Located just 50km to the Northwest of Hanoi, Duong Lam is one of the country’s best examples of an ancient village.
The Hue Relics Preservation Centre will pour VND129 billion (US$5.8 million) into restoring the ancient imperial relic site in 2016.
The Prime Minister recently approved a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Vietnam and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) for the 2016-2020 period.
The 2015 Hanoi Robothon Day for primary school students opened in the capital city on November 7 with participation from 174 pupils from 11 schools’ 56 Robotics teams in Hanoi and the city’s Robotics Centre.
About 3,000 valuable old houses and villas could be demolished in Ho Chi Minh City, but architects and historians have said that many of these historic structures should be restored.
Cultural experts and Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) aficionados in Hanoi gathered at a talk held in the city on October 22, discussing measures to preserve this intangible cultural heritage.
The environment ministers of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed at their talks in Jeju, the RoK, on October 22 to cooperate in conducting research on biodiversity preservation and the use of natural resources in Vietnam.
Farm produce exporters in Vietnam are being urged to study the Republic of Korea (RoK) market thoroughly to gain a firm foothold, especially given the two countries recently signed a free trade agreement.
A geological park featuring the largest volcanic cavern system in Southeast Asia is expected to open in 2016 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.
Traditional musical instruments and skills of ethnic groups in central Binh Dinh province are likely to gradually disappear without preservation efforts, particularly those within each community.
A workshop discussing a national plan on protecting marine turtles through 2025 was held in the central province of Ninh Thuan on July 3.
Authorities in the ancient town of Hoi An have yet to find a solution for the preservation of an iconic 400-year-old bridge though its state of repair has been worsening for at least 16 years.
(VOV) -This year’s lychee season for Vietnam growers and processors promises to be more remunerative than previous seasons, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, home to a large number of ethnic minorities and their distinct cultures and heritages, is looking to develop tourism while preserving traditional cultures.
(VOV) -The Vietnam government has given the green light to the importation of fresh and frozen meat from the US, Canada, Australia, and European Union (EU).
To celebrate the annual cultural day of Vietnam's ethnic groups, representatives of their communities met in Hanoi to launch of a seminar and exhibition titled I Believe I Can – Changes from the Community.
Ideas and suggestions on balancing tourism development and heritage preservation were put forwards at a tourism conference on the sidelines of the Vietnam International Tourism Mart in Hanoi on April 3.
The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre undertook an US-funded project worth US$700,000 (VND14.7 billion) to restore the facade of the Trieu To Temple in the ancient imperial citadel of Hue in central Thua Thien-Hue province on February 6.
Foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have provided US$79.2 million in aid for the central province of Thua Thien-Hue since 2003, helping improve the living conditions for local people through a large number of social projects.
(VOV) -On the 20th anniversary of Ha Long Bay’s recognition as a World Natural Heritage site (1994–2014), Katherine Muller-Marine, chief representative of UNESCO in Vietnam, has nothing but high praise for the management board.