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Vietnam aims for 30 national geo-parks by 2030

11:34 | 09/10/2014

(VOV) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project on preserving, developing and managing heritage sites and a geographical park network in Vietnam.

Proposal seeks UNESCO title for Bai choi singing

08:51 | 09/10/2014

Bai choi singing in the central provinces of Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Quang Nam was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in late August, a move expected to facilitate the application for recognition of the folk singing as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in 2016.

29th Prime Minister of Thailand

09:10 | 09/03/2014

(VOV) - The new Prime Minister of Thailand, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, who is also Head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), has pledged to dedicate himself to performing his duties with honesty by bringing about peace, national stability, and unity.

Phu Tho acts to save cultural treasures

16:01 | 09/04/2014

The northeastern province of Phu Tho has devised measures to preserve its cultural assets in the long run, including rituals worshipping the Hung Kings and “xoan” singing.

Farmer’s museum attracts foreign tourists

09:31 | 09/03/2014

Tran Cong Khanh, colloquially known as “Sau Khanh’ from the southern province of Ben Tre, has spent dozens of years and a lot of money on collecting antiques.

Vietnam attends Sao Paulo forum in Bolivia

12:11 | 08/31/2014

(VOV) - A Communist Party of Vietnam delegation attended the 20th Sao Paulo forum held for the first time in La Paz capital of Bolivia from August 25-29.

US helps renovate 300-year-old house

10:31 | 08/14/2014

The US embassy has given US$40,000 to authorities in the northern province of Vinh Phuc to enable them to restore a traditional dinh (communal house) built nearly 300 years ago.

US funds US$40,000 for temple preservation project

18:01 | 08/12/2014

(VOV) - The US Embassy in Hanoi on August 12 announced a grant of US$40,000 to the Vinh Phuc provincial People’s Committee for the preservation of Cam Gia temple in An Tuong commune, Vinh Tuong district.

Hanoi seeks to revive craft villages

17:44 | 08/10/2014

The capital has outlined a plan to restore traditional craft villages, which are rapidly disappearing.

Company places second in ASEAN Energy contest

18:54 | 08/05/2014

(VOV) -Metro Hiep Phu Centre of Metro Cash & Carry Vietnam has placed second in an energy efficiency management competition organised by the ASEAN Centre for Energy.

Japan builds 180 composite fishing boats for Vietnam

18:43 | 07/21/2014

(VOV) -Japan’s Yanmar Company is implementing a pilot project to supply 180 composite vessels to Vietnamese fishermen to help them increase tuna yield and quality.

Seafood exports encounter numerous barriers

13:05 | 07/21/2014

(VOV) -Vietnamese seafood exporters are facing innumerable difficulties as overseas markets are imposing a variety of trade barriers and challenges, including levying anti-dumping tariffs on imports from Vietnam.

Green tourism festival kicks off in Da nang city

18:17 | 07/20/2014

(VOV) - More than 300 people attended the opening day of an open air green tourism festival in Danang city on July 20 as part of activities to promote eco-tourism in the city.

Export target tough task for tuna industry

09:54 | 07/16/2014

The domestic tuna industry will find it difficult to reach its export value target for the year because of reduction in exports since the beginning of this year.

Dong Nai seeks to boost exports to RoK

17:06 | 07/15/2014

(VOV) - Dong Nai province’s exports for June to the Republic of Korea (RoK) skyrocketed 250% over last year’s same period to US$190 million, bringing total cumulative exports for H1 to US$644 million.