Con Dao Island to become world-class marine tourist site Travel

Con Dao Island to become world-class marine tourist site

Con Dao Island, off the coast of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, is set to become a world-class site for marine, cultural, historic and spiritual tourism, according to a revised plan for Con Dao development by 2045 newly approved by Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh.
Con Dao National Park attracts eco-tourism projects Environment

Con Dao National Park attracts eco-tourism projects

The management authority of the Con Dao National Park on the island of Con Dao in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has agreed to lease more than 70 hectares of land to the Saigon Pearl Investment Co., Ltd for the development of an eco-tourism project.
Protecting sea turtles on Con Dao Island Environment

Protecting sea turtles on Con Dao Island

Sea turtles (Chelonioidea) are rare and endangered animals which are facing a risk of extinction on a global scale and are being protected by many countries around the world, including Vietnam.
VASCO safely flies COVID-19 vaccine to Con Dao island Society

VASCO safely flies COVID-19 vaccine to Con Dao island

Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO), a subsidiary of Vietnam Airlines Corporation, on December 11 safely transported a batch of COVID-19 vaccine from Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao island of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.
Con Dao Island commences COVID-19 vaccination drive for teens Society

Con Dao Island commences COVID-19 vaccination drive for teens

Con Dao Island district in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau kick-started a COVID-19 vaccination drive on November 13 for children aged 12-17. With meticulous preparations in place, the vaccination drive - the sixth launched in the province - has been carried out in a smooth and safe fashion.
Ba Ria – Vung Tau – a promised land for investors Business

Ba Ria – Vung Tau – a promised land for investors

Boasting a rosy development of the seaport economy, seafood processing, and tourism, coupled with a constructive administration, the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been an ideal destination for both domestic and foreign investors.
Funding urged for project linking Con Dao with national grid Business

Funding urged for project linking Con Dao with national grid

The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has urged the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) to promptly allocate funding to a project to connect Con Dao island of the province with the national grid, with nearly 2.53 trillion VND (110.88 million USD) to be channeled from the State budget in the 2021-25 period.
Helicopter carrying COVID-19 vaccine to Con Dao island Health

Helicopter carrying COVID-19 vaccine to Con Dao island

The Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company on August 1 deployed a Mi-172 helicopter carrying COVID-19 vaccines and medical equipment and supplies from Vung Tau airport to Con Dao island district in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme Environment

Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme

Local authorities of Con Dao Island District, off the coast of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, in cooperation with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), have launched a Zero Plastic Waste programme, aiming to eliminate single-use plastic products.
Direct flights to shape up Con Dao tourism: insiders Travel

Direct flights to shape up Con Dao tourism: insiders

Travelling to Con Dao island, a tourism spot off the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau, will be made easier after Bamboo Airways launches new direct flights from Hanoi, Hai Phong and Vinh to the island from September 29.