PM Dung welcomes UNESCO chief Politics

PM Dung welcomes UNESCO chief

PM Nguyen Tan Dung held a reception of UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova in Hanoi on October 1, thanking her agency for recognising Thang Long Royal Citadel as a World Cultural Heritage site.
Vietnam looks to boost ties with Japan Politics

Vietnam looks to boost ties with Japan

Vietnam attaches importance to its cooperation with Japan and as ASEAN Chair, Vietnam wants to boost cooperation between ASEAN and Japan, affirmed Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan.
VN moves to preserve ‘world heritage’ folk singing Culture - Sports

VN moves to preserve ‘world heritage’ folk singing

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on April 16 publicised a national action programme to preserve two UNESCO-recognised forms of Vietnamese folk singing in the 2010-2015 period.
On the day, the two cultural treasures received UNESCO certificates recognising “Quan Ho Bac Ninh” singing (Bac Ninh folk love duets) as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) as an Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding.
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UN urges investment in teachers for learning society in Vietnam

The United Nations has called on Vietnam to set up strategies on the development and management of teachers to provide enough qualified and devoted instructors for remote areas to meet the national target the universalisation of junior secondary education by 2010.
UNESCO gives nod to “Quan Ho” Culture - Sports

UNESCO gives nod to “Quan Ho”

“Quan Ho Bac Ninh” singing (Bac Ninh folk love duets) has been recognised as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at the fourth session of the UNESCO International Committee, in Abu Dhabi , the capital of the United Arab Emirates.