Dong Ky village festival recognized as national intangible cultural heritage

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Dong Ky village festival recognized as national intangible cultural heritage

The northern province of Bac Ninh yesterday held a ceremony to receive certificates officially recognizing Dong Ky village festival as the national intangible cultural heritage.
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Huge crowds turn out for Dong Ky Firecracker Festival

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Huge crowds turn out for Dong Ky Firecracker Festival

Thousands of people gathered at Dong Ky Village, Bac Ninh Province, to participate in the local Firecracker Festival.

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Women zoom in on ethnic minority issues

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Women zoom in on ethnic minority issues

VietNamNet Bridge – Until three months ago, Sam Thi Xinh had never held a camera. Xinh, a Mong ethnic woman from Phuc Loc Commune in Bac Kan Province, was chosen to take part in a research team with other women from her district.

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Best collection of old motorcycles in Vietnam: in pictures

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Best collection of old motorcycles in Vietnam: in pictures

VietNamNet Bridge – The most unique, old motorbikes in Vietnam are owned by Mr. Duong Minh Chinh, from the northern province of Bac Ninh.

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Man gets 4 years for robbing foreign tourist of phone in Hanoi

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Man gets 4 years for robbing foreign tourist of phone in Hanoi

A Hanoi court Thursday sentenced a 51-year-old man to four years in jail for helping an accomplice steal an iPhone from a foreign tourist in the city’s old quarter last year.

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Amateur photographer captures beauty of north-western region

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Amateur photographer captures beauty of north-western region

The scenery and raw beauty of the mountainous areas in Vietnam's northwest is vividly depicted in photos by Cao Anh Tuan, a bank manager with a passion for photography.

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Dong Ho folk painting greets New Year

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Dong Ho folk painting greets New Year

Dong Ho folk painting artisans in the Song Ho village of Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh have made the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival more colourful with the centuries-old art form they are pursuing.

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Bac Hung Hai River polluted with industrial waste water

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Bac Hung Hai River polluted with industrial waste water

VietNamNet Bridge – Environmental pollution in a section of Bac Hung Hai River flowing through northern Hung Yen Province's Yen My District has damaged local people's health and daily life.

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Young men threatened by illness

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Young men threatened by illness

A mother in Bac Lieu Province is calling for financial support to save her son from a heart condition and other illnesses.

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Record cold spell kills thousands of cattle

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Record cold spell kills thousands of cattle

More than 7,000 cattle have died as a result of the record cold spell raging across the northern and central region of Vietnam over recent days, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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In pictures: Top eight destinations to travel during Tet holiday

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In pictures: Top eight destinations to travel during Tet holiday

Nha Trang, Da Lat and Phu Quoc are favourite destinations in Vietnam for tourists to go sightseeing, discover culture and taste food during the long Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

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2015 phone exports exceed US$30 billion

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2015 phone exports exceed US$30 billion

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam shipped abroad phones and phone components worth US$30.18 billion last year, up 27.9% from a year earlier, according to the General Department of Customs.

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Police seize 300kg of ‘fake boar meat', 2,000 fake helmets

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Police seize 300kg of ‘fake boar meat', 2,000 fake helmets

Authorities in the southern coastal Binh Thuan Province's Ham Thuan Bac District yesterday detained a group of local people for selling ‘fake wild boar' meat.

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Vietnam rakes in over $30 billion with phone exports

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Vietnam rakes in over $30 billion with phone exports

A Samsung factory in the northern province of Bac Ninh. Photo: Quang Thuan

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VN economy still reliant on foreign export sector

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VN economy still reliant on foreign export sector

VietNamNet Bridge - Billion USD projects such Samsung’s in Bac Ninh or the Duyen Hai power plant not only created jobs for thousands of people but also contributed greatly to Vietnam’s export value in 2015.

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