Thanks to modern technology, authorities in Ha Tinh Province have been able to stop illegal sand miners.
In late June, local residents and visitors were surprised and fascinated to see Hon Chong Beach in the south-central Vietnamese city of Nha Trang covered in green.
On the evening of June 30, the US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony commemorating the 240th anniversary of American Independence.
Since 2012, sick teenager Nguyen Thi Dan Tram, born in 2003, has undergone many convulsions and could faint easily. She was diagnosed with epilepsy but her problem was not successfully treated.
Years ago, most flower growers in Sa Dec City of the southern province of Dong Thap could only sell their products domestically. These days, they have exported many varieties of flowers to Laos and Cambodia.
On June 23, Saigontourist Travel Service Co. celebrated the arrival of the Voyager of the Seas visiting the coastal city of Nha Trang in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa.
The red-shanked douc, a species of the old world monkey native to Vietnam, is now considered endangered. The forestry protection agency of the Ba To Forest in Quang Ngai Province in central Vietnam has tried to stop illegal hunting and capturing of red-shanked douc to protect this rare primate
Painting on stone and gravel has been around for a while in many countries, but only recently in the south-central Vietnamese city of Nha Trang. The Vietnamese artist pioneering in this trend is Dau Quang Thanh.
In Dak Lak Province in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, a vegetable garden at the M’Drak Ethnic Boarding High School has been built since the school had a kitchen in 2000.
Khat or qat, a common name for the shrub Catha edulis, is a plant whose flower contains a high amount of a hallucinogen called Cathinone. It is native to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
Many yoga lovers on June 18 came in quantity to the Ho Xuan Huong indoor stadium in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, to celebrate the upcoming International Day of Yoga.
On June 16, renowned basketball player Gorgui Dieng from the American National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Minnesota Timberwolves was one of the highlights at an NBA Cares event at Sunshine School for street kids and underprivileged children aged 5 to 16 in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Nguyen Hong Son, director of the Political Training Center in Long Khanh Town, Dong Nai Province, has transformed rough bottle gourds into interesting and artistic products of higher value.
We followed Vo Van Dung, a 51-year-old from Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City, to check out the snake traps he’d laid in fields in Tan Phu Trung Hamlet. A sunbeam snake was captured in one of his traps, but because it is a non-venomous species, Dung used his bare hands to take the snake out.
Having no engineering degree and yet possessing a great passion for invention, Nguyen Huu Trong, a 63-year-old war invalid of 4/4 class (21-41 percent disability) in To Hamlet, Tay Mo Ward, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi, has created inventions that surprise many people.
Raising birds of prey, especially eagles, masters of the sky, has been popular around the world for four decades. However, it’s only been seen in Vietnam for a few years. The cost of buying and caring for an eagle is considerable.