As Tết approached, lots of woodwork was being done. It was to make special altar cabinets people like to have in their houses.
Each type of patterned brocade cloth is not only specific to a traditional craft village in Việt Nam, but also a demonstration of the cultural characteristics of ethnic minority groups. Efforts are being made to preserve this delicate craft. Bùi Quỳnh Hoa and Văn Dũng report.
A wide range of activities will be organised at the Culture-Sport-Tourism Festival in the Mekong Delta province of Tiền Giang from January 10-14, aiming to create momentum for local tourism to thrive.
The city of Sa Đéc in Đồng Tháp Province is not only well known for its bewitching ornamental plants and bonsais, but also for its specialty dish hủ tiếu: noodles with pig’s bones, fresh shrimps and many other accompanying flourishes.
For history lovers, few places in Việt Nam can match Huế, the former royal capital, in the central coastal province of Thừa Thiên - Huế.
A young single mother has become a language ambassador in the central province of Quảng Trị to help children learn how to speak English
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has defended the Government’s call to prioritise domestic products following the scandal last year involving Khaisilk’s false claims that it sold “made in Việt Nam” goods.
Artisans from the Phú Bình Lantern Village in HCM City’s District 11 are busy with orders this week, making traditional cellophane lanterns to celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.