The Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh, the first airport invested by a private business in Vietnam, is scheduled to be operational in late June 2018, instead of in late March as previously announced.
Van Don, a peninsula with total area of 551 square kilometers, has changed its look rapidly since it became one of three ‘candidates’ chosen to try the special economic zone (SEZ) model in Vietnam.
All three special economic zones (SEZs) Vietnam plans to set up – Phu Quoc, Bac Van Phong and Van Don – will give priority to services, tourism and integrated entertainment with casinos.
VOV.VN - The aim of the draft Law on Special Administrative, Economic Units is to create a legal foundation for the formation, management, and operation of 3 special administrative-economic zones, namely Van Don in Quang Ninh, Phu Quoc in Kien Giang, and Bac Van Phong in Khanh Hoa province.
Vietnamese provinces are taking action in advance of a predicted wave of foreign investment inflows headed towards three special economic zones, which are soon to be supported by a new law on special administrative-economic zones.
A symposium on special economic zones and tourism took place in the central city of Da Nang on November 7 within the framework of the Vietnam Business Summit.
A new expressway scheduled for completion in March next year will reduce travel times from Hanoi to the world famous Ha Long Bay to just an hour and a half.
A series of projects worth a total VND61 trillion (US$2.7 billion) will be built in the Van Don Special Administrative – Economic Unit, the northern province of Quang Ninh in 2018, according to Deputy Head of the management board of Quang Ninh economic zone Hoang Trung Kien.
Quang Ninh Province needs a special administrative-economic unit with specific preferential mechanism to make the best use of local advantages, and attract investment, high technology and new advanced management to build a high-growth region and speed up economic restructuring and development.
The People’s Council of the northeastern border province of Quang Ninh has approved a project proposing the establishment of Van Don special administrative-economic unit at its sixth meeting of the 13th tenure in Ha Long city.
The Law on Special Administrative-Economic Units must create breakthroughs in mechanisms and preferential incentives to boost economic development, experts have said.
Located 80 kilometres from the mainland, Quang Ninh province’s Co To island, a rough pearl in the Gulf of Tonkin with turquoise sea and tranquil beaches, has grown in popularity among domestic and international visitors.
The northern province of Quang Ninh has directed departments and investors to open air routes for Van Don international airport, which is expected to be put into operation in April 2018.
Van Don island district in the northern province of Quang Ninh has received approval to set up a special administrative-economic zone. With open policies and incentives, the zone is set to become a dynamic area in the country.
Most special economic zones (SEZs) around the world have to experience at least one decade before gaining success.
VOV.VN - Cai Rong Port plays an important role in economic development of Van Don district, Quang Ninh province. It is home to hundreds of fishing vessels. Also from here, passenger ships take visitors to different islands in Quang Ninh.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on September 22 announced the theme and activities of the National Tourism Year 2018, which will be hosted by the north-eastern province of Quang Ninh.
Van Don, a rural district of Quang Ninh province in the northeastern region of Vietnam, may soon see a US$220 million resort complex.
Unceasing efforts have helped Quang Ninh continue to rise in the ranking of provincial competitiveness index (PCI), from the fifth place in 2014 to the third position in 2015 and the second place in 2016.
VOV.VN - Quang Ninh province is fine-tuning mechanisms and policies for the establishment and operation of the Van Don Special Administrative Economic Zone.