Business

Can Tho-Con Dao air route resumed

Vietnam Air Service Company (VASCO) announced that it has resumed the air route between the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and Con Dao Island.
Society

Orangutan gives birth in Dam Sen Park

A rare Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) which is raised at Dam Sen Park in HCM City gave birth to a male baby, according to the park's animal care group.
New website to protect wild animals launched Environment

New website to protect wild animals launched

The organisation, ‘Education on Nature Vietnam ’ (ENV), has announced a new website where people can identify many different kinds of species to encourage community’s to protect Vietnam ’s wildlife.
Society

Wildlife classes to enlighten kids

Students at 40 secondary schools in Ho Chi Minh City have been learning about wildlife preservation through extracurricular classes offered in temporary tents set up on their campuses.
Extinct rhino wins editorial cartoon competition Society

Extinct rhino wins editorial cartoon competition

A cartoon symbolising the extinction of the rhino won top prize at the third The Thao & Van Hoa (Sports and Culture) newspaper's press caricature competition, which, this year, focused on the environment.
Javan rhino wiped out in Vietnam Environment

Javan rhino wiped out in Vietnam

The critically endangered Javan Rhino has been wiped out in Vietnam , WWF Vietnam and the International Rhino Foundation confirmed in a report released on Oct. 25.
Seminar calls for urgent tiger conservation Environment

Seminar calls for urgent tiger conservation

“The future of tigers depends on our actions” was the message of a seminar held in Hanoi on July 29 to raise public awareness and support for the conservation of a species on the brink of extinction.