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VFF fined $15,000 for flares incident

The Asian Football Confederation has fined the Viet Nam Football Federation US$15,000 for failing to stop Vietnamese fans from lighting flares during the 2019 Asian Cup qualifier against Cambodia Source link Read More »

Extreme weather affecting titanium exploitation

VietNamNet Bridge – The National Institute of Mining – Metallurgy Science & Technology (Vilumki) found that climate change has had a significant impact on titanium exploitation, with output predicted to decrease by 30 percent. The research team found that the activities of mining and processing titanium sand in the coastal areas from Thanh Hoa to Binh Thuan province are bearing ... Read More »

Vietnamese kurash artist wins gold at world event

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam won its second gold at the first World Youth Martial Arts Masterships, which closed in Jincheon-County, Chungcheongbuk-do Province, South Korea, yesterday. Vietnamese Do Thu Ha (left) celebrates her victory in the women’s U52kg kurash category. — Photo Vietnamese athletes competed only in the kurash competition. They pocketed one gold, one silver and one bronze ... Read More »

A new star on nation’s swimming horizon

VietNamNet Bridge – It is no doubt that “iron girl” Nguyen Thi Anh Vien is the best swimmer in Viet Nam. Star attraction: Vu Thi Phuong Anh (left) poses with her swimming idol Joseph Schooling of Singapore at the 29th SEA Games held last August in Malaysia. — Photo She won 16 titles at the national championship, eight gold ... Read More »

Three illegally-kept bears rescued in Ninh Binh

Non-governmental organisation Four Paws Viet and Ninh Binh Province’s forest management department on Monday rescued three Tibetan bears illegally held in captivity at two local households.     One of the three bears is rescued in Ninh Binh Province on November 6 The bears which weigh a total of around 100 kilogrammes were kept at the households in Ninh Phong ... Read More »

Illegal sand mining ravages An Giang Province

VietNamNet Bridge – Though illegal sand mining is rampant in the Bay Nui (Seven Mountains) area in the Mekong province of An Giang, provincial authorities said they are unable to catch any of the miners red-handed. Illegal sand mining is rampant at the foot of Bay Nui Mountain in An Giang Province. — VNS File Photo On October 27 in ... Read More »

Efforts made to tackle post-storm oil spill threat

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha visited Quy Nhon beach in central Binh Dinh province on November 7 to inspect the search for missing sailors and direct response to possible oil spills from sunk freighters in storm Damrey. Freighter sunk in Quy Nhon waters Storm Damrey, the 12th of its kind developed in the East Sea, hit ... Read More »

Central Highlands: illegal loggers challenge PM order to close natural forests

VietNamNet Bridge – The forests in the Central Highlands continue to be cut down though they were closed more than a year ago as ordered by PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.  Many deforestation cases still occur in front of local authorities. The serious deforestation has once again become a hot topic for NA Deputy discussions.  “PM ordered forest closure, but the ... Read More »

Vietnam secure AFC U19 final berth

Viet Nam have confirmed its place in the Asian Football Confederation U19 Championship 2018 finals with a match to spare after beating hosts Chinese Taipei 2-1 yesterday in Hsinchu.  Chinese Taipei’s Lan Hao-yu is surrounded by Vietnamese players during the AFC U19 Football Championship qualifier yesterday in Hsinchu. Viet Nam won 2-1. — Photo The second win in Group ... Read More »

Why ‘natural disaster’ is a misnomer

VietNamNet Bridge – In recent years, the mountainous province of Yen Bai in the north has consistently been among the hardest hit by natural disasters. Illegally felled logs that floated in floodwaters gathered in a village in Yen Bai Province. Massive, unchecked deforestation has compounded the impact of natural disasters in the northern province. — Photo However, it is ... Read More »