President Tran Dai Quang has suggested Can Gio district of Ho Chi Minh City look towards rapid and sustainable development with a focus on marine economy, agriculture, and ecological-historical-craft village tourism.
Of the 407 petrol stations to be opened in Ho Chi Minh City from now until 2030, 62 of them will be on boats on local waterways.
HCMC vice chairman Tran Vinh Tuyen on March 29 assigned the Military High Command to coordinate with the Department of Tourism to prepare for a fireworks display program, which will also include artistic lighting and music shows, on Reunification Day (April 30).
The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a proposal to build the 3.4km Can Gio Bridge above the Soai Rap River linking Can Gio district with the inner city.
VOV.VN-Can Gio, located roughly 50km from Saigon, is one of the favourite weekend holiday spots for Saigoneers.
Nearly 60 kilometres away from the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, Can Gio Mangrove has been recognised by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve with primeval forests and abundant floral cover. It was also the sight of a number of glorious battles in the past.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has approved 115 projects that will cost VND4.2 trillion (US$193.5 million).
Over 3,000 people with disabilities and their families in the central province of Quang Tri have benefited from a German-funded rehabilitation project over the last three years.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has approved construction of embankments at 28 outlying locations to prevent erosion of river and canal banks.
Can Gio Tourist City (CTC), a Vingroup subsidiary, may be allowed to develop the Can Gio Golf Club project with the total capital of VND900 billion ($40.25 million) on the land area reclaimed from the sea in Ho Chi Minh City’s Can Gio district.
Seven years ago, teacher Cao Thi Thanh Minh left her comfortable surroundings in the north-central coastal province of Quang Binh and moved to an island commune in one of HCM City’s outlying districts.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Can Gio outlying district is preparing for its annual Nghinh Ong Festival, to be held next week to show fishermen’s respect for the whale and gratitude for a bumper catch.
The HCM City People’s Committee has instructed districts and relevant departments to urgently draft plans to relocate people living in erosion-prone areas.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the construction of two cable-stayed bridges, including a VND5.7-trillion bridge connecting HCM City’s District 2 and neighboring Dong Nai Province to replace the current Cat Lai Ferry.
HCM City will relocate 1,210 households in areas prone to land erosion by rivers and canals under a larger resettlement plan that will be carried out until 2020.
The 2016 Summer Sea Festival opened on June 22 in Quy Nhon city in the south-central province of Binh Dinh.
VOV.VN - Ky Co beach, Eo Gio mountain, Quy Nhon beach and other locations are charming tourist destinations in Binh Dinh province.
The Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) plans to build a garment and fiber factory in Ho Chi Minh City's rural district of Can Gio in an effort to reduce the poverty rate.
VOV.VN - Thanh An island village in Can Gio district is seen as a right place for summer holidays where you can enjoy mild weather and beautiful landscapes while staying away from bustling cities.
Despite HCM City’s dense network of rivers and canals, waterway tourism has not matched its potential, thus failing the city’s expectations it would become the main tourism product by 2020.