Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Ma Hieng – good model for ethnic young students

The success story of an ethnic student who was appointed to work in a school in the central highlands province of Lam Dong just...

Uncle Ho Monuments in Rural Vietnam Criticized

The poor rural province of Son La in the mountainous northwest of Vietnam needs much from the central government. But should the first priority be...

Restoring the disappearing Co Tu clan homes

The Co Tu ethnic minority's clan homes are seeing the dark side of modernisation: the destruction of tradition. But the district is working to...

Minorities forgotten as Vietnam–US ties improve

Twenty years after the post–war normalisation of Vietnam–US ties, the two nations are increasingly close. This process has sped up with China’s moves in...

Educators urge more training for English-language teachers

LAM DONG — English-language teachers need continued professional training to achieve national foreign-language targets by 2020, education officials have urged. English teachers at universities and...

Six Montagnards Seek Refugee Status in Cambodian Capital

Six ethnic Montagnard Christians who fled Vietnam and illegally entered Cambodia to seek refugee status have arrived safely in the capital Phnom Penh, an...
Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang build a dyke to protect their paddy fields from floods in this file photo. Experts say the Mekong Delta is one of the world’s five most vulnerable regions to climate change – Photo: Huynh Kim

Vietnam urged to better use int’l aid for climate change

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam should make full use of financial aid from international donors to adapt to climate change, experts said at a conference...

Original houses of Ha Nhi ethnic minority people

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Nhi ethnic minority people in Nam Pung Commune, Bat Xat District, Lao Cai Province are well-known for houses with old-fashioned...
A dozen Montagnards arrive at a checkpoint on the border with Vietnam in Cambodia's Ratanakiri province, July 16, 2015. Photo courtesy of Adhoc

A Dozen Montagnards Agree to Repatriation From Cambodia to Vietnam

A dozen ethnic Montagnards who sought refugee status in Cambodia willingly returned to their home country of Vietnam Thursday after Hanoi gave assurances it...