Vietnam earmarks over $23k for house, relic restoration in Hoi An

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Vietnam earmarks over $23k for house, relic restoration in Hoi An

Authorities in central Vietnam have allocated almost VND500 million (US$23,534) to immediately restore old houses and relics in UNESCO-recognized Hoi An Ancient Town.

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Special events highlight French wine

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Connoisseurs will discover the unique character and vintage of France's wine-producing regions at special events which Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi organised from September 20 to October 30.

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Farmers brew sweet success from rare tea

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Farmers brew sweet success from rare tea

VietNamNet Bridge – Sweetness supersedes and quickly removes any bitterness from the tea, a specialty from the mountainous province of Yen Bai in northern Viet Nam, that Nguyen Thanh Hai sips.

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Vietnam OK’s construction of wastewater treatment plant in Hoi An Ancient Town

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Vietnam OK’s construction of wastewater treatment plant in Hoi An Ancient Town

Roughly VND244 billion (US$11,377) will be spent on a wastewater treatment project to be undertaken in the next four years in UNESCO-recognized Hoi An Ancient Town, located in central Vietnam.

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Int’l journalists visit Vietnam’s Hoi An town to find out about tourism

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Int’l journalists visit Vietnam’s Hoi An town to find out about tourism

Almost 30 journalists from many countries and territories around the world made a two-day fact-finding tour to the UNESCO-recognized Hoi An old town in central Vietnam on July 11 and 12.

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Mountain mausoleum blends nature with cultural history

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Mountain mausoleum blends nature with cultural history

VietNamNet Bridge – A royal mausoleum on a Hue mountaintop is unique because the original architects built no walls or fences to protect it. Their idea was to allow it to blend in with the mountain, sky and the rain in an eternal bond with the elements as outlined in feng shui (wind, water). Feng shui is the art of placing buildings, gardens and even cities in the best position to draw on these elements.

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Kites reiterate Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa soar in Hoi An (photos)

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Kites reiterate Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa soar in Hoi An (photos)

Over 100 kites bearing Vietnam’s national flag and images of soldiers safeguarding the country’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos soared high in the sky over the UNESCO-recognized Hoi An old town in central Quang Nam Province on Saturday afternoon.

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Vietnam’s southern province holds int’l kite festival

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Vietnam’s southern province holds int’l kite festival

The 5th Vung Tau International Kite Festival, which is running in southern Ba Ria – Vung Tau province until next Monday, attracts some 120 artisans from Vietnam and 29 other countries and boasts a host of alluring activities.

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Touring 36 old streets in Hanoi through art

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Touring 36 old streets in Hanoi through art

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Ongoing exhibit showcases yesteryear’s Hoi An town

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Ongoing exhibit showcases yesteryear’s Hoi An town

An exhibit, “Hoi An - Then and Now”, which is running at UNESCO-recognized Hoi An town in central Quang Nam province until Feb 7, features more than 100 photos of the town spanning from the 1950s to now.

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Da Nang, Hoi An receive “2013 Asian Townscape Award”

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Da Nang, Hoi An receive “2013 Asian Townscape Award”

Central Da Nang city and Hoi An town (Quang Nam province) have recently been chosen for the 2013 Asian Townscape Award by UN-Habitat Regional Office in Asia.

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Da Nang, Hoi An receive Asian Townscape Award

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Da Nang, Hoi An receive Asian Townscape Award

Central Da Nang and Hoi An cities have recently been chosen for the 2013 Asian Townscape Award honoring cities which are considered outstanding in landscape architecture.

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Ceremonial costume design contest kicks off

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Ceremonial costume design contest kicks off

All Vietnamese designers in Vietnam and abroad are welcome to join a ceremonial costume designing competition, which started on Aug 1.

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$356,532 spent on termite extermination in Hoi An

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$356,532 spent on termite extermination in Hoi An

The Quang Nam province Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism recently kicked off the third phase, worth VND7.5 billion (US$356,532), of its termite-fighting project in the Hoi An Old Quarter.

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Ecotourism water world gushes with beauty

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VietNam News English 19 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Ecotourism water world gushes with beauty

Home to a delicate blend of ethnic tribes, exotic wildlife and breathtaking scenery, Mang Den Ecotourism site in Kon Tum Province offers an unforgettable sensory experience as yet untouched by the outside world. Thien Ly reports.

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