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Con Dao Island

Naval ships carry Tet gifts to soldiers doing duty at sea

Society

Naval ships carry Tet gifts to soldiers doing duty at sea

Two delegations from the High Command of Naval Zone 2 and Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City on January 5 sailed from Vung Tau city to visit officers and soldiers who are doing their duty on DK1 Platform and Radar Station 590 in Con Dao island district.

Crew of capsized fishing boat rescued at sea

Society

Crew of capsized fishing boat rescued at sea

The Office of the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue of the south-central province of Binh Dinh said that a fishing vessel drowned by high waves at sea has been rescued.

Vasco calls off flights to Con Dao due to storm Pabuk

Travel

Vasco calls off flights to Con Dao due to storm Pabuk

The Vietnam Air Services Company (Vasco) has adjusted flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho city, and Con Dao island in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau due to storm Pabuk, the first entering the East Sea in 2019.

Water-bus services prove popular in HCM City

Society

Water-bus services prove popular in HCM City

Water buses in Ho Chi Minh City provided services to about 900,000 passengers in the first 11 months of the year, up by 155 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Transport.

Late Party General Secretary Nguyen Van Linh commemorated

Society

Late Party General Secretary Nguyen Van Linh commemorated

A ceremony was held in Giai Pham commune, Yen My district, the Red River Delta province of Hung Yen on April 27 to pay tribute to late General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Nguyen Van Linh on the occasion of his 20th death anniversary (April 27).

Con Dao airport set for upgrade

Business

Con Dao airport set for upgrade

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has approved a 5.2 trillion VND (230 million USD) plan to upgrade Con Dao Island’s airport in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.