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.
Quang Ngai halts UNESCO geopark recognition plans Environment

Quang Ngai halts UNESCO geopark recognition plans

Despite having prepared a dossier for the UNESCO recognition of the Ly Son-Sa Huynh Global Geo-Park last November, local authorities have shelved plans to apply for the park's recognition after years of efforts and some 160 field surveys and scientific seminars.
Majestic nature of Dak Nong province Travel

Majestic nature of Dak Nong province

Dak Nong Geopark in the Central Highlands province of the same name covers an area of more than 4,700 km2, stretching over six of the eight districts of the province with 65 sites of natural heritage, geomorphology, including craters, volcanic caves and waterfalls.
Indonesia's Mt. Merapi erupts twice World

Indonesia's Mt. Merapi erupts twice

Indonesia's most active volcano Mount Merapi erupted twice on March 22, spewing hot clouds as far as 1,500 meters to the southwest, according to the Geological Disaster Technology Research and Development Centre.
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.
Beauty of Dak Nong Global Geopark Politics

Beauty of Dak Nong Global Geopark

UNESCO has designated Vietnam’s Dak Nong Geopark as one of its Global Geoparks. Dak Nong is the third park in Vietnam to have been awarded this honor so far after Dong Van Krast Plateau and Non Nuoc Cao Bang in northern Vietnam.
Philippines raises alert level for Bulusan volcano World

Philippines raises alert level for Bulusan volcano

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on July 6 raised the alert level for Bulusan volcano to 1, saying the volcano located in the southeast of Manila "is currently in an abnormal condition."