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15-year-old swimmer beats star Anh Vien's record

The 400m medley swimming record set by Vietnam's top female swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien in 2011 was broken by 15-year-old Vo Thi My Tien at the National Age Group Swimming Championship 2020 

Ha Long City to spend $107m on transport infrastructure

Ha Long City of the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh plans to spend more than VND2.5 trillion (US$107 million) on transport infrastructure this year.

Adjustments to overall planning of Ha Long city announced

The People’s Committee of Ha Long city in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh announced adjustments to the city’s overall planning to 2040 with a vision to 2050 at a conference on August 12.

Quang Ninh urban development project will not affect bay: officials

The urban renovation and public beach development project in the northern coastal city of Ha Long, Quang Ninh Province, will not encroach on Ha Long Bay, local authorities have stated.

Young people in Quang Ninh, Soc Trang join environmental campaigns

Nearly 300 young people took part in a campaign to clean rubbish along more than 2.5km of seashore in Ha Long City on Sunday.

Ceramic mural promotes beauty of Ha Long

 VietNamNet Bridge – A special ceramic mural regarded as one of the biggest in Vietnam is on display in the city of Ha Long in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh.

Ha Long City to host ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019

 VietNamNet Bridge – The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 will take place early next year in the tourism hub of Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

Hand-ground cha muc, a speciality of Ha Long

 VietNamNet Bridge – Visitors of Ha Long City can enjoy fresh seafood to appease their hungry stomachs, but they can also enjoy the local speciality of cha muc — fried ground squid cakes. 

Chinese tourists flock to Ha Long

VietNamNet Bridge – Tens of thousands of Chinese visitors flocked to Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province in March.

Land clearance woes delay ‘black to green’ plans

VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities say they want to replace the “black” of coal mines with “green” tourism projects, but many residents in Quang Ninh Province are yet to come on board. 

Four destinations in Vietnam rated among top 29 places to visit in Southeast Asia

 Four locations in Vietnam – Hanoi, Sapa and Hoi An towns, and Ha Long city – have been named among the 29 best places to visit in Southeast Asia, as selected by Touropia.

Eight bears rescued in Quang Ninh

 VietNamNet Bridge – Four bears, which were being kept captive in bear bile farms in the north-eastern Quang Ninh Province's Ha Long City, were rescued by the Animals Asia organisation yesterday, Oct 21.

Money starts to pour into resorts

 VietNamNet Bridge – Resort properties have become a busy segment since the beginning of this year.

Police seize nearly 140 foreign liquor bottles

 VietNamNet Bridge – Police in the northern Quang Ninh province have confiscated nearly 140 foreign liquor bottles of unclear origin from a truck in Ha Long City's Dai Yen Ward.

Highway contractors suspended

 VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has suspended the designers, supervisors and constructors of a project to upgrade the section of National Highway No18 connecting Uong Bi City and Ha Long City in Quang Ninh Province.

Cracks, subsidence plagues newly inaugurated highway

 VietNamNet Bridge – A 30-kilometre section of National Highway 18 running through northern Quang Ninh Province has been downgraded due to cracks and subsidence on the road only two weeks after its inauguration.

Quang Ninh to crack down on illegal bear bile farms

 VietNamNet Bridge – Northern Quang Ninh Province's People's Committee has officially ordered an immediate crackdown on illegal tours to bear farms in Ha Long City – an area well known for its illegal bear bile business.

Vietnam's cinema – national, humane, creative and integrating

 VietNamNet Bridge – The biennial National Film Festival will officially kick off on October 14 in the northern province of Quang Ninh's Ha Long City.

4,500 foreigners join luxury cruises to Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s leading travel operator Saigontourist will welcome 4,500 foreign passengers and crew members on three luxury cruise ships touring Vietnam this October.

Hue provides free wifi services

VietNamNet Bridge – People in the former imperial city of Hue will be provided with free wifi in the administrative area of the city and tourism spots as part of a six month pilot programme, starting from September 22.