The lion-cat dance of the Tay, Nung people
13:00 | 05/02/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - The lion-cat dance, performed by dancers wearing cat masks is a unique, long-standing tradition of the Tay and Nung ethnic minority groups living in the northeastern province of Lang Son’s Cao Loc, Loc Binh, Van Lang, Van Quan, Binh Gia and Trang Dinh districts.
HCM City: Disadvantaged workers given Tet gift packages
08:00 | 05/02/2021 Society
More than 420,000 gift packages have been given so far to workers and Government employees in Ho Chi Minh City facing difficult circumstances, in the hope of bringing them a warmer Tet, Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year holiday, according to a local official.
Phu Quoc Island to serve as catalyst for Vietnam’s tourism recovery
13:00 | 29/01/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - The island of Phu Quoc in the southwestern province of Kien Giang is considered a top holiday destination for domestic and foreign visitors. According to Director of the Kien Giang Province Department of Tourism Tran Chi Dung, the island received about 2.9 million visitors in the first 10 months of 2020 despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The total for the year was expected to exceed three million.
Needed: A proper strategy to attract FDI in agriculture
13:00 | 25/01/2021 Society
(VEN) - Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the agricultural sector remains modest, accounting for just 1.61 percent of the total number of FDI projects and 0.97 percent of all FDI capital in Vietnam. Vietnam must therefore adopt clear policies to attract additional foreign capital for agriculture.
Vietnam launches national action plan to curb plastic pollution
06:00 | 22/01/2021 Environment
(VEN) - Vietnam’s leading environmental policy-makers, business leaders, local and international organizations have endorsed an action platform aimed at slashing plastic waste on land and its discharge into the ocean, and develop a roadmap to eliminate single-use plastic and non-biodegradable plastic bags, especially in cities, coastal tourist destinations and marine protected areas.