Stunning images of Phu Quoc Island

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Stunning images of Phu Quoc Island

VietNamNet Bridge - Located in the southwestern waters of the country, Phu Quoc is also known as the Pearl Island. The largest island in Vietnam, it is part of a group of 22 islands which form the Phu Quoc Island District of Kien Giang Province.

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Number of foreign tourists to Phu Quoc up 33 percent in Q1

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

Number of foreign tourists to Phu Quoc up 33 percent in Q1

The number of foreign tourists coming to Phu Quoc island in Kien Giang province in the first quarter of this year is 33 percent higher than that of the same period last year which recorded 57,100 arrivals.

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Visa exemption to help Phu Quoc Island take off

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VietnamPlus English 8 month(s) ago

A policy to grant a 30-day visa exemption for foreign passport holders visiting Phu Quoc Island off the coast of the southern province of Kien Giang from March 10 is expected to help transform the world-famous tourist destination into a national and international hi-end holiday heaven.

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U Minh Thuong National Park awarded ASEAN Heritage Park Certificate

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U Minh Thuong National Park awarded ASEAN Heritage Park Certificate

On August 12, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment awarded the ASEAN Heritage Park Certificate to U Minh Thuong National Park in Kien Giang Province.

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Powering islands to develop sea-based economy

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Báo QĐND English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

Powering islands to develop sea-based economy

Authorities of the southern province of Kien Giang are speeding up efforts to connect the island districts of Phu Quoc and Kien Hai with the national power grid to fuel local development under the national strategy on sea and island economic development by 2020.

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Powering islands to develop sea-based economy

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Báo Dân Trí English 19 month(s) ago

Powering islands to develop sea-based economy

Authorities of the southern province of Kien Giang are speeding up efforts to connect the island districts of Phu Quoc and Kien Hai with the national power grid to fuel local development under the national strategy on sea and island economic development by 2020.

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Powering islands to develop sea-based economy

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VietnamPlus English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

Powering islands to develop sea-based economy

Authorities of the southern province of Kien Giang are speeding up efforts to connect the island districts of Phu Quoc and Kien Hai with the national power grid to fuel local development under the national strategy on sea and island economic development by 2020.

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Workshop talks biosphere conservation

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VietnamPlus English 24 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news 1 related news

An international workshop took place in Phu Quoc island district of southern Kien Giang province on December 16 to seek measures to conserve and promote the values of Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve.

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Workshop calls for biosphere conservation

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VietNam News English 24 month(s) ago 1 related news

The provincial authorities of Kien Giang have called for continued support from international organisations, scientists and nature-lovers to conserve and promote the values of the region's Biosphere Reserve.

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Friends of Phu Quoc clean up their island

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VietNam News English 24 month(s) ago

Some 2,000 students and residents of many communes across southern Kien Giang province's Phu Quoc Island joined the Clean-up Day campaign yesterday.

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Irrawaddy dolphins sighted

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VietNam News English 36 month(s) ago

Irrawaddy dolphins sighted

KIEN GIANG — A school of about 20 Irrawaddy dolphins has been sighted around the Ba Lua Archipelago in the protected Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve. The population was discovered by a group of six researchers from the Centre for Biodiversity and Development run by the Institute of Tropical Biology and HCM City University of Natural Sciences. Vu Long, one of the researchers, said the number of dolphins sighted was larger than schools in the Malampaya Channel in the Philippines and...

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Irrawaddy dolphins sighted

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VietNam News English 36 month(s) ago

A school of about 20 Irrawaddy dolphins has been sighted around the Ba Lua Archipelago in the protected Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve.

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Irrawaddy dolphins – the new hope for the “Mekong river’s soul”

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VietnamNet English 35 month(s) ago

Irrawaddy dolphins – the new hope for the “Mekong river’s soul”

VietNamNet Bridge – Following the information about the skull of Irrawaddy dolphin caught by local fishermen, in September 2011, a research team from the Biodiversity and Development of the Institute of Tropical Biology detected and recorded the images of a population of f Irrawaddy dolphins in the waters area around the Ba Lua islands of the Kien Giang biosphere Reserve. The discovery has raised a new hope for the rare marine mammal, which is called the "soul of the Mekong".

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Rare dolphins discovered in Kien Giang

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VietnamNet English 36 month(s) ago

Rare dolphins discovered in Kien Giang

VietNamNet Bridge – Scientists from the Institute of Tropical Biology have found around 20 Irrawaddy dolphins in the sea around Ba Lua Island in the Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve.

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Irrawaddy dolphins sighted in Kien Giang

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VietnamPlus English 36 month(s) ago

A school of about 20 Irrawaddy dolphins has been sighted around the Ba Lua Archipelago in the protected Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve, the southern province of Kien Giang.

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