Thua Thien-Hue

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 VietNamNet Bridge – Farmland has been lost, and forests and coastal sand banks have been devastated in Thua Thien-Hue Province because of projects that developers have yet to implement.

Travel News 23/8

 Chinese visitors return to Da Nang; Promotional tours increases; Bac Giang to host sixth festival for ethnic minorities; Viet Nam makes HuffPo list of cheapest tourist destinations; Hue offers heritage site discounts to lure visitors

Limestone mine creates sinkholes

 VietNamNet Bridge – Limestone mining is responsible for sinkholes that are destroying rice fields in Phong Xuan Commune, a senior official in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue said on Tuesday.

Streptoccoccus suis kills 58-year-old man

VietNamNet Bridge – The Preventive Health Centre in central Thua Thien-Hue Province has announced the first human fatality caused by a new case of Streptococcus suis bacteria that affects pigs.

Tourism comes to quiet fishing village

VietNamNet Bridge – Families living near the country's largest lagoon have made a living from fishing for generations. Today, community-based tourism offers them the chance to earn more money and also preserve their resources.

Thua Thien-Hue welcomes nearly 41,000 foreigners during Tet

VietNamNet Bridge – The central province of Thua Thien-Hue received about 60,000 tourists, including 41,000 foreigners, during the first three days of the Lunar New Year (Tet).

Century-old Dong Ba Market remains true to roots

VietNamNet Bridge – Despite competition from modern supermarkets, Dong Ba Market in Hue City, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, remains as bustling as ever.

One more solar panel project faces ill fate

 VietNamNet Bridge – A sizeable solar panel project in Thua Thien-Hue Province is now facing the possibility of being shelved as the foreign partner has withdrawn from what will become the third such large-scale project in the country facing the axe.

Rare giant muntjacs discovered in Saola reserve

VietNamNet Bridge – Staff of the Saola Nature Reserve in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have discovered the existence of giant muntjacs (Muntiacus vuquangensis), a rare animal species, in the area.

Central region’s tourism services resume after storm

VietNamNet Bridge – Tourists can now return to the ancient town of Hoi An, Danang and Thua Thien-Hue after a typhoon earlier whipped the central region and ground travel services to a halt.

Experts warn preservation of traditional architecture ‘urgent'

 VietNamNet Bridge – The communal house in Viet Nam is traditionally the soul of the community, thus thoughtful preservation of these old houses is essential to keeping traditional cultural values alive and well.

Truck blaze closes Hai Van Tunnel in 20 minutes

 VietNamNet Bridge – A lorry carrying tractors burst into flames just 1.1km inside the Hai Van Tunnel at 6:50am in the central city yesterday morning, June 20, closing the tunnel for 20 minutes.

Central national park reopens to visitors

 VietNamNet Bridge – After nearly three years' infrastructure upgrades, Bach Ma (White Horse) National Park in Thua Thien-Hue Province reopened to visitors in late April.

Large whale with 90 wounds strands on Hue coast

On May 11, fishermen of Thua Thien-Hue province discovered a whale had floated to Binh An sea near the port of Chan May, about 1 km from the coast.

Thua Thien-Hue: Commune chair apologizes to local man

The chairman of Huong Vinh commune, in Thua Thien – Hue province, had to go to the home of a local resident to offer apology to this man for taking harsh behaviors against and illegal capturing him.

SOCIETY IN BRIEF 8/4

  ADB helps Thua Thien-Hue develop green urban areas; Over 100 illegally-traded air guns seized; HCM City looks to combat rising child obesity; Red Cross projects secure local partnership

SPORTS IN BRIEF 14/3

  SGXT fail to make AFC progress; Hue to host short-course swimming champ; Dac Lac reign supreme in national kickboxing cup; Ha Nam's women take control of football tourney

Former party official accused of falsifying wartime achievements

A rare case of denouncement was brought up in Thua Thien-Hue Province by a group of veterans who accused a former party leader of lying about his wartime record to gain the status of "Hero of the People's Armed Force".

‘Azakooh’ festival proposed as national intangible heritage

The People’s Committee in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has proposed to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to recognize the ‘Azakooh’ festival and ‘Zeng Weaving’ in A Luoi District as national intangible heritage.