Deforestation continues to rage in Vietnam

Chu Minh Quang, deputy head of Krong Bong Forestry Company’s Segment 2 – who is in charge of the sub-area 1219, said to approach the area, it usually takes guarding forces two days of walking. Therefore, despite regular inspections, it is impossible to stop loggers from chopping down precious fokienia trees.

Deforestation continues to rage in Vietnam

Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Vietnam will mark four years of natural forest closure this July, a measure to reverse severe deforestation. A total 58 localities closed their natural forests from July 2016, following Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s order which aimed to halt wood exploitation by State agencies, including those certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, […]

International tourists down nearly 50 percent

Hanoi (VNA) – The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a 48.8 percent decline in the number of foreign tourists visiting Vietnam in the first five months of the year, with the total standing at 3.73 million. The General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on May 29 that 72.9 percent of foreign tourists in the period were from Asia, […]

One-year-old boy from Russia becomes Vietnam’s latest Covid-19 patient

The latest recovery is a 39-year-old man of Tan Chau District in Tay Ninh Province on the Cambodian border. He illegally returned to Vietnam from Cambodia by coach through a trail on May 2 and was persuaded by his aunt to report his return to the police and be quarantined the next day.

NA deputies debate auditing of PPP projects

At the session to discuss the draft law on investments under the PPP model, some members were of the opinion that the State Audit only checks the public assets and public finances of PPP projects, while capital from private investments is not audited, according to Vu Hong Thanh, head of NA’s Economic Committee.

Đà Nẵng kickstarts economy after COVID-19 pandemic

The city’s top leader called for drastic measures to create new opportunities and motivation for the city’s growth. Five key areas were identified to attract domestic and foreign investment: to resume and speed up production, trade and exports; to stimulate tourism and domestic consumption; to promote public investment, and to address difficulties for major projects that had been delayed for years.