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Wind power investors still waiting for electricity price increase

VietNamNet Bridge - The plan to have 1,000 MW of wind power by 2025 will depend on the government’s policies and electricity prices.

More renewable energy projects licensed

VietNamNet Bridge - The number of renewable energy plants capitalized at VND1.2-1.4 trillion has been increasing rapidly.

Binh Thuan temporarily bans mollusc and bivalve exploitation

The southern central province of Binh Thuan has issued a temporary ban on the exploitation of molluscs and bivalves across its sea waters as part of an effort to protect and regenerate dwindling marine resources.

Bau Sen – An oasis in Mui Ne’s sand dunes

In Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan Province, which is dubbed the "capital of resorts", tourists should not miss a chance to visit the breathtaking sand dunes and Bau Sen (lotus lagoon).

Coal power plants could endanger marine protection areas

VietNamNet Bridge - Environmentalists have urged authorities to ‘learn lessons from the Formosa incident and reconsider proposed coal thermal power projects in Vinh Tan’.

Vietnam wants to develop high-tech wind power plants

VietNamNet Bridge - Renewable energy, especially wind power, is believed to be the solution to Vietnam’s increasingly high demand for power.

Vietnam’s plan to develop 800 MW wind power delayed

VietNamNet Bridge - The target of developing 800 MW wind power by 2020 may be unattainable as the plan to adjust the wind power purchasing price has been delayed.

Investors waiting for higher wind power prices

 VietNamNet Bridge – Up to 19 wind power projects have been registered in Binh Thuan Province but investors are yet to start work on them, saying the current selling price regulated for this source of green energy is below production cost.

What does Binh Thuan want: thermal power or a marine-protected area?

Five thermal power projects have been developed in Binh Thuan province, raising serious concerns about pollution, as the plants are located near marine protected area (MPA).

Clean energy: investment potential exists but bottlenecks impede progress

Favorable natural conditions and the government’s determination to allow Mekong Delta to develop environmentally friendly energy have both contributed to investment opportunities. 

Chinese-invested thermal power plant wants to bury waste at sea

VietNamNet Bridge - Binh Thuan provincial authorities have written to the General Department of Vietnam Seas and Islands, stating their opposition to the Vinh Tan 1 thermal power company’s plan on sinking 1.5 million cubic meters of waste.

Visiting the pristine wild nature of Cau Island

 VietNamNet Bridge – Any nature lover or adventure-seeker will have an unforgettable experience on Cu Lao Cau, the wildly beautiful island totally lit by solar power rather than hydro-electricity.

Visiting Phan Thiet from a different perspective

Phan Thiet City in the south-central coast province of Binh Thuan is locally and internationally famous as a paradise of stunning beach resorts. There are hundreds of beautiful resorts in Phan Thiet’s Mui Ne for domestic and foreign guests

Cu Lao Cau Island, heaven on earth

VietNamNet Bridge – Located in Tuy Phong District, Binh Thuan Province, about 9 km away from the shore, Cu Lao Cau Island is a most popular destination for travel lovers thanks to its smooth sloping sandy beach, blue seawater,

Imposing Ke Ga Lighthouse

 VietNamNet Bridge – We chose Ke Ga Lighthouse as the first stop in our recent trip from Saigon to the central region and were impressed by its imposing beauty though we had heard much of the site in the south-central province of Binh Thuan.

Phan Thiet to host tourism workshop

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 500 Vietnamese, Lao and Cambodian government officials, business executives and tourism experts will take part in an international workshop in Phan Thiet City this week.

Binh Thuan tries to tackle power plant pollution

VietNamNet Bridge – The Binh Thuan Province administration has instructed officials to resolve the environmental issues plaguing the Vinh Tan No 2 thermal power plant following local protests against its discharge of untreated waste. 

Veteran still searching for his comrades

 VietNamNet Bridge – The war is long over, but Nguyen Van Minh cannot forget the heartbreak and haunting worry about his comrades who died in battle, their bodies still somewhere out there.

Deputy PM cracks whip at high pollution thermal plant

VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Primer Minister Hoang Trung Hai has called for severe self-criticism from the managers of the Vinh Tan Thermal Plant No 2 and ordered them to ensure there is no more environmental pollution

Pacific builds $107m in Binh Thuan

 Domestic private firm Pacific Corporation has increased its investment portfolio by commencing construction of a seaport in the southern-central province of Binh Thuan’s Tuy Phong district last week.