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Fishermen rescued after 12 days of drifting at sea

Five additional survivors of fishing vessel BTh 97478 TS, which sank at sea on July 10, were rescued on the morning of July 22 by a pass-by ship.

Tour guides form team to save coral off coast of Binh Thuan Province

During a dive on a small island off the coast of Binh Thuan Province, Nguyen Van Gioi and other tour guides were able to see hundreds of poisonous crown-of-thorns starfish, which are coral predators.

Earthquake hits off Binh Thuan coast, no tsunami warning

The waters off the coast of Binh Thuan province were hit by an earthquake reaching four on the Richter scale on the morning of July 15, but no tsunami warning has been issued shortly afterwards.


Binh Thuan farmers dig ponds, build small reservoirs to store water

Farmers in the south-central province of Binh Thuan in areas without public irrigation systems have dug ponds, built small reservoirs, and installed efficient irrigation systems as drought occurs during the dry season.

Vietnam wind power sector to see growing opportunities: Fitch Solutions

Vietnam contains one of the highest potential for wind power in the region, as it is endowed with high wind speeds particularly in the offshore or near-shore areas.

Philippine ship owner compensates for Vietnamese fishing boat collision

Owner of Vietnamese fishing vessel BTh 89719 Vo Dinh Phuong in the south central coastal province of Binh Thuan said on May 10 that he received a 45,000 USD compensation from the owner of the Philippines-flagged freighter WHITE TO MONY.

High-school students return after long break caused by COVID-19 fears

Thousands of high-school students from across Ba Ria-Vung Tau province have joined students in other localities in returning to school on March 2.

Binh Thuan struggles to deal with early drought

The farmers in Binh Thuan Province are facing dropping river water levels and imminent drought.

Work on Phan Thiet Airport to begin in 2020

Work on Phan Thiet Airport, which will be used for both civil and military purposes, in the south central province of Binh Thuan is set to begin in 2020.

Wind turbine destroyed by fire in Binh Thuan

A wind turbine was destroyed by fire Sunday morning in the southern province of Binh Thuan. It belongs to the Binh Thanh Wind Power Plant in Tuy Phong District.

Vietnamese Government indecisive about solar power price, investors cautious

With the new policy on choosing investors through bidding, the hot race of developing solar power projects is expected to cool down.

Solar power investors ‘ran fast, braked hard’ in 2019

2019 was a special year for solar power investors: they sprinted in the first half of the year to fulfill projects, but have been idle since July, and are now waiting for a new policy.

More power grids needed to unlock renewable energy capacity

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed the prime minister allow for more power grid projects than earlier planned to handle the high capacity of wind and solar power projects in Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan.


Billionaires pour money into Binh Thuan real estate

After many years of being neglected, resort real estate in Binh Thuan province has been awakened by projects worth billions of dollars.

Hydro-floating solar farms: new opportunity for Vietnam’s renewable energy sector

Floating solar panels may just be catching on in Vietnam, but they could be about to grab a huge slice of the country's renewable energy market.

Binh Thuan gives 11 project licences worth $990 million

The authorities of the central province of Binh Thuan on Sunday granted in-principle licences to 11 investment projects with total capital of VND23 trillion (US$990 million).


Hospitals’ negligence caused two deaths of baby and teenager

Binh Thuan Province General Hospital have apologised for the death of a newborn baby due to their neglect.

Four students drown in Mui Ne

Four tourists who are students have drowned after being washed away by strong waves while swimming at a beach in Phan Thiet City, the southern coastal province of Binh Thuan.


11-year-old victim at centre of pagoda sexual and physical abuse accusations

Police in Binh Thuan Province are investigating accusations that an 11-year-old boy was brutally beaten while attending a meditation course at a local pagoda.

Law-abiding to a fault

It’s important to respect traffic rules, but are they always a matter of life and death?