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Exploring Lai Chau cuisine

Exploring Lai Chau cuisine

4/29/2017 - 17:25

(VOVworld) – Lai Chau province in Vietnam’s northwest is famous not only for its scenic spots but also for its cuisine.

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7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicks off

7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicks off

4/29/2017 - 16:35

(VOVworld) - The 7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicked off on Friday in Hue city of central Thua Thien-Hue province, drawing 327 artisans from 40 craft villages and establishments across the country.

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International Silk-Brocade festival to be held in Hoi An

International Silk-Brocade festival to be held in Hoi An

4/27/2017 - 17:09

(VOVworld) – The 2017 International Silk-Brocade festival, part of the 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival, will be held in Hoi An on June 12th.

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Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017 to draw hundreds of artisans

Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017 to draw hundreds of artisans

4/25/2017 - 18:32

(VOVworld) – More than 300 artisans representing craft villages nationwide will participate in the 2017 Hue Traditional Craft Festival, to take place in Hue from this Friday.

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Exploring Lai Chau with community tours

Exploring Lai Chau with community tours

4/20/2017 - 17:37

(VOVworld) – Tours of villages in Vietnam’s northwest and Lai Chau province in particular have become popular in recent years. With its diverse culture and beautiful landscape, Lai Chau has promoted community tours in recent years giving tourists an insight into local culture and lifestyle.

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Onion and garlic farming on Ly Son Island

Onion and garlic farming on Ly Son Island

4/19/2017 - 14:37

(VOVworld) – Surrounded by sea and plagued with severe weather, Lý Sơn Island in Quang Ngai province does enjoy certain advantages – like delicious onions and garlic. Though small, they have an incomparable flavor. Ly Son has long been considered “the kingdom of onions and garlic”.

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Wednesday April 12, 2017

Wednesday April 12, 2017

4/14/2017 - 16:51

(VOVworld) - I’m reading an interesting letter from Radhakrishna Pillai of India. He told us about his participation at the National Council Meeting of Indian Society for Cultural Co-operation and Friendship (ISCUF) held at Guwahati in Assam, a mega event to promote India-Vietnam cultural co-operation and friendship.

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First Vietnamese ginseng seedling centre introduced

First Vietnamese ginseng seedling centre introduced

4/11/2017 - 10:26

(VOVworld) - Tra My district in Quang Nam province has introduced the first ever Ngoc Linh ginseng (Panax vietnamensis or Vietnamese ginseng) and medical herbs centre in Tra Mai commune as a major source of seed and sapling in Vietnam.

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Boosting Hanoi’s tourism development

Boosting Hanoi’s tourism development

4/4/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – Hanoi hopes to welcome 23 million tourists including 4.3 million foreigners this year. The city has implemented a number of measures to achieve this target.

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Food of the Gie Trieng

Food of the Gie Trieng

3/30/2017 - 18:19

(VOVworld) – Fermented fish is a typical dish of the Gie Trieng in Quang Nam province in the Central Highlands. It’s indispensable at important events and festivals.

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Photos and films to promote Vietnam-Japan bilateral ties

Photos and films to promote Vietnam-Japan bilateral ties

3/29/2017 - 18:39

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Information and Communication on Wednesday presented 180 photos and 70 films to the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan in service of national events and information campaigns.

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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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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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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...