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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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Party General Secretary Truong Chinh's 110th birthday marked

Party General Secretary Truong Chinh's 110th birthday marked

2/9/2017 - 17:22

(VOVworld)- To mark the 110th birth anniversary of the late Party leader Truong Chinh, the People and People’s Army newspapers carried articles and photos praising him as an outstanding theorist and leader, a great personality of Vietnam’s revolution, and a student of President Ho Chi Minh.

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110th birthday of Party General Secretary Truong Chinh marked

110th birthday of Party General Secretary Truong Chinh marked

2/8/2017 - 17:01

(VOVworld) – To mark his 110th birth anniversary, the People’s Army newspaper carried an article by President Tran Dai Quang about Party General Secretary Truong Chinh, an outstanding theorist and leader, and a great personality of Vietnam’s revolution.

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Ho Chi Minh city named among world's 50 most beautiful cities

Ho Chi Minh city named among world's 50 most beautiful cities

2/7/2017 - 18:11

(VOVworld)-Ho Chi Minh City has been named among the 50 most beautiful cities in the world by travel website Conde Nast Traveler.

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Communist Party of Vietnam marks 87th founding anniversary

 Communist Party of Vietnam marks 87th founding anniversary

2/3/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld)- The 87th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam made the headlines of major newspapers in Vietnam on Friday.

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Party building in connection with studying President Ho Chi Minh’s ideology

Party building in connection with studying President Ho Chi Minh’s ideology

2/3/2017 - 16:06

(VOVworld) – The establishment of the Communist Party of Vietnam in 1930 was a historic landmark in Vietnam’s revolution. Party building in connection with studying President Ho Chi Minh’s ideology, morality, and lifestyle continues to be a necessary task of cadres and Party members.

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"Vietnam actively engages in international defense integration and strategic trust building"

1/29/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld)- Vietnam will enhance international defense integration and build strategic trust to help raise the status of the Vietnam People’s Army and the Vietnamese nation in the world, said Defense Minister Ngo Xuan Lich during an interview with the Vietnam News Agency on the occasion of the Lunar New Year Festival. General Lich said that there will be many unpredicted...

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Ancient Tet celebrations revived in Old Quarter

Ancient Tet celebrations revived in Old Quarter

1/21/2017 - 17:05

(VOVworld)-Hanoi’s Old Quarter is hosting a program revitalizing celebrations of Tet or Lunar New Year Festival in the ancient past.

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Vietnam Fatherland Front promotes national unity

Vietnam Fatherland Front promotes national unity

1/19/2017 - 19:29

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Fatherland Front President Nguyen Thien Nhan has described the Front’s mission as upholding the people’s initiatives to build a strong national unity for national development and defense.

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Dong Xuan market embraces Hanoi’s culture

Dong Xuan market embraces Hanoi’s culture

1/19/2017 - 17:10

(VOVworld)- Dong Xuan market in Hanoi’s Old Quarter was the first market in Hanoi. Its history is closely associated with the trade development of Hanoi. It is not just a market but also a cultural venue that reflects the lifestyle of Hanoians. VOV Bui Hang has the story.

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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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The unique names of Vietnamese markets

The unique names of Vietnamese markets

1/12/2017 - 19:39

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese markets come in all sizes. In the city, markets are often bigger and more crowded than in a village or commune. Each of them also has a name and a story behind it. We now explore the meaning of some Vietnamese markets' names.

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Vietnam’s colorful markets

Vietnam’s colorful markets

1/6/2017 - 14:06

(VOVworld)- No one can count how many markets there are in Vietnam but many agree that they are the vivid reflection of the Vietnamese culture. Markets vary by regions. It is their uniqueness that inspires tourists.

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Village and components to make Vietnamese villages’ look

Village and components to make Vietnamese villages’ look

1/5/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld)- A village with a bamboo hedge, a century old banyan tree, a communal house, and a river wharf is where many Vietnamese people are born and grow up. Village life has a cozy climate. Everyone lives with their parents, surrounded by sympathetic neighbors.

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Top 10 domestic events in 2016 selected by Voice of Vietnam

Top 10 domestic events in 2016 selected by Voice of Vietnam

1/1/2017 - 9:52

(VOVworld)-Top 10 domestic events in 2016 selected by Voice of Vietnam.

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Cuisine culture in the Plain of Reeds

Cuisine culture in the Plain of Reeds

12/29/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld)- The gastronomy of the south and the Plain of Reeds in particular was created and enriched during the centuries-old history of the region. The dishes are simple but reflect the local lifestyle.

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Feng Shui and the traditional architecture of nothern Vietnam

Feng Shui and the traditional architecture of nothern Vietnam

12/29/2016 - 15:16

(VOVworld) - Each country and region has a typical architectural style based on its climate, economic conditions, technology, available materials, as well as other factors including local customs and beliefs. Throughout history, Vietnamese people, especially those in the northern region, have applied some distinctive rules to house building and decorating which they believe bring good fortune and chase away evil.

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Communist Party of Vietnam: new viewpoints in personnel building

Communist Party of Vietnam: new viewpoints in personnel building

12/23/2016 - 17:28

(VOVworld) – The Communist Party of Vietnam has deployed the resolution and decree adopted at of the 4th plenum of the 12th Party Central Committee on Party building and rectification. The move aims to curb degradation in political ideology, morality, and lifestyle, discouraging “self-evolution” and “self-transformation” within the Party, and emulating President Ho Chi Minh’s thoughts, morality, and lifestyle.

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Ho Chi Minh City develops water-way tourism

Ho Chi Minh City develops water-way tourism

12/10/2016 - 17:10

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City has a great potential for water-way tourism with about 1,000 km of rivers and canals connecting it with neighboring provinces, Thailand, and Cambodia. The city intends to market water-way services as a tourism product.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for...

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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...