Dispute leaves old gates in ruins

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Dispute leaves old gates in ruins

VietNamNet Bridge – Prolonged controversy and lack of co-ordination in management over the last two decades has left the historic brick-built Hai Van Gate between Da Nang and Thua Thien-Hue in ruins.

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Ho Citadel the site of a modern conflict

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VietNam News English 27 month(s) ago

Ho Citadel the site of a modern conflict

The citadel, mentioned in Dai Viet Su Ky Toan Thu (the Complete Annals of the Great Viet), was built during the reign of King Tran Thuan Tong (1379) by Prime Minister Ho Quy Ly, who acceded to the throne in 1400.

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Old documents prove VN sovereignty

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VietNam News English 27 month(s) ago 3 related news

Old documents prove VN sovereignty

The Institute of Han-Nom Studies yesterday introduced a book that confirms the Paracel and Spratly islands are owned by Viet Nam. (Han-Nom is an old form of Vietnamese script using modified Chinese characters).

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Vietnam’s history closer to Russian people

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VietnamPlus English 33 month(s) ago 1 related news

A new Russian version of “The brief history of Vietnam”, one of the oldest chronicles of the Southeast Asian country, was made public recently in Moscow , according to Voice of Russia Radio.

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Free talk on dedicated king to be held in capital

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VietNam News English 39 month(s) ago 2 related news

A free talk on one of the most dedicated kings in Vietnamese history, Tran Nhan Tong (1258-1308), will be held at L'Espace in Ha Noi at 2pm on August 2.

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Red River Delta Civilisation on show

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VietnamPlus English 41 month(s) ago 3 duplicate news

Red River Delta Civilisation on show

Hai Phong Museum in coordination with the National History Museum, the heritage centre of Thang Long-Hanoi and Hai Phong’s antiques association hosted a major display of the Red River Delta’s civilisation in the city’s museum on May 9.

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Stone stelae honoured as jewels in Vietnam’s crown

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VietnamPlus English 44 month(s) ago 2 related news

Stone stelae honoured as jewels in Vietnam’s crown

The historic Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature-Imperial Academy) in Hanoi hosted a special ceremony on February 25 to receive certificates recognising the site as a special national heritage and its 82 stelae as World Documentary Heritage.

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Yen Tu named special national relic

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Báo điện tử CP English 44 month(s) ago 6 related news

Yen Tu named special national relic

VGP – A ceremony to hand over a certificate of special national relic for the sacred Buddhist land and historical site of Yen Tu in northeastern Quang Ninh province was organized on the occasion of the opening of Yen Tu festival.

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Champa translations shed light on origins

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VietNam News English 47 month(s) ago

A 285-page book titled the Corpus of Inscriptions of Champa which has been translated from the ancient Cham language (Sanskrit) into English and Vietnamese, was launched at the Cham Sculpture Museum yesterday.

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One Pillar Pagoda recognised as unique example of Asian architecture

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Báo Dân Trí English 49 month(s) ago 1 related news

One Pillar Pagoda recognised as unique example of Asian architecture

Asia Book of Records has recognised Hanoi’s One Pillar Pagoda as one of Asia’s most unique pieces of architecture.

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Dinh Bo Linh Study Encouragement Fund established

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Nhân dân English 57 month(s) ago

Dinh Bo Linh Study Encouragement Fund established

Minister of Defence Tran Dai Quang presents certificates of merit to outstanding pupils ( Image: cpv.org.vn )

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A walk through Hanoi’s silk village

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Báo QĐND English 58 month(s) ago

A walk through Hanoi’s silk village

Whenever I have the chance to go abroad, I will first make a visit to Van Phuc silk village to buy gifts for my foreign friends.

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19th century wooden print blocks preserved

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VietnamNet English 67 month(s) ago 1 related news

VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 35,000 wood blocks used for rudimentary printing during the Nguyen dynasty era (1802-1945) are preserved at the National Archives Centre IV in the tourist city of Da Lat.

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19th century wooden print blocks preserved

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VietNam News English 67 month(s) ago 1 related news

Nearly 35,000 wood blocks used for rudimentary printing during the Nguyen dynasty era (1802-1945) are preserved at the National Archives Centre IV in the tourist city of Da Lat.

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Stolen treasure

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Báo Thanh Niên English 73 month(s) ago

A recent spate of robberies from ancient tombs is sounding the warning bells for the security system in Hue Town.

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