There is a wonderful gem hidden in the famous Phong Nha–Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh Province.
Three businesses in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh have received administrative punishments for polluting the Buoi River under a decision issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) will provide fresh water and assistance in cash to residents in four provinces suffering from drought and saltwater intrusion, during May and June.
VOV.VN - In May, terraced rice fields in Mu Cang Chai in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai offer visitors a breathtaking view with its colorful and charming beauty in the season of “downstream water”. Some photos:
The Prime Minister approved a project on studying the impact of groundwater use to land subsidence in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta.
The price of fruit in the Mekong Delta has risen recently as the impact of drought and salt water intrusion has caused fruit output to decline while demand has increased.
Nearly 140 samples of seafood, vegetables and water in the four central coastal provinces which suffered mass fish deaths are determined to be safe and within the prescribed level.
A contest entitled “Water and Life” was launched at a ceremony in HCM City on May 14 to call for initiatives and solutions on sustainable water use and management.
Water level in Cai River - the longest one in the central province of Khanh Hoa - has dropped to below the historical record low observed last July, reported the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 13.
“Isis and Osiris”, a classic Egyptian tale, was performed using Vietnamese water puppetry in Cairo on May 12.
Egypt will stage its first Vietnamese water puppet show on May 12, heard a press conference in Cairo on May 11.
VOV.VN - Slide Fest in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Danang this year was more than just a ride. It was an event, an experience and a blast, said the organizers
Scientists from the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting have estimated that the 2014-2016 El Nino is expected to be as serious as the 1997-1998, and it could become one of the longest warming events ever (up to 20 months).
VOV.VN - UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson pledged his best effort to call for more support to help Vietnam deal with difficulties related to climate change.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) will give financial aid to 13 Mekong Delta and Central Highlands provinces to provide drought-affected residents with water for daily use.
VOV.VN -Floating markets, where goods are sold from boats, are a trademark attraction among Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, said Amusing Planet in a recent post on its travel website.
As many as 14,472 households in the southernmost province of Ca Mau are facing a shortage of clean water, more than 8,000 of which are in dire need, according to the provincial People’s Committee’s Office.
Experts have proposed the construction of five to seven dams along the Hong (Red) River to raise the water level, thus serving agricultural production and water transport without affecting flood drainage.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the portfolio of a technical assistance project which is part of preparations for a scheme on improving the effective use of water resources for drought-hit provinces.
VOV.VN -Coffee growers across the key producing regions of the Central Highlands have been severely struck by the worst drought in nearly three decades to hit the country, reports the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association (Vicofa).