03/01/2019

03/01/2019

Highlights: - Cancer breakthrough: Scientists say immune system transplants mean 'future is incredibly bright' - Obama's best movies and songs list of 2018 - Walk Off the Earth's keyboardist Mike 'Beard Guy' Taylor...
26/12/2018

26/12/2018

Highlights: - Which was the world’s fastest growing travel destination in 2018? - Veteran Hong Kong actor Chow Yun Fat vows to donate his vast wealth to charity after he dies - Rihanna's...
Funeral of Vietnam ethnic people

Funeral of Vietnam ethnic people

(VOVWORLD) - Funerals customs vary between ethnic groups in Vietnam. For many ethnic minority groups, funeral activities include games, dancing, and dressing in special ritual costumes, which might be considered odd...
Can Ty brocade weaving village

Can Ty brocade weaving village

(VOVWORLD) - Can Ty village in Quan Ba district, Ha Giang province, is famous for flax growing and weaving. Villagers don’t know exactly when the craft emerged but at present...
The Pa Then’s “Cap sac” ritual

The Pa Then’s “Cap sac” ritual

(VOVWORLD) - The Pa Then ethnic group has about 6,000 people living in several districts of Ha Giang province. They observe many traditional festivals and ceremonies each year, including the Lunar New Year...
Thai stilt house culture

Thai stilt house culture

(VOVWORLD) - The Thai, one of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups, settle mainly in valleys near waterways which are suitable for growing wet rice and flax. The Thai live in stilt...
Wednesday August 15, 2018

Wednesday August 15, 2018

(VOVWORLD) - Welcome to the Letter Box, our weekly feature dedicated to our listeners around the world
Longivity celebration of Nung ethnic minority people

Longivity celebration of Nung ethnic minority people

(VOVWORLD) - There are approximately 80 thousand Nung people living in the northern province of Bac Giang, 45 km north of Hanoi. They earn a living from rice growing and gathering. Birthdays or longivity celebrations...
Thai diver dies in cave rescue

Thai diver dies in cave rescue

(VOVWORLD) - A former Thai Navy diver who volunteered to help rescue 12 boys and their coach from a cave in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, has died, according to government...
New Delhi pollution hits dangerous level

New Delhi pollution hits dangerous level

(VOVWORLD) - New Delhi has become one of the most polluted cities in the world, posing a major risk to people’s health. Visitors have fled New Delhi because of the...