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Greenhouses, deforestation in focus as flooding toll rises in Central Highlands

Greenhouses and deforestation are looming large as floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in the Central Highlands have killed 10 people.

Vietnam’s largest island suffers historic flooding

As Phu Quoc Island experiences the worst flood in its history, officials point fingers at climate change and urbanization.

Hundreds of families evacuated as torrential rains inundate Phu Quoc

Several areas on Phu Quoc Island are flooded following three days of heavy rains since Friday, forcing hundreds of families to evacuate.
August 06, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Province wants Phu Quoc named economic zone

Kien Giang authorities want the government to make Phu Quoc Island an economic zone pending the passage of the law on special economic zones.
August 04, 2019 | 02:07 pm GMT+7

Southern Phu Quoc emerges as luxury destination

Three five-star resorts, all located on beaches that are among the best in Vietnam, have transformed Southern Phu Quoc into an island paradise.
July 22, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi, Phu Quoc among best travel destinations in Asia: CNN

In a list of 17 best places in Asia, CNN places Hanoi and Phu Quoc Island together in ninth place.
June 05, 2019 | 03:24 pm GMT+7

Phu Quoc, a rising star in Asian luxury tourism

Vietnam’s largest island, Phu Quoc, was once a rather sleepy, low-key destination.
May 27, 2019 | 11:00 am GMT+7

US Michelin star chef thinks spaghetti tastes better with Vietnamese fish sauce

American chef David Chang, who runs a restaurant with two Michelin stars, cooks spaghetti with Vietnamese fish sauce and loves it.
May 08, 2019 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Carriers add international flights to summer holiday roster

Vietnamese and foreign carriers are adding numbers to their routes to meet growing holiday travel demand, especially for summer vacation.
March 18, 2019 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Southeast Asia, local resort towns top New Year travel destinations for Vietnamese

Southeast Asian nations and local resort towns have dominated Tet tour bookings by Vietnamese this year, travel agencies report.
February 03, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietjet to open Phu Quoc-Hong Kong route in April

Budget airline Vietjet said Saturday it will launch direct flights between Phu Quoc Island and Hong Kong in April.
February 02, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s first casino for locals opens on three-year trial basis

The first casino in Vietnam that allows locals to gamble has opened in Phu Quoc Island off the country's southern coast.
January 20, 2019 | 12:46 pm GMT+7

Premier Residences Phu Quoc Emerald Bay’s super promotion

To celebrate New Year the five-star Premier Residences Phu Quoc Emerald Bay is offering a smashing promotion.
January 04, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

2 days or more on Phu Quoc, the pearl island

Here is all you need to know to visit this popular place in southern Vietnam.
December 14, 2018 | 10:32 pm 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
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