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Bamboo musical instruments in Vietnam

Bamboo musical instruments in Vietnam

4/21/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has a rich treasure of traditional musical instruments, of which bamboo instruments are the oldest.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

4/20/2017 - 18:15

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice powder in the form of edible figurines of animals, flowers and characters from folk tales.

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May’s decision : UK early election

May’s decision : UK early election

4/20/2017 - 16:45

(VOVworld) –British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a snap election on June 8, three years earlier than the British general elections held every 5 years. Her decision is being called a wise move, given division in Parliament which threatens a clean British exit (Brexit)from the EU. It demonstrates May’s confidence in winning the coming election and her resolve...

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Cultural Day celebrates ethnic groups’ identities

Cultural Day celebrates ethnic groups’ identities

4/20/2017 - 16:14

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese ethnic groups’ cultures are being highlighted at an event which began on Wednesday at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay town, on the outskirts of Hanoi.

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Deputy PM meets with BNP Paribas executives about equitisation

Deputy PM meets with BNP Paribas executives about equitisation

4/19/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue and ministry and sector leaders had a working session with the managing board of the Paris-based BNP Paribas bank on equitisation and divestment in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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Chu-ru group in the Central Highlands

Chu-ru group in the Central Highlands

4/13/2017 - 16:30

(VOVworld) – The Chu-ru are one of several indigenous groups living in Vietnam’s Central Highlands. They have developed and continued to maintain unique customs, festivals, folk arts, and cultural values.

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Sa Huynh Salt Village in Quang Ngai

Sa Huynh Salt Village in Quang Ngai

4/13/2017 - 15:05

(VOVworld) - Sa Huynh salt village is located in Duc Pho district 60 kilometers south of Quang Ngai city. Sa Huynh has a beautiful beach and is well-known in the central region as a salt-making area. From the section of Highway 1A that runs through Sa Huynh village, the salt fields look like mirrors sparkling in the sunlight.

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Government holds symposium on law making

Government holds symposium on law making

4/12/2017 - 16:54

(VOVworld) - The Government held a symposium in Hanoi on Tuesday to collect feedbacks on a draft law on credit institution restructuring and bad debt settlement as well as plans on amending laws related to the Law on Planning.

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Learning Vietnamese to love Vietnam more

Learning Vietnamese to love Vietnam more

4/9/2017 - 15:51

(VOVworld) – Learning Vietnamese is becoming more popular with foreigners living and working in Vietnam. In addition to the language, they are learning more about Vietnam and its people.

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Tea Festival opens in Moc Chau

Tea Festival opens in Moc Chau

4/8/2017 - 16:08

(VOVworld) - An opening ceremony for the Moc Chau Tea Festival 2017 took place on Friday at the Moc Chau National Tourism site, Son La province.

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IPU 136 ends with Dhaka Declaration calling for dignity and well-being for all

IPU 136 ends with Dhaka Declaration calling for dignity and well-being for all

4/7/2017 - 19:26

(VOVworld) - The 136th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly wrapped up on Friday in the capital city of Bangladesh, Dhaka, with the Dhaka Declaration calling to end inequality around the world. The assembly centered its debates on the theme “Redressing inequalities: Delivering on dignity and well-being for all”.

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Southern Folk Cake Festival 2017 opens in Can Tho

Southern Folk Cake Festival 2017 opens in Can Tho

4/7/2017 - 16:44

(VOVworld) - The Southern Folk Cake Festival 2017 opened on Thursday in Can Tho, continuing the region’s thousand-year tradition of folk cakes.

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Dai Bai Bronze Casting Village

Dai Bai Bronze Casting Village

4/7/2017 - 11:32

(VOVworld) - Dai Bai village, also known as Van Lang, is located on high ground near the bank of the Bai Giang River in Bac Ninh province. It’s famous for bronze casting.

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Waterwheel in Bo hamlet- a unique structure in Lai Chau

Waterwheel in Bo hamlet- a unique structure in Lai Chau

4/7/2017 - 10:54

(VOVworld) – Waterwheels have become a typical feature of Lai Chau province. Bo hamlet in Tam Duong district has the largest number of waterwheels.

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Rescue efforts continue for Colombia's landslide victims

Rescue efforts continue for Colombia's landslide victims

4/3/2017 - 16:57

(VOVworld) – Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos said Sunday that landslides in the town of Mocoa have left at least 210 people dead, 200 injured, and dozens still missing.

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“GoodBooks” project promotes reading habit

“GoodBooks” project promotes reading habit

4/3/2017 - 10:59

(VOVworld) - Launched in 2007, the “GoodBooks” project has introduced books to the public. Its goal is to promote a reading habit within the community and foster a collaborative learning environment that will enable Vietnamese to share and gain knowledge.

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EU unveils Brexit negotiation plan

EU unveils Brexit negotiation plan

4/1/2017 - 15:49

(VOVworld) - The European Union demanded that Britain make “sufficient progress” on its divorce before any talks on a future trade deal can start as it laid out its tough Brexit negotiating plans on Friday (March 31).

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Learning Vietnamese to link South Korea and Vietnam

Learning Vietnamese to link South Korea and Vietnam

4/1/2017 - 9:32

(VOVworld) – The group “Korean men” (Korea Oppa), Choi Sung Rak, Choi Jong Rak, and Kim Dong Rin, makes video clips learning Vietnamese and providing their experiences of the Vietnamese culture. Their dynamism, youthfulness, and friendliness together with interesting stories have attracted the attention of many Vietnamese. They are becoming a link between the Vietnamese and Korean cultures.

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Artisan Quach Van Hieu preserves jewelry craft

Artisan Quach Van Hieu preserves jewelry craft

3/31/2017 - 18:56

(VOVworld) – The jewelry craft in Dinh Cong village, Hanoi, has been famous through its long history. Village artisan Quach Van Hieu is doing all he can to preserve the traditional craft.

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South Korea's ex-president arrested on corruption charges

South Korea's ex-president arrested on corruption charges

3/31/2017 - 17:14

(VOVworld) - Former President Park Geun-hye of South Korea was arrested early Friday after a court approved a warrant request from prosecutors, raising the possibility she could serve a jail term for corruption. The arrest warrant for Park was requested by prosecutors earlier this week.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice...

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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...