Society

Oceanography sector active in international integration

The oceanography sector should active join the country’s international integration process, said Dr. Vo Si Tuan, Director of the Institute of Oceanography under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, adding that the sector has engaged in international cooperation since its early days.
Politics

Harasser crying “Stop harassing!”: Columnist

Columnist Tran Van recently wrote an exclusive article on the tension in the East Sea following China’s illegal placement of its drilling rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 deep inside Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf. Following is a translation of his article under the above title.
Ca Mau Cape - south end of the S-shaped land Society

Ca Mau Cape - south end of the S-shaped land

Located in the south end of Vietnam, Ca Mau Cape in Ca Mau province is a place that every Vietnamese aspires to travel to at least once in their life. Besides the symbolic meaning, the attraction of Ca Mau Cape lies in its staggering beauty.
Ten best places to visit in Vietnam, Touropia finds Destinations

Ten best places to visit in Vietnam, Touropia finds

A long, narrow country squeezed in between the East Sea and the Laos and Cambodia borders, Vietnam is a land of striking landscapes that range from the lush rice terraces and forested mountains in the north to the picturesque valleys of the Central Highlands and the fertile delta and beautiful beaches of the south. Included in the mix are booming modern cities, colonial towns, traditional villages, archaeological sites and otherworldly islands.
Business

Bustling Song Doc town in southernmost land

Song Doc town in Tran Van Thoi district is one of the three major urban areas, including Ca Mau city and Nam Can town, which serve as an impetus for the development of southernmost Ca Mau province.
Vietnam’s maritime law enforcement proposals praised Politics

Vietnam’s maritime law enforcement proposals praised

Vietnam’s proposals in enhancing maritime law enforcement cooperation were lauded by participants at the third annual commanders’ forum of the Gulf of Thailand that took place in the central city of Da Nang from January 14-16.

World

Maritime law enforcement in Gulf of Thailand strengthened

The third commanders’ forum of the Gulf of Thailand maritime law enforcement kicked off in the central city of Da Nang on January 14 to strengthen cooperation, share information and maintain security and safety at sea.
Business

Ca Mau promotes trade with ASEAN

In recent years, the southernmost province of Ca Mau’s economy always maintains high growth, with annual GDP growth of over 10 percent. The economic structure is shifting in the expected pattern, characterised by an increasing proportion of industry and services. The economic competitiveness, quality and efficiency is significantly improved.
Localities urged to gear up against imminent storm Society

Localities urged to gear up against imminent storm

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has issued a notice requiring localities from south-central to southern regions, including the Central Highlands, to take measures against another storm, which is now a tropical depression in the East Sea.
Refresher course on coping with sea oil spills held Environment

Refresher course on coping with sea oil spills held

The Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment held a refresher course, in Da Nang city on October 7 for nearly 40 officials from relevant authorities and forces, especially those in the central region to raise their capacity in dealing with oil spills at sea.
Society

Refresher course on coping with sea oil spills held

The Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment held a refresher course , in Da Nang city on October 7 for nearly 40 officials from relevant authorities and forces, especially those in the central region to raise their capacity in dealing with oil spills at sea.
Politics

Thailand Gulf countries foster coordination at sea

A multilateral training course opened in the northern port city of Hai Phong on May 13 to improve law enforcement capacities and coordination at sea for attendees from the four Gulf of Thailand countries of Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia.