Nguyen Huu Thien, an independent researcher, warned that if 11 hydropower dams are built on Mekong River upper course, sand will not be able to reach the Mekong Delta. If exploiting sand, the river bed will become lower. At present, Tien and Hau river beds are 1.3 meters deeper than 10 years ago. … [Read more...] about Experts worry about the fate of Mekong Delta
Special song: Ancient spring folk singing by artists from Phú Thọ Province draws big crowds at the event. — VNS Photo Lê HươngCultural exchange: Eric Ardman, a researcher from the US, prepares himself in a Vietnamese traditional long dress at the event. — VNS Photo Lê HươngYoung voice: A 6-year-old singer (first left) performs with other senior singers from An Thái Xoan Folk Singing Troupe, Phú Thọ Province at the event. — VNS Photo Nguyễn Ngọc SơnOld times: A countryside market is set up at the site to remind people of a Lunar New Year in the past. — Photo courtesy of Minh Tân Art … [Read more...] about Hosting Tết customs to keep tradition alive
"A lot of it has been extinguished, a lot of it is under control – but there are still pockets that are burning and smouldering and we don't know how many additional roots, tree stumps or branches are likely to flare up under those conditions." … [Read more...] about High alert for new Australia bushfires as heat and winds pick up
Social organizations propose to stop licensing new coal-fired thermopower projects Since the government is pursuing a consistent policy not to sacrifice the environment for economic development, coal-fired thermopower projects will no longer be developed. … [Read more...] about Will the Mekong Delta have fewer coal-fired power plants?
Before the mid-Autumn festival 2019, the street was decorated with hanging lanterns to creating lots of settings for photo shootings. On Tet, the street is closed to traffic for the flower market. Therefore, besides taking photos with murals, visitors also have snapshots with peach blossoms and kumquat trees. … [Read more...] about Five Tet theme picture-taking hotspots in Hanoi