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Thursday, October 6, 2022
Tags: ethnic group
Personal data protection in Vietnam - Road ahead Personal data protection in Vietnam - Road ahead
It can be said that Vietnam’s legal provisions on protection of personal data are rooted in the right to privacy - a fundamental human right. There is a general principle enshrined in all provisions on personal data protection in Vietnam’s legal documents: personal data is protected and other subjects may use personal data only if data subjects so agree, unless otherwise provided by law; violators are subject to administrative and criminal penalties, and data subjects suffering from personal data intrusion are entitled to damages.
State leader joins ethnic groups in spring festival State leader joins ethnic groups in spring festival
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a spring festival of ethnic groups and launched the 2022 tree planting festival at the Culture - Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups in Hanoi on February 12.
Top 10 prominent events of Vietnam in 2021 selected by VNA Top 10 prominent events of Vietnam in 2021 selected by VNA
The 13th National Party Congress, changes to the anti-pandemic strategy, and efforts to maintain some growth pillars are among the events that have shaped Vietnam in 2021. The following are the top 10 domestic events selected by the Vietnam News Agency.
Yen Bai province - the gateway to the beautiful potential northwest Yen Bai province - the gateway to the beautiful, potential northwest
Yen Bai currently accommodates three industrial parks (IPs), including the Southern IP and Au Lau IP in Yen Bai city and Minh Quan IP in Tran Yen district. There are three China-invested projects specialized in timber processing operating in the Southern IP and the Republic of Korea (RoK)-invested garment project in the Au Lau IP, Director of the provincial Management Board of Industrial Parks Trinh Huynh Yen told the Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine.
Flax growing and linen weaving - traditional craft of the Hmong Flax growing and linen weaving - traditional craft of the Hmong
Growing flax for making costumes is a special cultural feature of the Hmong. According to Hmong customs, a groom-to-be has to bring two sets of linen clothes as presents for his future in-laws in order to thank them for raising up the bride. When a Hmong man dies, he will be dressed in linen clothes as the Hmong believe flax fibers can lead the spirits of the dead persons back to their ancestors and help them reincarnate as humans.
Cotton weaving craft of the Nung Cotton weaving craft of the Nung
Weaving is the most important craft in the Nung’s life. It is handed down from mother to daughter. All Nung families used to have looms and the number of looms equaled to that of daughters they had. Apart from housework and child care and nurturing, Nung women have to be good at cotton cultivation and weaving.
Son La province - a northwestern tourist haven - seeks FDI for hi-tech agriculture Son La province - a northwestern tourist haven - seeks FDI for hi-tech agriculture
Located in Vietnam’s northwestern region, Son La province borders Yen Bai and Lai Chau provinces to the north, Hoa Binh and Phu Tho provinces to the east, Dien Bien province to the west, and Thanh Hoa province and Laos’ Houaphanh province to the south with a borderline of 250 kilometers.
Spring festivals of ethnic minority groups Spring festivals of ethnic minority groups
Spring is considered the season of festivals for ethnic minority people. Each ethnic group has its own festivals characterizing its customs, beliefs and farming practice. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum introduces some typical spring festivals across the country.
The Tet in Vietnam The Tet in Vietnam
Spring in Vietnam begins with the traditional Tet which has been for thousands of years now celebrated on the first day of the first month of the Lunar Year, the ancient agricultural calendar observed by most Asian countries.
Life and customs of Lo Lo ethnic group Life and customs of Lo Lo ethnic group
The Lo Lo, a Tibeto-Burmese language group, is also called O Man, Lu Loc Man, La La, Qua La, Di Nhan, Di Gia or Lac To. The group’s official name Lo Lo has been used in Vietnam since 1979. The Lo Lo group is divided into two sub-groups, namely Lo Lo Hoa and Lo Hoa Den. Today, almost all Lo Lo people reside in upland districts of Ha Giang, Cao Bang and Lai Chau border provinces.

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