In the Morning of 22 June, the delegation of An Binh Hospital and enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City examined and supplied free medicines to the poor in Ly Son island district.
The delegation donated 700 gifts (500,000 dong for each) to social beneficiaries and poor children.
The total money of the said social program was 500 million dong contributed from organizations, individuals, hospitals, businesses in Ho Chi Minh City.
In the same day, the veterans of Quang Ngai Sugar Company also donated 16 gifts (02 million dong/ portion) to children of poor veterans in the island.
A corner of the Ly Son Marine Reserve in central Quang Ngai province. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Destructive human activities have put coral reefs, sea grass beds and many other marine species off Ly Son Island at risk in recent years, with local authorities urged to make more efforts to preserve the unique ecosystem. Ly Son Marine Reserve in central Quang Ngai province, covering Ly Son Island and its surrounding areas, has a water surface of more than 7,100 hectares, including the 620-hectare no-take zone, an area of more than 2,000 hectares for ecology restoration…... [read more]
Authorities in the central province of Quang Ngai has just approved an investment of VND48 billion (USD2.12 million) to recognise Ly Son into a global geopark. Basalt rocks along the coast of Binh Chau Commune, the central province of Quang Ngai. The province is also completing the dossier to seek UNESCO recognition as a global geopark for the site. According to the project, Ly Son Geopark would include Ly Son Island and the surrounding 40 km including Binh Chau Commune of Binh Son District and their vicinity. At a recent meeting on the compilation of a dossier for the areas,…... [read more]
Its beautiful landscape and numerous historical and cultural relic sites asserting Vietnam’s maritime sovereignty attract plenty of visitors. Ly Son island is accessible by speedboat from Sa Ky port. Formed by a crater millions of years ago, the area is comprised of Big islet, also called Cu Lao Re in the center of Ly Son, Small islet or An Binh islet, and Mu Cu, the smallest and uninhabited islet in the east of Ly Son. There are a number of craft villages on the island but growing garlic and…... [read more]
Vo Tuong An, who won scholarships from more than 10 prestigious international universities and is co-founder of International Catalysts Empowerment organisation, has implemented a new education project to help pupils on Ly Son Island. Vo Tuong An was born in Quang Ngai Province. She qualified for scholarships from Harvard, Yale and Stanford. An chose Stanford University but decided to take two gap years to further develop her social projects. The idea to found the International Catalysts Empowerment was formed during the Yale Young Global Scholars by An and five friends from India, South Korea and the US. The organisation aims…... [read more]
Many visitors have complained about the environmental fees which may be charged at a cave on Ly Son Island off the central province of Quang Ngai. Visitors to the island may be charged VND20,000 (USD0.48) when visiting Cau Cave on Ly Son Island. Nguyen Thi Minh, a resident on the island, said that around a week ago, some people came to Cau Cave area to clean the beach and then set up a fence. They also hung a board saying that visitors who come to the cave have to pay the environmental fees. "Cau Cave is one of Ly Son…... [read more]
The Vietnam Association for the Protection of Children's Rights (VAPCR) will work with the Ministry of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) and the Quang Ngai provincial People's Committee to hold a Full-moon program for children on Ly Son Island on September 29, said VAPCR Vice President Do Duc Ngo. During a press briefing announcing the program, Mr. Ngo added that the program would involve the participation of a majority of people and children on the island, as well as children from the mainland. He went on to say that the program aimed to create an attractive playground for children,…... [read more]
Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper donated VND100 million (US$4,600) in responses to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training’s campaign to build a nursery school in Ly Son Island off the central province of Quang Ngai on Monday. Ly Son is part of Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago. SGGP deputy editor-in-chief, journalist Ly Viet Trung gave the sum of money to the department’s director Le Hong Son. The campaign aimed to popularize the importance of seas and islands to the country’s sovereignty and inviolate territory, he said. It promoted the patriotism, national pride and solidarity of school staff,…... [read more]
Quang Ngai Provincial People's Committee agreed for a local investor to do a feasibility study on a resort project in Ly Son island district last week. The study was proposed by the Viet Nam Infrastructure Investment and Development Joint Stock Company (VIID) in a document dated March 13, 2017. The People's Committee asked the Department of Construction and Ly Son District People's Committee to guide, support and create favourable conditions for the company to conduct the survey and find suitable locations for the above project. Located to the north-east of Quang Ngai Province, 27km from the mainland, Ly Son District…... [read more]
Hanoi (VNA) – The Quang Ngai provincial People’s Committee has agreed for a local investor to do a feasibility study on a resort project in Ly Son island district. The study was proposed by the Vietnam Infrastructure Investment and Development Joint Stock Company (VIID) in a document dated March 13, 2017. The People’s Committee asked the Department of Construction and the Ly Son District People’s Committee to guide, support and create favourable conditions for the company to conduct the survey and find suitable locations for the above project. Located to the north-east of Quang Ngai province, 27km from the mainland,…... [read more]
Ly Son is one of the most beautiful islands in Quang Ngai province. Blessed by nature, the island has several scenic spots. In this week’s Discovery Vietnam, we will take you on a tour of Hang pagoda dubbed as a stone sculpture. Hang pagoda is in the north of Thoi Loi mountain where a crater helped form a large lake and is not far from the island’s downtown. The path winds around mountains giving visitors the unexpected experience of beautiful landscapes. From the mountain, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of Ly Son island. Hang pagoda was founded under the…... [read more]