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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Tags: Cao Bang province
Cao Bang: a fairy land for tourists Cao Bang: a fairy land for tourists
With beautiful mountain landscapes, sparkling terraced rice fields and ethnic villages, Cao Bang has been named among top five unique treks in Southeast Asia by Singapore’s Skyscanner website. The province is well-known for the UNESCO-recognized Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark with a number of famous cultural and historical relics, including the Ban Gioc waterfalls - one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the country, the special national historical site of Pac Bo cave where late President Ho Chi Minh used to live and work during the resistance war against the French colonialists, Lenin stream, Thang Hen lake, Ky Rang cave and Phja Oac-Phja Den national park.
Seventh lunar month festival reflects cultural traits of ethnic groups Seventh lunar month festival reflects cultural traits of ethnic groups
Slip sli, a three-day festival held in the seventh lunar month, is the annual second biggest festive event of the Thai, Tay and Nung ethnic groups living in the northern mountainous provinces of Cao Bang, Lang Son, Lai Chau and Dien Bien.
Diplomatic struggle for land restoration and border demarcation under Ly Dynasty Diplomatic struggle for land restoration and border demarcation under Ly Dynasty
Under Vietnam’s Ly dynasty, the relations between Dai Viet (now Vietnam) and feudal China under the Song dynasty witnessed many ups and downs with good neighborly ties through high-level state visits and Vietnamese feudalists’ submission and payment of tributes to Chinese emperors and numerous land conflicts.
PM urges sectors local administrations to join hands in promoting tourism PM urges sectors, local administrations to join hands in promoting tourism
With a view to creating a breakthrough in, and improving the competitiveness and sustainable development of, the nation’s tourism, the Prime Minister issued on July 2 Directive No. 14/CT-TTg, on enhancing the effective state management, addressing weaknesses, and promoting the development of tourism.
NA passes law on entry exit transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam NA passes law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam
During its month-long 7th session opened on May 20, the National Assembly (NA) passed the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam.
Anti-corruption during 2013: More of the same challenges Anti-corruption during 2013: More of the same challenges
During 2012 it seems the anti-corruption reforms gained impetus at the leadership of the Party, the Government and National Assembly. The top leadership of the Communist Party had two plenums in which the corruption issue was prominently recognized. Some actions followed as a result.
Rampant violations in mining activities Rampant violations in mining activities
Vietnam is estimated to annually lose some millions of tons of iron, titanium, chromite and manganese ores and coal to the illegal export of minerals to China, according to the Drug Crime Control Department of the Border Guard Commander.
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.
Punitive system in Vietnams ancient law Punitive system in Vietnam's ancient law
Speaking of punitive forms in Vietnam’s ancient laws, one cannot help speaking of “ngu hinh” (the five major penalties) which originated from the Chinese ancient laws and were applied in Vietnam by feudal law-makers since the Ly and Tran dynasties (the 11th-14th centuries). For the first time, “ngu hinh” were specifically presented in Hong Duc Code (the 15th century) which was left until today.
Customs practices and folk laws of Lo Lo ethnic group Customs, practices and folk laws of “Lo Lo” ethnic group
According to the survey data officially announced in 1989 by the State, the Lo Lo ethnic group’s population stood at around 3,200, residing in Cao Bang, Ha Giang and Lao Cai provinces, largely in the districts of Bao Lac (Cao Bang), Dong Van and Meo Vac (Ha Giang), and Muong Khuong (Lao Cai).

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