Travel

Kien Giang province leases forest for tourism

The Mekong delta province of Kien Giang has approved a forest lease plan for tourism development in the 2010-2015 period, which is considered to be a bold move to preserve forest and tap its eco-tourism potential.
Asian, European media players discuss cooperation Sci-Tech

Asian, European media players discuss cooperation

Around 100 journalists and management of the media industry from Europe and Asia-Pacific convened in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from Nov. 9-10 for a conference to promote understanding of media issues and enhance world cooperation.
Politics

Party leader urges province to cultivate natural resources

Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh urged the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum to fully tap into its local strengths in afforestation, agriculture, husbandry and border trade during his visit with local authorities on Dec 10 and 11.
Society

“Milky Way Travel” opened for Hanoians

Anyone in Hanoi who has a dream to travel to the Milky Way can have it partly come true as they can see by their eyes true photos of the galaxy at a scientific exhibition opened in the capital city on Dec. 3.
Politics

Cuban newspaper hails East Asian connection

The Granma daily newspaper, the official organ of the Communist Party of Cuba, ran an article on November 14 stressing that the ASEAN Summit, expected to take place in Hanoi in April 2010, will mark a new milestone in Southeast Asia ’s integration process as well as the East Asian region in general.
World media summit closes World

World media summit closes

The first World Media Summit (WMS) wrapped up in Beijing, China, on Oct. 10 with the issuance of a joint statement.
Environment

Delta environment set for forum agenda

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will organise an annual forum on preserving the Mekong River Delta’s natural resources as part of efforts to ensure sustainable development.