Tourists visit a complex of prisons in Con Dao island.

Con Dao waits to be connected to national power grid

Con Dao Islands off the coast of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province has an important and special geographical location with much potential to become a tourist paradise. However, the district is still confronted with the shortage of electricity and freshwater.
Eased social distancing helps resume air services to southern island

Eased social distancing helps resume air services to southern island

Air and coach services were allowed to resume in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau and its Con Dao Island, starting from 0:00 am on April 24 following a decision to ease social distancing by the government earlier this week, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Tele-examination system installed for Con Dao island

Tele-examination system installed for Con Dao island

People’s Committee of the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau approved to spend $3.9 billion ($167,496 ) on a long-distance health monitoring system, or tele-examination system, for healthcare task in the island.

Students of Vo Thi Sau High School in Con Dao Island (Photo: SGGP)

Con Dao island seeks 29 teachers

In its document to the provincial Department of Education and Training, Vo Thi Sau Senior High School in Con Dao District of the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau proposed to send more teachers to the island which faces a teacher shortage.

The huge amount of garbage at Bai Nhat dumping site in Con Dao Island (Photo: SGGP)

Con Dao Island faces garbage treatment challenge

Without a waste treatment plant, tens of thousands of tons of garbage have piled up in Con Dao Island off the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau comprising household waste and rubbish washed from the sea.