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To teach future generations about the symbolic meaning of the traditional house, an artisan in Plei Kte Village in the central province of Gia Lai has weaved many miniature communal houses from bamboo wicker.

ADB pledges to support 8 projects in Central Highlands during 2023-2028

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) seeks to support eight projects in the Central Highland Region from 2023 to 2026,

More electric fencing built to prevent elephant intrusions in Dong Nai

Dong Nai Province is building more electric fences to prevent wild elephants from entering residential areas.

Central Highlands to treat F0 cases at home amid rise in community infections

The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has finalised a scheme which will see COVID-19 cases receive treatment at home following a surge in community infections.

Minor quake strikes Central Highlands region again

A minor earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit Kon Plong district of Kon Tum province in the Central Highlands on October 21 evening, according to the Earthquake and Tsunami Warning Centre under the Institute of Geophysics.

Central Highlands highlights historic heritage

Located at an important strategic location, the Central Highlands of Vietnam, home to 20 ethnic minorities, has witnessed many historical moments, including playing a key role in two prolonged resistance wars.

Charnel house statues reflect the beauty of Central Highland people

Journalist Vuong Tam has a predestined relationship with Pleiku City thanks to the verses of Ngo Thi Thanh Van in the poem “Nguoi dan ba ben tuong nha mo” (Woman by the grave statue).

People from covid-hit areas keep flocking to the Central Highlands

Tens of thousands of people from southern provinces that are Vietnam’s pandemic hotspot are flocking to the Central Highlands provinces, posing great pressure for the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic in these localities.

Many rooftop solar power projects camouflage as farms in Central Highlands

To energize before December 31, 2020, to enjoy preferential prices, many enterprises in the Central Highlands had sought every way to speed up the construction of rooftop solar power projects, despite violations in land use, construction, 

Thousands of people drive motorbikes from epidemic-hit areas to Central Highlands

Within five days, nearly 12,000 people from Ho Chi Minh City and the southern provinces affected by the Covid-19 pandemic rode motorbikes back to the Central Highlands provinces of Dak Lak and Dak Nong to avoid the disease.

Diary of a first-time mountaineer

A young lady recounts the itinerary of her very first mountain trip made to conquer the 2,000 meter-plus Ngoc Linh Mountain in the Central Highlands.


Artisans dedicated to preserving Gongs

The Cor ethnic minority primarily reside in Vietnam’s central region, and their Gongs have been a valuable cultural heritage for many generations. 

Tay Nguyen takes measures to prevent forest fires in dry season

Local authorities in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region have taken measures to prevent forest fires in the ongoing dry season.

Water shortage, saline intrusion forecast to be serious this year

Many regions across the country, especially the Central Highlands and Mekong Delta, face risks of water shortage, drought and saline intrusion next month, according to hydro-meteorology experts.

Foliage seasons comes brilliantly in deciduous broad-leaved forests

Forests in the Central Highlands region are entering their most beautiful season of the year when leaves on trees are changing to brilliant colours of red and yellow.

Last domesticated elephant in northern Central Highlands dies

The last domesticated elephant in the northern Central Highlands region of Vietnam has died at the age of 50.

Central Highlands faces labour shortages on coffee plantations

A few years ago hundreds of people used to descend on coffee plantations in the Central Highlands region to work as coffee pickers during the harvest season when coffee prices were high.

Central Highlands art of wooden sculptures

The Central Highlands is not only known for the rich folk culture but is also home to a thousand-year-old treasure of wooden statues.

Coffee harvest season starts in the Central Highlands

The farmers in the Central Highlands region, Vietnam's coffee-growing hub, are busy harvesting coffee as the harvest starts from November to December.

Life differs from lore for elephants

Vietnamese children begin to associate elephants with images of mountainous the Central Highlands from a young age, through a popular song called The Little Elephant in Don Village.