LOCATED PROJECTS AND URBAN AREAS CALLING FOR INVESTMENT IN KIEN GIANG

Monday, 02 February 2015

I. Tourist site on Phu Quoc island 
1. Bai Dai tourist site: covering 480 hectares, with a coastal lenght of six kilometres and a width of 0.8km, in in Ganh Dau commune, to the northwest of Phu Quoc island, about 24km from Duong Dong town. The site is planned to become a luxury ecologycal tourist resort with an international-standard golf course and tourist services.

Luxury ecological tourist resorts will be built in the northern and southern areas, a community-bass tourist site and a square in the centre and the golf course next to the southern area.

2. Bai Vung Bau tourist site: covering 200ha, with a coastal length of 4km and a width of 0.5-0.6km, on the western coast in Cua Can commune, some 15km north of Duong Dong town. The tourist site is expected to become a luxury resort.

3. Bai Cua Can tourist site: located on the western coast streching from Cua Can canal to Ganh Gio in Cua Can commune, about 10km from Duong Dong town. The planned tourist sites covers 250ha ( with a 3km coast ), and will include a luxury ecological resor, a golf course and offer maritime tourist services.

4. Bai Truong tourist site: located to the southwest of Phu Quoc island streching from Cua Can Bridge to Khoe Tau Ru, in Duong To commune. The Bai Truong tourist site fas a planned area of 1.100ha ( with a coastal length of 11-12km, a width of 0.6-1.4km ) and is expected to become the centre for Phu Quoc island trade and services. Financial, banking, trade, post and entertaiment centres and hotels will be built on the are, which links Duong Bao and Suoi Lon urban centres. There is no limit on the heigh of buildings with a construction density of 50 percent.

5. Bai Dat Do tourist site: located between Dat Do mountain and Ong Bon cape in An Thoi town to the southwest of Phu Quoc island. With a [planned area of 120ha ( a 1.2km coast and a width of 1km ), the site is designated for a tourist complex with a wharf capable of receiving 2,000-seat ships.

6. Bai Sao tourist site: located between Bai Sao and Bai Khem mountain in An Thoi town to the southwest of the island, with an area of 15ha ( a 2km coast and a width of 0.6-0.8km ). The project will include a luxury ecological tourist site, four and five-star hotels, community-based services and a golf course in the north.

7. Bai Vong tourist site: located in Ham Ninh commune to the east of Phu Quoc island, with a planned area of 750ha, a 3.5km coast, including a 350ha resort and a 450ha golf course. It is convenient for the development of tourist complex and one two-storey villas.

8. Bai Thom tourist site: located in the centre of Bai Thom commune to the northeast of Phu Quoc island. The project has a plannedarea of 40-50ha, a 2km coast, 0.2km in width, for the construction of ecological tourist sites and service centres.

9. Bai Rach Tram tourist site: covering200ha, a 2.5km coast and 0.8km in width, between Ham Rong and Chao mountains in Bai Thom commune to the north of Phu Quoc island. The site is planned to become a luxury ecological resort with the nearby Rach Tram fishing village.

10. Bai Rach Vem tourist site: in Ganh Dau commune on the northern coast of Phu Quoc island. The 150ha area, a 4km coast and 0.3-0.5km in width, is projected to become a luxury ecological tourist site with the Rach Vem fishing village nearby.

11. Golf Courses: four golf courses are planned for Phu Quoc island. So far, three investors have registered to invest in the Bai Cua Can, Bai Vong and Bai Sao golf courses. Kien Giang province is calling for investment in the Bai Dai golf course, which covers 150ha in Bai Dai and Ganh Dau communes to the northwest of Phu Quoc island.

II. Tourist site projects in Ha Tien-Kien Luong
1. Dong Ho Lagoon tourist site: covering 30ha in Dong Ho ward, Ha Tien town, the site is one of Ha Tien town's 10 beauty spots. Provincal authorities have zoned off 13ha for the Con Noi tourism-cultural complex. The project will include recreational centre, a communal house, an exhibition centre, a park, service facilities and restaurants. The project is estimate to cost $4-$5 million and is scheduled for implementation from 2007-2008.

2. Den Mountain ecological tourist site: Den mountain is a well-know feature in Ha Tien town, next to Dong Ho lagoon, the Mui Nai tourist site, Ta Bang fishing village and Bai No port. Kien Giang province has zoned off 12.4ha for the project, which will include hotels, restaurants, service and entertaiment centres, water sports areasand other facilities. The project needs an investment of $5-$6 million and scheduled for implementation from 2007-2008.

3. Hang Pagoda-Hon Phu Tu tourist site: Hang pgoda and Hon Phu Tu ( Father and Son Rock ) near Bai Duong-Hon Trem are famous beauty spots in Kien Luong district. Hon Phu Tu is a coastal national landscape and is considered as the symboy of Kien Giang's tourism sector. The Hang pagoda-Hon Phu tu has a planned area of 31.34ha, including hotels, trade service centres, restaurants, entertainment aquatic sport areas and other tourism facilities. The project is estimated to cost $10 million and is scheduled for implementation feom 2007-2008.

III. In addition to these tourism projects: Kien Giang province is also home to many other areas that are suitable for tourism developement such as the Ba Lua, Nam Du and Hai Thac archipelagos, Hon Nghe, Hon Tre, U Minh Thuong, Hon Dat.

PLANNED URBAN AREAS
1. Area IV and area V of the sea encroachment project to expand Rach Gia city:
 The sea encroachment project for the expansion of Rach Gia city has a total planned area of 435ha that is divided into five areas, of which Area I, II and III covering 234ha have seen the completion of technical infracstructure, residental areas, offices and schools. Kien Giang province is calling on ivestors to pour investment into Areas IV and V with an area of 201ha whose project site have been filled up. Technical infracstructure required investment of $32-$35 million. The project should be fufilled between 2007-2010.

2. Sea-encroached Rach Soi urban area: covering 151ha in An Hoa ward, Rach Gia city. The detailed planning of the urban area was approved with over all tachnical infrastructure such as roads, water supply and drainage systems electric networks and parks, and planned areas for public works ( schools, healthcare stations, trade service centres and residential land for 10,000 residents ). Investment for sea encroachment and infrastructure is estimated at $28-$30 million. The project is expected for completion between 2007-2012.

3. Sea encroachched Vinh Quang urban area: in Vinh Quang ward, Rach Gia city with an area of 210ha divided in two sites: 
- Site 1: covering 100ha and streching 2km from the Rach Gia harbour to Rach Vam Tru.
- Site 2: covering 110ha and streching 2.2km from Rach Vam Tru to Bridge No. 2. 
 The detailed planning of Site 2 was approved with overall technical infrastructure such as roads, water supply and drainage systems, electric networks, park and planned areas for public works ( school, healthcare stations, trade service centres and building land for 12,000 residents ). Invetment for sea encroachment and technical infrastructure is estimated to cost $22-$25 million. The project should be completed by 201. 
 The detailed planning for Site 1 is being devised. The project also requires an investment of $22-$25 million.

4. Suoi Lon urabn eara: designed to serve tourist services, with a planned area of 252ha in Duong To commune, Phu Quoc district. 
 The detailed planning of the Suoi Lon urban area was ratified with over all technical infrastructure, parks and areas for public works such as schools, healthcare stations, trade and service centres and building land for 10,000 residents. An investment of $40 million is needed for infrastruture of the urban area that is expected to built from 2007-2011.

5. Ganh Gio urban area: covering 67.5ha in Duong Dong town, Phu Quoc district. Its detailed planning has been approved with technical infrastructure such as roads, water supply and drainage systems, electric network, parks, public works and shaping land for 3,000 resident. The project is estimated to cost $25 million and should be completed between 2007-2011. 
 Kien Giang authorities are appealing to foreign planners and investor for their help and investment to upgrade Rach Gia, Ha Tien and Phu Quoc into mordern urban areas meeting internatinal standards.
INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ON PHU QUOC ISLAND
1. Vinh Dam seaport:
 in Duong To commune to the southest of Phu QUoc island. the project will be involved in the construction of a floating wharf capable of receiving 2,000-seat ships, a wharf for 1,000-3,000wt cargo vessels and a shelter for fishing boats. Investment should be conducted in the from of built-operate-transfer( BOT ).

2. Mui Dat Do seaport: in An Thoi commune. The project includes a wharf for 2,000-seat ships and habours for tourist cruisers. The form of investment is BOT.

3. Undersea electricity transmisionlines from the mainland to Phu Quoc island: 
- Electricity consumption volumes: 50MW by 2010, 150MW by 2020.
- Electric sources: diesel-fueled power plants by 2010; between 2009-2010 connected to the national grid through underground lines ( running from Kien Luong-Ham Ninh to Phu Quoc ), solar powered and wind-powered electricity sources.
- Form of investment: BOT and official development assistance ( ODA ).

4. Solid waste treatment project: To build two solid waste treatment plants with a total capacity of 200 tonnes a day ( each plant capable of treating 100 tonnes of solid easter a day ), equipped with modern technology. The plants, each covering 25ha, will be constructed in Cua Can and Ham Ninh communes. The forms of investment are BOT, BTO or BT.

5. Hospital construction project: located in Suoi Da hamlet, Duong To commune, in the centre of Phu Quoc island. The hospital is designed to cover 13ha and have 500-700 beds. Investors both at home and aboard are welcome. 
 In addition, Kien Giang province is calling upon investors to engare in projects to build water supply pipes from the mainland to Phu Quoc island and wastewater treatment facilities, and transport passengers and cargoes between regional countried and Phu Quoc island.