Artist longs to preserve ethnic lullabies Society

Artist longs to preserve ethnic lullabies

With an ability to sing in five ethnic minority languages, artist Cao Minh Hien wants to preserve the rhythms as a way to keep their traditional culture alive through generations.
First Son La longan week underway in Hanoi Business

First Son La longan week underway in Hanoi

The northwestern mountainous province of Son La has been searching for a stable market for its fresh agricultural products during an event underway at Big C Thang Long supercenter in Hanoi until July 27, hoping to make longan its key farm produce.
Society

Back to Roots programme boosts tourism

Tourists will be shown around the site which legend says is the birth place of the Vietnamese ancestors and enjoy the legend through an art programme which kicked off in the northern midland province of Phu Tho on February 14.
Politics

Deputy PM sets targets for northern mountains

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong has seen a lot of work ahead for the disadvantaged northwestern mountainous region to catch up with the nation, despite its huge socio-economic achievements last year.
Society

Rubber perks up life in old battlefield

Just two years introduced to Dien Bien district, Dien Bien Phu province, rubber plant has become popular as “white gold” to ethnic minorities in the site of historic interest that marks the fall of French colonialism in Indochina 56 years ago.