Mountainous region covered with frost Environment

Mountainous region covered with frost

Vietnam is completely located in the tropical belt of the Northern Hemisphere, favoring a tropical climate with annual average temperature is from 22ºC to 27ºC. However, in recent days, Vietnam’s northern region has been facing an extreme cold snap caused by the arrival of a cold front which pushed temperature down to below 10ºC and even under 0ºC, bringing chances of frost to mountainous areas.
Poor ethnic minority groups get support Society

Poor ethnic minority groups get support

The northwest mountainous Ha Giang provincial People’s Committee and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have helped construct 26.5km of new rural roads connecting 17 hamlets of Yen Minh district and four other hamlets of Dong Van district.
Exploring the neglected beauty of Xa Phin Travel

Exploring the neglected beauty of Xa Phin

Ha Giang province is a wild and charming land, and much of the northern mountainous province is incredibly beautiful, including Xa Phin Village, Phuong Tien Commune, Vi Xuyen District.
Majestic, poetic Ha Giang attractive to visitors Travel

Majestic, poetic Ha Giang attractive to visitors

The northwestern mountainous province of Ha Giang, home to more than 20 ethnic minority groups with unique cultural identities and festivals, has long been an attractive destination for tourists and explorers.
Harvesting ‘green gold’ on cloud-covered mountains Society

Harvesting ‘green gold’ on cloud-covered mountains

Shan tuyet tea trees in Ta Xua commune of Bac Yen district in the northern mountainous province of Son La grow in an environment that is filled with clouds and cold fog all year round. Shan tuyet tea is a precious specialty of the local Mong ethnic minority people, who call it “green gold”.
Heavy rains forecast nationwide Society

Heavy rains forecast nationwide

Many regions across the country are expected to see heavy rains from September 13 to 23, with downpours forecast mainly during the night and early morning, the National Hydro-meteorological Forecast Centre said.
Flooding kills two in northern Ha Giang province Environment

Flooding kills two in northern Ha Giang province

Prolonged torrential rain overnight on July 20-21 caused flooding in a number of localities in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, killing two and injuring one, according to the Ha Giang Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Beauty of Dak Nong Global Geopark Politics

Beauty of Dak Nong Global Geopark

UNESCO has designated Vietnam’s Dak Nong Geopark as one of its Global Geoparks. Dak Nong is the third park in Vietnam to have been awarded this honor so far after Dong Van Krast Plateau and Non Nuoc Cao Bang in northern Vietnam.
Vietnam has third global geopark recognised by UNESCO Environment

Vietnam has third global geopark recognised by UNESCO

The Programme and External Relations Commission of the 209th UNESCO Executive Board on July 7 approved the Global Geoparks Council’s proposal to recognise Vietnam’s Dak Nong Geopark as a Global Geopark, the third of its kind in the country.
Lockdown order in Dong Van township, Ta Kha hamlet lifted Society

Lockdown order in Dong Van township, Ta Kha hamlet lifted

The People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on April 23 decided to lift the lockdown order on Dong Van township and Ta Kha hamlet in Pho Bang township in Dong Van district, based on positive developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in the province.