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Beautiful churches from a distant north

Century-old churches in northern Vietnam are an attraction worth preserving.

Preserving Vietnamese churches: The trees and the forest

A few days ago, all those who care about Vietnam’s heritage sighed in relief at the news that the demolition of the magnificent Bui Chu Cathedral had been suspended.

Da Lat’s historic buildings to make way for tourism facilities

Lam Dong Province authorities announced Friday a revamp of Da Lat's downtown area to turn it into a tourist destination.
March 17, 2019 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Everyday objects bring back a bygone Saigon

Ordinary yesteryear artifacts displayed at a free exhibition in Saigon takes viewers on a nostalgic journey into the past.
December 10, 2018 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

A French construction in Saigon recounts 150 years of history

Tumultuous events have unfolded in and around a colonial building in Saigon since the 19th century.
September 28, 2018 | 10:29 am GMT+7

What value Vietnam’s heritage? An economist ponders

Typically very narrow minded in judging the value of intangible assets, an economist makes a value judgment.
August 21, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Former Hong Kong prison reinvented in heritage push

Vietnam's late President Ho Chi Minh was among those jailed there in the 1930s.
May 31, 2018 | 08:29 am GMT+7

City admin center scheme threatens Saigon's vanishing heritage

The scheme involves the destruction of yet another old building from the city's historic low-rise center.
April 30, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Antique treasures hidden in century-old French building in heart of Saigon

The architectural gem holds rare antiques which are strictly protected by the French government.
April 22, 2018 | 07:03 am GMT+7

Bathe yourself in the glory of Vietnam’s new global geopark

The newly-recognized global geopark in Cao Bang stands proud with its vast forest, rocky mountains and deep valleys.
April 16, 2018 | 08:21 am GMT+7

Restoring China's Great Wall with the help of mules

Authorities are using primitive methods to repair the Jiankou section of the Great Wall due to its uneven and dangerous terrain.
June 18, 2017 | 01:46 pm GMT+7

Century-old Saigon villa stuck in conservation quandary

The owner has been told she must retain its original colonial features rather than knock it down to build a new property.
May 28, 2017 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

All eyes are on the million-dollar watch of Vietnam's last emperor

Bao Dai bought it in Geneva in 1954, and the watch will be waiting for its next owner in the same city.
May 10, 2017 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Will Saigon become yet another generic Asian megalopolis?

The city risks losing its tourists if architecture gems keep disappearing.
May 10, 2017 | 11:51 am GMT+7

The memory keepers of Hanoi

A group of architects is spending days and nights to sketch the city they love. 
May 09, 2017 | 05:26 pm GMT+7
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