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Located in District 11 of HCM City,  Phu Binh lantern making village is enduring a period of slower business than usual in the buildup to the Mid-Autumn Festival, largely due to the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Finding gold in computer, smartphone waste

Scientists say exploiting gold mines is not the only way to obtain gold. The source with the most potential is electronic waste. For every ton of smartphone waste, there are 350 grams of gold.

Quat Dong embroidery village

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.

Binh Dinh moves to develop sedge mat brand

The hustle and bustle of the sedge mat trade in Hoai Chau Bac commune, Hoai Nhon district, Binh Dinh province is an exciting scene for visitors. 

Craft villages benefit from e-commerce

In recent years, craft villages in Ho Chi Minh City have introduced their products on online trading platforms. This has helped the villages trade efficiently and assert their brand value.

My Nghiep ancient weaving village in Ninh Thuan

As the cradle of brocade weaving of the Cham ethnic people, My Nghiep craft village is currently one of the two most famous traditional craft villages of Ninh Thuan Province. 

Vermicelli village busy ahead of Lunar New Year 2020

The Thang Long vermicelli making village in Thanh Hoa province is busy at the moment for completing orders for the upcoming Lunar New Year (or Tet).

Hoi An to restore carpentry village

Authorities of the central city of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province have approved a project to restore and develop Kim Bong Carpentry Village.

Dong Ngac, one of Hanoi’s oldest villages

Dong Ngac is one of few villages in Hanoi which have still kept its cultural features and historical architecture despite the impacts of rapid urbanisation.

Craft villages develop despite urbanisation

Urbanisation in rural areas has caused many traditional craft villages to shrink over the years.

Young people and passion for reviving craft villages

Many young people choose to come back to their roots to contribute to the revival of traditional craft villages.

Trips to southern orchards popular in summer for urbanites

Famous orchards in the south have improved their services and are now attracting many local and foreign visitors who want to sample local fresh food and commune with nature.

Hanoi, the home of the quintessential craft villages

Known as the land of traditional crafts, Hanoi has the highest number of craft villages in Vietnam: 1,350, nearly one-third of the total number.

Keeping the fire of hand embroidery alive

Since Vietnam became a republic in 1945, many craft villages have moved away from their traditional sources of income. One start-up business is trying to update and maintain the 300-year-old craft of embroidery

Next-generation craft villages attract investors

VietNamNet Bridge - The daring business plans in traditional craft villages have attracted billions of dong worth of capital.

Mekong Delta craft villages busy in peak season

 VietNamNet Bridge – Local people in craft villages that make fishing nets and other tools are now busy serving the needs of fishermen during the annual flooding season.

Changes in target markets worry wooden furniture exporters

VietNamNet Bridge - Wooden furniture manufacturers have been warned that they will face more trade barriers as export markets have applied new policies to restrict imports.

Treating pollution in craft villages high on Hanoi’s list of priorities

At least 100 percent of monitored craft villages have at least three indicators exceeding the permitted levels, while 35 percent of households are not treating treat waste water before discharging it into the environment.

Viet Nam’s craft villages harm the environment

Some 5,000 craft villages across the country have been seriously polluting the environment and threatening the health of residents in surrounding areas.

Event showcasing craft products, skills to open in Hue

 VietNamNet Bridge – Craft villages around the country will gather in the former imperial city of Hue for five festive days as part of the Hue Craft Village Festival.