National geographic database to be set up

The objective of project is to establish and update the national geographic database and topographic land maps at scales of 1:2,000 and 1:5,000 for urban, future urban, rural, island, archipelago, river-mouth, and seaport areas.
Life & Style

Cartoon withdrawn from cinemas over East Sea map

The screening of the recently-released animated film titled Abominable has been cancelled in cinemas across the country because it contains the infamous ‘nine-dash line’ map drawn by China to claim up to 90 per cent of the contested South China Sea (called East Sea by Việt Nam), a film distributor's press release said. 

Việt Nam prepares for storm Podul

The Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked its sub-committees, relevant ministries and sectors to brace for tropical storm Podul that is moving towards Việt Nam.