(VOV) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project on preserving, developing and managing heritage sites and a geographical park network in Vietnam.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
(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.
The capital has outlined a plan to restore traditional craft villages, which are rapidly disappearing.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
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.
(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.