World

ASEAN Champions of Biodiversity honoured

Three youth leaders from Indonesia and a business newspaper from the Philippines have been honoured as the 2014 ASEAN Champions of Biodiversity for their outstanding work in biodiversity conservation and advocacy.
Travel

Malaysia promotes tourism in HCM City

The Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (MTPB) in Vietnam hosted the “Visit Malaysia 2014 Roadshow” series in Ho Chi Minh City on June 20 as one of the programmes to kick off the Malaysia Tourism Year 2014.
Ha Tinh hosts Sea and Island Week Society

Ha Tinh hosts Sea and Island Week

The Sea and Island Week 2013, which will call for action to protect the national sea, is set to take place in central Ha Tinh province from June 1-8, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced on May 8.
Campaign against landmines moves forward Society

Campaign against landmines moves forward

A summer day in 2000 and Ho Van Lai, aged 10, and three other friends were playing a game on a quiet sandy beach near their home in Cua Viet town in the central province of Quang Tri . But, a minute later a huge bang cut the children’s game short.
Society

Day-long programme commemorates Orange Day

VTV4, a channel for overseas Vietnamese, is broadcasting round-the-clock programming on August 10 related to Agent Orange and its victims, to commemorate “Orange Day”.