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Dak Nong chairman reprimanded for forestry violations

Nguyen Bon, chairman of the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, has been officially reprimanded for wrongdoings in land and forestry management.

Vietnam's well-kept secret: Southeast Asia’s largest volcanic caves

The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong is seeking to make its volcanic caves a UNESCO global geopark.

‘Turning point’: Archeologist says of Neolithic skeletons found in Vietnam cave

Vietnamese archeologists have found human remains in a volcanic cave for the first time anywhere in the world.
September 19, 2018 | 01:34 pm GMT+7

Ancient skeletons discovered in Vietnam cave

The remains of 10 Neolithic humans have been found along with thousands of artifacts in the most bountiful archeological site in the region.
September 19, 2018 | 07:45 am GMT+7

Plant owners in battery chemicals-tainted pepper scandal to face charges

Authorities have wrapped up investigation into an establishment that produced impurities for a trading firm to contaminate its pepper.
September 03, 2018 | 10:15 am GMT+7

Capital punishment upheld for Vietnamese man in land dispute killing

Court rejects defendant’s self-defense appeal as well as pleas filed by victims’ families to commute the death sentence. 
July 13, 2018 | 12:15 am GMT+7

Lightning kills 3 in Vietnam as monsoon season starts

Two were killed in the Central Highlands and the other in Hanoi the day after.
April 27, 2018 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Battery mixture at Vietnam coffee plant was to be sold as black pepper: probe

None of the mixed black pepper has made it out to the market, officials said.
April 27, 2018 | 11:09 am GMT+7

Vietnam detains coffee plant owner amid alleged battery scam

Police are still clarifying whether her mixture of bean skin and battery chemicals was planned for drinkers.
April 24, 2018 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man dies after eating dog poison disguised as candy

The victim's brother found him foaming at the mouth and convulsing violently in front of his home.
December 09, 2016 | 08:00 am GMT+7

3 shot dead, 15 injured in alleged land dispute in Central Highlands

Hundreds of police officers are hunting for the gunmen who fled the scene.
October 23, 2016 | 06:22 pm GMT+7

Corrosive chemical leak at Vietnam alumina plant 'under control'

It would be rash to blame the leak for mass fish deaths, authorities say.
August 05, 2016 | 11:25 am GMT+7

'Unprecedented' corrosive chemical leak at Vietnam alumina refinery

The latest in a series of environmental fallouts has hit the Central Highlands.
August 04, 2016 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to connect coffee belt with $5.1 billion infrastructure investment

The Vietnamese government will invest VND115 trillion dong ($5.1 billion) to boost transport infrastructure in the Central Highlands over the next four years, said the region’s Steering Committee.
June 25, 2016 | 07:55 am GMT+7

PM secures ADB loan to plough millions for Vietnam's border provinces

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently signed off an ADB-financed project themed Support to Border Areas Development in three Indochinese countries that will run for six years with total investment of $122.1 million.
May 06, 2016 | 05:27 pm GMT+7
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