Lang Biang reserve a hot spot for biodiversity

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Lang Biang reserve a hot spot for biodiversity

The Lang Biang Biosphere Reserve is home to an array of species, making it ideal for research and eco-tourism. Bach Lien & Phuoc Buu report.

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Tug-of-war pulls UNESCO recognition

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Tug-of-war pulls UNESCO recognition

VietNamNet Bridge – Different forms of the traditional test of strength take place across Asia-Pacific, and while they entertain the crowds, there is a deep-rooted belief that these rituals will bring a fruitful harvest. Ha Tung Long reports.

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Hoi An starts tourism programme

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Hoi An starts tourism programme

UNESCO heritage site Hoi An has launched a tourism stimulus programme with the participation of travel and services companies to attract tourists.

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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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Gong culture exhibition opens in Dak Lak

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Gong culture exhibition opens in Dak Lak

Over 300 documents, images and artifacts on the distinctive Cong Chieng (gong culture) of Vietnam's Central Highlands are currently on display at an exhibition that opened yesterday at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Dak Lak on February 3.

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Vietnam could join RoK’s effort to seek recognition of lacquer

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Vietnam could join RoK’s effort to seek recognition of lacquer

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) has asked the Prime Minister for permission to join the Republic of Korea (RoK) in compiling a multinational dossier seeking UNESCO’s recognition of the traditional craft of “son mai” (lacquer) as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.

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AO, Parkinson-affected Vietnamese man crafts drums from bomb shells

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AO, Parkinson-affected Vietnamese man crafts drums from bomb shells

A former software engineer who worked overseas, Khoa is now an AO victim and ailing Parkinson’s patient, turning bomb shells into unique music gifts for locals and tourists in the UNESCO-recognized Hoi An Ancient Town.

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AO, Parkinson-affected Vietnamese man crafts drums from bomb shells

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AO, Parkinson-affected Vietnamese man crafts drums from bomb shells

A former software engineer who worked overseas, Khoa is now an AO victim and ailing Parkinson’s patient, turning bomb shells into unique music gifts for locals and tourists in the UNESCO-recognized Hoi An Ancient Town.

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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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Students engaged in Vi-Giam folk singing festival

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Students engaged in Vi-Giam folk singing festival

Students from 12 high schools, colleges and universities in the central province of Nghe An delivered brilliant performances at the first Vi-Giam folk singing festival for students, which opened in Vinh city on January 20.

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Australia helps Vietnam preserve Thang Long Royal Citadel

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Australia helps Vietnam preserve Thang Long Royal Citadel

Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Hugh Borrowman on January 18 handed over information boards introducing the Thang Long Royal Citadel to Hanoi People’s Committee.

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Australia helps Vietnam preserve Thang Long Royal Citadel

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Australia helps Vietnam preserve Thang Long Royal Citadel

Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Hugh Borrowman on January 18 handed over information boards introducing the Thang Long Royal Citadel to Hanoi People’s Committee.

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Vovinam proposed as intangible cultural form

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Vovinam proposed as intangible cultural form

VietNamNet Bridge - Master Le Hai Binh, Vice General Secretary of the Vietnam Vovinam Federation, said Vietnam would ask for UNESCO’s recognition of Vovinam as an intangible cultural form.

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Vietnam aims to further engage in UNESCO’s activities

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Vietnam aims to further engage in UNESCO’s activities

The Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO will continue to actively get involved in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) - along with its important conventions in 2016.

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Over $202 mln for conserving Hung Kings Temple complex

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Over $202 mln for conserving Hung Kings Temple complex

Authorities of the northern province of Phu Tho have earmarked 4.5 trillion VND (202.5 million USD) for upgrading and embellishing the Hung Kings Temple complex, aiming to turn the special national historical site into an attractive tourism destination.

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