Latest Vietnam Stories

2012-04-02 09:56:56

The first typhoon of the northern hemisphere 2012 typhoon season is headed for landfall in Vietnam. NASA's Aqua and TRMM satellites have been providing forecasters with valuable data on Typhoon Pakhar, that includes rainfall rates, cloud extent and temperature. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite flew almost directly over Pakhar when it was a newly formed tropical storm in the South China Sea on March 29, 2012 at 1122 UTC/4:22 p.m. Asia local time (or 7:22 a.m. EDT)....

2012-03-30 23:01:15

Georgia SoftWorks (GSW) announces the addition of Vietnamese reseller BSD Solutions for GSW Telnet Server for Windows and SSH Server for Windows to its ever growing network of global resellers. Dawsonville, GA (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 Georgia SoftWorks, maker of the GSW Telnet Server for Windows and SSH Server for Windows is pleased to have BSD Solutions as a new reseller. BSD Solutions is located in Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam and offers administration solutions for...

2012-03-23 23:01:03

The website VietnamOnline.com has just been updated with a brand new interface on Friday, March 23rd 2012. This is the second time the website's appearance has received a comprehensive modification since its establishment in 1997. (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 The new interface of Vietnam Online contains many significant changes compared to its previous version. The first noticeable feature any frequent visitor can tell is that the design of the site is totally revamped with a more attractive look...

2012-03-12 18:00:00

FlyVietnam.com is planning on some major discount programs for foreign travelers flying domestic routes in Vietnam from May to August. (PRWEB) March 13, 2012 The summer discount program is only one of the many promotions launched annually by FlyVietnam.com, a popular air ticket booking agent in Vietnam. However, this summer will be more special as the company plans to offer more discounts with greater value, especially to foreign tourists. The summer 2012's discounts will include both...

2012-03-02 11:00:00

Vietnam-Trains.Com has recently made an online offer to women passengers booking Vietnam train tickets on its website for the travel period of March, to celebrate the International Women´s Day - March 8th. (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 March 8th is an especially important occasion in Vietnam, when women of all ages are cherished and their contributions to families and society are honoured. Every year, music performances and massive sales are held to warm up the atmosphere of this special...

Latest Vietnam Reference Libraries

Chinese Hare, Lepus sinensis
2014-04-25 10:15:41

The Chinese hare (Lepus sinensis) is a species of hare that can be found in Vietnam, China, and Taiwan. Its range includes the Chinese provinces of Anhui, Hunan, and Zhejiang. This species was first described in 1832 by John Edward Gray and was once thought to hold a subspecies known as the Korean hare, but this was later found to be a distinct species. The Chinese hare reaches an average body length between 16 and 30 inches and a weight of up to 4.3 pounds, with females growing...

Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon, Nomascus leucogenys
2014-04-17 15:32:09

The Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) is a species of gibbon that is native to South East Asia. It is closely related to the Southern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus siki) with which it was formerly thought to be conspecific. The females of the two species are virtually impossible to tell apart in their appearance. The genome of this species was sequenced and published in the year 2011. A considerable population of 455 critically endangered Northern White-Cheeked...

Large Indian Civet, Viverra zibetha
2013-06-07 14:01:12

The large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha) is species that can be found in Southeast Asia. Its range includes Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal, northeast India, Laos, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. It prefers a habitat within a variety of areas, including primary and secondary evergreen and deciduous forests. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,429 feet. It holds five recognized subspecies that occur throughout its range, and some experts assert that a sixth subspecies should be...

Lyle's Flying Fox, Pteropus lylei
2012-08-29 15:20:02

Lyle’s flying fox (Pteropus lylei) is a megabat that is native to Yunnan in China, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Although nothing is known about this species in China, it is known to prefer homes in mangrove forests in Vietnam. It is known to roost in trees, where it can be destructive, and feeds on fruit in orchards. Because of this, it is considered a pest in Thailand, where the majority of its full populations can be found. One colony in Thailand is thought to number around three...

2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'