Vietnam province denies rumors of cable car through Son Doong Cave; Tuoi Tre News

Viet Nam – Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Any report claiming that a cable car system will be built through the world’s largest cave Son Doong in the north-central Vietnamese province of Quang Binh is groundless, the provincial tourism department has asserted.

News has been circulated recently that a realty developer has conducted field study inside the cave, located in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, for the cable car construction, raising concern among conservationists.

“Such information is ill-founded,” Ho An Phong, director of the Quang Binh tourism department, confirmed to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.

To date, the Quang Binh administration has issued no in-principle plan or approval to such a construction, Phong underlined.

He added that if a certain individual or organization is really conducing field study to build cable car inside Son Doong, it is still “something very normal.”

Read more


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s