Culture - Sports

World Heritage treasure in Vietnam

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.
Politics

Royal documents affirm Vietnam’s sovereignty

World recognition is being sought for a vast archive of administrative documents, many of them signed by the Nguyen kings from 1802 to 1945. Some of them record Vietnam's ownership of islands in the East Sea.
Society

Experiences in joining Memory of the World shared

An international training seminar aimed at sharing experiences in joining the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme was held in Hanoi on Jan. 8 by the State Records Management and Archives Department of Vietnam.