Hue increases entrance fees for monuments

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Hue increases entrance fees for monuments

Heritage sites across Hue province will charge visitors new entrance fees, ones that reflect the monuments' value and are blind to nationality, said an official of the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre on Wednesday.

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Forum talks hydropower-related issues

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VOV News English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

Residents in the Central and Central Highlands have asked for hydro-power developers to give top priority to ensuring local livelihoods and protecting the environment while undertaking their projects.

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$564k to be spent on restoration of royal edifice in Hue

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$564k to be spent on restoration of royal edifice in Hue

The Thua Thien- Hue People’s Committee in central Vietnam has approved a US$564,812 restoration project for one of its royal edifices, which is part of the UNESCO-recognized Hue monuments.

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Central region wastes away because of hydropower plants

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Central region wastes away because of hydropower plants

The central region and Central Highlands are home to about 200 hydropower plants which have caused negative impacts on the environment and the community, said delegates at a forum hosted by the Vietnam Rivers Network (VRN) in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on October 28.

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US supports Thua Thien-Hue’s natural disaster response

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US supports Thua Thien-Hue’s natural disaster response

(VOV) - The United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) has decided to provide Thua Thien-Hue province with communication equipment worth nearly VND4.6 billion to cope with natural disasters.

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Forum talks hydropower-related issues

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Residents in the Central and Central Highlands have asked for hydro-power developers to give top priority to ensuring local livelihoods and protecting the environment while undertaking their projects.

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Dams drown residents in misery

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Dams drown residents in misery

After resettling to make way for new hydropower plants and their reservoirs throughout the central region, many households find that life has yet to return to normal.

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Project successfully promotes participation in environmental protection

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A Danish-funded project in the central province Thua Thien-Hue has successfully increased the participation of local fishermen in protecting Tam Giang lagoon.

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UNESCO chair warns Hue to take drastic preservation measures

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UNESCO chair warns Hue to take drastic preservation measures

The UNESCO Chair of Heritage and Urbanism urged at a Saturday seminar that central Vietnam’s Thua Thien-Hue Province take drastic measures to better safeguard Hue - the country’s imperial capital - or else the heritage may face being enlisted as endangered or even have its UNESCO World Heritage Site title revoked.

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Hue buildings not easy to preserve

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Hue buildings not easy to preserve

Most buildings in the complex of Hue monuments are hundred-year-old wooden structures that require much effort and precise methodology to restore and conserve.

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Hue buildings not easy to preserve

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Hue buildings not easy to preserve

Most buildings in the complex of Hue monuments are hundred-year-old wooden structures that require much effort and precise methodology to restore and conserve.

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Ebola response plan and drill prepared

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An Ebola response drill will be held at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi on November 1 and then in three other hospitals in Hanoi, central Thua Thien-Hue and Ho Chi Minh City, according to the Health Ministry.

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World Heritage treasure in Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago

Over the past two decades, eight sites and eight cultural practices in Vietnam have been inscribed in UNESCO’s lists of world tangible and intangible heritage, while four national documentary heritage were added to the Memory of the World list.

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Vietnam, Japan join heritage conservation efforts

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Vietnam, Japan join heritage conservation efforts

VietNamNet Bridge – A panel of Vietnamese and Japanese experts on October 25 spoke about the importance of preserving and conserving Asian architectural heritages at an international seminar in Hue City.

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Artist restores traditional values through paper

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Artist restores traditional values through paper

Artist Phan Hai Bang, who created a very special type of paper called truc chi, is now working with his team to bring back what he calls "old values" in a really big way.

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