Animals Asia Foundation (AAF), a government-registered charity based in Hong Kong, will co-operate with the Dak Lak Province's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to carry out various programmes for rescue and conservation of elephants.
David Neale, AAF's animals welfare director, said the department would sign a co-operation agreement with AAF as well as organise an international workshop on elephant conservation and participate in rescue of captive elephants.
The Central Highlands province is home to 80-100 wild elephants and 43 elephants held in captivity, according to the Dak Lak Elephant Conservation Centre.
Tuoi Tre (Youth)
Photo contest depicts Mekong Delta beauty
A photo contest on the exploration of southern lands kicked off on Monday in celebration of the National Tourism Year Phu Quoc – Mekong Delta to be held in Kien Giang Province.
Photos of the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta in the last two years are eligible.
Entries can be submitted via anhnghethuatvietnam2016.vn from now until May 31.
Nearly 300 photos selected from the contest will be displayed at an exhibition held on September 2 in Kien Giang Province's Rach Gia Town.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)