• Titanium polluters face deregistration

    Titanium polluters face deregistration

    17/06/2011 05:00

    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will revoke the licences of titanium mining businesses found violating legal regulations and contaminating the environment, the ministry leader has said. Titanium mining in...

  • Three insect species to be in Vietnam’s Red List

    Three insect species to be in Vietnam’s Red List

    17/06/2011 05:00

    Scientists from the Institute for Ecology and Biological Resources of Vietnam have suggested to add four species of insect into Vietnam’s Red List of Threatened Species. They include: Chalcosoma causasus, a giant dynastine scarab beetle; Kontum...

  • Thousands choke on noxious factory fumes in Thanh Hoa

    17/06/2011 05:00

    About 4,500 residents are reported to have suffered from respiratory problems due to noxious gases being emitted by Lam Son Paper Company in Nong Cong District, in the central province of Thanh Hoa. The firm, which recycles paper from materials...

  • Wedding in the ocean

    Wedding in the ocean

    17/06/2011 05:00

    After cutting wedding cake, ten couples dived into the sea to exchange wedding rings. The underwater wedding ceremony took place on Hon Mun Island in Nha Trang City on June 15. At 8.30 am, ten couples wore a diving uniforms, covered by traditional ao...

  • Vietnam navy in training

    Vietnam navy in training

    13/06/2011 05:00

    To defend Vietnam’s waters and islands, the naval forces have regular practice and are always ready to fight for the country’s sovereignty. A naval unit prepares for a drilling. A guarding ship of Brigade 171 practices with live...

  • Death sentences to be executed by poison

    Death sentences to be executed by poison

    13/06/2011 05:00

    The Law on Execution of Criminal Sentences will take effect as of July 1, 2011, under which death sentences will be executed by poison, instead of shooting. The law was approved by the 12th National Assembly. One of...

  • Colorful opening ceremony of Nha Trang sea festival

    Colorful opening ceremony of Nha Trang sea festival

    13/06/2011 05:00

    The fifth Sea Festival 2011, themed “ Nha Trang – The Sea Rendezvous” opened in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on June 11. Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister, Nguyen Thien Nhan underlined that with a coastal line of...

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