Culture - Sports

Hung Kings feted in Phu Tho

A wide range of activities will take place in the northern province of Phu Tho to celebrate the death anniversary of the Hung King and the opening of the Hung Temple Festival, to take place from April 14 to 23.
International gong festival begins Culture - Sports

International gong festival begins

Sixty gong troupes from five Asian countries and 24 cities and provinces in Vietnam kicked off the first International Gong Festival in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai on Nov. 12 night.
Culture - Sports

1.7 mln USD earmarked to expand culture database

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has decided to invest 31 billion VND (around 1.73 million USD) in eight new satellite database centres that preserve information on intangible cultural heritages of ethnic groups in the country.
Culture - Sports

Ca Tru added to Heritage List

Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) has been listed as a cultural heritage in need of urgent protection by the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
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.
Central Highlands endeavours to call on investment Business

Central Highlands endeavours to call on investment

A forum to promote investment in the Central Highlands wrapped up in Buon Ma Thuot city on September 5 with more than 120 projects in various industries in the region sealed.

Almost 60 projects were inked in farm-forestry processing, 24 in tourism, 20 in industry, eight in urban development and 10 in health care, education and transport at the Forum on Investment Promotion for the Central Highlands, initiated by the Central Highlands Steering Committee, the Ministry of Planning and Investment and Central Highlands provinces.
PM hears Hanoi’s master plan through 2030 Politics

PM hears Hanoi’s master plan through 2030

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked international consultants to focus on preserving the tangible and intangible values of Hanoi ’s old quarter and developing linkages between the city and other localities while working on a master plan for the city toward 2030.