A boat transporting presents from the mainland to DK1-10 rigs, constructed for scientific research and marine services on the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago, in early October (Photo: SGGP)

Vitality in island outposts

Despite lots of difficulties and challenges, soldiers and officials of the High Command of Naval Region 5 have been standing firm in island outposts.

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Agency leader prompts dyke reinforcement to cope with erratic natural disasters

In an interview with Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, Mr. Vu Xuan Thanh, deputy chief of the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, emphasized the need of fortifying the dyke system to cope with natural disasters, which have been erratic and not followed laws of nature.


Cogon grasses blossom outside Forbidden Purple City in Hue Citadel

Cogon grasses blossom outside Forbidden Purple City in Hue Citadel

Cogon grasses have recently blossomed covering the white color at one corner of the moss and ancient walls outside the Forbidden Purple City - Hue Citadel where becomes a point of interest to “selfie” of many local people and tourists.
Breads are wrapped with banana leaves in an effort to reduce plastic waste.

'Green bread' charitable program launched in Soc Trang

The charitable program "Green bread", in which breads are wrapped with banana leaves in an effort to reduce plastic waste, has been launched to deliver free breads to disadvantaged people, patients and children in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.

 

After being brayed, residents winnow grits from Com

Tu Le young sticky rice flakes-a specialty in Yen Bai

Tu Le is a commune in Van Chan district, the Northern mountainous province of Yen Bai. Locating in a valley surrounded by three mountains namely Khau Pha, Khau Than and Khau Song, the commune has long been well known for its sticky rice.


A corner of Tan Hoa commune, Minh Hoa district

Quang Binh swamped by floodwaters

Heavy rains on the large scale in the North Central region from September 1-4 have showed no sign of abating, swelling rivers and unleashing floodwater to overflow into thousands of houses in Quang Binh province.