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samedi 11 février 2017

Vietnam's Ha Long Bay to be patrolled by new tourism police force

The move aims to protect tourists from criminals and unscrupulous travel agencies and street vendors.

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dimanche 29 janvier 2017

Halong Bay bans Polystyrene

Halong Bay Peoples Committee has banned the use of polystyrene and is calling for the implementation of an environmentally friendly alternative for use at the popular tourist destination.

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mardi 10 janvier 2017

Tourists rescued after fire in Ha Long Bay

While returning from a trip through picturesque Ha Long Bay in northeast Vietnam, a wooden cruise boat was completely consumed by fire this week. Another boat was able to rescue the tourists and crew members in time.

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jeudi 14 avril 2016

Vietnam to ban overnight cruises

Passenger ships will soon be banned from staying overnight in Ha Long and Bai Tu Long bays. The World Heritage Site is a popular tourist destination in Vietnam.

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jeudi 25 février 2016

Vietnam to open airport near Ha Long Bay in 2017

An airport near Ha Long Bay will be opened at the end of 2017 to serve two million passengers a year, news website Dau Tu reported on Tuesday, citing authorities in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

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vendredi 2 octobre 2015

Tourism, coal shipping turning Vietnam's Ha Long Bay into an 'ecological disaster'

A small armada of tour boats pulled up at the floating fishing village and a gaggle of foreigners alighted onto the rickety platform that serves as its makeshift town square.

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dimanche 2 août 2015

Vietnam hit by flooding, toxic sludge from coal plants

Vietnam is struggling to help communities hit by toxic mudslides after torrential rain in a major coal-mining area in northern Quang Ninh province, home to the UNESCO-listed Halong Bay tourist site.

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vendredi 31 juillet 2015

Vietnam floods kill 17 and threaten to pollute Ha Long bay

Flooding in northern Vietnam has killed at least 17 people, with the continuing rain prompting concerns of landslides and of pollution from inundated coal mines reaching one of the country’s most famous sites of natural beauty.

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mardi 12 août 2014

Asia-Europe music festival to be held in Vietnam

The 2014 Asia – Europe New Music Festival is scheduled to be held in Hanoi and Ha Long City, in Quang Ninh Province from October 8-12, with the participation of nearly 200 composers from 30 countries around the world.

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vendredi 25 juillet 2014

La baie d'Ha Long autrement

Victime de son succès, la légendaire baie d'Ha Long? Assurément. Entre pollution et surpopulation touristique, l'envers de la carte postale n'est pas aussi reluisant que la merveilleuse image qui y attire des millions de touristes chaque année.

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jeudi 31 janvier 2013

Halong bay floats price list

QUANG NINH - Quang Ninh province’s department of finance, earlier this week, posted standardised prices for boat tours and boat accommodation on Halong Bay.

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samedi 20 octobre 2012

Halong service fee hike faces opposition from VTA

HCMC - The Vietnam Tourism Association (VTA) has petitioned the authorities of the northern province of Quang Ninh not to increase boat services fees at Halong Bay, saying the fees don’t match the quality of the services there.

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dimanche 7 octobre 2012

Halong Bay fights scams

QUANG NINH - In an effort to standardise tariffs for tourism products, Quang Ninh People’s Committee has ordered all Halong Bay tour operators to publish their cruise service charges in the local media.

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samedi 18 août 2012

Vietnam's beauty trap

Halong Bay is at risk from the sheer volume of visitors to its World Heritage-listed karsts and isles, writes Mary O'Brien.

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mardi 10 mai 2011

French tourists escape as boat sinks in Vietnam

A group of French travellers had a lucky escape in Vietnam when their tour boat sank on Halong Bay, the party's leader said on Monday, in an eerie echo of an accident earlier this year that killed 12.

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