Why a gay, Indian-heritage prime minister isn't a sign of a 'new' Ireland

Yahoo News Rarely does the appointment of a new Irish prime minister make global headlines. Openly gay and the son of an Indian immigrant doctor, the 39-year-old Mr. Varadkar will be Ireland’s

Quang Nam Heritage Festival on the horizon

EN VietNamNet - The 2017 Quang Nam Heritage Festival will take place from June 7-14, through which the central province hopes to turn tourism into a spearhead economic sector with a focus on

Exploiting cultural heritage for sustainable tourism

EN VietNamNet - Vietnam has a treasure trove of tangibles and intangibles that can be exploited to develop sustainable tourism. The question is how to effectively exploit it.

Heritage Festival to promote Quang Nam tourism

EN VietNamNet - The 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival to be held in early June will be an opportunity for the central province to solicit investment for tourism development.

Quang Nam Heritage Festival to promote tourism

The sixth Quang Nam Heritage Festival, which is slated for early June, will be an opportunity for the central province of Quang Nam to introduce, promote and boost investment for tourism development.

A Tai Chi sweep? China bids for UNESCO cultural heritage status.

Yahoo News The clamoring of a jackhammer and shrill barks of two golden retrievers make a jarring soundtrack for Yan Ziteng’s afternoon tai chi class, but neither he nor his students seem to notice.

Lam Kinh National Heritage offers free entry during Tet

EN VietNamNet - Visitors to Lam Kinh historical site in Tho Xuan District in the northern province of Thanh Hoa will be exempt from purchasing tickets for one week.

Alabama's kicker, 8-year-old boy bond over Polish heritage

Yahoo News TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — It's not yet time for college football's national championship game, but 8-year-old Boone Murphree is already decked out in an Alabama hat and jersey, excitedly

With tourists scarce, Egypt struggles to maintain heritage

Boa moi - CAIRO: With a shaky economy following years of unrest and a huge drop in tourists, Egypt is struggling to preserve its fabled archaeological heritage.

Ha Long Bay named in top ten Asian heritage sites

The 'Descending Dragon' has landed on a list of the must-see places in Asia.

Fund set up to protect endangered heritage sites

Representatives of around 40 countries on Saturday approved plans to establish a fund to protect heritage sites in war zones and a network of safe havens for endangered artworks. A closing statement

France pledges $30 million for wartime heritage protection

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France committed $30 million toward protecting cultural heritage sites during wartime on Saturday, a first step in the creation of an international fund aimed

Nations set to approve heritage protection fund

Representatives of around 40 countries are expected to approve on Saturday establishing a fund to protect heritage sites in conflict-ravaged areas and a network of safe havens for endangered

International push aims to protect endangered heritage

Representatives from dozens of countries began meeting in Abu Dhabi on Friday to discuss the creation of a $100-million fund to protect and restore heritage sites threatened by extremism and

Hoi An free for the 17th anniversary as world heritage site

Hoi An town will provide free access and various cultural activities to visitors on December 4, the day it was recognised as a world heritage site by UNESCO.

Viet Village Heritage Club for history buffs

Amidst Hanoi’s urban buzz, members of the Viet Village Heritage Club have found peace of mind, contemplating Vietnam’s traditional aspects.

Angola seeks UNESCO heritage status for old city

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angola seeks to restore the luster of Mbanza Congo, a town that was a royal capital centuries ago and is a candidate to become a UNESCO world heritage site.

Illinois senator rebuked for cringeworthy debate comment about opponent’s heritage

Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth and incumbent GOP Sen. Mark Kirk face off in their first televised debate Oct. 27 in a crucial race that could determine which party controls the Senate. Illinois Sen.

Selanne, Jets top Oilers 6-5 in Heritage Classic alumni game

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Finnish Flash was back at in front of his loving Winnipeg Jets fans.

Improving management capacity for World Heritage Sites in Vietnam

Each locality in Vietnam that has a World Heritage Site devotes special resources to the development of tourism and a unique “brand” of culture. However, the management of these sites has yielded

Railway carriage revitalises heritage tourism

VietNamNet Bridge – After a month of thorough preparation, 'Con Duong Di San' or the Heritage Path tourist railway carriage began its first journey, carrying 24 tourists on board on Monday.

Seven new Unesco World Heritage Sites you can actually visit

  Not all the new ones are readily accessible, but those that are happen to be downright stunning.Half Australia's Great Barrier Reef coral "dead or dying" - scientistsVietnam’s rice terraces, Ha

Vietnam’s eight world heritage sites

Trang An, Hue, My Son, Hoi An are among the country's World Heritage sites and top tourist attractions.

An Giang Province to hold national cultural heritage event Ba Chua Xu Festival

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ba Chua Xu Festival, a national intangible cultural heritage held in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of An Giang, will take place at Ba Chua Xu Temple in Chau Doc Town on

London mayor compared to Donald Trump for 'racist' comments on Obama's heritage

London Mayor Boris Johnson accused U.S. President Barack Obama of being anti-British because of his "part-Kenyan" background, a remark that has people comparing him to Donald Trump.