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Electricity sector urged to reduce power loss

Electricity sector urged to reduce power loss

The electricity industry must improve its management and technology to reduce losses in the transmission grid as well as eradicate power stealing, which are very serious in rural and remote areas, delegates heard at a recent seminar in Con Dao Island in Ba Ria – Vung Tau.

Bookings for holiday tours rise, prices steady

Bookings for holiday tours rise, prices steady

The number of bookings for tours during the upcoming holidays celebrating Liberation Day and May Day, from April 29 to May 2, has risen by 15-25% compared to the same period last year, according to tour operators.

Discovering Con Dao Islands in April

Discovering Con Dao Islands in April

VOV.VN - Located offshore Ba Ria-Vung Tau southern province, the remote and utterly beautiful Con Dao (known as Poulor Condor) Islands offer visitors a rare experience not found anywhere else in the country with clear beaches, white sand and imposing mountains.

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise sea: CNN

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise sea: CNN

Boasting crystal turquoise sea and a placid atmosphere, Con Dao island in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of Asia’s paradise seas.

Argentinian, Chilean left-wing women visit HCM City

Argentinian, Chilean left-wing women visit HCM City

A delegation of left-wing women from Argentina and Chile, led by President of the Argentina-Vietnam Cultural Institute (ICAV) Poldi Sosa, visited the War Remnants Museum and met with former Con Dao female prisoners in Ho Chi Minh City on March 7.

CNN: 5 ideal tropical paradises in Vietnam

CNN: 5 ideal tropical paradises in Vietnam

VOV.VN -CNN Travel recently posted an article on their website in which they promoted travel to Vietnam and what they referred to as five ideal tropical paradises. Here are the photos and locations they touted.

Top opulent seaside resorts in Vietnam

Top opulent seaside resorts in Vietnam

VOV.VN - With more than 3,260km of coastal lines, Vietnam owns numerous luxury seaside resorts with clear and clean beach, beautiful scenery, fresh air and delicious seafood dishes.

Nine top Vietnam National Day holiday getaways

Nine top Vietnam National Day holiday getaways

VOV.VN - Con Dao, Phu Quoc and Nha Trang are just a few of the leading getaways for the Vietnam National Day (September 2), according to travel agencies Fiditour, Ben Thanh Tourist and Vietravel.

Beauty of Con Dao through the lens of Vietnamese backpacker

Beauty of Con Dao through the lens of Vietnamese backpacker

VOV.VN -As an archipelago in the southern province of Ba Ria –Vung Tau, Con Dao has become an international tourism destination, thanks to its primitive beauty, fresh food, biodiversity and ecosystem with precious and rare species of wild fauna and flora.

Fishermen hit by Philippine vessel return home safely

Fishermen hit by Philippine vessel return home safely

Seven fishermen in the central province of Quang Binh returned home safe and sound on July 17 after their ship was hit by a Philippine cargo vessel and sunk near the waters of Con Dao island in central Quang Tri province on July 4.

El Nino causes coral bleaching in Con Dao islands

El Nino causes coral bleaching in Con Dao islands

El Nino-triggered coral bleaching has spread to approximately one fourth of coral reef areas across waters around Con Dao Islands off the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau since March.