Endangered baby turtles released to sea Environment

Endangered baby turtles released to sea

Baby turtles (Cheloniidae) hatched from eggs that had been moved to a beach in the Cham Islands' Marine Protected Area (MPA) were released into the ocean last weekend by the MPA's management board.
Ba Ria – Vung Tau promotes marine economy, eco-tourism Business

Ba Ria – Vung Tau promotes marine economy, eco-tourism

The southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau is improving connections between its Cai Mep-Thi Vai Port complex and surrounding provinces to strengthen its marine economy, and promoting environmentally friendly projects to develop its tourism sector.
Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste Environment

Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste

The Cham Islands’ Marine Protected Area (MPA) management board, in cooperation with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has launched a new garbage sorting programme as part of efforts to reduce plastic waste in Vietnam.
Burdens climb as tourists rise Videos

Burdens climb as tourists rise

Renowned for pristine natural beauty with forested hills, deserted sandy beaches and extensive coral reefs, Con Dao island is one of the most attractive destinations of Vietnam.
Con Dao’s airport to be expanded Society

Con Dao’s airport to be expanded

Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has supported the upgrade and expansion of Co Ong airport in Con Dao island district, in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau licenses nine projects Business

Ba Ria-Vung Tau licenses nine projects

The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on February 14 handed over nine investment licences worth over 9.9 trillion VND (425.7 million USD) and nearly 163 million USD to investors.
Rare sea turtle sent back to ocean Environment

Rare sea turtle sent back to ocean

The Management Board of the Cham Islands Marine Protected Area has released a rare sea turtle that was accidently caught by a local fisherman back into its natural habitat.
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.
Ten foreign sailors rescued in Con Dao waters Society

Ten foreign sailors rescued in Con Dao waters

The BV 98869 TS fishing vessel rescued 10 foreign sailors and sent them to the Ben Da border post in the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau on December 19, said the provincial Border Guard High Command.
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.