US funds 92,500 USD for Ho Dynasty Citadel conservation
The Fund for Cultural Preservation of the US Embassy in Viet Nam has decided to assist 92,500 USD for conserving the Ho Dynasty Citadel, a UNESCO-recognised World Cultural Heritage site, in the central province of Thanh Hoa.  
Hue’s five iconic garden houses get facelift
More than 3.6 billion VND (nearly 155,180 USD) has been spent to restore five “nha ruong” (old garden houses built with wooden beams and pillars) in Phuoc Tich ancient village,…
Thua Thien-Hue: 123 billion VND for restoration of Kien Trung Palace
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue recently announced an investment of 123 billion VND (5.28 million USD) for restoration of Kien Trung Palace inside the Nguyen dynasty’s imperial city.  
Company to invest 700 billion VND in Nga Bay floating market
A company has proposed to the authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang a plan to develop tourism at the local famous Nga Bay floating market, Nga Bay town, at a cost of more than 700 billion VND (nearly 30 million USD).   
Da Nang to open Son Tra night market
The Da Nang City People’s Committee has agreed to establish a “Son Tra night market” near the Rong (Dragon) Bridge in An Hai Tay ward, Son Tra district with a total investment of VND4.2 billion.
Project launched to preserve Co Loa relic site
The Co Loa relic site in Dong Anh District, on the outskirt of Ha Noi, will be protected and preserved following a project worth VND60 billion (US$2.6 million), the capital’s People’s Committee announced on Friday.  
VND250 billion to upgrade Sai Gon-Nha Trang railway route
The Viet Nam Railway Corporation (VNR) has proposed the Ministry of Transport to work out a project to improve the operation of the train on the Sai Gon-Nha Trang route with the aim of increasing capacity, minimizing the risk caused by human errors.
Construction of five-star hotel begins in Hai Phong
The Hai Phong municipal People’s Committee on May 1 launched the construction of a five-star Pullman Hotel at No.12 Tran Phu street of Ngo Quyen district.
Nearly VND4.2 billion for cultural preservation in Gia Lai province
The Central Highlands Gia Lai provincial People’s Committee has allocated nearly VND4.2 billion (around USD184,250) for the implementation of the cultural development objective program.  
Hue builds ironwood-floored road along Huong riverbank
A 380m ironwood-floored pedestrian road is under construction along the southern bank of Huong River, one of the most well-known destinations in Hue city in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
Hue to open puppet and traditional art theater this year
The authority of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue is planning to build a puppet and traditional art theater costing VND6.9 billion this year with an aim to boost the province’s tourism development.
Seven additional garden houses in Hue approved for restoration
The central Thua Thien - Hue provincial People’s Committee has approved seven additional Hue garden houses to participate in the project on policies to support the protection and promotion of these specific values.
India helps Quang Nam preserve My Son Sanctuary
The Indian Government has provided financial assistance worth over 50 billion VND (2.2 million USD) to the central province of Quang Nam to help restore and preserve the world cultural heritage site of My Son Sanctuary, a local official has said.  
New luxury resort to be built in Thua Thien-Hue
MTV Hue Spirit Sanctuary Ltd Co this week received in-principle approval from the Thua Thien-Hue People’s Committee to develop a luxury resort complex in the province’s Huong Tra town.  
Nearly VND32.6 billion to protect garden houses in Hue
The central province of Thua Thien - Hue has decided to allocate VND32.6 billion (USD1.44 million) to preserve and develop garden houses in 2017-2020, heard a conference to review two years of the province’s resolution on garden houses protection.
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