A boat transporting presents from the mainland to DK1-10 rigs, constructed for scientific research and marine services on the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago, in early October (Photo: SGGP)

Vitality in island outposts

Despite lots of difficulties and challenges, soldiers and officials of the High Command of Naval Region 5 have been standing firm in island outposts.
Kien Giang to plan development of Phu Quoc Island into economic zone

Kien Giang to plan development of Phu Quoc Island into economic zone

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has just responded to the People's Committee of Kien Giang province’s proposal about planning Phu Quoc Island in accordance with the orientation of developing the island into an economic zone.
A corner of Phu Quoc Island  ( Photo: VNA)

Phu Quoc island welcomes over 72,500 tourists during five-day holiday

The Pearl Island – Phu Quoc – in the southern province of Kien Giang province welcomed over 72,500 tourists, including 7,950 foreigners, during the five-day holiday of National Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1), up 45 percent and 39 percent year-on-year, respectively.

Can Tho flower street crowded of holidaymakers (Photo: SGGP)

Tourist sites crowded in Mekong Delta during Tet holidays

Tourist destinations in the Mekong Delta comprising the flower street in Can Tho city, Sam Mountain relic site in An Giang province, Rach Gia city and Hau Giang Truc Lam Zen Monastery were crowded of local and foreign visitors during Tet holidays.
A corner of Phu Quoc island district (Source: VNA)

Phu Quoc Island lauded as top destination in Southeast Asia

Phu Quoc Island in the southern province of Kien Giang will become one of the top destinations in Southeast Asia, Malaysia’s World of Buzz newspaper wrote in its article about Vietnam’s largest island.

At the opening ceremony of the clubhouse

HCMC hands over clubhouse to the Naval Region 5 Command

A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City officials led by Vice Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Vo Thi Dung on August 27 visited the Naval Region 5 Command on Phu Quoc Island of the Mekong Deta province of Kien Giang.