Society

Safari park to add wild touch to city’s anniversary

Hanoi ’s first safari park will be opened at the Bao Son Paradise park in Hoai Duc district on March 27 together with five other entertainment facilities to celebrate the 1,000 th birthday anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.
Travel

Lazing along Lac Lake in Central Highlands

Lac Lake is one of the largest natural lakes in Vietnam and is considered by many to also be the most beautiful. Covering more than 500ha at an elevation of 500m, it is one of the most famous landscapes in the Central Highlands.
Health

Bird flu heads south

Every effort is being implemented to prevent the continuous spread of the A/H5N1 virus in the two provinces of Ca Mau and Ha Tinh’s flocks, after thousands of affected birds have been culled.
Health

Committee warns of bird flu returning

Three more outbreaks of bird flu have been reported in the northern province of Thai Nguyen and in the southernmost province of Ca Mau province since the start of this month, killing more than 300 birds.
World

Sea waters need urgent protection, says UN official

Sea waters beyond countries’ territories should be urgently protected from pollution and waste, said the United Nations (UN) Special Task Force on Marine Biodiversity in its meeting on February 2.
Rare fishing cat found in An Giang Environment

Rare fishing cat found in An Giang

Several residents in Ba Hoa islet, Binh Thanh commune, Chau Thanh district, the Mekong delta province of An Giang , have caught a number of fishing cats, a rare species listed in the national Red Book of precious fauna and flora.
Travel

Tourists take to life down on the farm

With a myriad of tourists attractions in the Hanoi area, more and more people are now spending their holidays at the “Countryside Farm”, a new destination in Hanoi ’s suburban District of Ba Vi.
Instead of spending their holidays in luxury, tourists are flocking to the countryside’s peaceful environment, which provides a pleasant escape from the busy life of the city.
Environment

Poachers threaten rare species

Illegal hunting and trading of wildlife are increasing at an alarming rate, posing a serious threat to rare and endangered species, conservationists have said.