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Bad weather again affects ferry services to/from Kien Giang’s islands

All ferry services between the islands and the mainland of Kien Giang Province were halted again starting this morning, July 20, until further notice, due to bad weather, said a local maritime official.

How do foreign students survive fresh COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam?

Many Laotian and Cambodian students in Kien Giang Province feel at ease when receiving care from both their teachers and Vietnamese friends to help them survive the COVID-19 challenge in Vietnam.

Vietnam sets up more maritime militias

The militia squadrons are tasked with reconnaissance and maritime exploitation

Border guards work hard to prevent Covid-19 outbreak

The border guards at Ha Tien international border gate in the southern province of Kien Giang are on duty day and night to patrol and control the southwestern border line to prevent another Covid-19 outbreak.

Phu Quoc Island granted ‘island city’ status

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has officially announced that Phu Quoc Island will become the country’s first island city.

Potential for sea and island tourism in Kien Giang Province

Kien Giang, a coastal province at the southwestern pole of Vietnam, was endowed with many beautiful landscapes and tourist destinations such as Phu Quoc, Ha Tien and Kien Luong.

Islands and islets make a difference

Under the sun, the high-speed boat was taking tourists to Phu Quoc Island off Kien Giang Province in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. 

Must-try street food options during a day trip to Kien Giang

Visitors to Kien Giang often leave with a great impression of the locality due to its fabulous culture, the friendliness of local people, its shopping options, and range of street food. 

Mekong Delta district lacks clean water for household use

About 5,600 households in Kien Giang Province’s An Bien District lack access to clean water and have to harvest rainwater or buy clean water from other areas, according to the district’s People’s Committee.

25 survive cruise ship fire off Kien Giang coast

A cruise ship with 21 passengers and four crew members on board went up in flames on the morning of August 7, with no injuries sustained.

Master plan for Phu Quoc Economic Zone submitted to the Government

The Kien Giang Province's People's Committee has submitted a master plan on sustainable development for Phu Quoc until 2040 to the Prime Minister for approval.

Nam Du archipelago proves to be favourite check-in spot among young people

Located in Kien Hai district, Kien Giang province, Nam Du archipelago has emerged as an increasingly popular attraction among visitors due to the area’s tranquil and peaceful scenery, in addition to its array of local fresh seafood.

Ca Mau to launch first express boat service to Nam Du and Phu Quoc next week

An express boat service connecting the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau with Nam Du Archipelago and Phu Quoc Island, popular tourist destinations in the nearby province of Kien Giang, will be launched on July 7.

Phu Quoc tightens land laws again

The People’s Committee of Kien Giang Province has issued a document to temporarily halt the splitting of land plots and transferal of land use purposes in the island district of Phu Quoc.

Kind-hearted monk contributes to Khmer community

Monk Ha Van Phung, the abbot of Khmer Xa Xiem Cu Pagoda in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, always wanted to do something to help people in his hometown.

Phu Quoc Island likely to welcome foreign tourists back

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has said it has been working on a pilot plan to bring international tourists to select islands, with Phu Quoc among those considered.

Guests enjoy wonderful tourism experience on Phu Quoc

As one of the nation’s most popular tourist destinations, Phu Quoc island is being considered as a destination to trial a pilot scheme as the country plots a roadmap to reopen for international tourists.

Cash in hand isn't always what it seems

Nguyen Thanh Phong, 20, of Ngoc Hoa Commune, in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, was recently arrested due to circulating counterfeit money.

Inspection in Kien Giang reveals environmental regulation violations

The Government Inspectorate has discovered various violations of environmental protection regulations in Kien Giang Province.

The uneven road to school for students in rural Kien Giang

Every day, Tran Thi Van from Can Gao Village in the southern province of Kien Giang’s An Minh District gets up early to prepare food and then take her son to school by boat.