At the signing ceremony (Photo: SGGP)

South Korea, Vietnam join hand to build Ly Son Island as non-carbon area

An Bình Islet and Ly Son Islands in the central province of Quang Ngai are moving to go green after the provincial People’s Committee and Vietnamese and South Korean enterprises yesterday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build the two as non-carbon sites.
The shore in Ly Son will be reclaimed for construction of an urban area project if it is approved

Huge urban area project feared to hurt Ly Son Island

Chairman of Quang Ngai provincial People’s Committee Tran Ngoc Cang has issued Document 7515 requiring the Department of Construction to work with Ly Son island district authorities and agencies to urgently study and assess documents of Sea Eyes project immediately after the investor proposed to build the huge urban area in 2018.

An aquatic farm is built in the sea off Ly Son Island. The central province of Quang Ngai has allocated funds to preserve and protect the Ly Son marine protected area for the 2018-22 period. (Source: VNA)

Funds allocated to preserve Ly Son Marine Protected Area

The central province of Quang Ngai has allocated funds of 42 billion VND (1.83 million USD) to support ecosystem recovery and biodiversity supervision as well as strengthening the protection of the Ly Son Marine Protected Area (MPA) for the 2018-22 period.
3,000 people make human national flag in Ly Son island

3,000 people make human national flag in Ly Son island

In the Culture Tourism Week on Ly Son Island of the central province of Quang Ngai, the island set a record of making the largest human national flag with participation of 3,000 locals and visitors who sang the national anthem in Hang Cau beach on June 29

The monument featuring the naval soldiers holding hands in an “eternal circle” to safeguard the national flag in the memorial site (Photo: VNA)

Memorial site inaugurated to commemorate Gac Ma soldiers

A memorial site dedicated to 64 naval soldiers killed in the battle to defend Gac Ma island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago was inaugurated at a ceremony in Cam Hai Dong commune, Cam Lam district of the central province of Khanh Hoa on July 15.
Vo Tuong An instructs student in the program " Developing young leaders" (Photo: SGGP)

VNese student winning int'l scholarship provides summer course

Vo Tuong An, who won scholarships from more than 10 prestigious international universities and is co-founder of ICE organization, organized the program “ Developing young leaders” in Binh Son High School in the central province of Quang Ngai.