At present, on Min Mountain, there are only four flocks of golden monkeys left, with 8-10 monkeys for each. Meanwhile, in the past, the mountains were the residing place for hundreds of flocks of monkeys. The kingdom of golden monkeys on Hai Duong’s Mountain It’s so wonderful that in Hai Duong, a provincial with just low mountains heaving among the fields and no forests, there exists a kingdom of golden monkeys. However, ironically, though the local authorities know about the existence of the monkeys, they do not intend to protect them. Local residents fear that one day, the last monkeys here would be killed either because of the gunshots of the hunters, or because they have no more place to reside, when the mountains are demolished to serve people’s desires. Dao Van Manh, Head of the Tu Lac hamlet, drove the reporters to a mountain gorge, called Ang Chuoi, where there is Min Mountain. This is the place where factories keep mines. Therefore, this seems to be … [Read more...] about The last flocks of golden monkeys in Hai Duong?
When hearing about monkeys and gibbons, one would think about the high mountains and thick forests, far away in the northern or western poles of the country. However, there is a kingdom of golden monkey located near people’s area – in Hai Duong province, 70 kilometers far from Hanoi. Tang Ba Hoanh, former Director of the Hai Duong Museum, said one day: “There are some mountains in Kinh Mon district in Hai Duong province, where a lot of golden monkeys lived. I once tried to protect the mountains and the population of monkeys, but I tasted the defeat. I think that the golden monkeys have all died.” VTC’s reporter, after hearing the news, decided to travel to the mountains in Hai Duong to discover the monkeys, though he did not believe that monkeys can be found nearby. The road to the Tu Lac village of Minh Tan town of Kinh Mon district was dirty and dusty with the dust from exploitation sites and from the trucks carrying stones. A local woman, … [Read more...] about The kingdom of golden monkeys on Hai Duong’s mountain
A ceremony was held in Vientiane, Laos on February 15 to inaugurate the Hai Duong-Vientiane friendship guest-house. Present at the event were Vientiane provincial chief Khammeung Phongsadi, Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Hai Duong provincial party committee Vu Van Son, minister counselor to Laos Tran Manh Cuong and many officials of the two provinces. In his speech, Vu Van Son said the two provinces have boosted cooperation in many fields and the guest-house project is fresh evidence of their friendship. He expressed hope that the two localities will get involved in other projects to bring practical benefits to both countries. The inauguration of the friendship house marks the 50 th establishment of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic ties, the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Cooperation Treaty and the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Year 2012. Meanwhile, Vientiane leader Khammeung Phongsadi conveyed sincere thanks to the Vietnamese Party, Government … [Read more...] about Hai Duong, Vientiane cooperate in building friendship guest-house
The fifth National Fencing Championship, held by the General Department of Physical Training and Sports under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Hai Duong provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, kicked off at the Hai Duong provincial sport hall on December 2. The championship attracted competitors from six provinces and cities including Hanoi, Hai Duong, Ho CHi Minh City, Bac Ninh, Hai Phong and Binh Phuoc. Many of them are leading fencers who have won national and international prizes such as Tran Thi Len from Hai Duong, Bui Van Thai from Hanoi, and Tong Van Thuong from Bac Ninh. There will be three events including Sabre, Epee and Foil with 12 sets of medals six of which are for individual eliminations and six for team eliminations. In the individual competition, there will be a qualifying round and a knock-out round while the team competition includes a knock-out round to select the two best teams for the final. The opening ceremony was … [Read more...] about National Fencing Championship 2009 kicks off in Hai Duong
HA NOI — Prodigy Vu Thi Thu Ha would make her debut at the National Table Tennis Championships at Hai Duong Gymnasium from April 18-24, team representative Cao Nhu Lan confirmed yesterday. Ha, 13, who has grown up training at the Hai Duong-based table tennis centre, will be part of a new-look 12-member Hai Duong squad at the 29th premier championship. "Ha is a very young star and has already shown her power and skill after just two years at the centre. She won the girls' singles title at the National Junior Championships last year, as well as two bronze medals at an ASEAN student table tennis tournament in Indonesia," Lan said. The team, who finished a three-month training course in Guangxi, China, last month, are eager to regain their status as one of the country's top sides. "We are ready to get back on track and challenge Ha Noi, HCM City and the Army team who have dominated the domestic championship over the last decade. "The city set up a table tennis centre last year to … [Read more...] about Hai Duong prodigy ready for debut