As many as VND164.8 billion (US$7.16 million) will be earmarked for technology transfer serving the restructuring of the fisheries sector during 2017-2020 under a scheme recently approved by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Japanese professor Masaaki Shimizu has been presented with the 2017 Balaban Award by the US-based Vietnamese Nom Preservation Foundation (VNPF) for his contributions to preserving Vietnam’s ancient script.
Artisans in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) are asking for financial support from local authorities to preserve ethnic Jarai epics, oral folk literature that is now known by the elderly only.
Japanese seafood processors want to increase shipments to Vietnam, heard a trade promotion programme held in Ho Chi Minh City on February 21.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment plans to launch an “Action month for the environment” later this year to encourage stronger engagement of organisations, enterprises and the community in environmental protection.
The Hue Relics Preservation Centre will implement nine preservation and restoration projects at the Hue Relic System in 2017.
Traditional singing and calligraphy performances were held to celebrate Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day in Hanoi on November 23.
VOV.VN - Thousands of water professionals and companies are expected to attend an annual technical exhibition and conference that has opened in Ho Chi Minh City at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre.
The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap will invest VND90 billion (US$4 million) to develop sustainable ecological tourism in Tram Chim National Park in 2016-2020
Outstanding craftsmen will be honoured with ‘People’s Artisan’ and ‘Meritorious Artisan’ titles for the first time at a ceremony held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) in Hanoi on August 26.
VOV.VN -The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Management Board was honoured with the Independence Order, second class at an August 12 ceremony marking its 40th anniversary.
Hanoi wants to receive Italy’s assistance in culture, heritage preservation and tourism development, stated Ngo Thi Thanh Hang, Permanent Vice Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, at her reception for Italian Ambassador to Vietnam Cecilia Piccioni on July 21.
The Hanoi People’s Committee recently issued a plan to celebrate the Ao Dai Festival at the Thang Long-Hanoi Preservation Centre from October 14 to 16.
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha stated that the Royal Project, an initiative of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, will be adopted as a model for the Government’s social business, in order to improve the people’s living conditions.
The State Committee on Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA) highly values the role played by the General Union of Vietnamese in France (UGVF) in the system of Vietnamese organisations abroad and its efforts to preserve and promote Vietnamese cultural values
The Prime Minister has approved the moving of the two-storey building of the Department of Operations to a new location for the restoration of Kinh Thien Palace of Thang Long Citadel Complex in Hanoi.
The restored and preserved front building of Trieu To Mieu (Trieu To Temple), part of the ancient Hue Imperial City in Thua Thien-Hue central province, was unveiled on April 29.
A master plan for Keo pagoda - a special national relic based in Vu Thu district, the northern province of Thai Binh will be devised by the provincial People’s Committee to make it easier for the preservation and value promotion work.
Localities in the Central Highlands received praise for their efforts over the last decade to preserve and promote the cultural practices surrounding the use of gongs, which were recognised by UNESCO as an Oral Masterpiece and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2005.
Located just 50km to the Northwest of Hanoi, Duong Lam is one of the country’s best examples of an ancient village.