Vietnam is aiming to continue reducing poverty, prioritising poor mountainous regions and ethnic minority groups.
Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong has affirmed the Vietnamese Party and State’s priority given to providing care for ethnic minority groups in remote, mountainous and extremely disadvantaged areas.
Ninety children of 19 ethnic minority groups in Dien Bien province gathered at the Children’s Forum jointly held by the provincial People’s Committee, the World Vision Vietnam and the Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation in the northern mountainous locality on July 31.
A workshop to start a project on protecting rights of children from ethnic minority groups to access reproductive health care services and sex education was held in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on June 11.
VOV.VN - Widely considered as the ‘Da Lat of the northwest’, Ngoc Chien commune in Muong La district in the northern mountainous province of Son La, has become popular among visitors who enjoy taking in the area’s beautiful landscapes of paddy fields, valleys, and picturesque villages.
VOV.VN - Valleys of white plum flowers and fields filled with mustard flowers have enthralled many guests when visiting Moc Chau in the northern province of Son La during the first days of the Lunar New Year (Tet).
A pagoda of Vietnamese people in Most city of Ustecky region, the Czech Republic, was inaugurated on January 5, becoming the community’s first spiritual cultural centre officially recognised by local authorities.
VOV.VN - In the early winter mornings, beautiful ox-eye daisy gardens are in full blossom in Muong La district in the northern province of Son La, attracting a great number of tourists.
VOV.VN - Visiting Hoang Su Phi during this time of year will leave visitors to be overwhelmed by the fairytale-esque yellow terraced fields.
VOV.VN -The 6th plenary session of the National Assembly’s Council for Ethnic Affairs opened in Hanoi on May 3 discussing a report on the Council’s socio-economic accomplishments last year and the first quarter of this year as well as tasks and state budget for ethnic communities and mountain areas for the rest of the year.
Social mobility in Vietnam is lagging behind its economic growth over the last decade, as the country’s poor still lack access to learn new skills and gain better jobs.
VOV.VN - A competition for the traditional costume performances of ethnic minority groups was held in Dien Bien Phu City on March 18 as part of the 2018 Ban (Bauhinia) Festival.
More than 60 art works featuring the culture and life of ethnic minority groups in the northern province of Thai Nguyen are being displayed at an exhibition which opened in the locality on December 19.
VOV.VN - In 1998 Ireland’s Doctor Colman Patrick Ross came to Vietnam to work, he never thought he would stay for 20 years. During this period he has lived and worked with ethnic minority people in 12 provinces across Vietnam.
President Tran Dai Quang attended the National Solidarity Festival 2017 in Tan Hung commune, Lang Giang district of the northern province of Bac Giang.
“Thoi dai” Newspaper of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Save the Children International jointly launched a campaign in Hanoi on September 1 to call for support to children, especially those from ethnic minority groups.
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.
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.
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.
Charming “Then” singing, a traditional kind of performing art of several ethnic minority groups in Vietnam, has regained its spotlight, thanks to the effort by local artists in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang.