Vietnam has a number of industrial heritages, including physical remains of manufacturing and mining sites and old factories such as Tran Hung Dao Mechanical Factory, Gia Lam Train Factory, Hanoi Brewery, Dong Xuan Knitting Company, and Ba Son Shipyard Factory. The industrial heritage is not only home to historical artifacts but also holds value regarding architecture, history, culture, and memory.
Nui Chua (in the coastal south-central province of Ninh Thuan), which has been recently recognised by UNESCO as a world biosphere reserve, has been attractive for not only scientists but also wildlife enthusiasts.
Nomination documents seeking recognition by UNESCO for “Cuu Dinh”, or Nine Dynastic Urns, have received approval from the science council of Thua Thien Hue and will soon be sent to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for final review, according to the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre.
The UNESCO has sent recommendations on Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park World Heritage to the People’s Committee of the central coastal province of Quang Binh and the Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park Management Board.
Vietnam’s biosphere reserves Nui Chua (Ninh Thuan Province) and Kon Ha Nung Plateau (Gia Lai Province) were officially recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as Global Biosphere Reserves on September 15. This provides great joy for Vietnam, but it also poses many problems in terms of preserving and promoting the values of these two biosphere reserves.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in Vietnam launched a painting contest titled “Hanoi is…” on August 6, calling on young artists to jointly promote the title “Hanoi - Creative city", recognised by UNESCO in 2019, through illustrations about Hanoi.
In April 2018, Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in Cao Bang Province was recognized as part of the UNESCO Global Network of National Geoparks.
Experts of Vietnam and the Archaeological Survey of India team have been accelerating the implementation of a project to conserve and repair tower-temples of Group A at the My Son World Cultural Heritage Site in the central province of Quang Nam.
A proposal for the celebration of Vietnamese poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu’s 200th birth anniversary is expected to be adopted at a session of the UNESCO General Assembly that will be held in November, said Prof. Dr. Nguyen Chi Ben.
The Thái Hòa Palace historical relic, part of the UNESCO-recognised Huế Imperial Citadel in the central province of Thừa Thiên Huế, is being excavated prior to its upcoming restoration.