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Stilt house of the Muong Bi in Hoa Binh

Stilt house of the Muong Bi in Hoa Binh

9/29/2014 - 18:11

(VOVworld) – The Muong have maintained their traditional construction techniques in building stilt houses - choosing an orientation, building, and decorating the house.

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Life in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Life in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

9/27/2014 - 17:49

(VOVworld)- In Vietnam guidebooks, Hanoi’s Old Quarter always gets top billing. Hanoi’s Old Quarter comprises 36 busy guild streets. Tourists visiting the Old Quarter wander the narrow streets, visit the shops and historical relics, and discover Hanoi’s traditional crafts and lifestyle. As time passes, the people in the Old Quarter manage to preserve their traditional lifestyle.

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Vietnam Fatherland Front’s role in national construction and defense

Vietnam Fatherland Front’s role in national construction and defense

9/26/2014 - 16:24

(VOVworld) - Addressing the opening of the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s 8th Congress on Friday, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong acknowledged the Front’s profound contributions to the national revolutionary cause, and called the Front a deserving representative of the people. The Party leader underscored the Front’s tasks in national construction and defense.

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President of Vietnam Fatherland Front receives prestigious Mong ethnic people

President of Vietnam Fatherland Front receives prestigious Mong ethnic people

9/17/2014 - 18:08

(VOVworld) – President of Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan hailed important Mong people in Hang Kia and Pa Co communes for their contributions to developing the cultural lifestyle of the locality.

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Prime Minister attends new school year celebration at Vietnam National University, Hanoi

Prime Minister attends new school year celebration at Vietnam National University, Hanoi

9/15/2014 - 16:35

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said the Party and State put education development at the top of national policy.

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Interesting wedding ritual of the Muong

Interesting wedding ritual of the Muong

9/8/2014 - 16:56

(VOVworld) – The Muong culture is expressed in the group’s lifestyle, customs, and beliefs. The wedding ritual of the Muong in Hoa Binh shapes the formation and development of the family and clan.

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New school year begins

  New school year begins

9/5/2014 - 16:51

(VOVworld) – The 2014-2015 school year officially opened today.

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Party and state leaders launch new school year

Party and state leaders launch new school year

9/4/2014 - 18:39

(VOVworld) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has urged the educational sector to successfully implement the Party and state’s policies on educational reform and the Vietnamese people’s cultural development.

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Discovering Hanoi’s architecture

Discovering Hanoi’s architecture

8/30/2014 - 12:54

(VOVworld) – A book called “The old ironworks” by painter researcher Tran Hau Yen The has breathed new life into the research of Hanoi’s architecture. It has won the 7th Bui Xuan Phai-for the love of Hanoi award.

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Promoting the 19 Aug revolutionary spirit in national construction and defense

Promoting the 19 Aug revolutionary spirit in national construction and defense

8/29/2014 - 16:16

(VOVworld) – By promoting the national tradition of patriotism, staunchness, indomitability, and ancestral lessons on national defense, striving to build an independent economy, strengthening national unity and international status, and promoting national interests, Vietnamese people will ensure peace and a stable environment for national development. This was part of President Truong Tan Sang’s message to mark the 69th anniversary of...

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Sword Lake- heart of Hanoi

Sword Lake- heart of Hanoi

8/21/2014 - 15:09

(VOVworld) - Located in the heart of Hanoi, Sword Lake is picturesque. Its ancient Tortoise tower, The Huc bridge and Ngoc Son temple made the lake the pride of Hanoians and probably the first image that the name "Hanoi" evokes in Hanoians living far from home.

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Summer volunteer activities in Ho Chi Minh City

Summer volunteer activities in Ho Chi Minh City

8/11/2014 - 16:21

(VOVworld) – More than 170,000 young people have joined summer volunteer activities in HCM city. The Municipal Youth Union reviewed its summer volunteer campaigns on Sunday.

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Ama Kong’s elephant hunting tools

Ama Kong’s elephant hunting tools

8/4/2014 - 18:39

(VOVworld) – Ama Kong was called the Elephant King of the Central Highlands. He caught and tamed 298 elephants. When he died at the age of 102 in 2012, his family donated much of his hunting equipment to the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.

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VOV enhances communication cooperation with Thailand

VOV enhances communication cooperation with Thailand

8/4/2014 - 18:38

(VOVworld) - Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) and the Public Relations Department (PRD) of Thailand have agreed to increase the sharing of information and cooperation in audio and visual broadcasting, news and current affairs exchange.

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Vietnam’s Family Day celebrated nationwide

Vietnam’s Family Day celebrated nationwide

6/27/2014 - 17:16

(VOVworld) - This year’s Vietnam Family Day, themed ‘Family Meal with Love and Compassion”, was marked in Hanoi Thursday to help tighten family bonds.

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Wednesday September 25, 2014

Wednesday September 25, 2014

(VOVworld) - To begin this week’s Letter Box, we would like to express our sympathy for the people in the flood-stricken Muzaffargarh area of Punjab, India. Syed Khizar Hayat Shah,...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...