Conference looks at archaeological research’s role in preserving Trang An complex

Conference looks at archaeological research’s role in preserving Trang An complex

NDO/VNA - The role of archaeological research in the preservation of the Trang An Landscape Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh was highlighted at a conference held in Ninh Binh on March 18.  (Mar 18, 2017)

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