Delta localities join hands to woo tourists

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The Mekong Delta provinces of An Giang and Kien Giang and Can Tho city have clinched a cooperation agreement on diversifying tourism products in order to attract more tourists to the region, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Hanoi celebrates Khmer Theravada Buddhist fest

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Hanoi celebrates Khmer Theravada Buddhist fest

The Kathina (robe offering) ceremony is being held for the first time at the Khmer pagoda in the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay district, 40km west of Hanoi’s centre.

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UN-backed court resumes hearing against ex-Khmer Rouge leaders

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VietnamPlus English 7 day(s) ago

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia ( ECCC ) resumed a hearing against two ex-Khmer Rouge leaders in Phnom Penh on October 17.

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Hanoi celebrates Theravada Buddhists’ robe-offering festival

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Hanoi celebrates Theravada Buddhists’ robe-offering festival

The Kathina (robe offering) ceremony is being held for the first time at the Khmer pagoda in the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay district, 40km west of Hanoi’s centre.

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Buddhist Kathina grand ceremony held in Ha Noi

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A grand Buddhist ceremony will be held for the first time at the Culture Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups in Son Tay town on the outskirts of Ha Noi.

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Exhibits of wool paintings, ethnic brocades running in Vietnam metropolises

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Two exhibits, which are going on in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh until Monday and February 2015, showcase intricate wool paintings of the capital and patterns on ethnic brocades.

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VNA works to improve communications on maritime issues

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VNA works to improve communications on maritime issues

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) organised a symposium in Hanoi on October 16 to look into its coverage of the country’s seas and islands in foreign languages.

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Exhibition highlights Cham, Khmer costumes

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Exhibition highlights Cham, Khmer costumes

The patterns used on the traditional costumes of women living in the South and Central Highlands of Viet Nam are on display in HCM City.

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Ethnic fabric patterns exhibited in HCMC

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The Southern Women’s Museum in Ho Chi Minh City is currently exhibiting more than 230 photographs and objects featuring patterns used for fabrics by the ethnic communities in the South of Vietnam.

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Soc Trang ready for Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation Forum

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T he Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang is ready for t he upcoming Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation Forum (MDEC), said Nguyen Trung Hieu, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, on October 10.

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From Pol Pot to ISIS: 'Anything that flies on everything that moves'

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From Pol Pot to ISIS: 'Anything that flies on everything that moves'

In transmitting President Richard Nixon's orders for a "massive" bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, "Anything that flies on everything that moves". As Barack Obama ignites his seventh war against the Muslim world since he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the orchestrated hysteria and lies make one almost nostalgic for Kissinger's murderous honesty.

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VNA’s bilingual pictorial popular with ethnic minorities

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VNA’s bilingual pictorial popular with ethnic minorities

The monthly bilingual pictorial “Dan Toc va Mien Nui” (Nationalities and Mountainous Areas), a Vietnam News Agency (VNA) publication, has become indispensable to ethnic minorities, according to feedback received in conferences held in Ninh Thuan, Gia Lai and Dak Lak provinces from October 1-6 to review the magazine’s first two years of publication.

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Vinh Long Province has new chairman

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Vinh Long Province has new chairman

VietNamNet Bridge - With the votes of over 95.5%, Mr. Tran Van Ron was elected as the Chairman of the southern province of Vinh Long at an extraordinary meeting of the Vinh Long Provincial People’s Council.

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Khmer pagoda, a must-visit destination of Bac Lieu

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Photo credit: Vietnam News Agency

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Nearly 33,500 Mekong Delta households escape poverty

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Nearly 33,500 Mekong Delta households escape poverty

A total of 33,480 Mekong Delta households have so far this year lifted themselves out of poverty, decreasing the region’s poverty rate from 7.2 percent in 2013 to 6 percent currently, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region.

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