Cold spell hits northern, central regions Environment

Cold spell hits northern, central regions

Another cold front arrived earlier on December 11, plunging the northern region into the coldest days so far this winter and bringing rainfall to central Vietnam after disastrous downpours over the weekend.
PM urges Hoa Binh to become tourism locality Politics

PM urges Hoa Binh to become tourism locality

The northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh should bring into play the full potential of its land, people and culture to become a tourism locality, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said in a working session with local officials on December 11.
Mild quake occurs in central Quang Nam province Society

Mild quake occurs in central Quang Nam province

A 2.7-magnitude earthquakewas reported in Bac Tra My district of the central province of Quang Nam on October 25, according to the Earthquake and Tsunami Warning Centre under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)’s Institute of Geophysics.
Thai youth promote tourism in Son La Travel

Thai youth promote tourism in Son La

At the side of a local hydroelectric reservoir, a group of Thai youngsters are unleashing the economic potential of the northwest mountainous province of Son La.
Indonesia: Thousands evacuated from Jakarta over floods World

Indonesia: Thousands evacuated from Jakarta over floods

Thousands of residents in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta have been evacuated due to flooding though the levels of rivers swollen by the release of water from a reservoir upstream have been dropping, according to Jakarta’s governor.