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Artisan dedicates life to ritual singing

Lang Son, Jan. 25 -- The beautiful melody of traditional instruments and the charming lyrics of chau van (trance ritual singing ) have enchanted Ta Thi Bich Loc since she was a small child. Loc, now ... Read More


Ginger jam makes Tet warm

Hanoi (VNA), Jan. 25 -- The ginger 'jam' made in Kim Long Ward, Hue City , in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, stands out for its authenticity and absence of additives. The specialty is muchly ... Read More


Minister: Motivation created for industry to develop

Hanoi (VNA), Jan. 25 -- According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, currently many industrial firms of Vietnam have not mastered the core technology , and they mainly join sections of low technol... Read More


Ancient painting genre revived with family tradition

Bac Ninh, Jan. 25 -- It's a bright sunny day in Ho Village in the northern province of Bac Ninh, and locals awake to the sound of machines printing votive money for the dead as they set about their da... Read More


"Xong Dat" - A cherished Lunar New Year tradition

Hanoi (VNA), Jan. 25 -- Passing down through generations and continued with equal enthusiasm today, "Xong dat" (first footing), a Tet tradition in Vietnam, has always been associated with hopes for a ... Read More


Clearing the country of bombs, bit by bit

Ha Giang, Jan. 24 -- Tet ( Lunar New Year ) is an important time of year for every Vietnamese person worldwide, but it's that little bit more special for Lu Van Phong and his family this year. That's... Read More


Steel industry not likely to have the best of times in 2020

HCM City (VNA), Jan. 24 -- The Vietnamese steel industry is expected to face difficulties this year due to an increase in production capacity, falling demand and protectionist measures by countries to... Read More


Sinking predicted for Mekong Delta region

Hanoi (VNA), Jan. 24 -- The Mekong Delta region of Vietnam, an area that helps feed about 200 million people, is predicted to sink underwater by 2100. In the past 25 years, Mekong Delta and the commu... Read More


Top leader offers Tet greetings

Hanoi (VNA), Jan. 24 -- Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong sent best wishes to all of the Vietnamese people, both inside and outside the country, on the traditional Lunar New... Read More


Traditional Tet food offerings to ancestors

Hanoi (VNA), Jan. 24 -- During the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, each ethnic group in Vietnam has its own culinary specialties that reflect the culture of their people and are used as offerings to wo... Read More