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Hue imperial palace receives multi-million-dollar renovation

A grand renovation of the Thai Hoa Palace in the imperial city of Hue has just began, to the tune of millions of dollars. 

Hue to pilot public bike-sharing scheme

An innovative public bike-sharing scheme has been launched to develop a bicycle transportation plan for 2021-2026 in Hue City that mobilises private investment for bike-sharing.

Candied ginger makes Tet warm

The candied ginger made in Kim Long ward, Hue city, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, stands out for its authenticity and absence of additives. 

Fading artform reborn in silver and gold

Having revived the art of phap lam, a technique of enamel painting and carving on metals, in early 2000, artisan Do Huu Triet then adapted it to silver and gold to make fashionable jewellery pieces, interior décor items, and paintings.

Hue village makes national treasures

Phuong Duc is small village on the southern bank of the Perfume River in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue. 

Discovering peaceful tranquility at Chuon lagoon in Hue

Situated in Hue city, central Vietnam, the pristine Dam Chuon (Chuon lagoon) regularly impresses visitors through its captivating beauty and tranquil atmosphere.

Cyclo tour around Hue city

As Hue city, Thua Thien-Hue province is peaceful and boasts stunning ancient architecture, many tourists love cyclo tour to enjoy natural beauty in the former imperial city.

Ginger jam makes Tet warm

The ginger ‘jam’ made in Kim Long Ward, Hue City, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, stands out for its authenticity and absence of additives. 

How to make Hue City a real film studio

The central city of Hue is potentially a giant film studio amid a widespread lack of locations for shooting historical movies.

Quang Loi lagoon - a must-visit destination in central VN

Located in Quang Loi commune of Quang Dien district in the central province of Thua Thien Hue, Quang Loi lagoon is an ideal destination for visitors when discovering the Tam Giang lagoon system.

Hue heritage city to expand by 5 times

The People's Committee of Thua Thien - Hue province has just passed a scheme to build and develop Hue urban area by 2030 with a vision to 2050, the area of Hue City will be expanded by five times.


Discovering vibrant white grass check-in points of Hue city

As we move into October, visitors and local residents are flocking to the ancient capital of Hue to see a vast carpet of white grass growing along Doan Thi Diem road which adds to the area’s romantic scenery.

Ancient Ruong house needs urgent protection

Various measures have been undertaken to preserve and protect ancient Ruong garden houses in central Thua Thien Hue province.


Kärcher helps preserve cultural sites in Vietnam

As part of its cultural sponsoring, the German company Kärcher cleaned the southern main gateway of the former imperial city of Hue in March 2019.


Hue sets its sights on reviving the ao dai

Vietnam’s former capital Hue is proud of its ao dai history, the traditional national dress, and has been making plans to revive the elegant garment to its former glory. Phuoc Buu reports.


Hue ponder location for South Korea friendship statue

The central city of Hue is trying to find a way to properly display a statue presented by a South Korean city.


How can localities both protect heritage sites and develop the economy?

VietNamNet Bridge - The rapid urbanization has had serious consequences on tourism cities which are the home of natural and cultural heritage sites.

11 hospitalised in scaffolding collapse in Hue

 VietNamNet Bridge – A scaffolding collapsed in the central province of Thua Thien- Hue leaving 11 construction workers injured on Sunday.

Youth flock to study ancient fiddle with a twist

The dan nhi, a bowed two-string instrument, is a multi-purpose fiddle in the vast treasury of Vietnamese traditional music.

Hue boat people chill out waiting for homes ashore

During wet, cold weather, bathing is a rare treat for Tran Quang, a boat resident in central Thua Thien- Hue Province. Quang, who is 35, is one of more than 100 boat people living on a floating village