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Ly Son island to establish walking street

access_time Jan 09,2017 chat_bubble_outline 71 views
The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Ngai has approved a plan to turn a coastal road in Ly Son island into a walking street.

Ly Son island to establish walking street

A boat race on Ly Son island.

Accordingly, the 3km walking street will stretch from Ly Son High School to Ly Son wharf. Malls, food courts and night markets will be set up on the street.
Ly Son island belongs to the only island district of the same name of Quang Ngai province.
It has drawn more domestic and foreign visitors over the years. In 2016, the island welcomed 164,000 tourists and its revenue of tourism hit 100 billion VND (4.4 million USD).
Ly Son strives to welcome around 200,000 tourists by 2025, including 3,000 foreign visitors, and gain 500 billion VND (22.5 million USD) in revenue, accounting for 11 percent of the district’s gross domestic product and provide locals with 4,000 jobs.
Located to the north-east of Quang Ngai province, about 15 nautical miles (27km) from the mainland, Ly Son island holds an important strategic position in the East Sea and contains diversified tourism potentials and valuable documents on Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago.


Halt settlement vote until Trump takes office: Lieberman

Jerusalem (AFP) - Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman says a parliamentary vote to legalise Jewish settler homes in the West Bank should be put on hold until Donald Trump becomes US president.Speaking at a conference in Washington on Friday night, video of which was released by his office, Lieberman was quizzed about the vote which could go to its first reading next week."I think it's much better to postpone all this legislation and steps until January 20," he said, speaking in… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Saudi-led coalition to probe Yemen funeral airstrike

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Thai court rejects defamation case against UK labor activist

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