Vietnam military unit reprimanded over mining near Ha Long Bay

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

What was believed to be an illegal limestone mining site near the famed Ha Long Bay in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh is in fact a construction site for national defense purposes, local authorities have confirmed.

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Tourists to Ha Long Bay will have to pay double for cruise terminal

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

The only tourist wharf in Ha Long Bay has announced to double the entrance fee for visitors to the famous destination to around US$2 starting May 28.

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Unregistered boats rampant on Ha Long Bay

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Fishing boats are turning themselves into unregistered tourist craft, willing to take holidaymakers around the famed Ha Long Bay in northern Vietnam despite failing to meet any of the safety or basic operational standards.

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Dossiers of expanded Ha Long Bay compiled to apply for UNESCO title

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) held the fourth meeting in the northern port city of Hai Phong on May 5 to update the progress of drafting dossiers re-applying for UNESCO’s recognition of Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh with an extended area to Cat Ba archipelago of Hai Phong as World Natural Heritage site.

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Ban on kayaking service in Ha Long Bay overturned

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

The administration of the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh, home to Ha Long Bay, has allowed kayak tours to resume at certain spots at the World Natural Heritage Site.

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Kayak services on Ha Long Bay resume

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Kayak services on Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh will resume from May 1, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Long.

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Quang Ninh manages sports services on Ha Long Bay

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

On March 29, the Ha Long City’s People Committee announced that kayaking service on Ha Long Bay would be halted from April 1 due to safety concerns.

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Authorities in home of Ha Long Bay spend $1.5mn building clock tower

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Authorities in Ha Long City, the capital of Quang Ninh Province in northern Vietnam, have confirmed that they had spent VND35 billion (US$1.54 million) building a clock tower in the heart of the city home to Ha Long Bay.

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Quang Ninh lifts ban on Ha Long kayaking

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Quang Ninh Province authorities have lifted the ban on kayaking after the decision by Ha Long City faced huge opposition from travel firms.

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Tourist agents, travelers protest ban of Kayak tours in Ha Long Bay

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Tourist agents, travelers are unhappy for a ban of Kayak tours in Ha Long Bay, which is one of favorite tourist services, lately.

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Deputy PM requires stop of luxury resort in Ha Long for environment

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has required Quang Ninh’s People’s Committee to stop construction of FLC Ha Long bay Golf Club & Luxury Resort (FLC Ha Long).

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Kayak tours to be suspended on Ha Long Bay

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Kayak services will be halted on Ha Long Bay from April 1 according to new a decision by the city's authorities.

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Kayak tours banned in Ha Long Bay

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

The administration of the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh, home to Ha Long Bay, has slapped a ban on kayak tours at the World Natural Heritage Site, citing its damage to the local tourism environment.

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23 newly discovered caves in Ha Long Bay to be named

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The management board of Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh is seeking names for 23 caves newly discovered in Ha Long and Bai Tu Long Bays.

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Chinese tourist influx to Ha Long Bay brings smiles, grimaces

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Quang Ninh Province, which prides itself on the UNESCO-recognized Ha Long Bay, has received thousands of Chinese holidaymakers to spend the weekends in March, which has brought both opportunities and challenges to local tourism agencies.

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