Binh Thuan faces high risk of forest fire Environment

Binh Thuan faces high risk of forest fire

Over 100,000 ha out of 350,000 ha of forests in the south central coastal province of Binh Thuan are on the highest alert for fires as the peak of the dry season begins, according to the provincial Forestry Management Department.
First Vietnamese peacekeepers start journey to war-torn South Sudan Politics

First Vietnamese peacekeepers start journey to war-torn South Sudan

Hidden at the bottom of Thu’s heavy army backpack was a well-wrapped jar of salt. It was a gift from her mother given the last time the two met, and Thu planned to take it to the war-torn South Sudan where she will be one of the first Vietnamese members of the United Nations peacekeeping mission.
Binh Thuan faces high risk of forest fires Society

Binh Thuan faces high risk of forest fires

Over 150,000 hectares of forests in the south central coastal province of Binh Thuan are now on high alert for fires as it is in the peak of the dry season, according to the provincial Forestry Management Department on February 27.
Poor crop hurts cashew farmers Business

Poor crop hurts cashew farmers

Many farmers in the southern provinces of Binh Thuan, Binh Phuoc and Ba Ria – Vung Tau have been encountering difficulties due to a poor cashew crop caused by bad weather and plant diseases.
Society

Tra Vinh: Levees benefit four communes

The People’s Committee of southern Tra Vinh province has requested the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development urgently complete construction of a levee on the north side of Tong Long River by the end of this year.
Society

Binh Thuan copes with prolonged drought

Residents in the central province of Binh Thuan are facing a severe drought that is halting agricultural production, according to the local Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Business

Rubber cultivation lifts growers out of poverty

Rubber cultivation has helped many families, especially from ethnic minorities, in the central province of Binh Thuan escape poverty, according to the province's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.