Over 3,000 tourists stuck in Co To island over storm
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Over 3,000 tourists stuck in Co To island over storm

Economy, Vietnam, Vietnam Finance News

VNA
Monday, July 17, 2017 – 19:20:00 Print

Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

Quang
Ninh (VNA) –
Ships between Co To island and Van Don port in the
mainland of the northern province of Quang Ninh have yet to resume operation on
July 17 due to rough sea, leaving about 3,500 tourists stranded.

Hoang
Ba, Secretary of the Co To district Party Committee and Chairman of the district
People’s Committee, visited visitors stuck on the island.

He
also asked hotel and hostel owners to facilitate and reduce room rates for
their guests, who could not end their trips as schedule.

The
huge waves were the result of the tropical storm Talas, which landed in the
central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh at around 1 am on July 17. More rains
of between 100-200mm were forecast for northeast and north central localities
on July 17 and 18.-VNA

QBCA

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