An island commune in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang is expanding marine aquaculture in combination with tourism and other services to further the incomes of local farmers.
L’Oréal Vietnam on June 20 organised its Citizen Day to support needy people in Thạnh An island Commune in HCM City’s Cần Giờ District.
Prolong hot weather is causing severe shortage of water in central province of Quảng Nam. Thousands of local people had to go to forest to get water from streams.
Tiên Hải, an island commune in Kiên Giang Province’s Hà Tiên City, plans to breed more spotted babylon snails, which are highly valuable.
The People’s Committee of Mỹ Đình 1 Ward in Hà Nội has decided to re-arrange the signposts and billboards along the sidewalks in the Đình Thôn Street.
Rare sea turtles are in danger of dying out but a project has started that aims to save them. Researchers have taken eggs from Côn Đảo Island in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province to Chàm Island in the south central province of Quảng Nam.
A project aimed at saving rare sea turtles on Chàm Island has achieved the added bonus of teaching residents the importance of caring for the environment and in turn boosted tourism. Bùi Hoài Nam reports.
Only 10 per cent of some 53,000 households in Mê Linh District in the outskirts of Hà Nội have access to clean water.
The students of HCM City Open University’s foreign languages courses on June 2 translated a classic English novel, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, into a play and staged it at the Drama Theatre in HCM City’s District 1.