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Uncontrolled ecotourism threatens sanctuaries, national parks

VietNamNet Bridge – Unreasonable development of ecotourism is threatening the environment, experts say. Son Tra peninsula, Da Nang Great potential A report from the Department for Special-use Protective Forest Management in 2017 shows that national parks and nature reserves received more than 2 million visitors in 2016, an increase of 178 percent compared with the year before, and total revenue ... Read More »

Lam disqualified for Asian Games

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s head coach Park Hang-seo has announced his final 20-man squad for the upcoming Asian Games (ASIAD) in Indonesia. Goal keeper Dang Van Lam (middle).— Photo Notably, the coach left Vietnamese-Russian goalkeeper Dang Van Lam out of the squad in favour of Bui Tien Dung and Nguyen Van Hoang. Park’s decision made fans surprised as Lam, ... Read More »

Vietnam enhances protection of rare sea turtles

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s sea turtles are currently under serious threat, largely caused by human activities. Vietnam’s sea turtles are under serious threat Khanh Hoa Police on July 31 rescued a Vich turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) from captivity at a restaurant in Nha Trang City.  In early June, 72 specimens of rare sea turtles were seized when they were on display ... Read More »

Vietnam wins U23 International Football Championship

Vietnam’s U23 team won the U23 International Championship –Vinaphone Cup 2018 which concluded at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on August 7.  Vietnam’s U23 team won the U23 International Football Championship – Vinaphone Cup 2018 which concluded at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on August 7. The team tied 1-1 in the last match with Uzbekistan, who beat ... Read More »

Illegal occupation of forested Central Highlands land

Lax management in the Central Highlands has led to years of illegal occupation of forested land.      Timbers seized at a local forest ranger station Dak Ha Communal authorities in Dak Nong Province have yet to recover forest land and demolish dozens of houses built in Village 8.  Truong Dinh No is one of the occupants who built six ... Read More »

Polluting mining firm in Son La has licenses revoked

The authorities in Son La Province revoked three licenses issued to the Tay Bac Minerals Investment JSC (KTB) for mining and processing minerals because of pollution.     illustrative image According to the authorities, the investor failed to deal with the pollution in 90 days as promised. As the result, KTB will be banned from exploiting the copper in the ... Read More »

Vietnam crash out of AFF U16 champs

Viet Nam were knocked out of the qualifying round at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U-16 Championship in Indonesia yesterday after drawing with Myanmar 2-2 in the fifth match of Group A. Myanmar and Indonesia topped the group and qualified for the next stage. Viet Nam vs Myanmar in the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U-16 Championship yesterday. — Photo ... Read More »

Hanoi struggles to revive lakes, rivers

VietNamNet Bridge – The expansion of administrative boundaries and rapid urbanization have put pressure on the network of rivers and lakes in Hanoi. Hanoi leads the country in the number of rivers and lakes with 122 lakes in the inner city and 185 in the suburbs, and 13 rivers.  The rivers and lakes play an important role in the urban ... Read More »

Le Quang Liem to compete in Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

VietNamNet Bridge – Top Vietnamese chess player Le Quang Liem will compete in the 25th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival in United Arab Emirates today. Vietnamese top chess player Le Quang Liem. — Photo With the Elo rating of 2,727, the 27-year-old is the No 1 seed at the tournament of about 150 players. Besides Liem, the event features ... Read More »