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Hue moves to attract more tourists

The Hue Relics Conservation Centre will launch a tourism promotion month from September 2-30 to lure more tourists to the Complex of Hue Monuments, a world cultural heritage in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
Travel

Hue seeks ways to attract more tourists

The Hue Relics Preservation Centre will implement a series of special activities and programmes to attract more tourists to the Complex of Hue Monuments, a world cultural heritage, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
Society

Make or break for ancient wreck

Scientists are considering whether to relocate the remnants of a 14th century shipwreck lying off the central province of Quang Ngai or to preserve it on the seabed as an underwater attraction for tourists.
Culture - Sports

Museum to revive Pho Hien’s old days

More than 10,000 objects and documents featuring the historical and cultural values of Pho Hien (Hien Street) in the Red River Delta province of Hung Yen are expected to be introduced to the public in 2015 as construction of a large-scaled museum gets underway.
Culture - Sports

Ha Tinh home to antique collection

A family in Son Diem commune, Huong Son district of the central province of Ha Tinh is reported to own a collection of rare antique objects with some dating back as far as the Tran dynasty (1225-1400).
Society

Police to stop theft of shipwreck antiques

Police in central Quang Ngai Province are coordinating with relevant agencies to prevent local people from collecting antiques from a shipwreck that was recently discovered in the area.
Society

Vietnamese ancient artifacts on show in Hanoi

An exhibition of ancient Vietnamese artifacts and an Oc Eo-Phu Nam civilisation room were jointly opened in Hanoi on July 25 by the Vietnam National Museum of History and the Thang long Artifacts Association.
Sci-Tech

Oriental medical books reveal secrets

While society's traditional values are fading little by little, there is a man who continues to maintain a large collection of small terra-cotta statues, antique coins and ancient Chinese script books.
Society

Bishop keeps antique lamps lit

Nguyen Huu Triet, a bishop of Tan Chau Sa Parish in Ho Chi Minh City , has spent over 15 years collecting 1,300 antique lamps dating back to thousands of years ago.