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Photo contest honours ‘Land of Chăm culture’

Professional and amateur photographers, Vietnamese and foreigners living in Việt Nam are invited to enter their photos into a contest dedicating to the rich culture of the south-central province of Ninh Thuận, dubbed ‘Land of Chăm culture’.

Recognition more than a title for biosphere reserves

Việt Nam’s Núi Chúa National Park and Kon Hà Nừng Plateau were recently recognised by UNESCO as Global Biosphere Reserves. This is a great honour for Việt Nam in nature conservation but also poses many challenges in terms of preserving and promoting the values of the two sites, experts and authority officials have said.


An emerging land of sea and sun

Belonging to the South Central Coast, Ninh Thuận is known to be the land of “little rain and too much sun and wind”. Long coastal lines with mountain ranges pointing towards the sea make bays with white sands, golden sunlight and jade green sea.


The four Bình islands, paradise on earth

Nha Trang is gearing up for the 2019 National Touridm Year themed "Nha Trang — Colour of the Sea". Bùi Quỳnh Hoa shares her trip to Tứ Bình, four wild and amazing islands (including Bình Ba, Bình Hưng, Bình Tiên and Bình Lập) in the southern central province of Khánh Hòa.


Explore a forgotten coast before it’s too late

Developers are starting to discover the beautiful coastline of Ninh Thuận Province. Go now to experience stunning beaches, delicious seafood, hospitable wineries and much more, before major resort projects transform the area. Bùi Quỳnh Hoa reports.


New world species in Sơn Trà nature reserve announced

Reports about three new species of the ginger family – Newmania cristata, Newmania gracilis and Newmania sontraensis (Zingiberaceae: Zingibereae) – found in central Việt Nam were officially published by Phytotaxa (a botany journal) in September, bringing the number of species in this endemic Vietnamese genus to six.