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Vung Tau’s forgotten mountains

Vung Tau is the perfect weekend getaway I’m sure most Saigonese agree but while most are content with the beach life, I found on my last visit to the areas amazing mountains which sometimes you forget all about them. The coastal city, which is a mere 90 minute drive from HCMC, for me is a [...]

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Vietnamese forces rescue a distressed foreigner

Crew member Joe Eve Subong Senalista of the “DS Vision” was taken ashore to Vung Tau by the “SAR 272”, a specialized search and rescue vessel under the Marinetime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre, Region 3 in the afternoon of November 6th due to an acute appendicitis. Earlier, at around 7pm on November 5th, on the [...]

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Communication campaign launched for traffic safety awareness

On November 12, the National Traffic Safety Committee launched an intensive communication campaign to raise awareness on traffic safety along three road routes, namely, Hanoi-Vinh; Ho Chi Minh City-Can Tho; and Ho Chi Minh City-Vung Tau. A police officer accosts a traffic offender in Binh Tan District in, HCMC (Photo:Tuoitre) This year, road accidents have [...]

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Royal Caribean introduces luxury cruise ship

The luxury cruise ship Voyager of the Seas of Royal Caribbean on Wednesday docked at Phu My Port in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, and dozens of travel firms in HCMC were invited to visit the ship. According to PSR Royal Caribbean Cruises Vietnam, the 15-deck Voyager of the Seas was built in 1999 with a [...]

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Tourism projects fail to see the sun

Many tourism projects in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province face a dilemma. Land procedures and rental rates were a hot topic on the agenda of a recent mid October meeting co-hosted by provincial Department of Planning and Investment, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Tourism Association with representatives from diverse state agencies, about 40 travel businesses and investors [...]

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A peaceful dawn on Go Gang Raft Village

If you have been lucky enough to visit Long Son Island Commune in Vung Tau City, you might not have noticed the beautiful sunrise on the newly-built Go Gang Bridge. A tourist takes photos of the beautiful sunrise on Go Gang Bridge overlooking the raft village With our aim to witness the activities of a [...]

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Ports, logistics need upgrading in Vietnam

The Ministry of Transport recently convened a meeting to discuss the planning and maximum exploitation of ports and logistic services in Vietnam, looking into all the weak and vulnerable areas so as to improve the port system across the country. Cargo and loading at Cai Mep – Thi  Vai International Terminal in the southern province [...]

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Ba Ria-Vung Tau hosts Autumn Economic Forum

Vietnam’s leading economic experts, managers and scientists attended the 2012 Autumn Economic Forum in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on September 28-29. The event, themed “Vietnam Economy in 2012, Prospect for 2013: Innovating Decentralisation in Institutional Reform” was held by the National Assembly’s Economic Committee, the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, the Vietnam [...]

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Fly Vasco for free stay at Saigon-Con Dao Resort

Con Dao, located in the East Sea 97 nautical miles from Vung Tau City, is considered the pearl of Vietnam’s sea tourism – and until December 20 Vietnam Air Service Company (Vasco) is offering a sensational promotion to visit the gorgeous island. Endowed with smooth beaches shaded by evergreen trees, fresh air, clear blue water, [...]

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Ba Ria-Vung Tau expects to launch 100 tourism projects in 2013

Investors have pledged to follow through on about 100 tourism projects in the southern Vietnamese beach destination of Ba Ria-Vung Tau after several major ones have been canceled due to delays. Nguyen Van Son, deputy director of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism said that as of late August, the province had [...]

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