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Duxton Group is going to build luxury complex in Vung Tau

Singapore based Company “Low Keng Huat” together with National Oil Services Company of Vietnam Ltd (OSC Vietnam) are going to build huge luxury complex in Vung Tau Project was approved by local authorities and it will include 18 floor five star hotel “DUXTON VUNG TAU”, 25 floor residential and office buildings those will be locatedContinue Reading

Surfing Championship of Russian Federation 2012 will be held in Vung Tau

Surfing Championship of Russian Federation 2012, that was planned to be held in Russian Far Eastern City of Vladivostok at the beginning of August was moved to November and competitions will be hold on the “Back Beach” in Vung Tau City. As was reported by Far East Branch of the Russian Federation of Surfing, dueContinue Reading

XVIII National Youth Bicycling Сhampionship in Vung Tau

“XVIII National Youth Bicycling Сhampionship” organized by the “Department of Sport and Tourism” in collaboration with provincial “Bicycle Federation” and “Vietnam Motorcycle Club” has started in Vung Tau at 26 of June, 2012. 150 young athletes (men and women from 16 to 18 years old) and 10 teams participated in this tournament to ride distanceContinue Reading

"Vungtau Beach Club" after reconstruction

One of the most popular places in Vung Tau   – “Vungtau Beach Club” (“Surf Bar” and “Kite & Surf School”) had a long and complete reconstruction last year. The old thatch was changed on a tile roof, that’s very good in view of coming rain season. Downstairs lounge bar with sea-view was fully rebuilt withContinue Reading

Vietnam Marine Economy Forum 2012 in Vung Tau

“Sea Brand Forum & Vietnam Marine Economy Forum 2012″ this year took place in “Vungtau Intourco Resort”, Vung Tau City. That annual event exists from 2010 year and concern to the wide circle of problems and important issues about development of marine enterprises and sea environment. This year Initiative organisations (Ministry of natural resources andContinue Reading

What they have for the dinner tonight?

Some fishermen are fishing in Vietnam by net, some by fishing rod, some by dynamite but some by electricity. It seems that this is the most humane and environmentally safe way of catching fish. There are a lot of small lakes and puddles in Baria – Vungtau province those appear during raining season with abundanceContinue Reading

"Learn – Race – Share". High tide racing, Vung Tau, 2012

This Saturday, 17 of March, 2012 “High Tide Racing” is going to hold its second race in Vung Tau. All activities will be held on the Front Beach opposite Grand Hotel during Saturday and Sunday. After opening ceremony, during lunch on the beach, there will be motor sport demonstration on the water – wakeboard, waterContinue Reading

Getting a motorbike license in Vung Tau

Sooner or later foreigners living in Vietnam come across the same need: a driving license for motorbike. Motorbike is a cheap and convenient method of getting around, but foreign, even international driving licenses, are not recognized in Vietnam. Not bothering to go through the hassle of getting a license, many foreigners end up driving withoutContinue Reading

Vung Tau night market construction has been started

Vung Tau was probably the only tourist city in the region without night market or walking street. Today this lack will be compensated in full. Local authorities have made a decision to build first in the city night market or how it will be officially called “VUNG TAU TOURISM MARKET”. The experience of other AsianContinue Reading

BAVARIAN BEER GARDEN: MOT, HAI, BA, YO!

Beer garden (a loan translation from the German “Biergarten”) is an open-air area where beer, other drinks and local food (see German cuisine) are served. The concept originates from and is most common in Southern Germany (especially Bavaria). It is usually attached to a drinking establishment such as a public house or a beer hall.Continue Reading

SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION, VUNG TAU LOCATION

Although the grand opening of the Singapore International School took place on July 15, 2011 the parent company, KinderWorld Education Group, had entered Vung Tau the year before, meeting with parents in order to gauge the level of interest. Subsequently, having received strong feedback, construction of the new campus began April 2010 while an interimContinue Reading

VIETNAM GETS HOOKED ON 3D TELEVISION

Elecard’s official partner ISD showcases glass-free 3D Television solution entirely based on Elecard and Triaxes software products and revolutionary technologies at the PALME Vietnam 2011 trade show. PALME Vietnam 2011 is the international electronics trade show, ISD, a regional system integrator and Elecard’s official partner in Vietnam. There was a successful presentation of the revolutionaryContinue Reading

LIFE & SCENE. HALLOWEEN IN VUNG TAU BEACH CLUB

It was at the 28th of October. A little bit earlier, but it was very nice beginning of this special holiday. Traditionally Halloween is celebrated on October 31 which is the night before All Saints Day. The most popular activities include trick-or-treating, bonfires, costume parties,visiting “haunted houses” and carving jack-o-lanterns. Halloween is a time ofContinue Reading

TOMSK SOLUTION WILL DEVELOP VIETNAMESE MARKET

On the 18th of October Tomsk based, Russian IT Company “ELECARD” celebrated the grand opening of a Representative Office in Asia in Vungtau City, Vietnam. Vungtau-city.com (VCC) representative talked to the President of the company Mr. Andrey Posdnyakov. VCC: If I asked you to introduce Elecard, how would you start? Mr. Andrey Posdnyakov: We haveContinue Reading

KHANG LINH CUP 2011 IN VUNG TAU "A GREAT SUCCESS"

The Khang Linh Cup 2011 women’s international beach volleyball tournament wound-up an extremely successful four days with the Gold and Bronze medal play-offs and awards ceremony on Sunday morning, 9 October, in front of the Vung Tau Beach Club. Following the initial group phase, 18 teams from 10 countries and territories contested the elimination phase,Continue Reading

VUNG TAU WELCOMES WOMEN INTERNATIONAL BEACH VOLLEYBALLERS

The Khang Linh Cup women’s international beach volleyball tournament began as scheduled on 6 October, following a fanfare of loudspeaker vans touring Vung Tau City and a backdrop of colourful posters on all major roads including the entire length of Back Beach. Ocean Park welcomed teams from Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Kazakhstan, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, China,Continue Reading

TANIMEX HCMC CROWNED NATIONAL BEACH VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONS

Day 3 of the Vietnam national beach volleyball championships for men and women (The Tanimex Cup 2011) in Vung Tau wound-up as scheduled on Wednesday afternoon, 5 October, with an awards ceremony honouring not only the national men’s and women’s champions but all those who took part. The men’s final was contested by the TanimexContinue Reading

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNEYS IN VUNG TAU

7 On the morning of Monday, 3 October, the Vietnam national beach volleyball championships for men and women got underway. The Tanimex Cup 2011 (national championships) will end on Wednesday afternoon, 5 October, with a combined medal ceremony immediately after the men’s and women’s finals expected to start around 12 noon. The national championships willContinue Reading

COUCHSURF; VUNG TAU AND ABROAD

While many internet users seem content staying at home blogging, tumbling, tweeting and wall posting about their domestic routines, others prefer to leave their homes, travel the world and meet people that might otherwise remain virtual strangers. For the latter group there is CouchSurfing (couchsurfing.org), a community dedicated to uniting otherwise disparate individuals and facilitatingContinue Reading

DOG RACING IN VUNG TAU

“… I’m looking at their muscles and try to see the excitement in their eyes… Which one is “mine”? That one! Number 2! I believe it’s my lucky number and it seems dog had a look… As it gave me a promise to win… I choose it – my lucky second one… …Everybody is waiting…Continue Reading