The Sea Eyes project with the total capital of VND1.7 trillion (US$73.29 million) has faced the wave of fierce opposition from residents and scientists. It is expected to reclaim 54.6 hectares in Can Beach, An Vinh commune comprising 3.6 hectares on land and 51 hectares at sea. The Sea Eyes project was proposed by Ly Son Development Company on 10 December last year. Although the island district and investor have many times taken opinions from residents but failed to seek their consensus because the project overlaps the boat anchorage area of residents in An Vinh commune, traditional boat racing area, the place to organize “Le khao le the linh Hoang Sa” (Feast and Commemoration Festival for Hoang Sa Soldiers) ceremony, temples and communal houses, Ly Son marine protected area and the area where underground electric cables run through. In addition, the project affects Global Geopark project which has been submitted to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and a BT (Build-Transfer) road upgrading project, approved by the provincial People’s Committee. Part of the project locates in the coastal protection corridor in An Vinh commune. Ms. Pham Thi Huong, deputy chairman of Ly Son district People’s Committee, said… Read full this story
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