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Official Gazette

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Vietnamese women still face numerous barriers to employment Vietnamese women still face numerous barriers to employment
Around 72 percent of Vietnamese women have joined the workforce, bringing the country to the group of nations with highest percentages of women in the labor pool. Despite their great contributions to the national economy, women still face numerous barriers to employment equality.
Lion dance of the Nung Lion dance of the Nung
Whenever spring comes, all Nung ethnic people feel excited in the boisterous atmosphere of lion dance. The lion dance of the Nung, which is believed to originate from Chinese lion dance in which performers mimic a lion’s movements in a lion costume, reflects the courage and nature-conquering process of the group. It also expresses their wish for bumper crops, prosperity and happiness in the new year.
The Ngai The Ngai
The Ngai is a small Sino-Tibetan language group living mostly in the northern province of Thai Nguyen with a population of over 1,000.
Tet of the San Diu Tet of the San Diu
The San Diu, which lives in northern mountainous areas with a population of nearly 147,000, celebrates quite a lot of festivals the most important of which is Tet, the lunar New Year festival.
New year festival of the Bo Y New year festival of the Bo Y
The lunar new year festival is the biggest event in the year for the Bo Y, a small Tay-Thai language group living in the northern mountainous provinces of Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Yen Bai and Tuyen Quang.The new year festival, which lasts three days from the last day of the old lunar year through the second day of the new year, is dedicated to Bo Y ancestors and gods to pray for their support for a new year of peace, health and prosperity. In the middle of the 12th lunar month, the Bo Y start storing rice and food to make offerings for their most important festival. The offerings include sticky rice dyed in red, banh chung (square sticky rice cake filled with green bean paste and pork), banh day (round pure sticky rice cake) and banh chay (round sticky rice cake filled with green bean paste).
Right to silence under hot debate Right to silence under hot debate
Most lawyers agreed the right to silence should be enforced to ensure human rights and prevent torture which might lead to unjust punishment for detainees and defendants.
No. 78/2012/ND-CP: Tougher regulations on lottery business No. 78/2012/ND-CP: Tougher regulations on lottery business
The Tho The Tho
The Tho, a Viet-Muong language group, lives mostly in Nghe An central province with a population of over 74,000.
O Du ethnos - its customs practices and folk laws O Du ethnos - its customs, practices and folk laws
Once a fairly large ethnic group, having resided along Nam Non and Nam Mo rivers in areas stretching on both Vietnamese and Lao territories, O Du now only has a population of around 30 people staying in the communes of Huu Khuong (or Xop Tam as called by these ethnic minority people) and Yen Hoa (or Xieng Men), of Tuong Duong district
Bo Y customary lawsnbsp; "Bo Y" customary laws 
Bo Y is an ethnos which, in the middle of the 19th century, migrated in groups from southern part of Qi Chou province of China southward and settled down in provinces along the Vietnam-China border, particularly Phong Tho area of Lai Chau province and Bao Lac of Cao Bang province.