Vietnam has been developing a geographical indication system to safeguard the patent rights of the country’s famous traditional products with a hope that the new system will help boost production and trade of the country’s unique produce.
(VOV) - Police in the north-western province of Son La have arrested two drug traffickers on March 9 for transporting 8,000 ecstasy pills across the Laos-Vietnam border.
A Vietnam-Laos joint plan to combat drug trafficking along the two countries’ shared borderline has become a model in the fight against drug trafficking and should be applied in other areas.
(VOV) - Duong Van Long’s No 52754 was crowned Miss Milk Cow 2012 with a cup and a cash prize of VND55 million.
In the rocky mountain areas of Hoang Su Phi, a district in the northern border province of Ha Giang, the Dao, Mong and Nung, ethnic people begin transplanting paddy seedlings after rain covers the drought-effected, terraced fields in late June.
A photo of H’Mong minority children playing with their balloons on a foggy day in Moc Chau in northern mountainous Son La province taken by Vietnamese photographer Vo Van Kiet has been awarded at the 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest.
The Nung An ethnic people in Phuc Sen Commune, Quang Uyen District in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang are famous for their traditional blacksmith craft.
For the Mong people in Moc Chau District, the plum tree is a gift endowed by nature because the variety grows so well in the highland soil and requires little maintenance. Furthermore, it produces a particularly high-value yield.
The traditional Lap Tinh or Cap Sac ceremony of the Dao Tien ethnic minority marks the end of a boy's childhood and gives him a new name. The community recognizes a boy as mature after he has completed the ceremony.
Police in several northern provinces have smashed a large-scale drug-trafficking ring between Vietnam, Laos and China, arresting 18 traffickers and seizing a large quantity of drugs, cars and money, along with a handgun.
Two people carrying 62 bars of heroin were arrested on June 10 by the Bac Giang provincial Police Department for Drug-Related Crimes, in coordination with other relevant agencies.
A Khau Vai Love Market Cultural and Tourism Week opened with a wide range of activities last weekend in Meo Vac district, the northernmost province of Ha Giang.
Hanoi’s Ha Dong district Police on April 15 caught Nguyen Van Tuan carrying a short gun and nearly 4,000 ecstasy pills.
The third Cultural Festival for Vietnamese Ethnic Groups will take place at the Culture-Tourism Village of Vietnamese ethnic groups in Dong Mo, Son Tay, Hanoi on April 18-19.
The Moc Chau Plateau in northern Son La province is home to an annual love market where for centuries ethnic minority Mong youngsters have met, exchanged gifts and promised to meet each other in the following year.