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New agricultural models help Mekong farmers adapt to climate change

In response to increasing salinity in the Mekong province of Kien Giang, authorities have successfully introduced new farming techniques that have boosted productivity.

Kien Giang invests big on Phu Quoc Island special economic zone

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang plans to turn Phu Quoc Island into a special economic zone and one of the most dynamic economies in Southeast Asia with a focus on hospitality, financial services and the marine industry.

Vietnam powers up longest cross-sea electricity cable

The $16-million project will shine light on 8,000 island residents.
November 27, 2016 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

Senior officials punished as Vietnam probes political rise of runaway bigwig

Inspectors have been probing those who promoted a wanted official.
December 02, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Senior officials arrested for alleged involvement in PetroVietnam unit scandal

But the main suspect remains in hiding overseas.
April 02, 2017 | 11:39 am GMT+7

In Vietnam’s special economic zones, transparency should eclipse tax wavers: legislator

‘If the authorities are corrupt then unofficial fees can be even higher than tax and land lease fees.'
April 06, 2018 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Two Vietnam beaches among world’s top 50

US News lists Nha Trang and Phu Quoc as great seaside spots with white sandy beaches and clear blue waters.
June 19, 2018 | 03:37 pm GMT+7

Mekong delta provinces want more funds to tackle erosion

Ca Mau and Kien Giang Provinces seek greater government assistance for building embankments and planting protective mangrove forests.
July 07, 2018 | 12:57 pm GMT+7

Rough seas strand thousands on southern Vietnam island

Ships have been ordered not to set sail as the third storm of the year approaches Vietnam, leaving thousands stranded on picturesque Phu Quoc Island.
July 18, 2018 | 08:14 am GMT+7

12 youth tricked into bonded labor rescued in Vietnam

Authorities in southern Vietnam are investigating a case of modern slavery after 12 victims were saved.
August 02, 2018 | 11:27 pm GMT+7

An ‘alien’ lands on Vietnamese beach

Residents of the southern province of Kien Giang are baffled by a creature they’ve never seen before.
August 14, 2018 | 10:40 am GMT+7

CNN picks Vietnamese island for enjoying autumn on a beach

A CNN advisory urges visitors to enjoy the fall on Vietnam’s sunny Phu Quoc Island.
September 12, 2018 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Spanish man found dead in toilet on Phu Quoc Island

Police are investigating the death of a Spanish man who’d lived on Phu Quoc Island for 10 plus years.
November 22, 2018 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Phu Quoc casino gets nod, Vietnamese can gamble there

A Vingroup-invested firm has been allowed to include a casino in a hotel-amusement complex on Vietnam's largest island Phu Quoc.
November 22, 2018 | 06:16 pm GMT+7

One missing, six injured as Pabuk sweeps past southern Vietnam

Torrential rains and strong winds triggered by storm Pabuk in several southern provinces have left at least one person missing and six others injured.
January 04, 2019 | 07:27 pm GMT+7
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