Biggest analysis to date reveals huge footprint of livestock - it provides just 18% of calories but takes up 83% of farmland
Rhino horn prices in Vietnam have plummeted in recent years, which campaigners against the consumption of endangered wildlife products have championed as signs that their efforts are working.
Vietnam won 10 gold, five silver and four bronze medals to rank third at the 11th ASEAN Skills Competition (ASC) that wrapped up in Malaysia on September 28th.
A clay and sculpture workshop entitled “Tao ra voi – Cuu roi voi” (Make an Elephant – Save an Elephant), created and organized by Bulgarian artist George Burchett, has been held from September 26th to 30th at Heritage Space, My Dinh 2 Ward, Tu Liem District, Hanoi.
The Disability Research and Capacity Development Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on September 24th launched a contest for students to design and upgrade public facilities to make them more usable for people with disabilities.
Vietnam has succeeded in cutting the demand for rhino horn, with a reduction of 38 per cent over the past three years, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan told a gathering of 182 states at a conference in South Africa on September 25th.
A total of 300 Karofi Nano Silver 7 stage standard water purifiers, equivalent to 75 million liters of fresh water, were given to people living in areas where water sources are seriously polluted, especially in the Northern region.
Photos capture Vietnamese people and their lives between 1981 and 1988 when Michel Blanchard worked in Vietnam and photos from times he returned to Vietnam.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment chooses the theme of the campaign in Vietnam as “Taking action for a green, sustainable urban environment.”
When mid-autumn comes, Hang Ma street in Hanoi Old Quarter becomes more attractive with both children and adults.
On the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius on September 13th visited and handed over gifts to children affected by Agent Orange (AO) dioxin at the Vietnam Friendship Village, Hoai Duc district, Hanoi.
In 1994, young man Fukada Hiroshima with camera in his hand wandered around Hanoi to record every moment of “36 streets”. Now he is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in Vietnam.
A mobile application for English pronunciation co-developed by two Vietnamese women took home first prize at the 2016 Launch Startup Competition in Texas promoting innovation in learning.
Teachers of mathematics and science around the world, including Vietnam, are invited to apply for the 2017 Honeywell Educators at Space Academy (HESA), an all-expense paid, weeklong professional development programme sponsored by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and its employees at the US Space & Rocket Centre (USSRC) in Huntsville, Alabama.
A programme themed ‘Happy Mid-Autumn with children in central coastal provinces’ was held in Dong Hoi city, the central coastal province of Quang Binh on September 10th.
Sa Pa district, in the northwestern mountainous province of Lao Cai, has finalized a plan organizing a pilot night market with the purpose of creating a highlight to attract tourists, reported Vnexpress News.
The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Vietnam and the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific will present the Model Farmer Award to Pham Thi Huan for her outstanding agricultural production achievements in the context of increasing climate change challenges.