Ha Noi: UNESCO launches programme seeking youth ideas to eliminate plastic ocean

Ha Noi: UNESCO launches programme seeking youth ideas to eliminate plastic ocean

A ‘Youth Innovative Ideas for an Ocean without Plastic’ programme was launched in Hanoi on July 14 to boost the key role the youth play in developing ideas and implementing initiatives to deal with plastic waste in the ocean.

Hoi An named as Asia’s best city by Travel & Leisure

Hoi An named as Asia’s best city by Travel & Leisure

The ancient city of Hoi An, in the central province of Quang Nam, topped the list of 15 best cities in Asia in a recent readers’ vote of the US travel magazine Travel & Leisure.

UNESCO experts laud status of Cao Bang global geopark

UNESCO experts laud status of Cao Bang global geopark

A delegation of UNESCO experts held a working session with northern Cao Bang province’s authorities on July 6 to review a survey result on the status of Non Nuoc Cao Bang UNESCO Global Geopark since its operation two years ago.

Dak Nong Geopark – A natural wonder

Dak Nong Geopark – A natural wonder

Dak Nong Geopark in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has been a luring destination to tourists and scientists and has been nominated for listing in the Global Geoparks Network by UNESCO.

Hai Phong inaugurates cable car route to Cat Ba Island

Hai Phong inaugurates cable car route to Cat Ba Island

The northern port of city of Hai Phong has launched a cable car route linking Cat Hai Island and Cat Ba Island, which is expected to boost tourism in Cat Ba Island.

Hà Nội looks to become a creative city

Hà Nội looks to become a creative city

In order to develop creativity and international connectivity, Hà Nội has completed and submitted its application to become a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in 2019.

Activities to celebrate UNESCO recognition of Hoi An and My Son

Activities to celebrate UNESCO recognition of Hoi An and My Son

Numerous activities will take place in central Quang Nam province to celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of the ancient town of Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary as world heritage sites, the 10th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Cu Lao Cham as a world biosphere reserve.

Vietnamese geopark among world’s best views

Vietnamese geopark among world’s best views

A UNESCO-recognised geopark in the northern province of Cao Bang has been listed among 50 best views in the world by US news site Insider.

UNESCO-recognised reserve marks 10th anniversary

UNESCO-recognised reserve marks 10th anniversary

A ceremony was held on Cu Lao Cham island, Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam, on May 25 to mark the 10th anniversary of the recognition by UNESCO of the island as a world biosphere reserve.

Quang Binh receives UNESCO heritage certificate for ‘Bai Choi’ singing

Quang Binh receives UNESCO heritage certificate for ‘Bai Choi’ singing

The central province of Quang Binh held a ceremony in Dong Hoi city on April 24 to receive the UNESCO certificate in recognition of Bai Choi singing, a popular style of folklore singing in the central and south-central regions of Vietnam, as an intangible heritage of humanity.