Tuyen Quang gains recognition for two more cultural heritages

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VietnamPlus English 16 minute(s) ago

Tuyen Quang gains recognition for two more cultural heritages

A ceremony was held in the mountainous northern province of Tuyen Quang, on August 27 to receive certificates recognising the “Cap sac” (coming-of-age) ritual and the “Pao dung” singing of the Dao ethnic group as national intangible cultural heritage.

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Mountain festival features foreign performers

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VietNam News English 43 minute(s) ago 1 related news

Several foreign art troupes will join an annual street festival held in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang next week.

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Wheelchairs given to the disabled in Dien Bien

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VOV News English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

The Lawerence S. Ting Memorial Fund on August 25 presented 200 wheelchairs worth VND360 million (US$17,140) to people with disabilities in the northern province of Dien Bien.

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Wheelchairs given to the disabled in Dien Bien

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

The Lawerence S. Ting Memorial Fund on August 25 presented 200 wheelchairs worth 360 million VND (17,140 USD) to people with disabilities in the northern province of Dien Bien.

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Dak Nong gears up for new school year

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The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has ramped up its school infrastructure at a cost of over 163 billion VND (7.6 million USD) sourced from the State budget to gear up for the new school year.

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Bac Giang to host sixth festival for ethnic minorities

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VOV News English 3 day(s) ago 1 related news

Northern Bac Giang province will host its sixth festival of culture, sports and tourism for ethnic minorities in October, according to the provincial People's Committee.

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Bac Giang to host sixth festival for ethnic minorities

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Northern Bac Giang Province will host its sixth festival of culture, sports and tourism for ethnic minorities in October, according to the provincial People's Committee.

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Pictures: The peaceful beauty of Xin Man

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VietnamNet English 4 day(s) ago

Pictures: The peaceful beauty of Xin Man

VietNamNet Bridge - Xin Man is a mountainous district in the western Ha Giang province. With an area of almost 600 km2, it is home to many ethnic minority groups such as Nung, H'mong, Tay, Dao, Kinh, La Chi, Phu La, Hoa and Cao Lan.

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Timber farmers out of the loop

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Timber farmers out of the loop

Poor and ethnic forest farmers have no say in negotiations to sell their timber because prices are negotiated by dealers, leaving the growers at a disadvantage.

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Malaysia mourns as bodies of MH17 victims finally come home

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Malaysia mourns as bodies of MH17 victims finally come home

People across Malaysia held a minute's silence and wore black on Friday as the Southeast Asian country observed a day of mourning to mark the return of the first 20 bodies among its citizens killed when a jetliner was downed last month.

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Children's photo project finds success in central Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Pinang Luan, a Raglai ethnic schoolboy, smiles as he explains a picture he took of his cousin playing with a puppy in a rice paddy in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan.

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Bac Giang to host sixth festival for ethnic minorities

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

Northern Bac Giang Province will host its sixth festival of culture, sports and tourism for ethnic minorities in October, according to the provincial People's Committee.

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Dak Lak leads Central Highlands in number of schools

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VietnamPlus English 7 day(s) ago

The Central Highland province of Dak Lak boasts the largest number of schools, classes and students in the region thanks to its annual investment in education, according to the Central Steering Committee for the Central Highlands.

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Unique wedding: foreigner marrying Dao ethnic girl

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Unique wedding: foreigner marrying Dao ethnic girl

French national Tiberghien Frédo, 48, has decided to live the rest of his life in Vietnam after marrying a Dao ethnic girl, 24 years younger than him, in the northern province of Yen Bai.

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Mong textiles displayed in capital

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago

A display showcasing textile products of the Blue Mong ethnic group from Hoa Binh will open to the public from 10am on Saturday.

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