Ly Son – A worth-visiting island in central region Travel

Ly Son – A worth-visiting island in central region

Located off the coast of Quang Ngai central province, Ly Son is where the cultures of Champa, Sa Huynh and Dai Viet meet. The island has four national cultural relics and 14 provincial cultural relics. It also has various intangible cultural heritages, including ‘Le khao le the linh Hoang Sa’, recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage.
Ly Son Island looks to economic development through tourism Travel

Ly Son Island looks to economic development through tourism

Ly Son island district, 30km off the coast of central Quang Ngai province, will give prioirity to tourism when allocating resources for socio-economic development, said Dang Tan Thanh, Vice Chairman of the Ly Son People’s Committee in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency.
Boat race festival on Ly Son Island Culture - Sports

Boat race festival on Ly Son Island

As part of the national intangible cultural heritage, the Tu Linh boat racing festival in Ly Son island district in the central province of Quang Ngai is organised annually to pay tribute to national ancestors, and soldiers who fought for the country’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
Ly Son fishermen cling to the sea Videos

Ly Son fishermen cling to the sea

Ly Son Island in Quang Ngai province has a tradition of offshore fishing. Local fishermen navigate the seas around the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos not only to fish for a living but also to protect the country’s fishing grounds.
Typhoon Rai changes direction, gradually weakens Environment

Typhoon Rai changes direction, gradually weakens

Typhoon Rai, the ninth storm to hit Vietnam in the East Sea, was about 200km to the east-northeast of Ly Son island of the central coastal province of Quang Ngai at 4am on December 20, with gust near the eye of the storm reaching 200 km per hour, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
Ly Son island district’s boat racing festival Culture - Sports

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.