Authorities in the northern province of Lai Châu are promoting policies for community-based tourism to develop the local economy and create jobs.
This year, the province aims to receive 1.6 million tourists, including 220,000 foreigners, while income from tourism is expected to reach VNĐ800 billion (US$34 million).
So many things that people may throw away can be put to good use. An example is the pieces of silk that are left behind by tailors. An enterprise in Hà Nội uses them to make paintings and postcards. It is all the idea of a disabled person who has now also given jobs to other disabled people.
Vàng Thị Cầu, an outstanding Party member in northern mountainous Hà Giang Province, has launched a project that has helped many disadvantaged ethnic minority women in the province escape poverty.
A draft national strategy for environmental protection from 2021-30 was focused on fighting sources of pollution while boosting a low-carbon emission economy, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE).
Vụn Art is a social enterprise specialising in crafting products from silk debris.
The Việt Nam Fine Arts Association's 9th National Congress was held successfully last month in Hà Nội. Artist Lương Xuân Đoàn was elected as its new chairman until 2024.
Việt Nam’s wood industry needs to focus on improving designs, creating brands and preventing fraudulent activities to ensure “healthy growth,” an industry meeting heard.