HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Dubai property developer Limitless will this year restart its Halong Star mixed-use residential and tourism project in northern Quang Ninh Province, which was delayed for several years due to the company’s financial difficulties.
According to a memorandum of understanding on the project’s implementation signed recently by representatives of Quang Ninh Province and Limitless, the US$550 million project will cover 125 hectares of land.
The project will feature a 250-room five-star hotel, a 100-room luxury boutique hotel, 226 top-end villas, 85 luxury townhouses, 114 apartments and a trade centre.
In May, Limitless signed a new joint venture agreement for the construction of Halong Star with Hanoi-based Sovico Holdings. — VNS
A mountain near the beach in Ha Phong Ward of Ha Long City belongs to the Ha Long Bay natural heritage site, but has been destroyed for the construction of a road leading to the bay. Minh Anh JSC has been using a 30-hectare plot of land near the resettlement area of the fishing village of Ha Phong as a dumping ground for soil, stone and coal dust. Road construction complete, soil and stone poured into the bay Since 2013, the company has been illegally chopping down trees and destroying the mountain to construct a one-kilometre road to the bay.…... [read more]
Quang Ninh provincial People's Committee has just issued Decision No. 1954/QD-UBND approving investment for environmental protection projects in Ha Long city. These projects will use preferential loans of official development assistant of the Japanese Government. Accordingly, the Environmental Protection Project in Halong City includes three sub-projects: expansion of the city's water supply systems, construction and rehabilitation of wastewater treatment system and building Halong Bay environmental Monitoring and Information Centre. The VND 1,900-billion project will help improve sanitation conditions in Halong city in order to minimize impacts on Halong Bay - the world natural heritage. Quang Ninh Provincial People's Committee has…... [read more]
Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Tan Dung has directed the implementation of projects connecting Ha Long city to the Hanoi - Hai Phong highway.... [read more]
QUANG NINH (VNS) — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) -based Nakheel Group plans to resume work on Ha Long Star project next month, Dau Tu (Investment) newspaper quoted a source from the provincial People's Committee. The 125-ha urban and tourism centre project, in the northern border province of Quang Ninh, with capital of US$550 million, will include a five-star hotel, a luxury hotel, villas, apartments and a trading centre. The project got off the ground in 2007, but was delayed due to the investor's financial difficulties. During a trip to the UAE last year, Pham Minh Chinh, secretary of the…... [read more]
HA NOI (VNS) — Following the success story of Little Vietnam last year, Syrena Viet Nam on June 24 introduced Van Lien (Lotus Residences) at Halong Marina Urban Area in Quang Ninh Province. The commercial and resort project at a prime location offers a valuable and rare opportunity for those seeking to own a townhouse along Ha Long beach, Syrena Viet Nam Sales Manager Pham Van Nam stressed. With 159 four-storey townhouses built in modern and environmentally friendly design and offering a view of sea, Lotus Residences together with Little Vietnam – the project featuring the country's most original architectural…... [read more]
The Hanoitimes - The European Union (EU) will provide assistance to Vietnam to help design plans for sustainable development of tourism in Ha Long Bay in the future. The signing of an agreement to this effect took place in the northern province of Quang Ninh on October 18 by the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Management Board of the "Environmentally and Socially Responsible Tourism Capacity Development Programme" (ESRTCD). The agreement is part of the ESRTCD in the 2011-2015 period, which is funded by the EU with a total budget of 11 million EUR. Under the agreement,…... [read more]
VietNamNet Bridge – Architects and environmentalists have expressed their strong opposition against a project to develop villas and a golf course in the Ha Long Bay Natural Heritage area. Related news Property developer wants to build villas on Ha Long Bay Doan Bac, a renowned architect, said he opposed the idea of building villas in the area. "If we do this, we will lose Ha Long Bay completely," he said. The Tuan Chau Group has submitted to Quang Ninh provincial authorities a plan to pour 20 million cubic meters of soil into Ha Long Bay to build three flower-shaped villas…... [read more]
Viet Nam News QUẢNG NAM - Quảng Nam Province has begun construction of the Hội An Royal Residences project, with total investment of VNĐ1 trillion (US$44.2 million) in Cẩm An Commune in the suburbs of Hội An City. The province said the project is funded by the Hoàng Gia Hội An company, and covers 70ha near Cửa Đại beach and the Cổ Cò River. The project will be built in two phases with 44 villas, 87 shop villas, condotels and resorts. It's one of the biggest tourism property projects to be built in Hội An city this year. Last year,…... [read more]
“Ha Long Bay is a wonderful landscape and I will vote for it as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World”, said Malaysian Tourism Minister Dato Sri Dr Ng Yen Yen. Vietnamese Embassy in Sri Lanka votes for Ha Long Bay On November 8, Malaysian Tourism Minister Dato Sri Dr Ng Yen Yen, and Head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) Nguyen Van Tuan cut the ribbon to open the representative office of the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board in Hanoi. The Malaysian Minister said that Vietnam is considered a key market for the Malaysian tourism sector…... [read more]
In the past days, Ly Nha Ky met a number of businesses involved in the tourism and entertainment industry in Hong Kong, China. At the talk, the tourism ambassador introduced Ha Long Bay's marvelous beauty, a famous heritage site which is among 28 other wonders listed across the globe for recommendation as one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Ky has recently undertook many activities in Hong Kong to canvass votes for Ha Long Bay as a new natural wonder of the World. Ms.Nguyen Thi Nha, VietnameseConsul GeneraltoHong Kong, Miss. Joey Yung, Hong Kong Tourism Ambassador and many…... [read more]