Thi Dunh’s household in Bu Croai village is poor and unable to escape from poverty. She is too old to work. In her house, which she received from the State in 2004, is nothing worth more than 50,000 VND. Dunh and her granddaughter live on a monthly subsidy of 270,000 VND from the State and earnings from shelling cashew nuts. … [Read more...] about Unceasing efforts to reduce poverty in ethnic minority areas
As the highway passes through the communes of Châu Kim, Châu Thôn and Tri Lễ in Quế Phong District to Nhôn Mai and Mai Sơn communes in Tương Dương District, and Mỹ Lý, Bắc Lý, Huổi Tụ, Phà Đánh and Tạ Cạ communes in Kỳ Sơn District, several residential areas and busy commercial centres have sprung up. … [Read more...] about Road leads to better lives for ethnic minority groups
When being asked about Mien, one of the typical poor people in the commune, people here said her family is very poor but their will is great. Her three children have pursued tertiary education with loans from the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies. The one-floor wooden house is quite old, as if it is telling a story about the situation of Mien's family. … [Read more...] about When the Party’s Directive 40 spreads in life!
Doan Anh Duong , director of the Doan Anh Duong company, said a culture and exhibition fair was organised for the first time last year at the Quang Ngai Old Citadel and became a rendezvous point for ethnic groups living in mountainous districts in the province. It also acts as a venue for the sharing of cultures between ethnic groups and tourists and for promoting local crafts. … [Read more...] about Elegant weaving of local allure
Tay hamlet preserves ethnic culture Preserving ethnic culture is a tough challenge in the modern world. In Thai Hai hamlet, Thai Nguyen province, preserving the language, costumes, folklore, and customs of Vietnam’s Tay ethnic minority is a task for every family. … [Read more...] about Unique marriage custom of the Raglai