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Nguyen-dynasty bronze cauldrons in Hue Imperial Citadel

The Hue imperial city in Thua Thien-Hue province is now still home to bronze cauldrons dating back from Nguyen dynasty (1631-1684).


The bronze cauldron in Can Chanh courtyard in Hue Imperial Citadel made in 1662 under Lord Nguyen Phuc Tan’s reign was recognised as national treasure in 2015 (Photo: VNA)




A bronze cauldron made in 1659 under Lord Nguyen Phuc Tan’s reign




Meticulous patterns on the bronze cauldron in Can Chanh courtyard in Hue Imperial Citadel 



A bronze cauldron made in 1659 under Lord Nguyen Phuc Tan’s reign




A pair of bronze cauldrons in Can Chanh courtyard in Hue Imperial Citadel 




A bronze cauldron made in 1631 under Lord Nguyen Phuc Nguyen’s reign in Hue Imperial Museum of Antiques





Cyclo tours in Hue ancient city

Cyclo tours in Hue ancient city

A cyclo tour is a popular way to discover the hidden charm of Hue ancient city. There are more than 700 cyclo riders taking tourists to palaces, royal tombs, temples, pagodas, and scenic spots in the city.

A view of Hue’s stunning architecture amid foggy conditions

A view of Hue’s stunning architecture amid foggy conditions

Coated in a blanket of mist and fog as winter approaches, breathtaking scenery can be seen in the ancient capital of Hue from a height.


The credit growth puzzle

The fact that banks have refrained from lending does not result from their concerns over the credit growth cap since it has already been revised up without any abrupt surge in new loans. There are other factors influencing how banks lend.


State Audit official named as deputy minister of health

Egg coffee – the unforgettable taste of Hanoi

Coffee, enjoyed any time of the day, now comes in different variants. Of them, egg coffee in Hanoi is one of the most popular.

Transport Ministry asked to disburse huge public investment capital in 2023

The Ministry of Transport's Department of Planning and Investment Director Bui Quang Thai said the plan on disbursing VND94.14 trillion for projects with completed procedures has been determined.

Runner Chinh back on track for SEA Games

Sprinter Le Tu Chinh has been back in action after months of absence because of injury.

Women’s football season begins with two events in February

Woman footballers will take part in the National Women’s Cup to warm up for the World Cup later this year.

Multilateral diplomacy hoped to help Vietnam become modern industrial country by 2045

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Do Hung Viet has highlighted the role of multilateral diplomacy in realising the dream of building Vietnam into a modern industrial country by 2045.

Vietnam faces huge inflationary pressure in 2023: expert

The demand-pull and cost-push inflation will put pressure on the country's efforts to control inflation amid surging demand and strengthening of the US dollar which yields increased import prices.

Familiar faces seen daily in prime-time TV series

Frequently appearing in prime-time TV series, many actors and actresses have become uninspiring in audiences’ eyes.

Ly Quoc Su Food Street: not only famous for pho

Foodies are in a fever of Ly Quoc Su culinary alley, where unassuming and bargain-priced dishes typical of Hanoi cuisine are offered.

Digital technology to spearhead Vietnam’s drive for Industry 4.0

By 2025, the Ministry of Information and Communications expected Vietnam to have 80,000 digital tech firms, meeting at least 50% of digital tech and services from state agencies.

Local movies slump in the last year

2022 was a tough year for Vietnamese filmmakers as movie revenue dropped by 50-70 per cent as audiences stayed away from theatres amid the lingering impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the poor quality of local films.

Vietnam's food and beverage industry to do well this year despite modest economy

The food and beverage market is forecast to grow by over 18 per cent this year to VND720 trillion (US$31 billion).

Vietnam has potential to be top infertility treatment destination

Furthermore, compared to other regions and countries, the cost of infertility treatment in Vietnam is significantly lower.

Aviation, tourism sectors expected to boom in 2023

According to forecasts, Vietnam's international arrivals can fully recover to pre-pandemic levels in 2024 (equal to 105.2% of 2019's level) and possibly equal to 118.9% of 2019's level in 2025.