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State President tours Kon Tum province

01:25 | 09/24/2014

President Truong Tan Sang visited a number of localities in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on September 22-23 to monitor the construction of new-style rural areas, the allocation of farm land to ethnic minorities, the maintenance of security and the implementation of judicial reform.

Quang Ngai’s beautiful beaches attract visitors

15:51 | 09/23/2014

Quang Ngai province is located in the central coastal region, bordering Kon Tum province and the Truong Son mountain range to the west, Quang Nam to the north, Binh Dinh to the south and the East Sea to the east, with a coastline of more than 140 km.

Economists hold dialogue on ways to boost Russian exports

19:38 | 09/12/2014

(VOV) - There should be concrete plans to conduct market surveys and create a good image for Vietnamese products to boost exports to the Russian market.

Thousands mobilised to put out Danang forest fire

10:12 | 09/10/2014

(VOV) -Thousands of fire-fighters, soldiers, and local people have been mobilised to douse a roaring fire that swept through five hectares of eucalyptus forest in the central city of Danang on September 9.

FAO funds forestry project in Vietnam

18:52 | 08/22/2014

(VOV) - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has agreed to provide funding of US$500,000 to the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) for the 2014-2017 period.

EU-funded project helps boost timber production

19:50 | 08/21/2014

(VOV) -The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNAF) in coordination with the World Widelife Fund (WWF) and People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) launched “Common Access to the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) Process in Laos and Vietnam” project in Hanoi on August 21.

Germany helps Vietnam manage forest sustainably

17:02 | 08/19/2014

(VOV) -First two Vietnamese companies have received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification for their substantial contributions to forest development under a Vietnam-Germany forestry programme.

Wild animal imports under scrutiny to prevent Ebola outbreak

12:16 | 08/19/2014

(VOV) - The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has requested Vietnamese forest rangers’ agencies undertake drastic measures to prevent wild animals from spreading infectious diseases including Ebola.

US pledges more dioxin clean up assistance

17:16 | 08/15/2014

(VOV) -The US Department of Defence is committed to assisting Vietnam in cleaning up the dioxin-contaminated environment surrounding Danang airport, said Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey.

“Wife stealing” custom of H’Mong people

08:40 | 08/17/2014

As spring arrives in the northwestern region, it is the time when young H’Mong men ask their friends to help them to “steal or pull a wife”, an established local custom.

Primates face extinction in Vietnam

17:22 | 08/12/2014

(VOV) -Like many other wild species in Vietnam, primates are on the verge of extinction due to illegal poaching, smuggling and habitat loss, an international symposium heard in Hanoi on August 12.

Thai Brocade in Mai Chau

11:57 | 08/12/2014

(VOV) - Mai Chau brocade has become a symbol of the local Thai people’s culture.

Stamp set “Vietnamese primates” issued

19:21 | 08/11/2014

(VOV) -The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) have issued a stamp set “Vietnamese Primates” on the occasion of the 25th Congress of the International Primatological Society hosted by Vietnam.

Germany’s ODA funds afforestation efforts in Hoa Binh province

09:01 | 08/08/2014

Nearly 2,600 ha of forest have been cultivated in the northern province of Hoa Binh under a project using official development assistance (ODA) from the German Government.

Wood businesses losing on home turf

15:10 | 07/20/2014

(VOV) - Vietnam is the sixth largest wood and wooden product exporter in the world and the second largest in Asia, yet the domestic wood processing sector is injured by low-priced, skillfully crafted imports.