Vietnam military unit reprimanded over mining near Ha Long Bay

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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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Visa waiver effective to promote tourism: JNTO official

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Visa waiver is an effective tool to promote tourism among economies, said Yasuto Kawarabayashi, Deputy Director General of the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO), on June 19.

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APEC dialogue on sustainable tourism opens

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VGP – The APEC dialogue on sustainable tourism was officially launched on June 19 in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh province.

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Int’l conference on sexual health to be held in Quang Ninh

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VGP - The ninth Asia Pacific conference on reproductive and sexual health and rights (APCRSHP) will be held in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quang Ninh from November 27-30.

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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 1 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 1 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 1 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 2 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 2 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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Ha Long – Quang Ninh tourism week 2017 to be held

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VGP - The program of the Ha Long - Quang Ninh Tourism Week 2017 will be held from April 28 to May 7 in Quang Ninh province.

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Ha Long – Quang Ninh tourism week to be held

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

The ‘Colourful Ha Long’ programme will replace the Carnaval Ha Long during the Ha Long – Quang Ninh Tourism Week 2017, which will be held from April 28 to May 7, in Quang Ninh province.

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Art performance to replace Carnaval festival during Ha Long tourism week

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

The annual Week of Ha Long Tourism 2017 will take place in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh from April 28 to May 7, with the decade-long traditional Carnaval street festival to be replaced by an art performance.

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Chinese visitor numbers to Ha Long plummet as cheap tours face tighter controls

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The number of Chinese tourists entering northern Vietnam’s Quang Ninh Province has plummeted following moves by local administrations to crack down on dirt cheap tours.

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Quang Ninh manages sports services on Ha Long Bay

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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 2 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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