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Farmers in ‘dragon fruit capital’ deal with drought

Although the dry season has on its last days, drought has still been accelerating in the South Central and Central Highland Regions, including Binh Thuan, the province dubbed ‘Vietnamese dragon fruit capital’.


Jail for Binh Thuan rioters

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Tuy Phong District People’s Court in the central province of Binh Thuan handed out jail sentences ranging from two to three and a half years to 15 defendants involved in disturbances of social order

Sea tourism industry coping with climate change

VietNamNet Bridge - Coastal erosion is one of the biggest threats faced by the sea tourism industry, according to the Tourism Development Research Institute. 

Policeman stabbed to death while on duty

 VietNamNet Bridge – A policeman in Phan Thiet City in the central coastal province of Binh Thuan was stabbed to death while on duty this morning.

Tiny isle in Binh Thuan ideal for nature lovers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Those who love indulging themselves at a nature retreat will like Cau Isle, a secluded spot in the central province of Binh Thuan, between May and September.

Domestic, foreign investors run race to develop solar power projects

In the last couple of weeks, several solar power projects capitalized at trillions of dong have kicked off.

Titanium miners in Binh Thuan ignore safety measures

VietNamNet Bridge - Four small-scale titanium processing projects in Binh Thuan have caused serious damage to the land.

Binh Thuan: ‘black gold’ mining destroys beautiful landscapes

VietNamNet Bridge - Beautiful landscapes in Binh Thuan Province are at risk of being wiped out by titanium mines.

Titanium mining in Binh Thuan affecting environment, people’s lives

Many people have had to leave their homes for HCMC, wile others have lodged complaints to local authorities and state management agencies as the living environment has been destroyed.

Binh Thuan attempts to combat desertification

 VietNamNet Bridge – Investing in irrigation works has proven effective task in the fight against rapid desertification in the southern province of Binh Thuan.

Binh Thuan wants to develop tourism projects on land with titanium reserves

Binh Thuan province, which wants to focus on developing tourism instead of polluting the titanium mining industry, is seeking permission to exclude 20,000 hectares of land out of the national titanium reserve.

Writing in the sand at Binh Thuan’s Forgotten Land

Tourists to Phan Thiet City in the central province of Binh Thuan must not miss a special destination: sand park Forgotten Land. This is the first sand park in Vietnam, which has been carved by sculptors from 15 countries

NA leader asks people to believe in the State’s decision

 VietNamNet Bridge – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called for calm in Vietnam and urged people to believe in the Party and State.

NGOs recommend fostering renewable energy

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam can meet its future energy demand while still complying with the Paris Agreement if 30GW of coal power, equivalent to 25 coal-fired power plants, is replaced by renewable energy sources.

Quang Nam hosts third Central Ethnic Culture Festival

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thirteen provinces will participate in the third Central Ethnic Culture Festival on August 15 in the central province of Quang Nam. 

Power plant again wants to pour 1 million cu m of sludge into sea

VietNamNet Bridge - VTEC (Vinh Tan Energy JSC) is seeking permission to sink 1 million cubic meters of sludge in the Binh Thuan sea.

Drone for monitoring forests passes flytest

The southern province of Binh Thuan’s Military Command deployed the first test of using drone on Monday afternoon to inspect forest management in Ham Thanh Commune in Ham Thuan Nam District.

Extreme weather affecting titanium exploitation

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.

Hundreds of illegal workers found at Vinh Tan

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 500 illegal foreign workers at Vinh Tan Power Centre have been reported to Binh Thuan Province People’s Committee

More solar energy projects registered after PM decision

VietNamNet Bridge - Investors have registered solar energy projects in a rush following PM’s Decision No 11 on encouraging investments in solar energy.