More than VND55 billion (nearly $2.5 million) will be spent to shift elephant-riding tourism to a more elephant-friendly model in Dak Lak.
More elephants in the Central Highlands of Vietnam are set to retire from their laborious and controversial work in tourism from 2022, amid growing concern over the welfare of this extraordinary animal that is on the brink of extinction.
Mr. Nguyen Dinh Trung, Deputy Party Secretary and Chairman of Dak Nong Province, was assigned by the Politburo to hold the position of Secretary of the Party Committee of Dak Lak Province for the term 2020 - 2025.
Lakes and streams are part of life of ethnic groups living in villages on the outskirts of Buon Ma Thuot City, an urban center in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.
Authorities of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak have applied social distancing measures in Buon Ma Thuot City which is home to three Covid-19 cases.
The Central Highland province of Dak Lak has decided to impose the social distancing order, starting 00.00hrs July 30, after a local resident returning from Da Nang city was infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Central Highlands localities need to raise the responsibility among forest owners and management to improve protection and development of the areas.
Riding elephants is a tourism service that exploits animals and poses risks for both visitors and mahouts.
If more effective measures aren't taken, elephants will disappear from the Central Highlands' region.
Demand for high quality agricultural products is increasing and many consumers are looking for organic options.
The Investigative Police Agency of Dak Lak Province has decided to launch legal proceedings against 10 people relating to violations in a bid package for generic drugs at the provincial health department.
Despite no cases of COVID-19 reported in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak, the area is still on high alert.
Buon Ma Thuot, the biggest city in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, covers 370 square kilometers.