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Cold spell blankets northern region Cold spell blankets northern region

Cold spell blankets northern region

The first cold spell of the year is forecast to blanket the northern region early tomorrow morning, warned the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting. The temperature will drop to 11-14 degrees Celsius in Ha Noi and neighbouring provinces, and even lower, to 7-10 degrees Celsius, in mountainous areas. Despite the icy weather, numbers of young [...] Read more
Snowfall in Hoang Lien Mountain Snowfall in Hoang Lien Mountain

Snowfall in Hoang Lien Mountain

Heavier snowfall and thicker layers of ice covered O Quy Ho Mountain Pass and Hoang Lien Mountain Range in Sa Pa District in the northwestern province of Lao Cai on December 31, with temperatures continuing to plunge even further in the entire northern region. Areas at 2,500m above sea level were covered with icy sheets [...] Read more
Snow in Sa Pa Snow in Sa Pa

Snow in Sa Pa

icy cold weather and heavy snow lashed across O Quy Ho Mountain Pass in Sa Pa District in the northwestern province of Lao Cai on morning of December 30. Temperatures plunged to below 10 degrees celsius with thick fog and moisture droplets forming into layers of ice on streets. The entire belt from O Quy [...] Read more
The traditional horse race 2012 to be held in Bac Ha The traditional horse race 2012 to be held in Bac Ha

The traditional horse race 2012 to be held in Bac Ha

Bac Ha district of Lao Cai province is holding the traditional horse racing 2012 in the coming 9 and 10 June at the stadium of district. The competition is in the series of the activities of tourism cooperation program “Reversion to original point 2012”. It will be held by Lao Cai Department of Culture and [...] Read more
A lot of Jungle queen butterflies appear in Sapa A lot of Jungle queen butterflies appear in Sapa

A lot of Jungle queen butterflies appear in Sapa

In the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai – This is the first time scientists from the Vietnam Museum of Nature saw thousands of queen butterflies in the forest of Sapa town. Dr. Vu Van Lien, said that during their survey in Ta Van commune, Sapa town, scientists saw thousands of queen butterflies. Dr. Lien [...] Read more
Sapa: Hydro-power plants harms tourism Sapa: Hydro-power plants harms tourism

Sapa: Hydro-power plants harms tourism

Up to 19 hydro-projects have been approved in Sapa. In August 2010, Sapa authorities had to cancel all projects for checking, under the pressure from the public opinion. Ongoing hydro-power plants at tourist sites of Sapa town of Lao Cai province, have made adverse impacts on the landscape, environment and daily life of local people [...] Read more
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