In Vietnam, regional museums are a state budget black hole

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

While museums in Ho Chi Minh City lack the exhibition space to display prized artifacts and national treasures, counterparts elsewhere crave both the funding and technology to protect their exhibits from permanent damage.

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Thua Thien-Hue attracts 1.5 million tourists in first half

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

VGP - The central province of Thua Thien-Hue welcomed almost 1.5 million guests in the January- May period, raking in more than US$60 million.

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The best tours in Hoi An

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Once a prominent Vietnamese trading port due to its proximity to the Thu Bon River, Hoi An’s sightseeing opportunities comprise traditional shops, ornate Buddhist temples, traditional markets, and interesting museums.

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Tour connecting HCM City museums opened

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council yesterday had a working to survey ideas for the city's tourism development in connection with museums.

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‘Napalm Girl’ photographer Nick Ut on life after retirement

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Retired AP photographer Nick Ut, the man who captured the iconic war photo featuring the 'Napalm Girl', sat down for an exclusive interview with Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper on Thursday morning to discuss life after retirement and future plans.

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Students develop guide app for museums

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

Museum visitors can now use their smartphone to explore and understand artifacts with Friendly Guide, an application recently developed by a group of IT students, without the help of a museum guide.

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Remembering Vietnam’s late President Ho Chi Minh in foreign countries

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Since a 1987 UNESCO resolution calling for member states to commemorate the centenary of the birth of late President Ho Chi Minh, many countries have dedicated statues, museums, parks and streets in honor of Vietnam’s 'great man of culture.'

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New old map reinforces VN sovereignty over Hoang Sa

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

Museums usually hold a fair share of historical treasures, but the Hoang Sa Museum being built in Da Nang City, has received one that is particularly priceless.

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Visitors can search information of museum by smart phones

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

Foreign and Vietnamese tourists can search information of museums including historical figures, photos and items in Ho Chi Minh City by using smart phones.

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Ho Chi Minh City to establish ‘smart museums,’ with assistance from Cambodia

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are reviewing a plan to transform the city’s museums into ‘smart museums’ through the use of smart system interfaces that can act as demonstrators, with officials preparing to visit Cambodia to learn from the neighboring country’s experience.

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Hue to turn riverside street into ‘boulevard of museum’

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

The administration of Hue, the capital of the central Vietnamese province of Thua Thien-Hue, has plans to turn the riverside Le Loi Street into a boulevard packed with museums to showcase the city’s culture and history.

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'Dragon Boat' offers Huong River boat service

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A new boat service to provide tours around the Huong River in Hue has been launched.

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Contemporary art market opens

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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 month(s) ago

Contemporary art market opens

Some 20 art works by nine noted contemporary artists will be available for sale at Atum Atum, an event kicking off a series of activities hosted by the organisation Real Art.

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Huế sets out plan to build a museum street

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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 month(s) ago

Hue sets out plan to build a museum street

Huế is proposing to set up a street of museums and exhibition centres to serve the cultural needs of locals and visitors to the former imperial capital city.

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Hue plans museum street

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Báo Dân Trí English 10 month(s) ago

Hue plans museum street

Hue’s authorities are working on a project to build more museums and art centres on Le Loi Street for tourists. The street is intended to eventually have a dense network of museums in the future.

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