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The World Water Day: waste water becomes solution to world safe water crisis

The World Water Day: waste water becomes solution to world safe water crisis

3/22/2017 - 19:24

(VOVworld) - A national meeting and a range of activities in response to World Water Day opened in the northern province of Bac Ninh on Wednesday.

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Vietnam’s northwestern culture converges at Dien Bien Ban Flower Festival

Vietnam’s northwestern culture converges at Dien Bien Ban Flower Festival

3/17/2017 - 17:54

(VOVworld) – March is the month when Ban (Bhauhinia) flowers bloom in Vietnam’s northwest and Dien Bien province organizes its Ban Flower Festival to honor, preserve, and promote local culture and boost its tourism.

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Promoting innovation and emulation movement among Youth Union members

Promoting innovation and emulation movement among Youth Union members

3/16/2017 - 19:19

(VOVworld)- The Youth Union is to celebrate its 86th anniversary on March 26 by granting awards to 87 outstanding young people nationwide.

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Quat Dong embroidery craft village in Hanoi

Quat Dong embroidery craft village in Hanoi

3/16/2017 - 17:47

(VOVworld) - Located in Thuong Tin district, about 25 kilometers south of Hanoi, Quat Dong embroidery craft village is considered the cradle of embroidery in Vietnam with its brand name famous throughout the northern region and nationwide. Its reputation has remained strong since the 17th century.

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Nigeria crushes terror attempt

Nigeria crushes terror attempt

3/13/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) – Nigeria police on Sunday reported that an operation against terrorist group Boko Haram crushed a terror attempt in Maiduguri of the North-East Borno State and killed 2 female suspects.

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New US-constructed school inaugurated in Ha Giang province

New US-constructed school inaugurated in Ha Giang province

3/7/2017 - 18:15

(VOVworld) – US Ambassador Ted Osius and leaders of Ha Giang province inaugurated the new Pho Bang Primary School last week, which was funded by the US Pacific Command’s Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster and Civic Aid (OHDACA) program.

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Communal house linked to the village origin

Communal house linked to the village origin

3/3/2017 - 9:30

(VOVworld) – A Vietnamese village’s communal house is of symbolical significance and filled with historical stories illustrating villagers’ aspirations through carving features.

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Society: Khanh Hoa promotes Vietnam’s cultural beauty to APEC delegates

Society: Khanh Hoa promotes Vietnam’s cultural beauty to APEC delegates

2/27/2017 - 14:40

(VOVworld) – Nha Trang city in Khanh Hoa province has been selected to host the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM-1) as part of APEC Year 2017. This will be a major international event and an opportunity for Nha Trang to introduce to APEC participants and international visitors the beauty of its natural landscapes, culture, and people.

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The Gie Trieng live in the Vietnam-Laos border area

The Gie Trieng live in the Vietnam-Laos border area

2/21/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – The Gie Trieng, one of 6 tribes in Kon Tum province, has about 33,000 people. They live in Dak Glei and Ngoc Hoi district along the Ho Chi Minh trail near the border with Laos. Like other ethnic groups in Vietnam, the Gie Trieng have a distinct culture and have contributed to national construction.

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Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

2/16/2017 - 22:21

(VOVworld)-Villages in the northern region of Vietnam are populated by people of the same bloodline sharing the same means of livelihood. The close link between villagers is evident in land ownership, village architecture, spiritual life, lifestyle, and community standards.

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H’re folk singing

H’re folk singing

2/15/2017 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – The H’re love singing. They sing anywhere and anytime: at work, in leisure time, and at festivals. They have developed unique and diverse singing genres, typically Kaleu and Kachoi.

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Mosque - center of solidarity of Cham ethnic people in Tay Ninh

Mosque - center of solidarity of Cham ethnic people in Tay Ninh

2/13/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld)-Tay Ninh province has more than 3,000 Cham people who practice Islam. Their mosques are also cultural centers promoting solidarity among the Cham villages.

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Spring village festivals

Spring village festivals

2/12/2017 - 17:56

(VOVworld)-Village festivals offer a way to preserve the national identity and educate younger generations about their origins. Village festivals are usually held in the spring.

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Vietnamese Royal Embroidery - From past to present

Vietnamese Royal Embroidery - From past to present

2/7/2017 - 15:54

(VOVworld) -Vietnamese royal embroidery, the art of decorating fabric with a needle and thread, has a history of more than 700 years. As time passed, embroidery came and went in popularity, but it still connected closely to, and reflected the cultural values and beliefs, of the Vietnamese people. Nowadays, even though embroidery machines have become very sophisticated they still can...

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Syrian army captures important area near Damascus

Syrian army captures important area near Damascus

1/30/2017 - 15:32

(VOVworld) - Syrian government forces recaptured all towns and villages in the Wadi Barada valley near the capital, Damascus on Sunday.

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Spring comes to Dong Cuong flower village in Thanh Hoa province

Spring comes to Dong Cuong flower village in Thanh Hoa province

1/25/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)-Located in the north of Thanh Hoa province, Dong Cuong village is famous for flower cultivation with more than 200 households engaged in the craft and supplying the product for the entire province and neighboring localities. During the last days of the year, Dong Cuong village has become busier with trading.

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Visiting flower villages in Dong Thap Muoi

Visiting flower villages in Dong Thap Muoi

1/24/2017 - 17:21

(VOVworld) – Dong Thap Muoi, the Plain of Reeds in the Lower Mekong, is a fertile land with vast lotus ponds, endless indigo tree forests, and verdant flower farms. VOV takes you to Dong Thao Muoi to enjoy the blooming spring atmosphere before Tet.

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The organization of a typical Viet village

The organization of a typical Viet village

1/19/2017 - 17:06

(VOVworld)-Bamboo hedges and village gates symbolize the autonomy of Viet villages. In the past, virtually all daily activities of Vietnamese villagers occurred within the space demarcated by the bamboo hedge. Thus, the village was a closed social structure which defined the thousand-year-old character of the Viet village as a close-knit and stable community.

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H’re ethnic group’s community organization

H’re ethnic group’s community organization

1/16/2017 - 14:25

(VOVworld)-H’re ethnic people have long been living in the southern part of the Truong Son Mountain Range. The H’re are united, which can be seen in the way they help each other in production and festive activities. The connectivity among H’re families and between an individual and the hamlet is based on kinship or neighborhood.

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The structure of a traditional Viet village

The structure of a traditional Viet village

1/12/2017 - 16:41

(VOVworld)-An outgrowth of wet rice civilization, Viet villages are characteristically agricultural villages. The structure of a Viet village is adapted to rice farming and constitutes Vietnam’s typical rural space.

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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...