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For French sculptor Ariel Moscovici, joining local and international artists at the Art in the Forest (AIF) project in the northern province of Vinh Phuc was a unique experience.

Huong Canh ceramic village

Huong Canh ceramic village in Binh Xuyen District, Vinh Phuc Province has been famed for its products for more than 300 years.

Eating to live or to go to prison?

You may have heard of people dying from obesity, but it's rare to hear of someone going to prison for not eating enough. But that's the case here.

Vinh Phuc company investigated over poisoning case

A foreign-invested company in Vinh Phuc Province is being investigated after over 100 workers fell ill at work.


Artisan long for preserving Huong Canh pottery craft

Vinh Phuc province retains its 300-year-old pottery craft village of Huong Canh. The trade’s development is largely attributed to Nguyen Hong Quang, a local craftsman.

International artists gather to make art space inspired by nature

Japanese sculptor Mukai Katsumi never knew Vietnamese nature could bring him endless inspiration until he participated in an annual art residence project in the northern province of Vinh Phuc.

Exploring Tam Dao during wild sunflower season

At the height of autumn, visitors are able to enjoy a range of activities in Tam Dao, Vinh Phuc province, including savouring the scenic views of white clouds, walking along paths filled with wild sunflowers.

Vinh Phuc to revoke illegal land of Buddhist monk

The authorities of Tam Dao District, Vinh Phuc Province has decided to revoke the land which has been used illegally by Thich Thanh Toan, a Buddhist monk who reportedly requested sexual favours from a female journalist.

Buddhist monk suspended for inappropriate behaviour

The abbot from a Buddhist monastery in the northern province of Vinh Phuc has been suspended from his position for behaving inappropriately.

Unique artworks featured in Vinh Phuc’s Art in the Forest programme

The Art in the Forest – Summer 2019 exhibition is underway amid the lake-side greenery of the Flamingo Dai Lai Resort in Vinh Phuc province, with the event attracting many visitors.

Inspectors detained for seeking bribes

Police in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on June 12 detained a team of inspectors from the Ministry of Construction (MoC) while they were asking for bribes.


Gyalwang Drukpa visits Vietnam to bestow blessings

His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa, spiritual master of Buddhism’s Drukpa Lineage unfurled the giant Avalokiteshvara Thongdrol to open the Avalokiteshvara Festival at Tay Thien Grand Mandala Stupa, 

Vinh Phuc elders learn ancient scripts

Every Friday morning, about 20 elderly people in the northern province of Vinh Phuc gather at the communal house in Thuong Trung Commune, Vinh Tuong District for a class in ancient scripts, widely used in Vietnam

Untreated waste pollutes Vinh Phuc environment

With tonnes of waste discarded directly into fields, lakes and ponds or dumped on roadsides for years, the northern province of Vinh Phuc has a serious pollution problem.

Toyota Concert 2017 to come to HCM City, Hanoi, Vinh Phuc

 Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) will hold four concert nights themed “The romantic love songs” in HCM City, Hanoi and central Vinh Phuc province in August.

Priceless 19th century house in disrepair

 A 19th century communal house dedicated to Vietnamese people’s ancestors - 18 Hung kings - in Vinh Phuc Province is in poor condition.

Images: Stampede scenes at a traditional festival

 VietNamNet Bridge - Ugly images were seen at the Cuop Phet festival in Lap Thach district of Vinh Phuc province on February 14 when hundreds of young men beat each other with their fists and sticks to get the Phet (lucky ball).

North’s hilly resort town worth a try

VietNamNet Bridge – In the country’s southern part, Dalat is a well-known tourist destination of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong thanks to its cool weather while the north can take pride in Tam Dao,

An attraction for visitors to Vinh Phuc

 VietNamNet Bridge – On the way to the upland resort town of Tam Dao in the northern province of Vinh Phuc, tourists are advised to drop by Tay Thien, which is seen as a major site for Buddhist pilgrims and non- Buddhist visitors as well.

Photos: Eating soil in Vinh Phuc

 VietNamNet Bridge – Soil can be eaten raw but to make it tasty, Vinh Phuc’s people have to process it in quite a meticulous process.