Vietnam bans use of old boats for tourism, following accidents

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam bans use of old boats for tourism, following accidents

Vietnam has finally cracked down on its famously precarious tourism boat industry.

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Vietnam ends worker evacuation operation in Libya

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam ends worker evacuation operation in Libya

(VOV) - As of September 21 the Vietnamese government has successfully evacuated most of its 1,763 guest workers trapped amidst the escalating conflict in war torn Libya, returning them safely to the homeland.

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Trekking through Tu Lan: the cave less traveled by

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

If one defines caving tourism in Vietnam as Phong Nha – Ke Bang, Tu Lan is the girl next door.

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Edible insects a boon to Thailand's farmers

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Edible insects a boon to Thailand's farmers

Depending solely on the rains to either yield a good rice crop or leave their fields dry and barren, farmers in this village in northeastern Thailand, the country's poorest region, led a precarious and back-breaking existence. Then they discovered bugs.

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Vietnam experts pinpoint risks when selling rice to China

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnam experts pinpoint risks when selling rice to China

While China remains Vietnam’s largest rice buyer, industry insiders say it is a highly precarious market, especially when it comes to payment and market stability.

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Canal wall collapses swallowing 7 houses in southern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago 2 related news

Officials and rescue forces were dispatched in the coastal province of Ca Mau to assist the owners of seven homes which collapsed due to the rapid erosion of the banks of a canal on Saturday night.

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Life shown through the lenses of ethnic children

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

Life shown through the lenses of ethnic children

Twenty Muong children in Hoa Binh Province’s Kim Boi District have had a chance to take part in a project which allowed them to take photos of life in their community.

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Japan to be first stop for India PM Modi: report

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Japan to be first stop for India PM Modi: report

TOKYO, June 6 - Japan could be the first foreign destination for new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japanese media reported Friday, suggesting the trip could happen as early as this month.

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Climbing to Viet Nam's northern limit

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

Climbing to Viet Nam's northern limit

Thirty-five years ago Vietnamese soldiers fought hard to defend the northern border. Many people perished to protect the country's sovereignty, but thanks to their efforts, peace prevails along both sides of the border and visitors can enjoy magnificent mountain scenery.

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Strong typhoon heads for Japan, nuclear plant

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VietNam News English 14 month(s) ago

A powerful typhoon was closing in on Japan on Tuesday, on a path that will take it towards the precarious Fukushima nuclear power plant.

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Vietnam’s farm produce exports remain precarious

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VietnamNet English 15 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam’s farm produce exports remain precarious

VietNamNet Bridge – The export prices have been unstable. The main export items such as rice, coffee and rubber have seen the export volumes drop sharply. As for seafood exports, shrimp are the only products seeing growth, while tuna and catfish exports have gone down.

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Saving energy is by design

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Báo Đầu Tư English 19 month(s) ago 2 related news

Saving energy is by design

Yannick Millet, executive director of the Vietnam Green Building Council (VGBC), analyses the relationship between Vietnam’s precarious energy situation and its push for greater development

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Income not sole measure of poverty: Oxfam chief

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Báo Thanh Niên English 20 month(s) ago 1 related news

Income not sole measure of poverty: Oxfam chief

Vietnam should look at the way poverty is monitored, instead of narrowly focusing on just income, since poverty is a multi-faceted issue that is becoming increasingly complex and diverse, Andy Baker, country director of Oxfam in Vietnam, tells Vietweek.

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Vietnam’s development quagmire

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Báo Thanh Niên English 27 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s development quagmire

Reckless pursuit of growth and pandering to interest groups has put nation’s sustenance at risk

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River bank landslides increasing in Mekong Delta

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Hanoi Times English 29 month(s) ago 4 related news

The Hanoitimes - River bank landslides have increased in the Mekong Delta, causing huge loss to property and agricultural production, besides greatly hampering the daily lives of people.

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