Threading together sustainable development of traditional embroidery
09:28 | 13/01/2020 Local Industry
(VEN) - Thang Loi Commune in Hanoi’s Thuong Tin District, about 20 kilometers south of central Hanoi, is well-known for its centuries-old traditional hand-embroidered crafts. The colorful and vivid artwork produced in the commune showcases Vietnamese wildlife, scenery and tradition. Embroidery producers in the commune are seeking to conquer domestic and foreign markets and develop the industry on a sustainable basis.
Vietnam cleaning up its act with new agenda
10:43 | 03/01/2020 Energy
(VEN) - The Asia-Pacific region is a major global manufacturing workshop, resulting in higher consumption of materials, fuel and energy and more environmental pollution. Vietnam has drafted a blueprint to contend with the challenge in the coming decade.
Dai Bai bronze casting village boosts mechanization
09:18 | 01/01/2020 Local Industry
(VEN) - Dai Bai Village in Bac Ninh Province is well known as the cradle of Vietnam’s ancient bronze casting tradition. Previously, local production establishments only made household articles such as pans, basins, food trays, and pots, but now skilled craftsmen are also making objects for worship such as incense burners, urns, bronze statues, flower pots, and more. According to artisan Nguyen Tan Dich, “It takes many phases to produce a complete product, which requires years of practice and innate skills and attention to detail.”