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NA Vice Chairwoman affirms priority to ethnic minority groups

NA Vice Chairwoman affirms priority to 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.

Forum gives children a voice in child-related issues

Forum gives children a voice in child-related issues

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.

Breathtaking scenery of Ngoc Chien commune in Son La

Breathtaking scenery of Ngoc Chien commune in Son La

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.

Vast flower fields in Moc Chau stun visitors

Vast flower fields in Moc Chau stun visitors

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).

Discovering ox-eye daisies garden in Son La

Discovering ox-eye daisies garden in Son La

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.

NA Council for Ethnic Affairs convenes 6th plenary session

NA Council for Ethnic Affairs convenes 6th plenary session

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.

Report highlights Vietnam’s social mobility

Report highlights Vietnam’s social mobility

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.

Ethnic costume contest held in Dien Bien

Ethnic costume contest held in Dien Bien

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.

Global campaign “For all children” launched in Hanoi

Global campaign "For all children" launched in Hanoi

“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.

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.

Artisan efforts save ancestral tunes

Artisan efforts save ancestral tunes

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.