Quang Tri

Quang Tri

 

a city and port in southern Vietnam (Trung Bo Region), on the South China Sea. Population, about 20,000. Quang Tri is a station on the trans-Indochina railroad. There is processing of agricultural products (rice, tea, coffee, and cocoa beans) and sea products. [13-1570-3; updated]

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Yes, we helped the Army of the Republic of Vietnam beat back an North Vietnamese Army offensive in 1972, but the enemy seized Quang Tri, once the Third Marine Division's headquarters site, and held it for six months.
40] a day and haven't had a square meal for years because I have to buy medicine for a blood disorder," said the 64-year-old, who lost his right leg below the knee in battle with communist guerrillas in Quang Tri province in 1972.
Born in 1921 in the central province of Quang Tri, Dang moved to Paris in 1939, where he joined the French army to fight against German fascism.
2 when it was bound for Quang Tri province in central Vietnam.
Project Description: Contribute to reducing the impact of drought and extreme weather, desertification through demonstration models in combination of agriculture, forestry and irrigation to improve livelihoods of communities living on the sandy region of Gio My commune, Gio Linh district of Quang Tri province.
By lunchtime on Sunday the typhoon had swept across Vietnam's Con Co island, some 30 kilometres off the coast of central Quang Tri province, the Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.
It added: "The typhoon is scheduled to make landfall at today in the central provinces - between Ha Tinh and Quang Tri.
In the central province of Quang Tri, an estimated 82,000 people would need to be evacuated if Wutip made a direct hit, a government statement said.
The incident took place Saturday when seven men were captured by a gang in a forest in Vietnam's Quang Tri province and take across the border, said Le Cong Dung, director of the provincial police department.
While cultivation of this coffee species today can be found in 18 of Vietnam's 28 coffee growing provinces, when coffee first was introduced to Vietnam, the seedlings initially planted in the southern province of Lam Dong and central province of Quang Tri were generic Arabica varieties such as Typica.
Two of the sites are the locations of fighter plane crashes, including the 1967 crash site of an F-4C Phantom in the central Quang Binh province and the crash of a Marine Corps F-4J in Quang Tri province, while the third was the scene of a ground battle in Kon Tum province near the borders with Laos and Cambodia in 1968.
Axiom Mining Limited (ASX:AVQ) will commence a three phase exploration program over two years to evaluate the gold and copper prospectivity of the Quang Tri Exploration Mineral Licence area in Vietnam.