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Happiness takes root with wonder crop

For the past few years, ramie (a flowering plant of the nettle family) has gradually replaced local crops such as corn and cassava in Vân Hồ District, in the northern province of Sơn La, and the multipurpose plant has brought better incomes to residents.

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Ethnic Cơ Tu people treasure threatened freshwater fish

Vũng Bọt Stream at the junction of the Bắc (North) and Nam (South) rivers that merge the Cu Đê River is home to the 'niên' fish (Onychostoma gerlachi), a natural freshwater fish species that is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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Awakening Quảng Ninh's Yên Trung Lake

The picturesque and tranquil landscapes around Yên Trung, the biggest freshwater lake in the northern coastal province of Quảng Ninh's Uông Bí City, have become a must-see for nature-loving tourists from across the country.

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Maths teacher adds pencil art to class

High school maths teacher Dương Văn Kiên in the central city of Đà Nẵng has a unique way of encouraging his students, presenting them with his elegant handmade pencil sculptures.

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Artist goes potty preserving village craft

Hương Canh Pottery Village in Vĩnh Phúc Province is in danger of sinking into oblivion. While many people cannot continue with the ancient craft, artisan Nguyễn Hồng Quang is patient in fulfilling his dream of revitalising it.

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Egg coffee with an artistic touch

Egg coffee is a popular drink among visitors to Hà Nội. The creamy, thick texture and the bitter, sweet flavour make it a favourite of many from near and far.