The land fever has recently broken out everywhere in Vietnam, especially in the Central region, which is typically considered the poorest part of the country due to harsh weather. Whenever there is a little information related to possible infrastructure projects in this region, land brokers begin to spread rumors about land value rise, leading to an unavoidable rush of land selling and buying, with prices being increased to abnormal peaks.
The ‘One Commune – One Product’ program (OCOP) after three years launching has greatly aided the commercialization of local products in Central Vietnam, especially coastal areas. Thanks to the program, many communes here can now afford upgrades to become greener, cleaner, and prettier, ready for tourism development.
It’s peak season for catching lobsters and flying fish on Nhon Ly island, the Central province of Binh Dinh. Many fisherman boats haul in large catches worth millions of dong only after a couple of days sailing around coastal areas.
The sweltering summer traditionally starts in May and last until August annually, so recent heat waves in the northern and central regions of Vietnam are just the prelude of the scorching heat season this year, according to the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.