According to reports at the inspection, the Command of Coast Guard Region 1 closely directed its affiliated units to grasp and implement their missions with best results, focusing on combat training, maritime sovereignty protection, search and rescue, and support for offshore fishermen. Senior Lieutenant General Le Chiem at the inspection In the year, the region held 98 mobile law dissemination drives for fishermen, handed out nearly 8,000 leaflets with different contents, and gave away more than 200 national flags and more than 200 life-jackets to fishermen. Moreover, troops of the region inspected 138 ships and boats; imposed administrative fines on 297 vehicles; handled 35 cases of law violation at sea; captured more than 9,100 tons of coal, 24,500 kg of fuel oil and over 174 litters of diesel oil, and more, contributing nearly VND 7 billion (more than USD 300,000) to the State Budget. The region also busted cases of drug trafficking, capturing more than 11kg of … [Read more...] about Deputy Defense Minister inspects Coast Region 1
(VOVworld) - The 2013 Central Coast Regional Investment Promotion Conference opened in Da Nang on Thursday for central coast cities and provinces to promote their potential and seek investment opportunities. During the 2-day event, 400 officials and investors will discuss the region's socio-economic issues and worked to connect theory to practice. Associate Professor Tran Dinh Thien is Director of the Vietnam Economics Institute. "The first thing the provinces should do is conduct development re-planning to create more widespread connections. Once the central regions' advantages in tourism development are fully tapped, linkage with the central highlands should be done." High on the agenda was a strategy for industrial and tourism development. Bui Tat Thang, Director of the Institute of Development Strategy of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, suggested solutions to promote industry and industrial collaboration in the central region. "In order to link the industrial sectors … [Read more...] about Da Nang hosts Central Coast Regional Investment Promotion Conference
In the evening of 21 November 2011, in Vietnam Culture and Art Exhibition Centre (2 Hoa Lu, Ha Noi), Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held the opening ceremony of the Culture and Tourism week of North Central Coast Region in Ha Noi in 2011 with the attendance of 6 provinces: Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue. The Culture and Tourism week of North Central Coast Region in Ha Noi in 2011- the anniversary of Vietnam Culture Heritage Day (23/11) with main activities took place from 21 to 23 November 2011. This can be seen as a proper activity towards the event of National Tourism Year of North Central Region- Hue 2012. It also begins the work of promulgation of activities regularly held during 2012 at the North Central Coast Region so that people in the country and international friends can have more knowledge of North Central Region Culture Heritage and so as to attract international tourists and boost up domestic tourism. In the scope of … [Read more...] about Hue Culture Impression in the Culture and Tourism week of North Central Coast Region in Ha Noi in 2011.
A scenic west coast region hit by Republic of Korea(RoK)'s worst ever oil spill will be eligible for millions of dollars in disaster aid, a minister said Monday. RoK residents struggle to clean up a beach covered with crude oil in Taean (Photo: AFP) As almost 9,000 people struggled to clean up the huge slick, officials said the slick could deal a heavy blow to tourism and oyster and abalone farms in the area.Cho Kyu-Sung, a Taean county official, told AFP that the slick had hit 160 marine farms so far and was still spreading, with a total of 445 farms in the coastal area under threat."At this stage, it's difficult to estimate the direct and indirect damage. The damage will be enormous if you include long-term environmental expenses," he added.Park Myung-Jae, the minister of government administration and home affairs, said the area would be declared a disaster zone during a visit to the fouled beaches, where soldiers, police, volunteers and residents worked with … [Read more...] about Aid Promised for Republic of Korea’s Coast Hit by Oil Spill
Da Nang City alone is expected to have 45 more hotel and resort projects by 2012. Finding trained manpower to staff these ventures is really a difficult problem, reports Tuoi Tre. … [Read more...] about Human resources are headache for central region’s tourism sector