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Da Nang a big draw for South Koreans celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival

South Koreans are heavily favoring Da Nang as a Mid-Autumn Festival holiday destination, according to travel search engine Skyscanner.

Treated as food and pet, Asian water dragon endangered in Vietnam

The Asian water dragon has been hunted and caught in such large numbers in Vietnam, endangering it, that scientists are calling for its protection.

Travel photographers stumble on a treasure in central Vietnam

Life goes on as usual for locals whose livelihood depends on a central Vietnam lagoon, but others have made a discovery.
August 02, 2019 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Water shortage threatens 138,000 families in central Vietnam this summer

Some 138,800 households in the central region might experience a water shortage this summer as the levels in major rivers have dropped below normal.
July 25, 2019 | 08:11 am GMT+7

South Korean jailed for robbing taxi driver in central Vietnam

A South Korean man will spend 14 years in jail for robbing a Da Nang taxi driver at knifepoint last November.
July 23, 2019 | 07:49 am GMT+7

Vietnam cave hailed for unique stalactites, stalagmites

Thien Duong (Paradise) Cave in central Vietnam has been recognized as having “the most unique and magnificent system of stalactites and stalagmites” in Asia.
July 22, 2019 | 10:59 am GMT+7

Three men to be charged for causing forest fire in central Vietnam

Police in Ha Tinh Province are set to charge three local men who inadvertently burned down a patch of forest while smoking beehives.
July 18, 2019 | 10:59 am GMT+7

Glimpses of a lifestyle that is worth our salt

Khanh Hoa farmers wake up before dawn and are at their busiest when the sun is at its brightest and harshest.
July 12, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Woman arrested for unintentionally starting wildfire in central Vietnam

Police in Ha Tinh Province arrested a local woman on Wednesday for accidentally burning three hectares of forest while burning grass nearby.
July 11, 2019 | 08:02 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s volcanic island cluster wants entry fees to support conservation

Quang Ngai authorities are planning to charge entrance fees to the popular Ly Son Island to fund conservation efforts.
July 10, 2019 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Lonely Planet lists central Vietnam in top 10 Asia-Pacific destinations

Vietnam’s central region is sixth out of Lonely Planet’s top 10 must-visit destinations in Asia-Pacific this year. 
July 04, 2019 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Man held for accidentally causing forest fire in central Vietnam

Police have arrested a Vietnamese man for inadvertently setting fire to 30 hectares of forest while burning trash at home.
July 02, 2019 | 01:14 pm GMT+7

Neither safe nor effective to deploy copters in forest fire fight

It's neither safe nor effective to deploy helicopters to extinguish forest fires in central Vietnam, says Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue.
July 01, 2019 | 09:34 pm GMT+7

Central Vietnam tackles forest fires on war footing

Thousands of forest rangers, firefighters, soldiers and policemen fought forest fires that broke out in the central region on Friday.
June 29, 2019 | 01:17 pm GMT+7

Scorching weather severely disrupts life in central Vietnam

Ha Tinh residents have had to drastically change their daily life routine to avoid extremely hot weather.
June 13, 2019 | 07:27 pm GMT+7
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