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Sa Pa: the struggle between survival and tradition

Sa Pa: the struggle between survival and tradition

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.

North-eastern Vietnam ethnic minority fest starts Aug. 2

North-eastern Vietnam ethnic minority fest starts Aug. 2

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.

Preserving ethnic minority musical instruments

Preserving ethnic minority musical instruments

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.

Project supports women’s startup

Project supports women’s startup

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.

Central Highlands heritage month starts July 1

Central Highlands heritage month starts July 1

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.

Son La: illegal drug transporters arrested

Son La: illegal drug transporters arrested

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).

Party leader hopes for more women legislators

Party leader hopes for more women legislators

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.

After 27 years of CRC – more must be done to protect children

After 27 years of CRC – more must be done to protect children

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.

Workshop improves VOV ethnic minority broadcasts

Workshop improves VOV ethnic minority broadcasts

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”.

Tua Chua Karst Plateau scenic drive

Tua Chua Karst Plateau scenic drive

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.

Central Highlands develops large-scale cattle farming

Central Highlands develops large-scale cattle farming

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.

Tam Trieu Dang radiant at Seoul Fashion Week

Tam Trieu Dang radiant at Seoul Fashion Week

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.