World’s most modern cruise ship arrives in HCM City Travel

World’s most modern cruise ship arrives in HCM City

The world’s most technologically advanced five-star cruise ship Quantum of the Seas, with 6,750 passengers and crewmembers on board, docked at Phu My port of the southern province of Ba Ria- Vung Tau on January 14.
More work needed to fight trade fraud, smuggling Business

More work needed to fight trade fraud, smuggling

More measures are needed in the fight against trade fraud and illegal cross-border smuggling between Vietnam and other countries, which continues to be a problem, the General Department of Customs has said.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau seeks to develop LNG-fueled power projects Business

Ba Ria-Vung Tau seeks to develop LNG-fueled power projects

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong on January 7 asked the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to weigh environmental and economic impacts of liquefied natural gas (LNG) electricity projects that are seeking approval.
Retail sales in Vietnam hit four-year high Business

Retail sales in Vietnam hit four-year high

Retail sales of goods and services in Vietnam reached 4.94 quadrillion VND (214.8 billion USD) in 2019, representing a rise of 11.8 percent over the previous year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Digitisation boosts Ba Ria-Vung Tau agriculture Business

Digitisation boosts Ba Ria-Vung Tau agriculture

Digitisation has brought the agricultural sector in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to a new stage of development by helping farmers improve cultivation methods and optimise the use of soil, seeds, weather and market information.
Binh Phuoc wants road, rail links to improve transport Society

Binh Phuoc wants road, rail links to improve transport

The southeastern province of Binh Phuoc is seeking the construction of a highway from its Chon Thanh district to HCM City and a rail link from the district to Cai Mep-Thi Vai deep-water port in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province to facilitate goods transportation and attract investors.
Exploring nine Ramsar sites of Vietnam Environment

Exploring nine Ramsar sites of Vietnam

Vietnam became a member of the Ramsar Convention in 1989. So far, nine wetlands in the country have been recognised as Ramsar sites – wetlands of international importance.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau selective about investments, prioritises high-tech Business

Ba Ria-Vung Tau selective about investments, prioritises high-tech

Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, one of eight provinces and cities in the Southern Key Economic Zone, has for many years been an ideal destination for foreign investors thanks to its natural advantages and comprehensively developed infrastructure in addition to attractive incentives.
PetroVietnam in need of investment capital Business

PetroVietnam in need of investment capital

Demand for investment capital at the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and its member units for 2018-20 is estimated to reach 620 trillion VND (26.7 billion USD), PetroVietnam Securities Inc (PSI) recently announced.