Instead of travelling to far-flung localities, visitors can experience authentic ethnic minorities’ cultures with ethnic minorities at a venue on the outskirts of Hanoi. In recent years, ethnic minorities have been asked to live in the area on a rotating basis and deliver tourism products in Vietnam National Villages For Ethnic Culture And Tourism. Their presence has made the village a highlight in Hanoi’s tourism map. Having lived in the Vietnam National Villages For Ethnic Culture And Tourism for more than three years, Tay artisan Nguyen Thi Xuyen from Dinh Hoa district, Thai Nguyen province still keeps her old lifestyle and habits as she did back in her hometown. According to her, maintaining the cultural traits of Tay people not only preserves the traditional values of her community, but also promotes their distinctive traits to more people. The model of a village introducing cultural traits of ethnic minorities is not very new. However, by not using … [Read more...] about Cultural ambassadors of ethnic minorities in Hanoi
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A "then" singing performance by Tay people at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each of which has its own unique cultural identity. At the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, ethnic minority people join State agencies and experts in preserving and introducing their communities’ cultural values to visitors. The village, located in the Dong Mo tourism area in Hanoi’s Son Tay town, is described as a “common home” of the 54 ethnic groups across the nation. It has a total area of 1,544ha with seven functional zones. Among them, the zone for ethnic minority villages is considered the heart of the culture-tourism village. So far, people from 13 ethnic groups have come from every corner of the country to reside here, including Tay, Dao, Muong, Thai, Kho Mu, Ta Oi, Co Tu and Khmer. Thanks to them, the culture of these groups has been demonstrated … [Read more...] about Ethnic minority people introduce Vietnam’s unique culture
Can Tho City People’s Committee on June 19 worked with a delegation of the US Consulate General on plans to promote multi-field investment and cooperation between the locality and American agencies, partners and enterprises in the upcoming future. Chairman of Can Tho City People's Committee Le Quang Manh (R) and the US Consul General in HCM City Mary Tarnowka at the working session - Photo: VNA Speaking at the working session, the US Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Mary Tarnowka appreciated the potential and position of Can Tho city as a center of the Mekong River Delta. She said that the US wishes to expand trade with the city in agriculture, creating favourable conditions for local enterprises to grasp more opportunities to export their products to the American market. The US Consulate General in Vietnam will actively support Can Tho and other Mekong River Delta provinces to connect with the Sustainable Agriculture Program of the US. In terms of healthcare, the US … [Read more...] about Can Tho promotes cooperation with American side
(VEN) - Despite Vietnam’s impressive economic growth, many ethnic minority and mountainous areas remain poor. Vietnam Economic News’ Hoang Mai spoke about the issue with Minister, Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs Do Van Chien. Minister, Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs Do Van Chien Could you tell us about achievements in the implementation of socioeconomic development policies for ethnic minority and mountainous areas? From 2016-2018, the government and the Prime Minister adopted 41 programs and policies related to ethnic minority and mountainous areas, including 15 policies with direct impact and 26 with indirect impact on these regions. Investment in the regions has increased. Those policies have contributed to promoting socioeconomic development in the regions. All ethnic minority communes have kindergartens, primary and secondary schools in addition to fixed and mobile phone connections, while 98.4 percent of … [Read more...] about Ethnic minorities should rely less on aid, more on their advantages
The Vietnam Actuarial Conference 2018 hosted by Prudential with the attendance of over 200 actuaries and insurance professionals discussing Big Data More insurance businesses are now planning to apply new technologies in their management systems and improve customer services, while many also plan to develop new products to meet market demand as well as diversify insurance sales channels, according to a survey released by Vietnam Report in June last year. In particular, 82.4 per cent of insurance companies said they were building a Mobile Internet development strategy and 64.7 per cent have adopted strategies based on two key factors in Industry 4.0: the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data. Disruptive technology Big Data provides new insights from social networks, telematics sensors, and other new information channels. As a result, it allows understanding customer preferences better, enabling new business approaches, product development, and enhancing existing internal models, … [Read more...] about How can Big Data drive the future of insurance?
Mr Austin Bollinger — Photo courtesy of Family Medical Practice Hanoi Viet Nam News By Mr Austin Bollinger * Physiotherapy is the medical practice of examination and treatment of injuries or disfunction of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Or in more general terms, if you are having pain or dysfunction related of muscles, joints or nerves a physiotherapist can help find the cause and how it can be treated. Many of us have experienced pain, discomfort or a general feeling that something physically is just not working correctly. Most of the time with a little rest or avoidance of activities or positions that exacerbate the symptoms thing go back to normal and we forget anything was wrong. But, what do we do when the symptoms persist or the event that initiated the symptoms was traumatic and rest just simply won’t do? This is where physiotherapy can help alleviate symptoms, restore function and return normalcy to your physical well being. Physiotherapy has a … [Read more...] about What is physiotherapy and how can it help you?
Technology application is needed in agricultural development. (Photo: anninhthudo.vn) Can Tho (VNA) – The implementation of “One Commune One Product” (OCOP) scheme is essential for the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to promote startup spirit among local farmers, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam. Nam made the statement while addressing the conference held in the city on August 22 to launch the OCOP scheme for 2018-2020, with orientation to 2030. He stressed the need for the engagement of scientists, who will join local authorities and relevant agencies’ efforts to carry out this scheme. Local authorities should issue legal regulations and policies regarding technical training, science and technology application, brand building, trade promotion, product advertising, and goods and services area planning, he said. According to Nguyen Ngoc He, Director of the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, … [Read more...] about Can Tho promotes startup spirit among farmers
At the forum (Source: VNA) Quang Nam (VNA) - Promoting rapid and sustainable development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas, and narrowing the development gap between them and other areas is the Party and State’s consistent policy in the national socio-economic development, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has said. The Deputy PM asserted this at a forum on ethnic minority development held in the central province of Quang Nam on August 20, which was jointly organised by the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs, the provincial People’s Committee, the UN’s office in Vietnam and the World Bank in Vietnam, and development partners. Themed “Ngoc Linh ginseng - value chain approach for social and economic development in the ethnic minority areas”, the event saw the participation of nearly 400 delegates from ministries, sectors, localities, enterprises, along with experts, scientists and representatives from international and development … [Read more...] about Deputy PM asked for sustainable development in ethnic minority areas
At the exhibition. (Source: VNA) Can Tho (VNA) – A photography and book exhibition featuring Vietnam’s ethnic groups opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on August 17 to celebrate the occasions of the 73rd August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2). Pham Van Luan, deputy director of the municipal Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, said that the exhibition gathered valuable documents from the Can Tho Library and other libraries nationwide. The exhibit highlights the varied cultures of each ethnic group, helping to promote and preserve their cultural values during the nation’s current development and integration process. The exhibition is comprised of 54 photos on Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups; as well as 800 documents that relate to the Party and State’s policies and laws on ethnic affairs and studies of their histories and cultures. The event will remain open to visitors until September 5. The exhibit will then be … [Read more...] about Can Tho exhibition promotes ethnic cultures
A festival is taking place in Hanoi where ethnic people from across the country gather together and exchange their cultures as well as introduce them to local people and tourists. The activities aim to celebrate Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Culture Day on April 19th. Village elders, artisans and people from ethnic minority groups across the country are flocking to the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay district in Hanoi to participate in the event. By attending the festival, they hope to preserve and promote their distinctive cultural values. “I am happy to be here. Visitors always ask us to give our ethnic group’s distinctive performances,” said artisan Chama Le Dap, a Raglai ethnic from Ninh Thuan province. “This is a chance for us to preserve the group’s cultural values,” he added. The annual event is an occasion for ethnic minorities to gather and perform traditional activities. During the past 10 … [Read more...] about Festival promotes ethnic cultural values