• Government called on to take caution in licensing casinos

    Government called on to take caution in licensing casinos

    10/05/2011 05:00

    Experts have warned against the movement of localities programming casino projects and called on the government to take caution with the projects. Some localities have licensed, while many other localities have proposed...

  • Idle bridges

    09/05/2011 05:00

    View more pictures In many places in the Mekong Delta, poor management has resulted in a wasteful construction of bridges. Every time they use Hoa Thanh Bridge, residents in Hoa Thanh Commune in Ca Mau City in the southernmost province of Ca Mau can’t help sighing at the sight...

  • Hanoi’s most modern park deserted

    Hanoi’s most modern park deserted

    09/05/2011 05:00

    Half of a year opened to the public, the $15 million Hoa Binh Park is neglected by people. The park, located in the Xuan Dinh Commune, Tu Liem District, has a total investment of VND282 billion (nearly $15 million). It was opened in October 2010, to celebrate Hanoi’s...


    09/05/2011 05:00

    UNESCO has announced that it will put the Ho dynasty’s Citadel and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park on the list to be considered as World Heritage sites next month. These two heritage sites, located in the central provinces of Thanh Hoa and Quang Binh, respectively, are...

  • Life in the home of oldest tea trees in the world

    08/05/2011 05:00

    Around 200km from Hanoi, Suoi Giang commune in the Van Chan district, the northern mountain province of Yen Bai, is 1,371m above sea level. The commune is located on the mighty Fansipan Mountain. This is the home of the oldest tea trees in the world....

  • Vietnam seeks more world heritage status

    08/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - Two heritages of Vietnam along with 40 natural and cultural properties in 40 countries will be considered by UNESCO for the inscription on the World Heritage List. Under the announcement made by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...

  • Nghe An receives World Biosphere Reserve title

    Nghe An receives World Biosphere Reserve title

    07/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - The UNESCO Representative in Vietnam on April 29 presented the title of World Biosphere Reserve to the Western Nghe An Biosphere Reserve in the central province of Nghe An. “We expect through this recognition, the national umbrella with several hundred...

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