The ongoing heavy rains and flooding has killed 20 and 14 reportedly missing in central provinces, as the country braces for the seventh typhoon to occur in Việt Nam this year.
The central province of Thừa Thiên-Huế's plan to build a bird sanctuary in Ô Lâu estuary area has been met with a groundswell of local support.
The Tam Giang-Cầu Hai Wetlands Nature Reserve has been founded following a decision by chairman of the Thừa Thiên-Huế People’s Committee Phan Ngọc Thọ.
Traditional spring festivals opened across the country before the decision signed on Friday by Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Trịnh Thị Thủy to postpone, cancel or scale back many events.
Thousands of people attended a traditional wrestling event in Thủ Lễ Village, Quảng Phước Commune, Quảng Điền District, in the central province of Thừa Thiên - Huế.
Huế has long been known as a land of poetry as the central city is not only the cradle for the art form in Việt Nam, but has also been home to many renowned poets throughout its history.