Central Highlands

Update news Central Highlands

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has called on provinces in the south-central coastal and Central Highlands regions to take measures to minimise the impacts of drought on summer-autumn crops.


Central Vietnam at high risk of drought: official

The central region is at high risk of drought from March to May, the remaining months of this dry season, said Deputy Director of the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting Vu Duc Long said on March 9.

A look at some of unmissable safe destinations found in Vietnam

Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Dak Lak, and Gia Lai provinces offer travelers safe destinations, while simultaneously providing various promotions as a means of boosting the flow of domestic tourists.

Low rainfall expected across central Vietnam over next two months

Little rainfall is forecast across the country in March and April, the remaining months of the dry season, particularly in the central region, said Vu Duc Long, Deputy Director of the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting.

Puppie cafes thriving in Central Highlands

A visit to the Central Highlands region of Vietnam offers plenty of incredible tourist experiences, including drinking fresh coffee in the hills and playing with cute puppies.

Mekong Delta, Central Highlands brace for forest fires

Authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta and Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) regions are taking precautionary measures to protect forests facing high risk of fires due to the prolonged hot and dry weather.

Extracurricular class fuels ethnic minority students’ passion for Gong culture

Dak Lak province in the Central Highlands has opened classes on Gong playing for students from ethnic minorities to help them learn the core values of Gong culture. 

Central Highlands glowing in green energy prospects

With ample land funds, abundant natural resources, and a young labour force, provinces in the Central Highlands region have many favourable factors to attract investment from domestic and foreign businesses.

Krong Ana district offers community tourism services

Krong Ana district in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has beautiful natural scenery: lush paddy fields, stunning waterfalls, and primeval forests.

Xoang dance of the Ba Na

Xoang dance has been an inseparable part of Central Highlands culture. Whenever Central Highlanders hold a festival, they play gongs and do Xoang dancing.

Agro-tourism makes Lam Dong province special

In November alone, Da Lat resort city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, welcomed half a million tourists, raising total tourist arrivals for the year to 6.2 million.

New Zealand choreographer stages dance on Central Highlands

A contemporary dance featuring special observations and feelings about space, people and the rhythm of life will be held in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak at 7.30pm on December 20 and at the Military Theatre, HCM City on the following day.

Ma ethnic people protect forests in national park

For the Ma ethnic minority in Dak Som Commune in Dak Glong district in Dak Nong province, the forest is just like a god who protects them from disasters.

Coffee price falls as farmers warned of lower profits

Vietnam’s coffee export price has dropped to a 10-year low and is continuing to slide. Analysts believe the price won’t go up in the last months of the year as supply is increasing.

Bringing American food and beer to the Central Highlands

The last thing you may expect to find at the foot of Lang Biang Mountain in Lac Duong District, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is a pizza restaurant.

Vietnamese farmers adapt to climate change

Intercropping and advanced farming techniques used in the Central Highlands provinces are helping farmers adapt to the effects of climate change, including unusually heavy rains, whirlwinds and prolonged droughts.

Wild animal trading rampant in Vietnam's Central Highlands

Authorities of the Central Highlands provinces have found coaches illegally transporting wild animals.

Discovering Chu Se terraced fields from height

The stunning beauty of the green terraced fields belonging to the Jrai ethnic group in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has proved a popular destination with travelers flocking to the area in recent time.

Dams in Vietnam's Central Highlands in state of disrepair, pose threat of bursting

Provinces in the Central Highlands region face the risk of reservoirs bursting since hundreds of them are damaged or degraded.


Vietnam's Central Highlands suffers worst flooding in a decade

The recent levels of torrential rain and flooding which have devastated parts of the Central Highlands region and left 10 dead have been the worst to hit the area since September 2009.