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Four beautiful camping sites in the Central Highlands

The Central Highlands has long been a favorite tourist destination where people can admire the beauty of majestic waterfalls, mountains and vast green forests.

Central Highland province declares disaster state of emergency

The Central Highland province Dak Nong on August 8 declared a state of emergency to support recovery efforts for public works heavily damaged or badly impacted by the recent torrential rain and flooding.

Illegal immigration: When searching for a better life goes wrong

Illegal immigration with hopes of finding higher-paying jobs is a dream of many ethnic minority people in the central highland provinces. However, the reality doesn’t often meet their expectations.

Difficulties for education in Central Highlands need addressing

Teaching literacy skills for children in the Central Highlands becomes a discouraging job owing to various obstacles in the professional and personal aspects.

Blooming Central Highlands coffee flowers attract visitors

Coffee flowers are in full bloom across some Central Highlands provinces during spring, attracting many visitors.

Perching on good land

The Lunar New Year (Tet) brings great joy. That is a common saying among the Vietnamese people. However, for coffee farmers in the Central Highlands region, a good harvest brings joy, which is their Tet.

Tiny traditional houses provide cultural model

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.

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.

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.

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.