The Fund for Cultural Preservation of the US Embassy in Vietnam has decided to assist US$92,500 for conserving the Ho Dynasty Citadel, a UNESCO-recognised World Cultural Heritage site, in the central province of Thanh Hoa.
The authority of central province of Thanh Hoa said floods killed seven people; 128 houses collapsed and over 1,500 people had to move to safer places. Besides, many works and hundreds of hectares of vegetables were damaged by landslides.
The central province of Thanh Hoa Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention, Rescue and Control said prolonged heavy rains which hit the province yesterday killed seven people and left 3 others missing in Muong Lat and Cam Thuy districts.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Ministry of Finance to provide 50,790 tonnes of rice from national reserves to the central province of Thanh Hoa to support families involved in forest protection.
As the prices of pineapple became too low, traders did not buy, so farmers in the central province of Thanh Hoa abandoned havesting the crop, leaving thousands of hectares of pineapple ripe and rotten.
A ceremony was held in Ngu Loc commune, Hau Loc district, the central province of Thanh Hoa, on April 6 to kick off the Cau Ngu (Whale worshipping) festival and receive a certificate recognising it a national intangible cultural heritage.
The Ho Dynasty Citadel, a World Cultural Heritage Site site in the central province of Thanh Hoa, will offer free entrance to both domestic and foreign tourists during February 15 – 17 or the first three days of the Lunar New Year.