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Conservation and sustainable use of wildlife resources

12:05 | 04/23/2014

(VOV) -The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Department of Biodiversity Conservation on April 22 hosted a round-table discussion on how to improve conservation and sustainable use of wildlife resources in Vietnam.

Dak Nong asks for foreign assistance to improve infrastructure

18:40 | 04/22/2014

(VOV) - Leaders from Dak Nong province held a meeting on April 22 with representatives from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank (WB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to call for international aid.

Regional connectivity in response to climate change

17:11 | 04/22/2014

(VOV) - The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) on April 22 hosted a seminar on building mechanisms and policies to cope with climate change in Vietnam.

Lang Co Bay marks World-Bay status

09:14 | 04/21/2014

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue will celebrate the annual Lang Co – World Beautiful Bay Festival on April 24-25, marking the fifth year of Lang Co Bay's entry into the Club of the Most Beautiful Bays of the World (World-Bays).

A Vietnam War diary wakes American veteran

14:20 | 04/20/2014

(VOV) - Paul Reed, a Vietnam War veteran, returned a wartime diary he had kept since the 1960s to its author, a Vietnamese soldier, and said the book helped him escape the haunting ghost of an unjust war.

No bad effects from EU-Vietnam forest law deal

08:49 | 04/19/2014

The Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade/Voluntary Partnerships Agreement (FLEGT/VPA) now under negotiation between Vietnam and the EU will not affect Vietnamese wood exporters and forest owners, according to an official from the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VAF).

Deputy PM encourages Vietnam-US environment cooperation

20:06 | 04/15/2014

(VOV) - The environment protection agencies of Vietnam and the US should strengthen cooperation in the areas of mutual concern, including biological technology development, pollution control, and environmental protection in the river basin.

Veteran actor Trinh Thinh dies

09:46 | 04/14/2014

People's Artist Trinh Thinh, one of the great names of Vietnamese revolutionary cinema, died at age 88 in Hanoi on April 11 after long illness.

Top ten beautiful places to visit in Vietnam

15:31 | 04/09/2014

(VOV) - Vietnam is filled with beautiful and exotic sights ranging from rural countryside to ancient Temples and tombs. Petal Mashraki, a freelance travel writer, has suggested 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam in an article published on

Gaur discovered in Quang Nam province

14:45 | 04/06/2014

(VOV) - An adult male gaur (Bos gaurus) has been discovered wandering around the Sao La Nature Reserve buffer zone, and scientists plan to return him to the Nam Cat Tien Nature Reserve.

Kien Giang on high alert for forest fires

11:24 | 04/01/2014

(VOV) -Forestry officials in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang have taken preemptive measures to prevent forest fires and have placed more than 10,500 ha at a high level of alert.

Hanoi honours ancient dream

08:05 | 03/31/2014

We gathered in a slight drizzle outside Bach Ma Temple at nine in the morning. Our walking tour of the Old Quarter was about to begin.

Wood exports hit US$1.4 bil in Q1

19:13 | 03/30/2014

(VOV) - Wood product exports are expected to hit US$490 million in March, bringing the total for the first three months of the year to US$1.4 billion, up 20.1% against the comparable period last year

Thanh Hoa mobilises int’l aid from NGOs

18:43 | 03/28/2014

(VOV) - The central province of Thanh Hoa held a conference on March 28 seeking to solicit financial aid from more than 50 international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in attendance.

Rescue ends bear bile farming in Binh Thuan

09:12 | 03/26/2014

The Animals Asia Foundation (AAF) and authorised agencies of the central province of Binh Thuan rescued the last farmed bear in the locality, putting an end to bear bile farming here.