Le Loi stele named as national treasure Culture - Sports

Le Loi stele named as national treasure

A stone stele created during the reign of King Le Thai To (1428-1433) in the northwest mountainous border province of Lai Chau has been recognised as national treasure and the memorial site for the king has been listed as a national historical site.
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.
Business

World, national heritages help boost tourism industry

With many natural, cultural heritages and rich history, Vietnam has many destinations to attract tourists. The tourism industry needs to work out suitable strategies to tap tourism potential, the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) reported.
Researchers reinforce Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa Society

Researchers reinforce Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa

An international conference themed “Hoang Sa-Truong Sa: Historical Truth” was held in the central city of Da Nang on June 20, drawing the participation of nearly 100 leading Vietnamese and foreign researchers from various countries, including the US, Russia, France, India, Japan and the Philippines.
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

Poland assists Vietnam in mausoleum work

A Polish-funded training course on the preservation of Bi Dinh (Stele Pavilion) at the Mausoleum of King Tu Duc in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue was concluded on December 4.