Vietnam gains two more UNESCO world heritage items

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Vietnam gains two more UNESCO world heritage items

Vietnam has gained two more UNESCO world heritage items following a consensus at the 7th Memory of the World Committee for Asia and Pacific summit.

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Syria's Palmyra scarred forever by IS jihadists

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Syria's Palmyra scarred forever by IS jihadists

Jihadists have reduced several temples, columns and other treasures to heaps of stone in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, which archaeologists fear will never be fully restored to its former glory.

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Vietnam invited to join int’l bid for UNESCO lacquer recognition

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Vietnam invited to join int’l bid for UNESCO lacquer recognition

South Korea has asked Vietnam to join a multi-national bid for UNESCO’s recognition of lacquer as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity, according to Vietnam News Agency.

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Master plan on preserving Nguyen Dynasty wood blocks approved

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Master plan on preserving Nguyen Dynasty wood blocks approved

The Prime Minister has approved a project on preserving and improving value of Nguyen Dynasty wood blocks (moc ban), a UNESCO-recognised documentary heritage item.

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Filming of King Kong movie in Vietnam to start Feb 18: source

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Filming of King Kong movie in Vietnam to start Feb 18: source

The crew behind Hollywood’s upcoming King Kong monster movie franchise is wrapping up in Australia and expects to move to Vietnam next month for the final stage of filming.

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Cat Ba - a chain of Jade islands

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Cat Ba - a chain of Jade islands

ietNamNet Bridge – Cat Ba Archipelago, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve is the largest limestone archipelago of Vietnam with 388 big and small islands, covering a total area of 336sq.km in Cat Hai District, Hai Phong City.

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Thang Long Royal Citadel and heritage promotion

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Thang Long Royal Citadel and heritage promotion

(VOV) - The Thang Long Royal Citadel was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO five years ago. Many archaeological research activities have been carried out to evaluate, preserve, and promote this heritage.

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Tug-of-war recognised as UNESCO intangible heritage

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Tug-of-war recognised as UNESCO intangible heritage

The Vietnam Department of Cultural Heritage reported that tug-of-war which is a common folk game across the entire world, had been recognised as a UNESCO intangible heritage on December 2.

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Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

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Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

(VOV) - On December 2, Vietnam’s folk game tug-of-war and its ritual on December 2 was recognized as multinational projects for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage by the UNESCO at the 10th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Namibia.

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Culture, tourism week honours poet Nguyen Du

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Culture, tourism week honours poet Nguyen Du

A culture and tourism week in memory of UNESCO-recognised World Cultural Celebrity Nguyen Du was opened in his father’s hometown – Nghi Xuan district, the central province of Ha Tinh, on November 28.

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Vietnam wins seat in UNESCO Executive Board for fourth time

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Vietnam wins seat in UNESCO Executive Board for fourth time

Vietnam was elected as member of the UNESCO Executive Board for the 2015-2019 tenure on November 12, marking the fourth time the country has won a seat at one of UNESCO’s two most powerful bodies.

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Vietnam’s mathematics, physics institutes attain UNESCO recognition

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Vietnam’s mathematics, physics institutes attain UNESCO recognition

The UNESCO General Conference has recognised the Institute of Mathematics and the Institute of Physics of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology as its Category 2 centres.

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200-year-old house of three generations in Thanh Hoa

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200-year-old house of three generations in Thanh Hoa

VietNamNet Bridge - Just a few hundred meters from the Ho Dynasty Citadel, a World Heritage site, an ancient house in Tay Giai Village has also been recognized by UNESCO as one of the the top 10 traditional houses in Vietnam.

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Islamic State blows up tower tombs in Syria's Palmyra: antiquities chief

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Islamic State blows up tower tombs in Syria's Palmyra: antiquities chief

Islamic State has blown up three ancient tower tombs in the city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief said on Friday, continuing the destruction of a World Heritage site that UNESCO has condemned as a war crime.

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Image: 200-year-old house of three generations in Thanh Hoa

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Image: 200-year-old house of three generations in Thanh Hoa

VietNamNet Bridge - Just a few hundred meters from the Ho Dynasty Citadel, a World Heritage site, an ancient house in Tay Giai Village has also been recognized by UNESCO as one of the the top 10 traditional houses in Vietnam.

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