Aquaculture under forest canopy helps Tra Vinh mangrove trees revive

Aquaculture under forest canopy helps Tra Vinh mangrove trees revive

7/13/2015 - 17:42

(VOVworld) – Thousands of farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh have earned relatively high incomes from aquaculture under the canopy of mangrove forests. This production method has helped farmers gain stable revenue and localities quickly restore their coastal mangrove forests.

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Vocational training at a Buddhist pagoda

Vocational training at a Buddhist pagoda

7/6/2015 - 15:29

(VOVworld) - Kom Pong Chray Pagoda, also known as Hang Pagoda, in Chau Thanh district, Tra Vinh province, is famous for its traditional Khmer Theravada Buddhist architecture. But it is becoming equally well-known for the wood carving workshop situated behind the pagoda. In operation for13 years, the workshop has taught dozens of Khmer young people a means of earning their...

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The story of heritage trees on Truong Sa Archipelago

The story of heritage trees on Truong Sa Archipelago

6/30/2015 - 16:36

(VOVworld) – Four of the 72 perennial trees recognized as Vietnam Heritage Trees last year are in Truong Sa island district in Khanh Hoa province. They are two Mu u or Calophylum trees on Son Ca and Sinh Ton islands, one Bang vuong or square-fruit Malabar Almond on Nam Yet island, and one Phong ba birch tree. All of them...

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Family meals nurture happiness

Family meals nurture happiness

6/22/2015 - 14:09

(VOVworld) – For Vietnamese, family meals are a time for family reunions. They help not only form family traditions and guarantee family happiness, maintain order and discipline, but also create the national cultural identity.

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Vietnamese, Lao twinned border villages

Vietnamese, Lao twinned border villages

6/15/2015 - 16:05

(VOVworl) – Vietnam’s central province of Quang Tri shares 260 km of land border with Laos’ provinces Savannakhet and Salavan. Since a program to establish Vietnamese-Lao twin was signed in 2005, 24 twin communes have been set up, making the shared border a land of friendship. Peoples in such communes have helped each other in not only economic development, but...

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