Vietnam's tourism industry, from the Pearl Island of Phu Quoc to the 'City of a Thousand Flowers,' Da Lat, and the 'resort capital' of Mui Ne, has never experienced such a dearth of both international and domestic tourists as it does currently.
At approximately 3 a.m. on July 25, Vietnam Airlines flight VN491 touched down at Phu Quoc International Airport with 100 tourists from Shanghai. This signifies the return of Chinese tourists after a two-year absence.
Kien Giang Province People’s Committee decided to open a high peak period in 180 days to check and control illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing to remove “yellow card” following European Commission’s warning.
The Chairman of the People's Committee of Kien Giang Province has recently decided to take back investment policies of 11 projects in Phu Quoc Island, according to Conclusion 602, dated July 24, 2020, of the Government Inspectorate.
After completing the legal procedures, a special task force of the People's Committee of Kien Giang Province and Phu Quoc City began to forcibly demolish two out of the 79 illegally-built villas on Phu Quoc Island.
In the period from 2022 to 2025 and from 2026 to 2030, Kien Giang Province will invest in the construction of 200 works to prevent erosion along the coast and riverbank and plant protection forests, with a total cost of over VND17 trillion.
A complex of scenic landscapes and historical and cultural relics of Hang Pagoda, Mo So cave and Phu Tu islet in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is going to be revived after the six-year upgrade.
The People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang announced that the province has not yet seen a need to halt flights to Phu Quoc Island but strictly tighten Covid-19 prevention measures, entry and exit controls through air and sea to the popular tourist destination.
Nearly 400 workers, engineers and project management staff of the Cai Lon-Cai Be irrigation system are in a hurry to complete the work’s first phase in the southern Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.
The People's Committee of Kien Giang Province, on March 11, informed that from the beginning of this month, saltwater intrusion in the area has increased highly, with more than 1,234 hectares of rice being affected. Of which, there were 769 hectares of rice with damage of above 70 percent, concentrating in An Bien, Vinh Thuan, and U Minh Thuong districts.
These days, along the Cai Be River to the Ba Lich Rivulet, the section through Vinh Hoa Hiep, Vinh Hoa Phu and Binh An communes in Chau Thanh District in Kien Giang Province, several offshore fishing vessels are mooring here although it is the main fishing season of the year. The owners of these fishing vessels said that since the beginning of this year, lots of them were not able to head for the open sea due to losses.
Tourist destinations in the Mekong Delta comprising the flower street in Can Tho city, Sam Mountain relic site in An Giang province, Rach Gia city and Hau Giang Truc Lam Zen Monastery were crowded of local and foreign visitors during Tet holidays.