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Plan helps protect aquatic resources in Ha Long Bay

Plan helps protect aquatic resources in Ha Long Bay

Ha Long city in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh has issued a plan on intensifying measures to protect aquatic resources in Ha Long Bay - a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site - during the 2017-2020 period.

Lan Phuong visits Japanese city of Munakata

Lan Phuong visits Japanese city of Munakata

VOV.VN - Actress Lan Phuong, a goodwill ambassador for the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has visited the city of Munakata, where its Munakata Grand Shrine was recently recognized as world heritage site by the UNESCO.

Vietnam war-inspired art on show in Malaysia

Vietnam war-inspired art on show in Malaysia

Artworks inspired by conflicting fragments of lives, people and turmoil during wartime in Vietnam are on display at an exhibition of paintings and sculptures in Malaysia.

Vietnam strives to preserve My Son heritage site

Vietnam strives to preserve My Son heritage site

Vietnam has been implementing a major project to preserve My Son heritage site in the central province of Quang Nam after the ancient religious relic was recognised as a World Heritage site in 1999.

My Son heritage site restoration completed

My Son heritage site restoration completed

The restoration of a recently-discovered ancient road in the My Son Sanctuary - a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the central province of Quang Nam - has been completed.

Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

VOV.VN- Vietnam’s cultural identity is partly reflected in the cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO. Along with economic integration, Vietnam’s culture is being spread globally through these heritages.

Hoi An, the ‘Yellow City’ of Vietnam

Hoi An, the ‘Yellow City’ of Vietnam

Vincent Van Gogh once said that “Sunshine, a light which, for want of a better word I can only call yellow — pale sulphur yellow, pale lemon gold. How beautiful yellow is!”

Parties in Ha Long Bay's caves to be banned

Parties in Ha Long Bay's caves to be banned

The authorities of Quang Ninh, the home to world heritage site Ha Long Bay, are considering banning dining in caves in the bay after facing opposition from locals, who fear that tourism will ruin the caves.

Thanh Hoa’s version of Ha Long Bay

Thanh Hoa’s version of Ha Long Bay

Ben En National Park in the northern province of Thanh Hoa looks like Ha Long Bay, the UNESCO-recognized World Heritage site in Quang Ninh Province, as it has 21 islets in an immense lake.