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Hundreds of fishing boats left idle due to fuel shortages

Fishing boats in many southern provinces are being left idle as local fishermen have been unable to buy diesel.

More than half of fishing boats still ashore, need support

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has proposed using the state budget to support fishermen.

Prosperous fishermen in central region face big bank debts

Many successful fishermen in Quang Ngai, Da Nang and Quang Nam have had to sell their land, houses, or fishing boats to pay bank debts.

Fisherman's wife turns weather forecaster

Over the past five years, thousands of fishing boats in central Vietnam have returned to shore safe and sound thanks to weather updates broadcast live from a small radio station.

Ha Tinh fishermen go out to sea after Tet holiday

Many fishing vessels owned by fishermen in the central province of Ha Tinh have headed to sea to resume fishing after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.

Discovering magnificent sunrise of Chuon lagoon

Chuon lagoon, part of the Tam Giang brackish water lagoon system in Thua Thien Hue, has proved an attractive destination for visitors thanks to its picturesque scenery in addition to the unique life of local fishermen.

Binh Dinh fishing boats hit by Typhoon Kaitak

Late yesterday, the Viet Nam National Committee for Search and Rescue sent a vessel to rescue a local fishing boat which had ran out of fuel and was drifting at sea 116 nautical miles from O Cap Cape

Central region recovers after mass fish deaths

A year after the environmental catastrophe of mass fish deaths caused by the Hung Nghiep Formosa Steel Corporation, residents along the central coast are trying to return to a normal life.

Indonesia returns 49 Vietnamese fishermen

 VietNamNet Bridge – Indonesia yesterday (Aug 11) repatriated 49 Vietnamese fishermen who were arrested two to three months ago for accidentally fishing in Indonesia’s seas.

Legendary Long Bien Bridge in Autumn afternoon

 VietNamNet Bridge – Long Bien - the historic Hanoi bridge crossing the Red River looks simple and romantic in Autumn afternoon.

Mountainous embrace imparts secluded beauty to Eo Gio

 VietNamNet Bridge – After we arrived at Nhon Ly Village in Quy Nhon City for a three-day working trip last month, we were invited to visit Eo Gio beach, ensconced in a beautiful embrace by the mountains.

The men who shine a sovereign light

VietNamNet Bridge – For decades, workers stationed in lighthouses on the islands of the Truong Sa Archipelago never let the light go out at night, and in doing so keeps the flame of the country's sovereignty burning bright.

Temple to the Whale God is a museum of gigantic skeletons

VietNamNet Bridge – Have you ever been to a museum showcasing gigantic skeletons of whales?

Fishing boats face difficulties when estuaries fill up

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many estuaries in the central province of Phu Yen have filled with sand and narrowed, making them harder for fishing ships to navigate.

Ca Mau seaports flooded in waste

 VietNamNet Bridge – Pollution in seaports in the southern-most province of Ca Mau had exceeded the regulated levels by five times and affecting local people's health,

Bustling Binh Ba

 VietNamNet Bridge – Located some 15 kilometers off Ba Ngoi Wharf to the east and 60 kilometers off the coastal city of Nha Trang to the south, Binh Ba Island is quite small, covering an area of three square kilometers only.

Phu Quy Island in pristine condition

 VietNamNet Bridge – Lying in central Vietnam, about 103km from Phan Thiet City, Phu Quy District is an ideal tourist destination for holiday-makers as it houses 10 small islands,

Hanoi invests 20 trln VND in Nhat Tan-Noi Bai urban areas

Hanoi has sketched out a 20 trillion VND (940 million USD) project to develop urban areas along the Nhat Tan –Noi Bai axis, which is expected to become a driving force for the development of the city’s northern region.

China’s repeated use of force – a “terrorist behaviour"

 VietNamNet Bridge – As a large country, China has used coercion and made threats to use force to wage war against a small country, according to Lawyer Le Thanh Son.

China’s repeated use of force – a “terrorist behaviour"

 VietNamNet Bridge – As a large country, China has used coercion and made threats to use force to wage war against a small country, according to Lawyer Le Thanh Son.