Holiday season hits fever pitch as tours book up Travel

Holiday season hits fever pitch as tours book up

People in the capital have made preparations for the upcoming four-day (from April 28 - May 1) holiday celebrating the Reunification Day (April 30) and Labour Day (May 1), and many of them will be traveling.
Teachers take Tet to the hills Society

Teachers take Tet to the hills

As people rush around getting ready for Tet, many teachers in the northwestern mountains try to bring the festivities to poor ethnic students in remote areas - for two reasons.
Northern, north central localities asked to brace for cold snaps Society

Northern, north central localities asked to brace for cold snaps

The Office of the Steering Committee for Natural Disasters Prevention and Control has asked northern and north central localities to update developments of cold spells on means of communications to help people, especially those in mountainous areas, take countermeasures.
Snow covers northern mountainous areas Environment

Snow covers northern mountainous areas

Low temperature along with drizzle and high humidity caused snowfall in many mountainous areas in the north such as O Quy Ho (Lao Cai), Cao Ma (Ha Giang), and Mau Son (Lang Son).
Frost extends in northern region Environment

Frost extends in northern region

Many places in the north of Vietnam are covered in frost due to the longest lasting intense cold spell in two years, said the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
Cold snap kills over 2,160 head of cattle Society

Cold snap kills over 2,160 head of cattle

Over 2,160 cattle were killed or starved to death as of January 30 as a result of the cold spell that was raging across mountainous areas of the north, central and Central Highlands regions.
Sugar association looks to Prime Minister for help Business

Sugar association looks to Prime Minister for help

The Vietnam Sugar and Sugarcane Association proposed to the PM not to allow an extension for temporary sugar imports for re-export as the sweet industry was struggling with high stockpiles and slumping prices due to illegally imported sugar.
Workshop looks to promote hotline for human trafficking fight Society

Workshop looks to promote hotline for human trafficking fight

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of northern border Lao Cai province held a workshop in Lao Cai city on November 30 to discuss a hotline on human trafficking prevention and control.