Vietnam tourism firms, officials cautious about Song Doong Cave cable car construction

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Vietnam tourism firms, officials cautious about Song Doong Cave cable car construction

After raising the question of whether it is necessary to install a cable car system in Son Doong Cave – the world’s current largest – in UNESCO-recognized Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper has received thoughts from conservation and tourism experts as well as local state officials with both positive and negative opinions.

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Int’l forum offers recommendations on climate-change adaptation

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Int’l forum offers recommendations on climate-change adaptation

VietNamNet Bridge – After three days of discussion, the international forum on building resilience to climate change impacts in coastal Southeast Asia, held by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Cambodia, released a declaration with 39 recommendations for the governments of Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia.

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Vietnam tourism firms, officials cautious about Song Doong Cave cable car construction

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Vietnam tourism firms, officials cautious about Song Doong Cave cable car construction

After raising the question of whether it is necessary to install a cable car system in Son Doong Cave – the world’s current largest – in UNESCO-recognized Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper has received thoughts from conservation and tourism experts as well as local state officials with both positive and negative opinions.

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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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Distraught locals worry about effects of the "devil's tree"

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Distraught locals worry about effects of the "devil's tree"

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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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Social News 29/10

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13 sailors rescued after collision at sea

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Long An strives to protect Lang Sen Wetlands Reserve

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The southern province of Long An is undertaking efforts to protect its Lang Sen Wetlands Reserve, which lie in the pristine Dong Thap Muoi (Plain of Reeds) in the Mekong Delta.

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Careful conservation protects Ha Long Bay’s timeless beauty

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Careful conservation protects Ha Long Bay’s timeless beauty

The authorities and people of the northern province of Quang Ninh have spared no efforts in protecting Ha Long Bay and its valuable biological and geographical assets since being recognised as a World Heritage site two decades ago.

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Vietnam, RoK bolster cooperation in environmental protection

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Vietnam, RoK bolster cooperation in environmental protection

(VOV) - The Republic of Korea (RoK) will continue to support Vietnam in building and implementing policies on environmental protection, green growth, especially in pollution and waste control, development of environmental industry and technology, bio-diversity conservation and capacity building.

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Over 500 Vietnamese children create chemistry at BASF Kids’ Lab 2014

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Over 500 Vietnamese children create chemistry at BASF Kids’ Lab 2014

Over 500 primary students and underprivileged children aged 6-12 from Ho Chi Minh City and the southern province of Binh Duong had taken part in the BASF Kids’ Lab 2014 from October 23 to 25 where they learned how chemistry could help in water conservation as well as how vitamins would enhance and protect human health, according to the company’s recent statement.

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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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World Heritage treasure in Vietnam

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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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