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IFAD helps Vietnam to improve farmers’ income

IFAD helps Vietnam to improve farmers’ income

3/25/2017 - 16:16

(VOVworld) – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will support Vietnam to improve the income and living standards of 30,000 farming households in the Northeast of Vietnam.

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Tet for the poor

Tet for the poor

1/26/2017 - 17:54

(VOVworld)- A number of activities have been held to ensure a happy Tet for everyone including the poor. Officials, social organizations, private and individuals have visited and delivered Tet gifts to poor people in disadvantaged areas.

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Bac Kan hosts marine sovereignty exhibition

Bac Kan hosts marine sovereignty exhibition

12/30/2016 - 16:38

(VOVworld)-Bac Kan province has become the next stop for a traveling exhibition on Vietnam’s archipelagos, which provides historical and legal evidence of Vietnam’s marine sovereignty.

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Bac Kan asked to bridge development gap with other provinces

Bac Kan asked to bridge development gap with other provinces

12/30/2016 - 16:34

(VOVworld)-Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged Bac Kan authorities to work harder to close the province’s development gap with other localities.

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Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue works with Bac Kan leaders

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue works with Bac Kan leaders

12/29/2016 - 19:26

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue worked with leaders of Bac Kan province on socio-economy and defense in 2016 and tasks for next year. Mr. Hue asked the province to focus on forest plantation and protection, promote trade, services, and tourism.

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Bac Kan arrowroot vermicelli

Bac Kan arrowroot vermicelli

12/26/2016 - 16:38

(VOVworld)- “Mien dong” or arrowroot vermicelli of Bac Kan province has received a certificate of registered trademark from the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam. The certification protects the interests of producers and consumers and helps improves the lives of Bac Kan people.

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Homestay service for tourists to Ba Be Lake

Homestay service for tourists to Ba Be Lake

12/26/2016 - 8:59

(VOVworld) - Leaving behind the city’s chaos and dust, we arrived at Ba Be Lake in Bac Kan. Tourists prefer staying in the Tay ethnic group’s wooden stilt houses which lie on the mountain foot and face a magnificent stream.

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Beautiful scenery at Ba Be Lake

Beautiful scenery at Ba Be Lake

12/26/2016 - 8:38

(VOVworld) - Ba Be, a fresh water Lake in Bac Kan province, is nestled on a height of 150m above sea level. With its average depth of between 17 and 23m, Ba Be Lake contains about 90 million cubic liters of water

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Bac Kan specialties

Bac Kan specialties

12/23/2016 - 14:27

(VOVworld)- Pac Ngoi Village in Nam Mau Commune, Bac Kan province, is one of just a few places where the traditional customs of the Tay minority ethnic group are still practiced. Sampling local cuisines is also a way to better understand the local culture.

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Medals and Orders conferred to Vietnamese volunteers and experts in Laos

Medals and Orders conferred to Vietnamese volunteers and experts in Laos

12/22/2016 - 20:00

(VOVworld) - Bac Kan province has hosted a ceremony to confer Laotian Orders and Medals to Vietnamese experts and volunteers who served in Laos for national liberation and revolution. Speaking in the event, the provincial People’s Committee Chairperson urged the veterans and experts to do more to promote local social economic development and educating the younger generation. Hundreds of Bac...

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Pac Ngoi, a cultural village in Bac Kan famous for homestay tourism

Pac Ngoi, a cultural village in Bac Kan famous for homestay tourism

12/22/2016 - 15:51

(VOVworld) - Pac Ngoi Village in Nam Mau Commune, Bac Kan province, is one of just a few places where the traditional customs of the Tay minority ethnic group are still practiced. Their stilt houses, nestled against the mountainside and reflected in Ba Be Lake, create a charming picture. A decade ago, the idea arose of using the stilt houses...

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Bac Kan displays maps, documents on Vietnam’s sovereignty

Bac Kan displays maps, documents on Vietnam’s sovereignty

12/21/2016 - 19:41

(VOVworld) – A exhibition of the historical evidence of Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Paracel (Hoang Sa) and Spratly (Truong Sa) islands will open in Bac Kan province next Thursday.

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Bac Kan promotes agricultural products with geographical origin indicated

Bac Kan promotes agricultural products with geographical origin indicated

12/19/2016 - 19:25

(VOVworld) – Bac Kan province has produced a range of agricultural products indicating their geographical origins. These include vermicelli, fragrant glutinous rice, seedless persimmons, and mandarin oranges.

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Celebrations of the 20th anniversary of Bac Kan province

Celebrations of the 20th anniversary of Bac Kan province

12/15/2016 - 19:21

(VOVworld)- A dozen of events are to take place in celebration of Bac Kan province’s 20th anniversary.

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Bac Kan focuses on building new rural areas

Bac Kan focuses on building new rural areas

12/8/2016 - 14:25

(VOVworld) – Bac Kan province hopes to have four communes recognized as new-style rural areas in 2016. To reach the goal, localities are focusing on developing infrastructure and production while protecting the environment.

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Ba Be National Park, an attraction in Bac Kan

Ba Be National Park, an attraction in Bac Kan

12/1/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld)- Ba Be National Park in Bac Kan province covers 5 communes in Ba Be district. The park, a beautiful ecological site with magnificent landscape and rich biodiversity, is attracting tourists.

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Ba Be, the biggest mountain lake in Vietnam

Ba Be, the biggest mountain lake in Vietnam

11/25/2016 - 9:02

(VOVworld)- Located in Ba Be National Park in Bac Kan province, Ba Be Lake is Vietnam’s largest and one of the world’s 100 largest fresh water lakes. It embodies unique geological features and rich biodiversity.

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Bac Kan develops micro industrial clusters

Bac Kan develops micro industrial clusters

11/22/2016 - 20:43

VOVworld)-The northern mountainous province of Bac Kan will invest 140 million USD to establish 21 industrial centers until 2020.

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Vietnam’s sustainable poverty reduction is to implement MDGs

Vietnam’s sustainable poverty reduction is to implement MDGs

11/1/2016 - 17:43

(VOVworld) - From 2011 to 2015, the number of poor households in Vietnam declined 2% a year. This contributed to Vietnam’s goal of achieving sustainable economic growth while ensuring social security and improving people’s lives in remote, disadvantaged areas.

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Regional connectivity to promote Viet Bac’s heritages

Regional connectivity to promote Viet Bac’s heritages

10/1/2016 - 16:24

(VOVworld) – Viet Bac, the northern part of Vietnam, covers Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Lang Son, Thai Nguyen, Tuyen Quang, and Ha Giang provinces. The region is endowed with many beautiful scenic spots. The tourism cooperative program “Through Viet Bac heritage sites” has recorded encouraging results after 8 years of implementation and motivated regional tourism.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...