Vietnam rangers spark debate over crackdown on precious timber-made cutting boards

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Forest rangers in a remote district in Vietnam’s mountainous northern area are off to a good start in their 2017 fight against illegal loggers, catching two men red-handed carrying unlawfully harvested timber only days into the New Year.

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Catching snails for a living (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

For years, 'ốc đá' (a snail which is often found at rocky springs and rivers) has been a delicacy amongst local residents in Tan Hoa Commune, Quang Binh Province.

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Samsung to disable Note 7 phones in recall effort

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON: Samsung announced on Friday (Dec 9) it would disable its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in the US market to force remaining owners to stop using the devices, which were recalled for safety reasons.

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Vietnam Art Kite Festival opens in Vung Tau

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The fifth Vietnam Art Kite Festival kicked off on December 3 at the Bien Dong Resort in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau as part of a series of events during the International Kite Festival.
Kites at previous events (Photo: VNA)

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Dogs used in rat hunting in south-western region

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Many households in the south-western region are hunting rats using their dogs.

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In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, floods mean good news for farmers (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Flooding is not necessarily a bad thing. For farmers in the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam, having their rice fields flooded after a long drought is more than good news.

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Phan Thiet fish sauce struggles to survive

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Phan Thiet fish sauce struggles to survive

Phan Thiet fish sauce, a favorite brand name of Vietnamese consumers and a particular product of the central province of Binh Thuan, has recently struggled to survive because of material shortage and stiff competition from giants in the industry.

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Vietnamese Pokémon players after dark (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnamese Pokemon players after dark (photos)

Well after midnight, several parks in Ho Chi Minh City remain filled with unusual visitors – those who come with their smartphones, plugged into portable chargers, to hunt for Pokémon treasures.

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Attention trainers: Pokémon GO is now available in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Attention trainers: Pokemon GO is now available in Vietnam

Trainers in Vietnam do not have to wait any longer to start ‘catching ‘em all’ as the phenomenon mobile game Pokémon GO is officially available in the Southeast Asian country as of today, August 6.

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Four factors could be causes of fire in Ca Mau Province: Initial investigation

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

Four factors could be causes of fire in Ca Mau Province: Initial investigation

After investigating the house in the southern province of Ca Mau catching fire killed six people on last Sunday, police from the Ministry of Public Security said that four factors including electricity fault, two motorcycles, two ashtrays and a bundle of incense to keep mosquito away could be causes of the fire.

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Da Nang slaughterhouse coats chickens with carcinogenic dye

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Da Nang slaughterhouse coats chickens with carcinogenic dye

A slaughterhouse in Da Nang in central Vietnam has been fined VND87.5 million, or nearly US$4,000, for giving chickens a carcinogenic industrial dye for eye-catching skin.

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Experience the rustic charm of this river islet in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Experience the rustic charm of this river islet in southern Vietnam

A river islet in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has mesmerized eco-tourists with its idyllic scenery and the hospitality and sincerity of its people.

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Fishermen target young lobsters

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 month(s) ago

Fishermen target young lobsters

Many fishermen in the central province of Khánh Hòa are becoming prosperous by catching and selling young lobsters to breeding farms.

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Singaporean plane makes emergency landing, catching fire

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

Singaporean plane makes emergency landing, catching fire

Flight SQ368 of Singapore Airlines (SIA) en route for Italy’s Milan returned to Changi Airport because of an engine oil problem on early June 27.
Passengers are evacuated from the plane on early June 27th, 2016.

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Fishing in Spratly and Paracel islands

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

Fishing in Spratly and Paracel islands

With simple equipment, fishermen are catching whale sharks from the East Sea.

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