The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang will expand marine aquaculture on an industrial scale in an aim to improve residents' income and protect the environment on islands and coastal areas from now until 2030.
Besides its outstanding potential, the recent development of Phú Quốc also reveals its shortcomings. It is also a challenge for local leaders to take tourism here to a new level.
Phú Quốc and Hạ Long are forecast to be magnets attracting tourists to Việt Nam, with growth in tourist numbers at over 30 per cent per year.
The second round of acts for Southeast Asia’s top underground dance music event have been released, with pioneering British DJ Ben UFO among the names to be added.
The HCM City-Trung Lương Expressway is the only route connecting the city and the southern provinces Tiền Giang and Long An.
With the new school year set to start on September 5 most schools around the country are fully prepared to welcome students with though a few others are worried about a shortage of classrooms.
Tourism authorities in HCM City and the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta’s 13 provinces and city are stepping up efforts to boost co-operation and diversify inter-regional travel packages to attract tourists.