Fragrant rice predominates in exports

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Fragrant rice predominates in exports

According to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA), fragrant rice was at the lead in export volume in the first four months this year, accounting for 26.1 percent of the total volume, up 45.1 percent over the same period last year, thanks to surging demand from Asian and African nations.

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Vietnam’s obsession with all things massive

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s obsession with all things massive

A 2.5-metric-ton ‘banh chung’ (sticky rice cake), made as an offering to Vietnam’s founding fathers on the Hung Kings festival on Saturday, sparked public objection to its senseless glamour and wastefulness.

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Thousands celebrate Hung Kings Festival

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Thousands celebrate Hung Kings Festival

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong this morning, April 16, led a delegation of various ministries and state agencies to offer incense to the Hung Kings in Phu Tho Province.

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Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam's rice terraces changing colors for new crop

Farmers in the northern highland province of Yen Bai are preparing their terraced fields for a new rice crop.

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This small village has the best chicken pho in Vietnam

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This small village has the best chicken pho in Vietnam

Locally known as "pho Trang Kim," the chicken noodle soup is only available at Trang Kim, a small village which travelers will not miss on their way from Ha Giang Town to Dong Van District. While it is best to check the pho out at a market held every Thursday at the village, travelers can find it at streetside noodle shops nearby if they miss the market.

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Vietnamese Tet at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

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Vietnamese Tet at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

VietNamNet Bridge – Folk games such as bamboo dance, tug of war, mud banger, and stilt walking, were recreated in a program called “Discovering Vietnamese Tet” at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology on January 30. Participants had an opportunity to learn how to make a Chung (square sticky rice) cake, watch artisans make To He (tiny clay) figurines, and enjoy a water puppet show. Many distinctive features of Vietnamese Tet were represented in this program.

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Tet of the San Diu

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Tet of the San Diu

The San Diu ethnic minority group, who live in northern mountainous areas with a population of nearly 147,000, celebrate quite a lot of festivals the most important of which is Tet, the lunar New Year festival.

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Vietnamese regional Tet food featured in Da Nang

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Vietnamese regional Tet food featured in Da Nang

Foreign tourists visiting the central city of Da Nang during Tet, the Lunar New Year, can explore Vietnamese cuisine with regional flavors specifically designed to promote the Lunar New Year festival.

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Muong ethnic people’s colorful cakes

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Muong ethnic people’s colorful cakes

VietNamNet Bridge – Sticky rice cakes are a popular finger food among Vietnamese people. However, sticky rice cakes of Muong ethnic minority group in the mountainous district of Tan Son in the northern province of Phu Tho are special because they come with a variety of colors.

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Tet customs in Vietnam

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Tet customs in Vietnam

Tet, the first festival in a lunar year, is of great importance to the Vietnamese and people in some other Asian countries.

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What Tet holiday looks like in a Vietnamese prison

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What Tet holiday looks like in a Vietnamese prison

Quang Ninh Prison in the northern province started making banh chung, a sticky rice specialty of Tet, four days before the holiday peaks on February 8. Photos: Manh Thang - Viet Duc/Zing

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Petrolimex on sticky ground after dozens cars stall due to bad fuel

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Petrolimex on sticky ground after dozens cars stall due to bad fuel

Associate Professor and Doctor Hoa Huu Thu, a former lecturer at the Hanoi University of Science has speculated that additives added by manufacturers to fuel might be the culprit killing luxury car engines in HCM City.

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Banh Tet: Traditional cake in southern Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Banh Tet (round glutinous rice cake) is a traditional cake enjoyed by southern Vietnamese people on the occasion of the lunar New Year. It is considered a variant of Banh Chung (square glutinous rice cake), which is more popular in the northern region.

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Petrolimex on sticky ground after dozens cars stall due to bad fuel

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Petrolimex on sticky ground after dozens cars stall due to bad fuel

Associate Professor and Doctor Hoa Huu Thu, a former lecturer at the Hanoi University of Science has speculated that additives added by manufacturers to fuel might be the culprit killing luxury car engines in HCM City.

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Saigon leaves market opened for Tet

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Saigon leaves market opened for Tet

Once a year, the leaves market is opened on Cach Mang Thang Tam Street in HCMC’s Tan Binh District on the 20th of the last lunar month to sell dong (Phrynium placentarium) and banana leaves for wrapping banh chung and banh tet, the traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) sticky rice cakes of Vietnam.

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