Cambodia is refusing protection for almost 100 Montagnard asylum seekers fleeing persecution in Vietnam as four refugees travel from Nauru to the impoverished nation under a controversial $55.5 million agreement with Australia.
Tag - Central Highlands
mercredi 3 juin 2015
lundi 25 mai 2015
A recent raid of an illegal gold mine in Kon Tum Province ended up with a truck belonging to authorities being damaged by violent miners.
Dan Lai kids run around their forest terrain without a hat or slippers. Some toddlers do not even have clothes on.
mardi 17 mars 2015
Kon Tum - Fear still prevails among Catholics who attend a makeshift church in Dak Jak, Kon Tum, in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. For several weeks, provincial authorities have been trying to get rid of the structure and expel the local priest.
jeudi 5 mars 2015
Pleiku Airport in the Central Highlands will be closed until late October for works to expand its runway and parking areas to accommodate larger aircraft.
jeudi 25 décembre 2014
A joint team of Vietnamese and Japanese scientists have discovered what they believe is Southeast Asia's longest volcanic cave system in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, according to Vietnam's General Department of Geology and Mineral Resources.
mardi 2 décembre 2014
Central government inspectors have called for the cancellation of 31 hydropower projects in Gia Lai Province.
jeudi 25 septembre 2014
A rock hurled through the window of a bus traveling through the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak injured a Chinese passenger’s eye on Wednesday night.
jeudi 11 septembre 2014
Coffee growers in Vietnam, the top producer of robusta beans used by Nestle SA, are probably holding the smallest stockpiles in three years after rising prices boosted sales, signaling a shortage in global supplies.
dimanche 10 août 2014
A photo exhibit by a French photographer which showcases landscapes and ethnic minority people of Vietnam’s Central Highlands back in the 1950s is running in Hanoi until January 2015.
mardi 5 août 2014
A hydropower dam in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai broke again on Friday morning causing a flash flood that claimed more than 100 hectares of farmland.
dimanche 27 juillet 2014
Coffee farmers in Vietnam, the world’s top grower of robusta beans, are forecast to gather a record crop in the 12 months from October 2015 as they improve cultivation methods and replace old trees with new varieties.
samedi 8 mars 2014
Coffee production in Vietnam, the world's biggest producer of robusta beans, will be significantly lower than last year due to cold and dry weather, the Vietnam Coffee-Cocoa Association said Thursday.
dimanche 17 novembre 2013
The saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet, has been photographed in Vietnam for the first time in the 21st century. The enigmatic species was caught on film in September by a camera trap set by WWF and the Vietnamese government’s Forest Protection Department in the Central Annamite mountains.
jeudi 10 octobre 2013
KRET KROT — A year ago in this poor hill-tribe village, police rounded up members of a small Catholic sect who were accused of trying to create an independent state. The leaders are in jail, followers who escaped have fled into the jungle and officers patrolling the muddy streets warn people to shun that offshoot of the faith.
samedi 6 juillet 2013
BUON MA THUOT: Thi Sieu says her family lived for generations on a small plot of land studded with cashew trees until they fell victim to an alleged land grab by powerful local elites, a fate shared with many indigenous farmers in Vietnam’s lush central hills.
mardi 26 février 2013
Nguyen Thanh Son, Director of the Song Hong Power Company under Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin), said that the bauxite projects in Central Highlands region have a harmful effect on the environment and have become an economic burden.
vendredi 7 décembre 2012
After four times of delays, the Tan Rai bauxite plant will have its first batch of product on December 14-15.
mercredi 10 octobre 2012
Police in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong are investigating a case in which 17 people were suspected of killing an endangered gaur in a national park.
vendredi 21 septembre 2012
Some Korean renewable energy enterprises are exploring the potential for wind power to apply Korean wind power technology in Vietnam.
lundi 19 mars 2012
Vietnam will test-run the country's first alumina plant early in the second quarter starting in April, before moving to full production, a state-run newspaper said on Friday, indicating a slight delay in the project.
samedi 3 mars 2012
Despite huge investments worth billions of dong, the Bo Y international border gate in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum, and the Nhon Hoi economic zone in the Binh Dinh Province have been left deserted without any investors or operational projects.
dimanche 19 février 2012
While it is expected to help ease traffic pressure on the National Highway 1A on the North - South route, the National Highway 14, the part of the Ho Chi Minh Road passing through the Central Highlands, still remains an unfinished construction site.
jeudi 18 août 2011
Transport officials at a meeting in Dong Nai Province on Saturday concluded that road conditions are not suitable for transporting alumina from the mining site in the Central Highlands to a port on the Thi Vai River for export, and suggested that upgrade be made quickly.
jeudi 21 juillet 2011
Georges Condominas, a French cultural anthropologist best known for his studies of the ethnic minority people of Mnong in Vietnam's Central Highlands, has died at 90 in France, Tuoi Tre reported Wednesday.
mercredi 20 juillet 2011
HANOI - Vietnam will produce the first alumina from a bauxite complex in the Central Highlands in September after months of delays caused by adverse weather, power shortages and slow equipment delivery, the official Vietnam News Agency reported on Wednesday.
mardi 16 novembre 2010
HANOI — An official says two hill tribe villagers in central Vietnam have been sentenced up to six years in prison for planning anti-government protests.
mercredi 28 avril 2010
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed that the government cancels 38 approved hydropower plant projects in the central region as they pose serious threats to the environment and society.
lundi 1 mars 2010
Hanoi - Vietnam has broken ground on a second Chinese-run bauxite mine and aluminum-refining project in the central highlands, state media reported Monday. Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended a ceremony Sunday for the Nhan Co refinery in the province of Dak Nong, the state-run Vietnam News reported.
lundi 14 septembre 2009
HANOI — Vietnam has jailed three ethnic minority Montagnards for up to 10 years after finding them guilty of "undermining national solidarity", state media said on Monday.
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