Experts concerned about potential cable car system’s harm to Son Doong Cave

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Experts concerned about potential cable car system’s harm to Son Doong Cave

The Quang Binh People’s Committee said on Thursday that they are taking into careful consideration a proposed project to build a cable car system to Son Doong Cave - the world’s current largest - in UNESCO-recognized Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park amidst mounting concerns among the public and conservation experts regarding the potential harm the system may do to the site.

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Lao petrol firm inks deal on $300-500mn oil pipeline from central Vietnam

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Lao petrol firm inks deal on $300-500mn oil pipeline from central Vietnam

A Lao petroleum company will develop a project to build a pipeline system connecting the central provinces of Vietnam and Laos under a contract it signed Wednesday with the local government and a Slovakian energy firm.

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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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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews October 23

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews October 23

Tuoi Tre News briefs you on some of the leading stories published today, October 23, in Vietnamese media

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Vietnam, Laos cooperate in oil and gas pipeline project

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Vietnam, Laos cooperate in oil and gas pipeline project

(VOV) -Vietnam and Laos will conduct a feasibility study on a project building a bonded warehouse and two oil and gas pipelines running from Vietnam’s central province of Quang Binh’s Hon La island to the Lao province of Khammouane.

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$800k tree stump displayed in northern Vietnam museum

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$800k tree stump displayed in northern Vietnam museum

The Forest Ranger Department of northern Vietnam’s Quang Binh Province on Monday handed over a “sua” tree stump worth over US$800,000 to the provincial museum.

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Retired teacher opens plaster painting service for children

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Retired teacher opens plaster painting service for children

A retired teacher in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Binh has long been known for her plaster painting service dedicated to local children.

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Helmets gifted to 5,000 primary students

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Helmets were given away to more than 5,000 primary school students in the provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, and Dong Nai this week under a national traffic safety programme called Helmets for Kids.

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Johnson & Johnson donates 5,093 helmets to Vietnamese students

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Johnson & Johnson donates 5,093 helmets to Vietnamese students

Children and teachers from 39 primary schools nationwide received free helmets donated by Johnson & Johnson this week under the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation’s Helmets for Kids program.

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‘Helmets for Kids’ saves lives

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‘Helmets for Kids’ saves lives

(VOV) -The “Helmets for Kids” programme will provide first-grade students at 39 schools in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh and Dong Nai provinces with nearly 5,100 helmets as part of its effort to increase traffic safety for students and save lives.

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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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Helmets gifted to 5,000 primary students

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago 1 related news

Helmets were given away to more than 5,000 primary school students in the provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, and Dong Nai this week under a national traffic safety programme called Helmets for Kids.

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Pig attacks send pair to hospital in central Vietnam

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Pig attacks send pair to hospital in central Vietnam

Pigs sent two people in the central province of Quang Binh to the hospital in the same week.

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Medical certificates sold for $7.5, even to the dead

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Medical certificates sold for $7.5, even to the dead

By submitting an ID card and portrait photo and paying VND160,000 (US$7.54) as a “fee”, anybody could buy a medical certificate at a district health center in central Vietnam’s Quang Binh province without undergoing any real checkup.

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