Locals want to preserve pig-chopping rite

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Locals want to preserve pig-chopping rite

VietNamNet Bridge – Many people from Nem Thuong Village, the home to the pig-chopping festival, say the pig-chopping rite aims to educate children about the heroic, indomitable tradition and the spirit of solidarity felt against the enemy of the army, led by the village tutelary. The custom of raising pigs to offer sacrifice also encourages people to breed pigs.

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Hanoi village harvests wrapping leaves for Tet

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

A rural village outside Hanoi is always busy during the days before the Lunar New Year Tet holiday.

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Traditional festival sacrifices have public opinion divided

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Traditional festival sacrifices have public opinion divided

The Hong Kong-based charity organisation Animals Asian Foundation (AAF) is calling for public support to end a pig sacrifice ceremony in Nem Thuong Village in Bac Ninh Province, which they describe as "barbaric cruelty". However, most locals disagree, saying that the ritual instils in their children the virtues of bravery and solidarity.

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Vietnamese traditional cupcake that blossoms like a flower

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From three simple ingredients, arrowroot starch, egg and sugar, villagers in the central province of Quang Ngai have turned them into special cupcakes that look like yellow apricot blossom.

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Ha Tinh: New waste incinerator model poised to take off

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Residents of Thanh My village in Loc Ha district, central Ha Tinh province welcomed new waste burners placed at the gates of their homes.

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New waste incinerator model poised to take off in Ha Tinh

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Residents of Thanh My Village in Loc Ha District, Ha Tinh Province welcomed new waste burners placed at the gates of their homes.

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Villagers preserve old homes in Quang Tri

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Villagers preserve old homes in Quang Tri

A small village in central Quang Tri Province has finished work on preserving some 50 houses featuring meticulously sculpted beams and pillars, despite many of them being damaged during the American War.

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Villagers block access to quarries

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Frustrated and incensed residents of Huong Phuoc and Tan Cang villages in Dong Nai Province have been blocking roads used by quarries to transport rocks since Monday.

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Villagers make incense to link visible and spiritual worlds in northern Vietnam (photos)

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Villagers make incense to link visible and spiritual worlds in northern Vietnam (photos)

Hundreds of households in a village in northern Vietnam have long been known for their sophisticated incense products, according to Vietnamplus.

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Famous ginger jam village in central Vietnam

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Famous ginger jam village in central Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Several weeks before the lunar New Year, the ginger jam-producing village in Hai Chanh commune in Quang Tri province has entered its busiest time of the year.

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In candied ginger, Vietnamese villagers preserve the charm of the old days

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In candied ginger, Vietnamese villagers preserve the charm of the old days

Tet in Vietnam is the season of endless parties and sweet snacks.

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Ancient craft village battles devastating pollution

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Ancient craft village battles devastating pollution

In a field filled with smoke, two women burned scrap metal. They had brought the metal here to burn so the smoke would not pollute the village, a job that brought them a daily wage of VND100,000 (nearly US$5). After the fire burned out, they would bring home what was left and salvage the usable pieces.

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3 burned to death in Hindu-Muslim clash in India

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At least three Muslim villagers were burned to death Sunday when their thatched huts were set on fire during a clash between Hindu and Muslim groups in eastern India, a government official said.

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Dog thief faces charges for Hanoi stabbing

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Dog thief faces charges for Hanoi stabbing

Police in Hanoi are building a case against a dog thief who slashed a man attempting to make a citizen's arrest.

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Famous craft villages worth visiting at Tet

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Famous craft villages worth visiting at Tet

VietNamNet Bridge – By putting traditional craft villages into their tour programs, travel firms want to introduce new products, raise awareness of their conservation and help villagers earn some extra income. Following are some places recommended for Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

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