Hang Ha Ryu, General Director of Doosan Vina on Tuesday August 30 have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), thereby Doosan Vina pledged to present people in An Binh Commune - Ly Son district - Quang Ngai province a donation in desalination equipment. Earlier, Doosan Vina announced they will aid Ly Son Island with devices that can process seawater into 200,000 liters of fresh water per day and meet the islanders' demands of water use. This donation includes 02 desalination machines, 02 generators to provide power and other equipment with total value of 900,000 USD. These machines will be installed in An Binh commune and start working in July, 2012. Reportedly, the natural fresh water in the small island of An Binh commune has become rare for years and daily life of over 500 people there have mainly depended on the rain water they saved. Islanders save fresh water Ly Son is 27 kilometers off the coastline of Quang Ngai Province and … [Read more...] about Doosan Vina donates 900,000 USD desalination equipment to Ly Son Island
Accordingly, the Quang Ngai Branch of Sea and Islands is a legal entity, directly under the management of the Quang Ngai Department of Natural Resources & Environment and the direction of the Vietnam Sea & Islands General Department. This entity is responsible for assisting the Director of the provincial Department of Natural Resources and Environment in advising the provincial People's Committee to carry out united management of issues relating to the sea and islands in the province. The establishment of Quang Ngai Branch of Sea and Islands is also an effort to raise the public's awareness of the importance of sea and islands on the national socio-economic development. Hoang Le … [Read more...] about Quang Ngai to establish the Branch of sea and Islands.
Aiming at helping the Xangsane victims back to their normal life, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency in Vietnam (ADRA) has timely funded a 50,000 USD program of Urgent support and relief for Ly Son, an island district about 18 nautical miles offshore the mainland of Quang Ngai. The program covers a wide range of practical activities, including direct aid in cash, provision of onion and garlic seed, and training in natural disaster preparedness and mitigation for the islanders. Reportedly, more than 1 thousand local beneficiaries have been timely supported and trained for the coming rainy season. T.H.P … [Read more...] about ADRA aids islanders
Representatives of 10 households living around Stork Island were instructed in ways of receiving homestay tourists, organizing folk games, etc. The Tourism Profession Division (Hai Duong provincial Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism) in coordination with Ha Noi Tourism Investment JSC. on 22 and 23 October organized a refreshment course on knowledge of building community-based tourism products at the Stork Island eco-tourism site (Chi Lang Nam commune, Thanh Mien, Hai Duong).The program was held in a practical form at Nguyen Duc Le's house.Representatives of 10 households living around Stork Island were instructed in ways of receiving homestay tourists, organizing folk games, and guiding the visitors how to hoe soil, plant vegetables, fish, etc.This is a program under the project of building the pilot model "Development of community-based tourism in Chi Lang Nam Stork Island, Thanh Mien district by 2020" to improve knowledge and skills of community-based tourism for households … [Read more...] about Bringing community-based tourism to Stork Island
Chairman of the PPC also directed departments, agencies, organizations, localities and people across the province to positively respond, participate into this special event. During the past few years, Quang Ngai province has focused on many tree planting projects and programs. In particular, the afforestation movement has mobilized the participation from community. It's not only contributing to the ecological environment protection, but creating jobs, increasing incomes and stabilizing life for thousands of households as well. Minh Thien … [Read more...] about Tree planting event of 2012 to be conducted in Ly Son Island