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Lao Cai province

Efforts against child drowning strengthened in Lao Cai province

Society

Efforts against child drowning strengthened in Lao Cai province

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Welfares, the People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, the World Health Organisation, the Bloomberg Philanthropies charitable fund and a global health policy lobbying organization of the US have launched a programme to fight drowning among the children in Lao Cai province.

Fansipan peak found to be 4m higher than old measurement

Environment

Fansipan peak found to be 4m higher than old measurement

The height of the Fansipan peak in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, the highest mountain in Indochina, was actually 3,147.3 metres, according to the Department of Survey Mapping and Geographic Information under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

The future of homestays in Vietnam

Travel

The future of homestays in Vietnam

The number of people coming to Vietnam combining business with tourism has increased significantly in recent times, and is one of the reasons for arrival numbers to jump in recent years.

Nearly 1,000 people to run in Vietnam Jungle Marathon 2019

Culture - Sports

Nearly 1,000 people to run in Vietnam Jungle Marathon 2019

Nearly 1,000 athletes from 47 countries and territories will take part in the Vietnam Jungle Marathon 2019 on May 25 in the central province of Thanh Hoa’s Pu Luong Nature Reserve, which is home to an ancient jungle, soaring limestone peaks, vibrant rice paddy fields, and small ethnic minority villages.

Prime Minister holds talks with Chinese Premier

Politics

Prime Minister holds talks with Chinese Premier

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 26 held talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on the occasion of the Vietnamese Government leader’s trip to China to attend the ongoing second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.