Phuc (VNA), Nov. 13 -- Many workers in craft villages in the northern mountainous province of Vinh Phuc have enjoy continuous rises in their income, thanks to the province's support policy for local small industry and handicraft in rural areas.

Vinh Phuc currently counts 25 trade villages, with 19 engaged in traditional occupations and 6 in new ones. Those villages create stable jobs for around 45,000 workers.

One advantage of such craft villages is that any one, from men to women, young to old, and even school children, can join working when they have some free time.

The provincial administration has offered assistance to local workers to take vocational training, and to production households to buy machinery and equipment. The ...