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More than 11,500 hectares of forests planted in Tuyen Quang

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More than 11,500 hectares of forests planted in Tuyen Quang

The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang planted additional 11,565 hectares of forest from the outset of this year, or 103.3 percent of the set target for the whole year, according to deputy head of the forest protection bureau under the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Trieu Dang Khoa.

Small quake hits Ha Tinh province

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Small quake hits Ha Tinh province

A 2.3-magnitude earthquake was reported offshore the central province of Ha Tinh on the early morning of October 22, according to the Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Centre.

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

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Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten the rich ecosystem on the islands.