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Researchers save Central Highlands epics

Researchers save Central Highlands epics

Researchers fear the epics of ethnic minority groups in the Central Highlands might get lost into oblivion. So they are spending their time and energy to visit the elders in local communities to record epics, and are even hiring

Taxis refuse customers as demand soars around Tet holiday

Nguyen Van Huyen from the northern province of Hai Duong could not return to Hanoi on Monday morning as planned because he was unable to get a taxi.

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Customers shocked by overcharging restaurants during Tet Holiday

Many customers were shocked by skyrocketing prices at restaurants in Hanoi during the Lunar New Year or Tet holiday.

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Pre-made food lessens Tet’s burden on women

For most Vietnamese people, the Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival symbolises the beginning of a new year and the accompanying hopes for a happy life.

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Vietnam's gender imbalance still one of the worst in the region

Nguyen Van Tan, deputy director general of the Office for Population-Family Planning, told people to stop wishing others to have a son in the new year as gender imbalance in Vietnam is getting worse.

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Cellophane noodles are great for New Year

As Tet approaches, a group of gourmets from Hanoi have visited the northern province of Cao Bang to seek the best mien dong (canna vermicelli) to make cellophane noodles. The rhizomes of the plant are full of starch.

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Run to inspire people

The running movement spread throughout Vietnam in 2017, as Vietnamese runners set records that could not have been imagined in earlier times. Runners made their marks not only on local routes, but also on well-known tracks throughout the world.

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Busy Tet preparations across Vietnam

The Lunar New Year festivity prevails in every street corner and family across Vietnam. VOV reports on busy preparations for the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday and cheerful activities from north to south.

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