Con Dao from “hell on earth” to “tourist paradise” Travel

Con Dao from “hell on earth” to “tourist paradise”

Con Dao has been voted one of the best “secret” and most “appealing” islands on earth by Australian Lonely Planet and US Travel and Leisure magazines. Once a “hell on earth” for thousands of political prisoners before 1975, Con Dao has now turned into “tourist heaven” home to deserted white sand beaches with crystal clear waters and a natural reserve boasting rich marine ecosystems.
Biodiversity conservation plan to be built Environment

Biodiversity conservation plan to be built

A plan for biodiversity conservation for the 2021 – 2030 period will be build, covering nature reserves, areas with high biodiversity, important ecological landscapes, and important wetlands.
Exploring nine Ramsar sites of Vietnam Environment

Exploring nine Ramsar sites of Vietnam

Vietnam became a member of the Ramsar Convention in 1989. So far, nine wetlands in the country have been recognised as Ramsar sites – wetlands of international importance.
Vietnam joins global efforts to protect sea turtles Environment

Vietnam joins global efforts to protect sea turtles

The Vietnamese Government has engaged in various international commitments to enhance management and preserve vulnerable and endangered marine turtles, said Director General of the Directorate of Fisheries Tran Dinh Luan on October 21.
Workshop discusses Lima Action Plan in Vietnam Environment

Workshop discusses Lima Action Plan in Vietnam

The Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO held a workshop in the southern province of Dong Nai on November 28 to review its work in 2018 and plan for the implementation of the Lima Action Plan and eco-labelling in world biosphere reserves in Vietnam.