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‘Zero dong’ tours break out again in Quang Ninh

VietNamNet Bridge - After a period of inactivity, zero-dong tours are bouncing back in Quang Ninh province and affecting the local tourism industry.

Tourism projects worth 2.7 billion USD launched in Quang Ninh

 VietNamNet Bridge – A series of projects worth a total 61 trillion VND (2.7 billion USD) will be built in the Van Don Special Administrative – Economic Unit, the northern province of Quang Ninh in 2018,

Tourism agencies see hot growth of Chinese and Korean markets

VietNamNet Bridge - The tourism sector’s target of receiving 13 million foreign travelers in 2017 is within reach as more Chinese and South Korean visitors are coming to Vietnam.

Quang Ninh hiring freeze creates teacher shortage

Quang Ninh Province stopped recruiting teachers in March as it undertakes a restructuring of the education sector. But the number of students has kept increasing, creating new burdens for local schools.

Chinese tourists led to shops using only Chinese workers

VietNamNet Bridge - Some domestic and Chinese partners have refused to cooperate with licensed Quang Ninh tour operators and shops not using Chinese workers.

Oyster resources on decline, Quang Ninh seeks gene conservation

Due to the excessive exploitation of ngan (Austriella corrugata), the number of oysters has declined seriously. Quang Ninh provincial authorities are taking serious measures to conserve the precious gene.

Three mechanics killed in elevator accident

Three mechanics were killed while installing elevator rails at an apartment complex in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long City on Tuesday.

Big real estate developers pour money into Ha Long

VietNamNet Bridge - Quang Ninh province still has no large-scale resorts, even though Ha Long Bay in the province is a popular tourism destination. 

Illegal fishing continues unbated in Quang Ninh

Despite local authorities of northern coastal province of Quang Ninh ordering tougher management and punishment of destructive fishing practices, use of illegal fishing equipment is still common, 

Big money flowing into resorts

VietNamNet Bridge - As Vietnam is a bright spot in the region for tourism, hotels and resorts in Vietnam are being eyed by more investors.

Self-modified three-wheel vehicles to be banned in Quang Ninh

Self-modified three-wheel vehicles will be strictly controlled before being completely banned in 2018, said Vu Van Dien, deputy chairman of northern Quang Ninh Province’s People Committee.

Special Economic Zones: hopes and challenges

VietNamNet Bridge - Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said three new special economic zones can attract at least $10 billion worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the next five years. 

Workers’ Month: A visit to miners

 The miners’ workplace is described as hell because it can be hundreds of meters deep underground with numerous hardships. In May, a month which honors workers, Truong Giang reports on how he experienced a day with miners.

Conquering the ‘dinosaur spine’ in VN northeastern region

The road leading to Bordermarker 1305 in Binh Lieu district, Quang Ninh province is considered the ‘dinosaur spine’ in the northeastern region.

Quang Ninh closes 15 shops specialising in serving Chinese tourists

All 15 shops and business centres dedicated to serving only Chinese tourists in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province were closed by the local people’s committee, according to online newspaper zing.vn.

Israeli President visits Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh

 Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin and his spouse on March 22 visited the northern province of Quang Ninh and the UNESCO-recognised world natural heritage of Ha Long Bay as part of their ongoing visit to Vietnam from March 19-25.

Violations uncovered at Quang Ninh coal mining projects

 VietNamNet Bridge – Severe violations have been uncovered at 13 coal mining projects in the northern province of Quang Ninh,

Quang Ninh becomes new center of resort real estate market

VietNamNet Bridge - With big real estate players such as Vingroup, Sungroup and FLC and the provincial authorities’ policy on investment in infrastructure, Quang Ninh has become a new magnet in the resort real estate market.

Quang Ninh to fund new highway after deciding against Chinese loan

VietNamNet Bridge - The Quang Ninh People’s Committee has decided to fund the Van Don – Mong Cai Highway and has chosen a Vietnamese contractor, instead of seeking a loan from China as initially planned.

Quang Ninh’s expressway project goes to local investors

Authorities in Quang Ninh Province on Monday (Nov 21) announced a domestic investor partnership to build a US$622million expressway, after rejecting a proposal to borrow money from China for the project.