Society

National power grid reaches outpost islands

The five island communes of Quan Lan, Minh Chau, Ban Sen, Thang Loi, and Ngoc Vung in Van Don district of northern Quang Ninh province have officially connected with the national power grid.
Plan gives a needed boost to Ly Son’s growth Society

Plan gives a needed boost to Ly Son’s growth

The central province of Quang Ngai has approved a socio-economic development plan for its Ly Son island district until 2020 with a vision to 2025 with a total investment of over 2.83 trillion VND (133.01 million USD).
Business

Binh Thuan provides access to electricity to remote areas

The southern central province of Binh Thuan invested approximately 459 billion VND (21.8 million USD) in a project to develop its electricity infrastructure in a bid to connect 77,701 disadvantaged households in remote areas to the national power grid.
PM kickstarts power supply to Ly Son Island Politics

PM kickstarts power supply to Ly Son Island

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung initiated the 27km underground cable connecting Ly Son island district in the central province of Quang Ngai to the national electricity grid on September 28.
Business

EVN aims for stable power supply

The Vietnam National Power Transmission Corporation aims to create a stable, safe national power grid, its Director General, Vu Ngoc Minh, told the weekly Kinh te Vietnam & The gioi (Vietnam and World Economic Affairs).
State President tours Central Highlands Kon Tum province Politics

State President tours Central Highlands Kon Tum province

President Truong Tan Sang visited a number of localities in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on September 22-23 to monitor the construction of new-style rural areas, the allocation of farm land to ethnic minorities, the maintenance of security and the implementation of judicial reform.
Co To island strives to become national tourism area Destinations

Co To island strives to become national tourism area

Quang Ninh province has set a target of building Co To island district into a national eco – resort tourism area and gradually develop the island into a major tourist attraction in the tourism complex of Cat Ba - Ha Long - Van Don – Co To – Tra Co - Mong Cai.
Ly Son ready to connect to national power grid Society

Ly Son ready to connect to national power grid

A 22kV undersea power transmission cable line was connected successfully to a transformer station on Ly Son island district’s An Vinh commune, the central province of Quang Ngai, on September 15.
Business

Phu Quoc lures resort developers

Phu Quoc Island in the southern province of Kien Giang has become a magnet for investors, with a slew of large projects under way now.
Vietnam aims to tap sea tourism potentials Travel

Vietnam aims to tap sea tourism potentials

With more than 3,000km of coastline – including dozens of islands and beautiful beaches – Vietnam should be one of Asia’s top sea tourism destinations, said the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Online Newspaper.