Truong Thanh Khoan, 61, a farmer in Dong Nai province, has been domesticating and breeding thousands of ants to create aloeswood, a fragrant wood available in Vietnam.
Import and export companies are now taking on the logistics work themselves after complaining that new fees at ports are “unbearable”.
Local residents say the Ngu Huyen Khe river, a branch of the romantic Cau River, is dead after it was poisoned by the huge volume of waste water from paper plants located on the riverbank.
The Republic of Korea (RoK) held a seminar on MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition) tourism at the Lotte Hotel in Hanoi on September 30 with the participation of around 180 Vietnamese and Korean delegates.
There's an old remark: “Not everyone can eat banh gio. But it is very easy to get addicted to it”.
Dozens of tons of waste from cesspools in residential quarters are dumped into the environment every day in Dong Nai, but local authorities say they have received no reports about the problem.
Snake attacks have plagued the Mekong Delta's Can Tho City and Hau Giang Commune for nearly a month.
Travelling to Hue, visitors not only enjoy the stunning view of the Huong River but also have chance to enjoy one of the best Vietnamese foods there.
Since the Mid-Autumn season started a few weeks ago, Vietnamese Facebookers have uploaded photos showing their own home-made mooncakes.
Chau Chi Hung, a stone collector from the southern province of Dong Nai, recently discovered that a stone he has had for 10 years becomes phosphorescent at night.