Con Dao Island off the Southeastern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province is facing a risk of power outage as diesel fuel reserve is only enough for An Hoi power plant to operate units until 7 p.m. on February 29.
A lot of visitors flock to the Con Dao Island in Ba Ria- Vung Tau Province every July, falling on the month marking the Invalids and Martyrs Day (on July 27) to lay wreaths and offer incense to commemorate martyrs.
A delegation of leaders and officials of the Party Committee, the People’s Council, the People’s Committee and the Vietnam Fatherland Front of HCMC visited and offered gifts to former war-time political prisoners, martyrs’ families and people credited with revolutionary service on Con Dao Island, off the coast of Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province on July 16 on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs' Day (July 27).
The Department of Culture and Sports of HCMC and its counterpart of the southern coastal province Ba Ria - Vung Tau organized an exhibition on the outstanding contribution of the two localities to the building and protecting the country on Con Dao Island, off the coast of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province on July 16.
The HCMC Delegation of the 14th and 15th National Assembly (NA) deputies organized a trip to visit and offer gifts to troops stationed on Con Dao Islands, off the coast of the southern province Ba Ria-Vung Tau on May 15.
The HCMC Delegation of the 14th and 15th National Assembly (NA) deputies led by Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Phan Van Mai visited and paid tribute to heroic martyrs at Hang Duong and Hang Keo cemeteries on Con Dao Islands, off the coast of the southern province Ba Ria-Vung Tau on May 14.
Con Dao Island, off the coast of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, is set to become a world-class site for marine, cultural, historic and spiritual tourism, according to a revised plan for Con Dao development by 2045 newly approved by Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh.
The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has urged the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) to promptly allocate funding to a project to connect Con Dao island of the province with the national grid, with nearly VND2.53 trillion (US$110.88 million) to be channeled from the State budget in the 2021-25 period.
The People’s Committee of the Southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has proposed the Ministry to temporarily halt flights to Con Dao Island, excluding return helicopter flights to the island from Vung Tau City.
The Bai Dam Trau beach in Con Dao island in Vietnam’s southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, has been listed among the 25 most beautiful beaches in the world, according to a recent article published by Travel + Leisure magazine.
Con Dao Islands off the coast of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province has an important and special geographical location with much potential to become a tourist paradise. However, the district is still confronted with the shortage of electricity and freshwater.
Air and coach services were allowed to resume in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau and its Con Dao Island, starting from 0:00 am on April 24 following a decision to ease social distancing by the government earlier this week, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
People’s Committee of the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau approved to spend $3.9 billion ($167,496 ) on a long-distance health monitoring system, or tele-examination system, for healthcare task in the island.