BHMA Hotels has announced the signing of an agreement with Vietnamese developer Ixora Real Estate to manage the hotel operations at the new X2 Resorts & Residences at the UNESCO World Heritage destination of Hoi An, near Danang city in Central Vietnam. Ixora Real Estate will manage BHMA's X2 Hoi An Resort & Residences BHMA is a regional Asia-Pacific hotel management company wholly owned by the ASX listed Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), one of the world’s largest and progressive travel companies. The exclusive seven-hectare eco-resort will be located on 650-metre prime river frontage along the Coco River. Just minutes from the white sands of An Bang Beach and other popular beaches, it is also close to the charming historic old town of Hoi An. The resort features 70 private villas with two-four bedrooms and private pools, and a hotel comprising of 31 loft units and 56 suites. The property will incorporate a range of world-class facilities, such as … [Read more...] about BHMA signs hotel management deal for five star eco resort in Hoi An
A section of a river in the southernmost province of Ca Mau has been seriously polluted by wastewater discharged by industries and households in the area. (Photo: VNA) Ca Mau (VNA) - The southernmost province of Ca Mau is taking preventive measures to manage pollution hotspots at industrial zones and clusters, intensive shrimp-farming establishments, and aquaculture processing facilities. Ca Mau city’s rivers and canals are being seriously polluted by wastewater discharged by industries and households. Aquatic product processing establishments are discharging untreated water, while nine units in the Hoa Trung Industrial Zone in Cai Nuoc district are generating waste gas, wastewater and bad odours, leading to complaints from nearby residents. At the Song Doc Industrial Cluster and a contiguous area in Tran Van Thoi district, 12 industrial production establishments, including three seafood processing plants and nine … [Read more...] about Southernmost province cracks down on environmental pollution
Malaysian-owned Chin Well Fasteners Vietnam Co., Ltd. (Chin Well Fasteners), located in Hung Nghiep Formosa Co., Ltd.’s industrial park subdivision in Dong Nai province, is waiting for the authorities’ conclusion on the suspicion that it has not resolved environmental issues at its facility. Chin Well Fasteners Vietnam may not have put a stop to its environmental violations On April 18, during the inspection to verify whether the firm has successfully remedied the damage caused by its environmental violations, the authority found large amounts of waste mud and chemicals buried around the factory of Chin Well Fasteners Vietnam. The representative of the board of management of Dong Nai Industrial Zones Authority told VIR that during the past two years, the inspection team of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment has conducted weekly inspections to supervise the firm’s actions to mitigate the it caused. “At the latest inspection, the … [Read more...] about Chin Well Fasteners fails to resolve environmental violation?
The two sídes vowed to combat environmental issues by joining hands At the forum, Ha particularly appreciated the support of the Korean Ministry of Environment as well as Korean businesses in environmental protection. Ha said he expects the forum could further detail the contents of the joint statement made by the two countries’ top leaders during a recent visit to Vietnam by Korean President Moon Jae-In, helping to propel the friendship and cooperative relations between the governments and the people of the two countries. “With this significance, I expect that at today’s forum the state management agencies, research institutes, environmental protection associations, and businesses in our two countries will become proactive in exchanging information and management experience, promoting technology transfer, and proposing feasible and concrete cooperative projects in the fields of mutual concern,” Ha stressed. Cooperation in environmental protection … [Read more...] about Korea and Vietnam sign MoU on comprehensive environmental cooperation
Delegates to the forum. (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s central province of Ha Tinh and the Korea Environment Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI) will cooperate to implement a project on building a master plan on improving the sewage system and river water quality in Ha Tinh. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed within the Korea-Vietnam Environmental Cooperation Forum in Hanoi on April 16. Addressing the forum, Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha described the Republic of Korea (RoK) as one of Vietnam’s most important strategic partners in environmental protection. Vietnam and the RoK are aware of the significance of enhanced bilateral cooperation in environmental protection, in order to ensure sustainable development of both sides, he said. The two countries have agreed to expand the bilateral collaboration through the exchange of experience and information, and the transfer of … [Read more...] about Vietnam, RoK intensify environmental cooperation