(VOVworld) - Radio Voice of Vietnam has launched its digital television service DVB-T2 in Phu Quoc, Kien Giang province. This is the 7th digital TV service following Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho and Son La. Speaking in the launching ceremony on Saturday, VOV President Nguyen The Ky, expected the service to bring more update information to local people. He instructed VOV engineers to shorten the installation time of more transmission stations in Phu Quoc:“The digital TV service will cover the whole tourism district island and neighboring area, enabling local people to access free TV channels of high quality. This is of great political significance to narrow the communications gap in remote and island areas and provide update Party and State propaganda.” … [Read more...] about Voice of Vietnam launches DVB – T2 TV in Phu Quoc, Kien Giang
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Phu Quoc - Kien Giang: An International-standard Tourism Centre What are the prospects for tourism in the Mekong Delta region and Kien Giang in particular? The Mekong Delta has an area of 40,000 sq. kilometres, the biggest rice granary of Vietnam and has great potential for tourism. Submerged fields and a network of rivers and canals, full of fish and shrimp, fruit and vegetables have created peaceful and unique scenes, a culture and civilisation of its own. It also has several historic relics marking the glorious past of the nation. Rach Gia city on the West coast, seaside urban area under construction, Ha Tien romantic landscapes, cultural and historic relics, beautiful caves, famous Hon Dat and above all Phu Quoc island make the area a most attractive tourist destination. Saigontourist has been the first to invest in Phu Quoc, how is the Saigon - Phu Quoc coming on? Saigon - Phu Quoc tourist centre was established in 1997, a joint venture between Saigontourist and … [Read more...] about Phu Quoc – Kien Giang: An International-standard Tourism Centre
National Tourism Year 2016: Phu Quoc - Mekong Delta "National Tourism Year 2016: Phu Quoc - Mekong Delta" is a national and international socio-economic and cultural event. There will be many special activities and events of Kien Giang province that will take place throughout 2016. To learn more about this event, Vietnam Business Forum interviewed Mr Nguyen Van Sau, Deputy Director of the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Kien Giang. Thu Huyen reports. Could you please introduce the National Tourism Year: Phu Quoc- Kien Giang in 2016? The theme of the event is "Discovering the land of the South". This is the first time Kien Giang hosts the National Tourism event. Due to economic development, Mekong Delta provinces have become a more attractive destination. Under the theme "Discovering the land of the South", Kien Giang province wants to attract more tourists to the Mekong Delta and the southern provinces to explore specialities like water orchards and immense green … [Read more...] about National Tourism Year 2016: Phu Quoc – Mekong Delta
VietNamNet Bridge – The pressure of pollution is increasing along with the the hot pace of development of Vietnam’s largest island of Phu Quoc (Kien Giang province), while the local government has not found solutions for environmental problems for this tourist island. Related news Photos: Phu Quoc Island covered with rubbish Rubbish on the beach of Phu Quoc. Both foreign and domestic tourists have shown their dissatisfaction about the environment on Phu Quoc Island. Showing a plastic bag that he just fished out of Truong Beach, a Canadian tourist named Johns shook his head and said: "Rubbish, rubbish, rubbish ... I saw rubbish everywhere, on the street and at the the beach... ". Tam, a tourist from HCM City, said his foot was injured by a piece of glass on the beach of Dinh Cau, the center of Duong Dong town. Raising the piece of glass up in front of dozens of tourists, Tam said this was not the first time he saw a piece of broken glass on Dinh Cau beach. … [Read more...] about Too much rubbish on Phu Quoc Island
VietNamNet Bridge - A recent report by Cushman & Wakefield says that Vietnam’s largest island of Phu Quoc (Kien Giang province) and the central city of Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa province) will be the top choices of foreign investors, as they are expected to be tourist paradises of Vietnam in the near future. In 2014, two big projects in Phu Quoc were put into operation, the 5-star Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort & Spa and Salinda Premium Resort & Spa. Many other projects have also kicked off there, including 5-star hotel Crowne Plaza Phu Quoc of BIM Group, 4-star hotel Novotel Phu Quoc Resort of CEO Group and Sunset Sanato Premium of Chin Chin Nui Company. All these projects are located in Bai Truong and scheduled for completion in 2015-2016. Most recently, MIK has introduced its Sol House – a premium resort project - in Phu Quoc Island, which is expected to open in early 2016. Bernardo Cabot, Vice President of MHI Asia - Pacific, said Phu Quoc is an excellent … [Read more...] about What is Phu Quoc missing?