The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has to date distributed VND500 billion (US$22 million) of compensation money to 18,162 locals who were affected by the Formosa marine environmental incident last April.
The administration of Quang Binh Province in north-central Vietnam has inked deals with Japanese businesses from Hyogo Prefecture to fast-forward investment in a Japanese-style cow farm in the province.
Despite it only being the beginning of the travel season, the central province of Quang Binh has welcomed numerous tourists, showing signs of recovery from last year’s Formosa-caused sea environmental incident.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese showbiz star Ho Ngoc Ha and 50 students dressed in white long dresses (Ao Dai) riding bike on streets of the central province of Quang Binh on April 18.
A year on from the sea environment incident caused by Formosa, the tourism industry in the central province of Quang Binh is gradually recovering.
VOV.VN - The top five finalists of Miss Grand International 2016 are currently on a tour in Vietnam promoting the upcoming 2017 competition set for later this year in the cities of Quang Binh and Ho Chi Minh City.
The studio where film Kong: Skull Island was shot in the northern province of Ninh Binh has just been restored and will open to tourists on Saturday, according to local authorities.
Residents and fishermen in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue affected by the environmental incident in 2016 have made effective use of compensation from the Taiwanese-invested Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation.
One year ago, the sea environmental incident caused by Formosa affected the production of local people in four central coastal provinces of Vietnam. The sea has now become safe and fishermen have started going out to sea.
A year after mass fish deaths caused by the Hung Nghiep Formosa Steel Corporation, tourists have begun returning to beaches in the central province of Quang Tri.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Bombs and Mines Action Support Association has established a new branch in the province of Quang Binh with the aim of accelerating effort to tackle the impact of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) and aid UXO victims.
Travel from the northern port city of Hai Phong and Dong Hoi in central Quang Binh province will become much easier when the low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacfic launch its flight on the route from April 29.
The central province of Quang Binh and the capital city of Hanoi co-organised a conference in Hanoi on March 25 to promote tourism connectivity.
Experts in the country have opposed a proposal to set up a stage for Miss Grand International (MGI) inside a cave located in Quang Binh province’s heritage site.
Vietnam, with its gorgeous and otherworldly natural and cultural heritage sites, which film producers crave, is willing to host foreign film productions after the fresh success of “Kong: Skull Island” shot in northern Ninh Binh, Quang Ninh and central Quang Binh provinces.
The Government has tasked authorities of four central provinces, where mass fish deaths took place last year, with completing compensation for affected people by the end of June.
A cultural and tourism promotion programme “Quang Binh in the land of Hanoi” will be launched in Hanoi’s downtown on March 25, as part of effort to advertise the central province’s culture and tourism potentials to Hanoians and foreign visitors.
The National Mine Action Programme for 2010-2025 has helped survivors of war-time bombs and mines return to normal life and raised public awareness of bomb and mine risks, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.
The new Kong movie filmed in Vietnam is holding big promises for local tourism and Hanoi is going to have a part of it.
VOV.VN - Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of the film Kong: Skull Island, has been asked to serve as an honorary tourism ambassador of Vietnam by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.