Science & Education

Thanh Hóa coastal village witnesses increasing erosion

Residents at Tân Xuân Village recalled how several houses collapsed into the sea, and those families had to move further inland. 


WWF launches campaign against high level of wildlife meat consumption in Việt Nam

Văn Ngọc Thịnh, Director of WWF Việt Nam, said that Việt Nam, Laos and Cambodia are showing high levels of wildlife consumption, especially mammals and birds that are easily found in markets and restaurants.


Community makes effort to reduce plastic rubbish

Hà Tĩnh City is an urban area with a large amount of daily waste discharged into the environment, causing Hà Tĩnh City People's Committee to implement a strategic action plan.


Typhoon Nesat to continue decreasing in intensity

Thanh Hóa and Nghệ An should expect 50-100mm of rainfall and up to 130mm in places.


Endangered turtles, tortoises found in Thanh Hoá nature reserve

Some 15 big-headed turtles and 10 impressed tortoises have been found at the Pu Hu Nature Reserve in the central province of Thanh Hoá under a two-year project starting in 2020.


At least 3 killed by downpours in central Việt Nam

At least three people have been killed due to downpours and floods in central Việt Nam while some 25,000 houses have been inundated. 


One death reported in Đà Nẵng's historic floods

Flooding destroyed about 7.5 hectares of crops, while 2,524 power stations were damaged, affecting about 206,000 clients. So far, 1,032 of which have been repaired. 


Storm SONCA causes worst Đà Nẵng floods in a decade

After weakening from a tropical storm to a low tropical pressure system, SONCA dumped up to 800mm of rain in many areas. 


Six Vietnamese universities named in THE World University Rankings 2023

In this year’s rankings, of the local universities listed, Việt Nam National University in Hà Nội maintained its position in the 1001 to 1200 group. In addition, it also scored high points in the Citations and Industry Income criteria.

 Six Vietnamese universities named in THE World University Rankings 2023


Bình Phước uses payment scheme to help protect forests

The policy of payments for forest environmental services in Bình Phước Province has helped protect and develop forests, and improve the livelihoods of forest protecting households.


One missing after landslide at power station in central region

A Vietnam News Agency correspondent reported that part of a mountain had collapsed onto the station.


Trading garbage for money in Quảng Ninh

After 6 months in operation, the "Garbage ATM" programme, named VRacBank, from Quảng Ninh Cement and Construction Company have gathered 20 tonnes of recylable trash and transferred out VNĐ100 million (US$4,190) to people across the city.


Cồn Soi villagers hope for bridge to end flood season isolation

The only road out of the village is submerged, leaving villagers with a stark choice; brave the waters, or stay in the village.


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