Fourteen artifacts recognised as national treasures
Update: Dec 27, 2016
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision to recognise 14 artifacts as national treasures.

These include the Linga-Yoni statue dating from the 5th to 7th century and held at the Tra Vinh Museum; Tra Lien 1 and Tra Lien 2 bas-reliefs from the end of the 9th century and found at the central QuangTri Museum; and Brahama bas-relief of the 12th to 13th century at the Binh Dinh Museum.

Thong gom hoa nau (a ceramic jar with brown colored glaze patterns) from the 13th to 14th century and held at the National History Museum and mummified monks Vu Khac Minh and Vu Khac Truong from the 17th century in Dau pagoda in Thuong Tin district of Ha Noi are also in the list.

Tran Vu statue from the 17th to early 18th century at the QuanThanh temple, Ha Noi and the decree of the president of the provisional government of the Democratic and Republic of Viet Nam from 1945-1946 at the National Store Centre III are named.

The Prime Minister has also requested the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and concerned agencies and departments to carry out management work, in accordance with the law on cultural heritage.