Na Khuong water wheels – unique cultural feature of north-western region Destinations

Na Khuong water wheels – unique cultural feature of north-western region

Giant water wheels in Na Khuong village, Tam Duong district in Lai Chau province, some 30 kilometres southeast of Lai Chau city, operate around the clock delivering fresh water to lush paddy fields by the Nam Mu River. Built by skilful hands of local Thai ethnic minority people, the wheels create a unique tourist attraction in the pristine mountains and forests of the north-western region.
Truong Sa ocean locks represent sovereignty and shelter Society

Truong Sa ocean locks represent sovereignty and shelter

Truong Sa island, offshore of Khanh Hoa province is home to ocean locks that have been providing supplies and shelter for fishermen for decades, but they also represent Vietnam’s sovereignty over the islands and territorial waters.
Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USD Society

Natural disasters cost Ca Mau province over 43 million USD

Drought, rains, inundation and landslides have cost the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau an estimated over 1 trillion VND (43 million USD) from the outset of the year, according to the provincial steering committee on natural disaster prevention, search and rescue.
Government funds sought for reservoirs in Phu Quy island Society

Government funds sought for reservoirs in Phu Quy island

The south central coastal province of Binh Thuan has proposed the Government allocate investment to build two reservoirs in its island district of Phu Quy to ensure water supply for the daily life and production and provide fishery services.