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Vietnam Red Cross Society offers relief to hailstorm-hit provinces

Vietnam Red Cross Society offers relief to hailstorm-hit provinces

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) Central Committee said on April 24 that it has decided to offer a relief package worth over VND270 million (US$11,700) in cash and kind to victims affected by recent hailstorms in the northern mountainous provinces of Dien Bien, Lao Cai and Lai Chau.

Dien Bien: 340kg bomb deactivated

Dien Bien: 340kg bomb deactivated

The Military Command of the northwestern province of Dien Bien on February 14 said it had defused a bomb measuring more than 1.4 m in length and about 340 kg in weight.

Northern region set to enjoy warmer weather for Valentine’s Day

Northern region set to enjoy warmer weather for Valentine’s Day

VOV.VN - Several areas throughout the north of Vietnam, including the capital Hanoi, are poised to enjoy considerably warmer weather for the upcoming Valentine’s Day, according to forecasts made by the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

Mong ethnic people celebrate New Year

Mong ethnic people celebrate New Year

The annual traditional holiday of the Mong ethnic minority group, known as Nao Pe Chau, takes place at the end of the 11th lunar month. The event is held to celebrate the end of the harvest and spend time relaxing together.

US firm, UNICEF help improve health of newborns in Vietnam

US firm, UNICEF help improve health of newborns in Vietnam

The US’s Kimberly Clark Corporation has partnered up with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in a project on improving health of newborns and reducing infant mortality rate in Vietnam’s northern mountainous and Central Highlands regions.

Ancient Thai language preserved

Ancient Thai language preserved

VOV.VN - In modern society, the traditional culture and particularly the ancient language of the Thai people has been increasingly neglected. In an effort to preserve the language, Dien Bien province has opened classes to teach ancient Thai writing.

Second Thai Cultural Festival opens in Dien Bien

Second Thai Cultural Festival opens in Dien Bien

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in coordination with five northern mountainous provinces, opened the second Thai Cultural Festival 2019, in Dien Bien province’s Dien Bien Phu City, on October 18.

600 artisans to join second Thai ethnic cultural festival

600 artisans to join second Thai ethnic cultural festival

As many as 600 artisans and artists from Thai ethnic groups of Son La, Lai Chau, Yen Bai, Thanh Hoa and Dien Bien provinces are expected to join the second Thai ethnic cultural festival in Dien Bien from October 18 to 20.

Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province

Fire dance of Red Dao in Dien Bien province

VOV.VN - Dien Bien province is home to about 6,000 Dao people of the Red Dao, Dao Quan Chet, and Dao Khau branches. The Dao observe many religious and cultural ceremonies and festivals.

Festival to highlight cultural identity of Thai ethnic community

Festival to highlight cultural identity of Thai ethnic community

The second Thai Ethnic Culture Festival 2019 will take place in the northern province of Dien Bien from October 18-20, featuring the cultural identity of Thai ethnic minority people in Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Son La, Yen Bai and Thanh Hoa provinces.