Van Kieu ethnic group

Van Kieu ethnic group

(VOVworld) – The Van Kieu group live mainly in Huong Hoa and Dakrong commune and Lao Bao township. The Van Kieu are also called Tri, Khua, Ma Coong, and Bru. During...
One year after Crimea’s annexation to Russia

One year after Crimea’s annexation to Russia

(VOVworld) – It has been one year since President Vladimir Putin signed treaties annexing Crimea and the port city of Sevastopol to Russia. In the past year Russia has increased investment...
Second Egyptian dies of bird flu in 2014

Second Egyptian dies of bird flu in 2014

(VOVworld) – An Egyptian woman died on Monday of H5N1 bird flu, after coming into contact with infected birds, the second death from the disease this year, said a health ministry...
First US Ebola patient dies

First US Ebola patient dies

(VOVworld) - The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the US has died, Texas hospital officials said.Thomas Duncan, 42, arrived in Dallas from Liberia on Sept
“Maturity” ritual for boys of the Dao Khau

“Maturity” ritual for boys of the Dao Khau

(VOVworld) – “Cấp sắc” or “Quá tăng” meaning “maturity ritual”, is a typical cultural feature of the Dao people. They believe a man that has not passed a “cap sac” ritual can...
Rituals in an Ede person’s life

Rituals in an Ede person’s life

(VOVworld) – The Ede have their own perceptions of the life cycle. An Ede person has to experience various rites during his or her lifetime to report on their development to...
Vietnam’s top ten events of 2013

Vietnam’s top ten events of 2013

The following the the top ten events in Vietnam in 2013 selected by VOV: 1. The 13th National Assembly approves the revised Constitution At its 6th session on November 28th, the 13th National...
The Ede matriarchal system

The Ede matriarchal system

(VOVworld) - The Ede ethnic group’s matriarchal system is reflected in family, social relations, housing architecture and musical instruments
Xam maestro Ha Thi Cau dies

Xam maestro Ha Thi Cau dies

(VOVworld) – Xam maestro Ha Thi Cau, who is considered a treasure of Vietnamese folk singing, passed away at the ripe age of 92. During her long life, Mrs. Cau reflected all...
Vietnam responds to World AIDS Day

Vietnam responds to World AIDS Day

(VOVworld) – This year’s World AIDS Day themes ‘Getting to Zero’ aiming to achieve a generation where no one dies of AIDS, no one newly acquires HIV, and the rights...