Update news Phu Quoc
All three special economic zones (SEZs) Vietnam plans to set up – Phu Quoc, Bac Van Phong and Van Don – will give priority to services, tourism and integrated entertainment with casinos.
Though experts all agree that SEZs must be run with ‘special political institutions and outstanding policies’, they dare not ‘make a breakthrough’ and design regulations which go beyond the current legal framework.
VietNamNet Bridge - Kien Giang provincial authorities’ proposal to allow the dollar to be used in Phu Quoc Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has stirred controversy.
VietNamNet Bridge - More than 2.26 million travelers visited Phu Quoc Island in the first nine months of 2017, an increase of 8.8 percent over the same period last year.
Phu Quoc and Mui Ne beaches of Vietnam have been listed among 20 most idyllic beaches in Asia by CNN travel.
VietNamNet Bridge – Going to the sea can offer more than swimming, sun bathing, cloud watching, seafood, and coconut water on crowded beaches.
Nha Trang, Da Lat and Phu Quoc are favourite destinations in Vietnam for tourists to go sightseeing, discover culture and taste food during the long Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Of nearly 1,000 real estate products, including land, beachfront villas and apartments sold on Phu Quoc Island so far, 80 percent have been sold to investors from Hanoi and 15 percent to buyers from HCM City, according to Savills Vietnam.
VietNamNet Bridge - The Vinpearl Safari Park on Phu Quoc Island, the first wildlife zoo in Vietnam, has just received 200 endangered animals of different species from various bio-geographic regions in the world.
VietNamNet Bridge – Phu Quoc versus Con Dao. It's a debate that has long raged among expatriates looking to escape the hustle and bustle.