British explorer against cable car construction in Vietnam’s Son Doong Cave

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British explorer against cable car construction in Vietnam’s Son Doong Cave

A British explorer who joined the British team which first explored Son Doong Cave – the world’s current largest – in central Vietnam back in the early 1990s urged in an article posted on a New Zealand newswire last week against the construction of a cable car system through the cave.

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Weekly press digest – November 17-23

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VGP – The question-and-answer sessions held for the Government members; the Party chief's official visits to Russia, Belarus; the organization of the 14th Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business (APK14) in Ho Chi Minh City; and the voting of new bills topped last week’s headlines.

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UNESCO-recognised royal documents displayed in Hue

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VietNam News English 21 hour(s) ago

The former royal capital city displayed 92 posters from the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945) in an exhibit held on Friday to mark Viet Nam's cultural heritage day, which fell on November 23.

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UNESCO to consider Vi-Giam as World Intangible Cultural Heritage

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UNESCO to consider Vi-Giam as World Intangible Cultural Heritage

VGP - Vi-Giam folk music, a representative of Vietnamese heritage seeking UNESCO’s recognition as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2014, will be considered at the 9th session of the UNESCO meeting in Paris from November 24-28.

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Businesses spend $659k revamping pedestrian street in Vietnam's former capital

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Businesses spend $659k revamping pedestrian street in Vietnam's former capital

Authorities in Hue City – Vietnam’s former imperial capital located in the central region – announced on Wednesday that four local companies have spent over VND14 billion (US$659,000) renovating a pedestrian street in time for the New Year.

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Vi-Giam folk singing nominated as UNESCO intangible heritage

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Vi-Giam folk singing nominated as UNESCO intangible heritage

VietNamNet Bridge – The Nghe Tinh Vi-Giam folk singing of Vietnam is amongst 46 nominations for UNESCO’s recognition as the world intangible cultural heritages of humanity at the UN body’s upcoming session.

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Vi-Giam folk singing nominated as UNESCO intangible heritage

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Vi-Giam folk singing nominated as UNESCO intangible heritage

The Nghe Tinh Vi-Giam folk singing of Vietnam is amongst 46 nominations for UNESCO’s recognition as the world intangible cultural heritages of humanity at the UN body’s upcoming session.

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Vi-Giam folk singing nominated as UNESCO intangible heritage

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago 2 related news

The Nghe Tinh Vi-Giam folk singing of Vietnam is amongst 46 nominations for UNESCO’s recognition as the world intangible cultural heritages of humanity at the UN body’s upcoming session.

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PM approves central region’s cultural development plan

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 4 related news

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a plan to develop culture, sports and tourism in the key central economic region through 2020 with a vision towards 2030.

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Dong Van Karst Plateau Geo-Park continues its global status

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has re-recognised the Dong Van Karst Plateau Geo-Park in the northernmost mountainous province of Ha Giang as a member of the Global Network of National Geoparks for the 2015-2018 period.

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UNESCO reviews Dong Van geopark development

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UNESCO reviews Dong Van geopark development

Strategies were needed to sustainably develop the Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark in Ha Giang Province without damaging the natural heritage, a conference attended by UNESCO heard.

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UNESCO reviews Dong Van geopark development

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UNESCO reviews Dong Van geopark development

Strategies were needed to sustainably develop the Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark in Ha Giang Province without damaging the natural heritage, a conference attended by UNESCO heard.

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Vietnam okays research on controversial cave cable car

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Vietnam okays research on controversial cave cable car

Despite opposition from travelers and caution from the UNESCO, the tourism ministry has allowed Quang Binh Province to start planning a cable car project that will penetrate into Son Doong, the world’s largest cave.

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Vietnam artists join hands to heighten public awareness of road safety

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Vietnam artists join hands to heighten public awareness of road safety

Dozens of Vietnamese artists and showbiz celebrities are taking part in a UNESCO project to raise people’s awareness of road safety together with environmental protection, and help nurture good manners in public places.

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Dong Van Karst Plateau Geo-Park continues its global status

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Dong Van Karst Plateau Geo-Park continues its global status

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation ( UNESCO) has re-recognised the Dong Van Karst Plateau Geo-Park in the northernmost mountainous province of Ha Giang as a member of the Global Network of National Geoparks for the 2015-2018 period.

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