Buon Ma Thuot
The eighth edition of the national Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival will be held in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak next year after two postponements in 2021 and 2022 due to COVID-19.
Buon Ma Thuot, the biggest city in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, covers 370 square kilometers.
The National Traditional Musical Instrument Solo and Ochestra Competition 2020 is scheduled to take place in September in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong chaired a meeting of the Politburo on November 15 to examine two projects reviewing the 10-year implementation of the Politburo’s conclusions on developing Hue and Buon Ma Thuot cities.
Vietnam Airlines and budget airline Jetstar Pacific have announced plan to adjust schedules of their flights to and from Nha Trang, Phu Yen, Quy Nhon, Da Lat, Pleiku and Buon Ma Thuot on October 30 as storm Matmo is approaching.
Vietnam, the second biggest coffee exporter in the world, is experiencing tough days as the export volume has fallen and export prices are among the lowest in the world.
Vietnam is considered a hot spot for elephant tusk trafficking, and the activity remains uncontrolled, especially in the Central Highlands.
VietNamNet Bridge – I arrived in Buon Ma Thuot, the capital of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and fondly referred to as the “Queen of Coffee”, after an eight-hour bus ride.