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Vietnam to accelerate socio-economic development among ethnic minorities

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Committee for Ethnic Minorities Affairs (CEMA) on Monday launched a project to help partners from central to local level promote their roles and strengths

Ethnic minorities’ traditional values find place in schools

Schools in Cao Loc district in northern Lang Son province have included a range of extra-curricular activities on ethnic minority groups’ traditional performances and games.

Vietnam aims to reduce malnutrition among ethnic minority children

Vietnam plans to reduce the rate of underweight and malnourished children under five to less than 15 percent by 2030.

Man brings dreams to ethnic minorities

K’Liêm couldn’t sleep when he heard his poor family would be getting a new house.


Tet of ethnic groups

The Vietnamese nation has 54 ethnic groups. Each group has its own culture, customs, language, lifestyle, costumes, and celebrations. The ways they celebrate Tet, the lunar New Year, add color to the Vietnamese culture.

Malnutrition a major problem in ethnic minorities: report

One in every three ethnic minority children suffers from stunted growth, while one in five is underweight, according to the findings of a new report.

Cultural ambassadors of ethnic minorities in Hanoi

Instead of travelling to far-flung localities, visitors can experience authentic ethnic minorities’ cultures with ethnic minorities at a venue on the outskirts of Hanoi.

Ethnic minorities a target for fraud

Many cases of fraudulent transfer of land use rights certificates, bribery and property misappropriation, in which the victims are mainly ethnic minorities, have occurred in the Tay Nguyen province of Gia Lai 

Exhibition portrays Vietnamese life during liberation wars

Over 80 copies of paintings from the collection “Sketches of the Resistance Wars” are on display at an exhibition that opened on Tuesday at Dak Lak Museum in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.

Trading sessions in northwestern Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Scheduled trading sessions are what make ethnic minorities in the nation’s northwestern upland unique.

New policies take effect in November

 VietNamNet Bridge – Regulations on business registration, real estate business, medium-term forest protection, visa exemption for Vietnamese expatriates, and female labor are among new polices that take effect in November.

First survey on ethnic minorities planned for August 1

The General Statistics Office, in collaboration with the Government Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs, will carry out a survey to collect information on socio-economic situations of 53 ethnic minority groups in 2015 beginning on August 1.

Ethnic minorities to receive support

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam must work harder to support its numerous ethnicities, who mainly reside in remote, mountainous regions,

Vietnam commits to better ensuring human rights

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam will redouble efforts to ensure the full human rights of all Vietnamese and remain committed to collaborating with all partners for the protection and promotion of human rights

Ethnic minorities reject traditional garb

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ethnic minorities are increasingly choosing not to wear their traditional costumes, especially for their daily activities.

Project to prepare deprived children for school

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam School Readiness Promotion Project launched yesterday (Sept 19) aims to raise school readiness for five-year-old children from disadvantaged groups and ethnic minorities.