VOV.VN - For hundreds of years, the minority community in the north-west district of Sa Pa (Lao Cai province) have known only one way of life; rice. But now, that lifestyle is at risk.
The path leading to Phia Thap village, home to 50 families from the Nung ethnic minority in Cao Bang province, is surrounded by green rice paddy fields.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has unveiled that a north-eastern region ethnic minority cultural festival will run August 3-7 at the Quang Ninh Province culture centre in the district of Tien Yen.
More than 1,473,000 ethnic minority households across the country have been benefiting from preferential credit programmes with total loans worth up to VND40 trillion (over US$1.76 billion), reported the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP).
VOV.VN - The musical instruments of Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups are on the verge of disappearing. Most of the artisans who make them are old. But some of them are working hard to teach younger generations to make and play the instruments.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to support women’s startups for 2017-2025, aiming to raise women’s awareness of the Party and State’s laws and policies on startups and encourage the realisation of their ideas.
VOV.VN - After graduating from the University of Agriculture, Lo Thi Cuong of the Xinh Mun ethnic group returned to work in her native commune in Son La province.
VOV.VN - The National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi will celebrate Central Highlands Heritage Month in July with a bevy of special activities and events, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The police of Song Ma district, the northern mountainous province of Son La, have detained two men for illegally transporting 10 cakes of heroin (about 3.5 kg).
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has underscored the need for high resolve and breakthrough solutions to problems mentioned at questions and answer (Q&A) sessions over the last few days.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said he hopes there will be more women in the National Assembly, especially those from ethnic minority groups, and hailed the performance of the nine-year-old Group of Female NA Deputies through three terms of the legislature.
VOV.VN - Vietnam, the first country in Asia and the second in the globe to approve the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), celebrated 27 years since ratification earlier this year, but challenges remain, says the Zing Online Newspaper.
The 10th national sport festival of ethnic minority groups in central, south central and Central Highlands provinces and Ho Chi Minh City officially opened in Dak Lak on May 31 evening.
VOV.VN - Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV), and a number of National Assembly and government agencies have jointly organized a workshop entitled “Direction for the development of ethnic languages on VOV”.
VOV.VN - An amateur photographer recently took a drive through the Tua Chua Karst Plateau and shared these beautiful images of the scenic plateau sandwiched between the high mountains of north-western Vietnam.
VOV.VN - How to assist ethnic minority people’s startups was discussed at a forum jointly organized on May 16 in Hanoi by the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs and the World Bank (WB).
VOV.VN - Markets in the northwestern highland province of Lai Chau are not only for selling and buying goods but also for couples to meet and date.
The Central Highlands provinces have transformed cattle farming from a traditional, extensive grazing smallholder system to a more intensive, large-scale production to improve income of many local ethnic minority households.
A Hanoi-based artist has spent the last decade frequenting the mountainous areas in northern Vietnam to capture the beauty of minority people, especially children and women, onto his canvas.
VOV.VN - Tam Trieu Dang stood out in Dao ethnic minority costumes and her unique style captured the due attention from press photographers on the last day of the freshly-ended Seoul Fashion Week.