Craft village trade fair opens in Hanoi Society

Craft village trade fair opens in Hanoi

Over 200 businesses and establishments involving traditional handicraft and fine art items are showcasing their products at the ongoing Craft Village Trade Fair (CraftViet) in Hanoi.
Culture - Sports

Hanoi preserves Ba Vi ethnic culture

The cultural life of ethnic minority people in Hanoi’s outlying Ba Vi district has seen positive changes after the one-year implementation of a project to preserve, restore and develop the culture of local ethnic groups in the 2013-2015 period.
Business

SMEs deserve a better deal: expert

To develop a fair market economy, Vietnam needs to treat its small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) better, Nguyen Duc Thanh, Director of Vietnam Centre for Economic and Policy Research, told Thoi bao Kinh doanh (Business Times).
Society

Mekong Delta strives to cut poverty rate

Mekong Delta provinces will strive to help more than 44,000 households escape poverty this year, bringing the region’s poverty rate down to 6 percent from 7.2 percent at the end of 2013.
Festival

Hue to host 5th Traditional Craft Festival

The fifth Traditional Craft Festival will be held in central Hue city from April 27 to May 1, aiming at promoting the development of traditional crafts and craft villages as well as the tourism industry.
Japan to join Hue Traditional Craft Festival Festival

Japan to join Hue Traditional Craft Festival

Japan will display the traditional costumes of people in the city of Saijo and Ishizuchi – a popular kind of tea in the city - during the 2013 Hue Traditional Craft Festival, says Phan Canh Viet Cuong, Deputy Manager of the festival.
Culture - Sports

Hue to close Perfume River night market

For almost two years, residents in Hue have complained about the night market set up on the city's foot street that runs along the poetic Huong (Perfume) River which dissects the ancient imperial city centre.
Upholding value of Lam Kinh cultural-historical heritage Culture - Sports

Upholding value of Lam Kinh cultural-historical heritage

The acknowledgment of Lam Kinh historical site reflects the deep gratitude of Vietnamese people towards their ancestors for their contributions to the cause of fighting against foreign invaders, protecting the national sovereignty and developing the country. Report by Nhan Dan newspaper.
Culture - Sports

Son Dong fine arts village, home of artisans

Son Dong village in Hanoi ’s outlying Hoai Duc district is known as a dynamic craft village with enduring vitality, where talented artisans breathe fresh air into their products and enthusiastically promote their brand to the world.
Travel

Mong village becomes latest tourist destination in Sa Pa

Travellers who love to discover the beauty of the northwestern mountains now have a new must-see destination when coming to the mountain resort town of Sa Pa, Lao Cai province, which is Ma Tra village of the Mong ethnic people.