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

Meanwhile, Do Van Sinh, an NA deputy from Quang Tri Province, said PPP projects are not public investment, financed by capital from the State and private investors. They become public assets only once the PPP projects are handed over to the State. As a result, auditing the entire PPP project is unreasonable as, in the […]

Đà Nẵng kickstarts economy after COVID-19 pandemic

Director of the city’s Tourism Department Nguyễn Thị Hồng Hạnh said the city wanted to offer a stimulus for both group and individual tours, particularly young people who are not usually scared about travelling and those whose demand for travel was repressed during nationwide social distancing.