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The traditional weaving skills of Red Dao ethnic minority people in Hoang Su Phi District, the northern province of Ha Giang, have been preserved and developed together with other features of traditional culture.

Mountainous Lai Chau’s colours fascinate Hanoians

The first ever festival highlighting the cultures of ethnic people in the northwestern mountainous province of Lai Chau in the capital city has attracted attention of Hanoians.

Support policies provide leverage for ethnic people to escape poverty

Government policies and programmes on poverty reduction have changed the lives of ethnic minority people in the northern border provinces.

Binh Thuan: 2020 Kate festival slated for October

The 2020 Kate festival is scheduled to take place in Phan Thiet city of the south central province of Binh Thuan on October 15-16, the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced.

Ethnic people strive to keep traditional craft alive

Zeng, the traditional art of brocade weaving, has long been a skill among the Ta Oi ethnic people in the mountainous district of A Luoi in Thua Thien-Hue province. 

Stunning view of Muong Thanh golden paddy fields in Dien Bien

As we progress into the middle of May, the entirety of the Muong Thanh paddy fields in the north-western province of Dien Bien has been transformed by swathes of bright yellow, serving to bring a range of romantic scenery to the region.

Lai Chau represents ideal destination for adventurous travelers

The northwestern mountainous province of Lai Chau is proving a popular destination for tourists seeking adventure amid a stunning landscape with unique cultural characteristics.

Gong art form of Cor ethnic minority

The gong art form of Cor ethnic minority group in Tra Bong district, Quang Ngai province has been honoured as national intangible cultural heritage.

Lao Cai ethnics join in promoting tourism

In recent years, local ethnic minorities in the northern mountainous provinces have joined in developing community tourism, which has helped them improve their living conditions.

Motorcycling along Ho Chi Minh Trail

 VietNamNet Bridge – Motorcycling along Ho Chi Minh Trail is a real adventure for those loving free and easy travel. The road has been asphalted but there are some dangerous stretches having hairpin bends.

Homestays brings foreign language skills to mountainous region

Many visitors to Sapa district, Lao Cai are surprised that local women can speak English quite fluently. Thanks to the development of tourism in the region, indigenous people have the opportunity to practice their foreign language skills every day.

Hmong ethnic Tet customs

The Hmong are one of the largest ethnic minorities (roughly 900,000 people) in Vietnam and are principally concentrated in the mountainous areas of the northern part of the country.

Japanese opera offers cultural lessons

 VietNamNet Bridge – Doan Lien Huong and her classmates eagerly awaited their upcoming Japanese class, a special lesson that would be learned by watching a classic Japanese opera instead of reading textbooks.

Forest thieves too poor to pay fines

 VietNamNet Bridge – Harsh penalties were needed to control illegal foresting and land clearance in northern Son La Province, officials say.

Ethnic people make "lucky teeth" for New Year

The ethnic minority people in the northern highlands usually make "gold teeth" for good luck. The New Year is the time they opt to add gold teeth to their mouth because the more "gold teeth" they have, the richer and more successful they seem to be.

Social Headlines December 20

 Fishing boat with 11 fishermen rescued off Nha Trang; HCM City student wins Canada contest; Poor ethnic people supported during Tet holidays; Japan funds 8 development projects

Hanoi tax evader jailed for 28 months

Director of the Vietnam Information and Credit Rating Company Le Dinh Quan was sentenced to 28 months in prison at a trial in Hanoi on December 6 for tax fraud pursuant to the Article 161, clause 3 of the Criminal Code.

Folk song strikes chord with school

 VietNamNet Bridge – Born in Van Quan District in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son, considered the birthplace of then folk singing, Hoang Trong Thai has loved the melodies since she was young.

Exclusive pictures of the almost extinct tribe in Nghe An

The Dan Lai people live in the Pu Mat National Park, in Con Cuong District, Nghe An Province. This is one of the tribes with the smallest population in Vietnam – over 3,000 people.

Committee debates changes to Land Law

VietNamNet Bridge – The National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday, April 17, discussed in detail revisions to the country's Land Law, after receiving feedback from nearly seven million voters and organisations.