are increasing, Inspection and Legislation Division director under the MARD's Ranger Department Nguyen Xuan Thang tells Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today).

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The life of the world’s most mysterious tribe in Vietnam

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The life of the world’s most mysterious tribe in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Deep in the forests and mountains of the Phong Nha - Ke Bang national park in the central province of Quang Binh there are several villages of the Ruc ethnic group – one of the 10 most mysterious tribes in the world.

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Primitive Bich Dam Island

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Primitive Bich Dam Island

VietNamNet Bridge – Nha Trang, needless to say, is famous for tourists owing to its white-sand beaches, comfortable hotels and resorts, good food at various restaurants, and diverse entertainment facilities. But for those wanting to take a retreat from such busy activities of a modern city, there are also many places to go. And one among them is a small yet beautiful Bich Dam Island on Nha Trang Bay of Khanh Hoa Province.

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Bank loans help City stabilise prices

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Commercial banks in HCM City are committed to lending VND8.3 trillion (US$391.67 million) to companies that are participating in the price-stabilisation programme for Tet (Lunar New Year) 2015. This is four times the amount lent last year.

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Breathtaking terraced rice fields of Mu Cang Chai

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Breathtaking terraced rice fields of Mu Cang Chai

The terraced fields of Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai Province, in late autumn seem to have been dyed a silky yellow, drawing visitors from all over.

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