Update news handicraft

From fabric scraps to beautiful folk paintings

Having collected fabric scraps from local tailors in Van Phuc village, a locality renowned for silk weaving, members of the Vun Art Cooperative turn them into beautiful folk paintings, bags, etc.

Making use of water hyacinth

Water hyacinth is a popular plant in rural Vietnam. It easily grows on water and floats where the water runs and has flowers through four seasons.

Pioneer in making items from copper wires

With her deft hands and passion for arts, Nguyen Nhat Minh Phuong has turned copper wires into unique fine art items. Moreover, by doing this, she can provide chances for people with disabilities in Vietnam.


Cultural centre opens at Hue royal office site

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre has opened a new culture centre for tourists at a historic site that had been an office during the Hue royal dynasty.

Preserving Hanoi’s Old Quarter soul during urbanisation

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi's Old Quarter is known as an ancient urban heritage, associated with the formation and development of Thang Long – Hanoi, with a range of handicraft and trade activities making up guilds featuring


 Canada conducts investigation on Vietnam’s OCTG; Crimes at major banks prompt call for oversight; Coal industry aims to increase production in H2; Low interest loans needed to replant aged coffee fields; 4G may need unique approach in Vietnam

Buddhist film wins award at religious festival

Con Duong Giac Ngo (Path of Enlightenment) won the Best Television award at the recent Buddhist Film Festival.

Handmade wooden masterpieces from Vietnam

Vietnamese fine arts and handicraft enterprises introduced their most special products at a recent exhibition in Can Tho. These handmade products from dried roots are priced from a few US dollars to tens of thousands of dollars.


 Vietnam enjoys trade surplus with the US; Gloomy forecast for Vietnam’s coffee output; Trade promotion activities help firms boost exports; Creativity key for handicraft boost; Property firms warn of price hikes to boost sales


 Amata calls for hi-tech incentives; Land allocated for key fruit plantations; Poor global demand hits major export staples; HCM City sets progress target for ring road; Shrimp firms cash in on higher demand and price


Greater cooperation needed for central region tourism; Rice exporters dodge rules via consignment contracts; Russian businesses keen to invest in Vietnam; Electronics market struggles to survive