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Ly Son island district’s boat racing festival

The Tu Linh boat racing festival in the island district of Ly Son, the central province of Quang Ngai, aims to pay homage to the island's ancestral inhabitants and soldiers who have fought for national sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.
Efforts made to keep Ly Son Island safe from Covid-19 Society

Efforts made to keep Ly Son Island safe from Covid-19

While COVID-19 remains a complex issue in Quang Ngai province, with many cases detected in the community, the province’s Ly Son Island is yet to record any infections. The island district is therefore doing its best to stay safe as the pandemic rages on the mainland.
Ly Son Islands look for future ‘green’ growth Society

Ly Son Islands look for future ‘green’ growth

Ly Son Islands, 30km off the coast of Quang Ngai Province, should be transformed into a ‘green’ pearl in the ocean, a low carbon site, an international Geo-Park with vestiges of ancient volcanoes and a rich fishing culture.
Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island Politics

Flag-raising ceremony on Ly Son island

Flag-raising ceremony is a long-held tradition of locals on Ly Son island, Quang Ngai province, to pay tribute to late soldiers who spent their lives safeguarding Vietnam’s sovereignty over sea and islands.
QR codes being installed around Ly Son Island Travel

QR codes being installed around Ly Son Island

The installation of QR codes at tourism sites in Ly Son island district in central Quang Ngai province is being carried out by the management board of the Ly Son-Sa Huynh Geo-Park in coordination with district authorities, as part of efforts to promote digitalisation in the tourism sector.
Tourism on Ly Son experiences a gloomy 2020 Videos

Tourism on Ly Son experiences a gloomy 2020

Ly Son Island district in central Quang Ngai province had secured a reputation as something of a “tourism haven” by welcoming thousands of domestic and foreign visitors in recent years. 2020, however, has been a tough year for the island’s tourism sector, given COVID-19 and recent storms and flooding.
Ly Son island working to preserve renowned rock crabs Videos

Ly Son island working to preserve renowned rock crabs

Rock crabs are known for their high nutritional and economic value but are in danger of extinction on Ly Son Island, off the coast of Quang Ngai province in central Vietnam. Local authorities have joined hands with the Nha Trang Institute of Oceanography to preserve the renowned species.
Ly Son Island cultivating sea urchins to improve livelihoods Videos

Ly Son Island cultivating sea urchins to improve livelihoods

To maintain local livelihoods and create a new aquaculture profession for the people of Ly Son Island district, central Quang Ngai province has worked with the Institute of Oceanography in deploying a pilot on raising sea urchins. Sea urchin cultivation has been developing well and opened up opportunities to generate higher incomes.
Stunning vista of Ly Son Island Travel

Stunning vista of Ly Son Island

Located 30 kilometres from the central province of Quang Ngai’s Sa Ky port, Ly Son Island has gained growing reputation amongst both domestic and foreign tourists. Besides, it is probably the one place on earth where people will never find any vampires as this is the Kingdom of Garlic.
Geographical indication given to Ly Son garlic Business

Geographical indication given to Ly Son garlic

The Ministry of Science and Technology’s National Intellectual Property Office handed over a certificate to the People’s Committee of Ly Son island district recognising its specialty garlic with a geographical indication (GI) during a ceremony on July 5.
Five sea creatures to be conserved in Ly Son island Environment

Five sea creatures to be conserved in Ly Son island

The Management Board of Ly Son Marine Protected Area (MPA) has proposed a gene protection programme for five endangered sea creatures, namely mummy fish, or sea cucumber (holothurian nobilis), abalone (haliotis sorenseni), tropical rock lobster (panulirus ornatus), maxima clam (tridacna maxima) and red seaweed (laurencia intermedia), which have been over-fished in waters off the island.