Society

Hanoi observes World Population Day

A meeting was held in Hanoi on July 10 in response to World Population Day (July 11), aiming to support reproductive healthcare and family planning for locals vulnerable to natural disasters.
Society

Vietnam faces population challenges: NA official

Vietnam has made a number of achievements after 12 years of implementing the Population Ordinance including reducing the birth rate to 17.2 (per 1,000 people) from 19.9 in 1999, said a senior National Assembly official.
Dong Ho folk painting greets New Year Culture - Sports

Dong Ho folk painting greets New Year

Dong Ho folk painting artisans in the Song Ho village of Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh have made the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival more colourful with the centuries-old art form they are pursuing.

Resurgence in Dong Ho folk painting Culture - Sports

Resurgence in Dong Ho folk painting

Dong Ho folk painting artisans in the Song Ho village of Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh are increasingly busy during the days immediately preceding the Lunar New Year (Tet), as more and more people have become fascinated by this centuries-old art form.
Apricot trees planted at General Giap’s grave Society

Apricot trees planted at General Giap’s grave

The central province of Quang Binh’s Quang Trach district chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Youth Union has launched a programme to plant 103 yellow apricot trees in front of the grave of late General Vo Nguyen Giap in Vung Chua-Yen island area.
Culture - Sports

Fire jumping heats up tourism week

A fire jumping performance by 100 Pa Then ethnic artisans warmed up Cultural Heritage Tourism Week for Ethnic Minority Groups in the northernmost province of Ha Giang on November 22.