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Hanoi Old Quarters

Vietnam Women’s Museum, an exciting place in Hanoi

Travel

Vietnam Women’s Museum, an exciting place in Hanoi

"Top destination", "A museum to see", "This is also interesting for men", "An honest museum".... These are comments foreign visitors made after visiting the Vietnam Women’s Museum in Hanoi. It is a beautiful museum that highlights Vietnamese women’s image. Radio the Voice of Vietnam reports.

Artisan casts about for reforming ancient bronze craft

Society

Artisan casts about for reforming ancient bronze craft

Le Van Khang is no ordinary bronze casting artisan. The Hanoian craftsman creates traditional bronze reliefs using modern industrial methods, an innovation that helped him earn the title of Meritorious Craftsman, one of 13 artisans nationwide formally recognised by the State in 2010.

Ban on new housing, malls in Hanoi’s Old Quarters

Society

Ban on new housing, malls in Hanoi’s Old Quarters

The construction of trade centres and new residential areas will be banned in Hanoi's Old Quarters from now on to reduce the high population density and better preserve heritage sites, according to a new legal document that include regulations on preserving and managing the Old Quarters issued by the municipal People's Committee.