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Dak Lak to reduce coffee-growing area

Business

Dak Lak to reduce coffee-growing area

Dak Lak, the country’s largest coffee growing province, plans to reduce the area under the crop from 204,800ha now to 180,000ha by 2030, according to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Hai Ninh.

Da Nang seeks water shortage solution

Society

Da Nang seeks water shortage solution

The central city of Da Nang will speed up the construction of key water plants – the Cau Do, Hoa Trung and Hoa Lien – in order to supply 250,000 cubic metres of clean water each day by 2019-2020.

Agricultural sector takes actions against drought

Society

Agricultural sector takes actions against drought

The people’s committees of provinces and cities across the country have been ordered to outline plans to fight drought and saline intrusion in the context of low water levels in many reservoirs, making it hard to provide sufficient water for agriculture production during the dry season 2018-2019.

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

Environment

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten the rich ecosystem on the islands.