Hoang Sa

Cold snap to hit northern region

The northern region and north-central province of Thanh Hóa are expected to experience a cold chill from the evening of February 8, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

Peace and tranquility in Séo Mý Tỷ

Séo Mý Tỷ still retains the characteristics of a Mông village in Sa Pa Town, Lào Cai Province, with roofs thatched with pơ mu wood and terraced fields winding around the highest man-made lake in Indochina.

Life & Style

Book released on defence of Vietnamese islands against Chinese invaders

Researcher Võ Hà has released the book 'Trường Sa 1988 – Hồ Sơ Một Sự Kiện Lịch Sử' (Trường Sa 1988 – A Dossier on a Historical Incident) on the protection and development of Trường Sa (Spratly) Archipelago of Việt Nam, focusing on the protection of Gạc Ma (Johnson), Colin and Len Đao reefs in Việt Nam’s Trường Sa Islands against Chinese invasion 33 years ago.

Life & Style

Snow seekers head to Sa Pa

Sa Pa Town in northern province of Lào Cai has been more attractive to tourists in winter, when snow and ice sometimes appear on top of high mountains.


Provinces ready to cope with Rai typhoon

Typhoon Rai, the ninth typhoon of this year, is forecast to reach the northwest of the Hoàng Sa (Paracel) Archipelago at 10 am on Monday with wind speeds of 120-150kph, said the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

Stricter measures needed to protect wild animals

Illegal trafficking of wild animals remains a problem in Việt Nam despite the efforts of the Government and wildlife preservation organisations. There has been a decline in the number of many precious, rare and endemic species, putting many of them at risk of extinction.


Co-operatives struggle to beat pandemic blue

The coronavirus pandemic has caused much trouble for co-operatives in the northern province of Lào Cai. Among a total of 431 local co-operatives, 310 are still in operation while 121 have ceased their operation and await dissolution.