President commends Phuoc Long town on achievements Politics

President commends Phuoc Long town on achievements

Authorities of Phuoc Long town in particular and Binh Phuoc province in general should build the people’s confidence in the Party, focus on economic development and improve the living standards for locals, especially ethnic minority people, as requested by the State President on his January 5 visit.

Education for masses plan reviewed

Leaders of 63 education and training departments and a number of international organisations gathered in Hanoi on Jan. 5 to review the five-year implementation of the national education action plan.

Ethnic minority’s policies under spotlight

A number of measures to help monitor how policies on ethnic people in the central highlands, central southern and southeastern regions are working are high on the agenda of a seminar in Lam Dong province.

Khmer kids learn native tongue

Khmer ethnic minority students in Soc Trang province in the Mekong Delta have been learning with their native language as well as Vietnamese from primary to secondary education.

Ethnic populations face decline

Vietnam is seeking to increase the population of some ethnic minorities, especially for groups whose populations are below 1,000, such as the Brau, Sila, Ro Mam, Khang and La Hu.
Culture - Sports

Famous French singer supports mountainous orphans

A cheque worth 386 million VND was handed over by France’s Ambassador to Vietnam Herve Bolot and Philippe Bouler, representing famous French singer Francis Cabrel, to a nursery for orphans in Bac Kan province at a ceremony in Hanoi on December 8.

Vietnam, Laos enhance cooperation in ethnic affairs

Vietnam committed to open more training courses on ethnic affairs for Laos officials in 2010, organise activities to promote cooperation between the two countries’ provinces, facilitate discussions on ethnic issues and coordinate a Vietnam-Laos border provincial meeting.

VFF leader visits Yen Bai province

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Huynh Dam emphasised the necessity to pay more attention to social welfare and care for poor people while on a working visit to the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on December 13 and 14.