Erosion-prone village near Vietnam’s Hoi An now a thriving ecotourism site

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

A village once plagued by soil erosion has emerged as an alluring eco-tourism destination for green-fingered travelers to central Vietnam.

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Quang Nam to launch bamboo conservation project

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The central district Dien Ban - in cooperation with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) - has kicked off a local bamboo conservation project that will run from 2017-25.

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Hoi An, biosphere under serious threat

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Too many hydropower projects, poor environmental impact assessments of their dams, and overexploitation of sand are haunting Hoi An City and surrounding areas.

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Foreign travellers enjoy exploring Hoi An in flooding

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Flooding has turned streets in the old town of Hoi An into rivers, but a tragedy for many provides appeal to many foreign tourists.

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Hoi An plans to dismantle Japanese wood bridge for restoration

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Hoi An plans to dismantle Japanese wood bridge for restoration

Hoi An authorities are planning to completely dismantle the Japanese bridge for conservation after international experts agreed it was the best way to save the 400-year-old icon.

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Hoi An ancient town in 360-degree panorama pictures

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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 month(s) ago

Hoi An ancient town in 360-degree panorama pictures

In a beautiful serene location nestled on the banks of the Thu Bon River, Hoi An offers tourists a relaxed atmosphere with low, tile-roofed houses and narrow streets. Let’s check out the amazing Hoi An through 360-degree panoramic photos.

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Quang Nam: Cua Dai bridge opens to traffic

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Báo Dân Trí English 12 month(s) ago

Quang Nam: Cua Dai bridge opens to traffic

The Cua Dai bridge spanning the Thu Bon River and a coastal road in the central province of Quang Nam were put into service on March 27 in the presence of National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.

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River basins in need of tighter management

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Báo Dân Trí English 16 month(s) ago

River basins in need of tighter management

Scientists, researchers and officials from Quang Nam province and Da Nang city on N​ovember 21 discussed the management of the Vu Gia-Thu Bon river basin in the Quang Nam-Da Nang coastal area.

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World Heritage site loses beaches to erosion

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VietnamNet English 17 month(s) ago

World Heritage site loses beaches to erosion

VietNamNet Bridge – The beaches in Hoi An, famed for its cultural and recreational diversity, are eroding quickly as local authorities search for sustainable solutions. Bo Xuan Hiep reports.

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International workshop looks to curb coastal erosion

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Báo Dân Trí English 19 month(s) ago

International workshop looks to curb coastal erosion

Climate change and a reduction in sediment supply and river discharge along the Thu Bon River are the primary causes of coastal erosion in the central region, particularly Cua Dai Beach in Hoi An, speakers said at an international seminar held in Hoi An on Monday.

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Sand overexploitation, deforestation worsen coastal erosion: expert

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VietnamNet English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

Sand overexploitation, deforestation worsen coastal erosion: expert

The overexploitation of sand, deforestation and natural disasters have led to increasingly serious erosion in many coastal areas of Vietnam, an expert has said.

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Sand overexploitation, deforestation worsen coastal erosion: expert

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VOV News English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

Sand overexploitation, deforestation worsen coastal erosion: expert

The overexploitation of sand, deforestation and natural disasters have led to increasingly serious erosion in many coastal areas of Vietnam, an expert has said.

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The grassland of cows in Vietnam’s Quang Nam Province

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 19 month(s) ago

The grassland of cows in Vietnam’s Quang Nam Province

The central Vietnamese province of Quang Nam has Cau Mong beef as one of its famous specialties.

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Over-mining river sand to build new highway in central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 20 month(s) ago

Over-mining river sand to build new highway in central Vietnam

The Vu Gia – Thu Bon River has been damaged, with some sections completely changed, due to the over-exploitation of sand and soil from it to provide materials for the construction of the Da Nang – Quang Ngai Highway in central Vietnam.

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Da Nang city to see water shortage

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VietnamPlus English 20 month(s) ago

The central city of Da Nang will face a shortage of clean water as the salinity of water produced by the Cau Do water plant has reached an alarming 13.568mg per litre.

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