Posts Tagged ‘ Bac Binh District ’

The cost of culture

May 20, 2009
The cost of culture

A group of Cham people in Binh Thuan Province observe an offering ceremony. Despite abject poverty, the ethnic Cham people spend extravagant amounts on weddings and funerals. Several traditional practices of the ethnic Cham community cause strife for its members, researchers say. A little boy drowns in a small commune of Binh Thuan Province and [...]

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Russians grateful for aid after tragedy

March 20, 2009
Russians grateful for aid after tragedy

LookAtVietnam – The Russian Ambassador to Viet Nam has thanked Vietnamese organ-isations and individuals for helping Russian tourists injured in a recent traffic accident, and also for their investigation efforts. In a press release issued yesterday, Ambassador Vadim Serafimov expressed his sincere appreciation to law enforcement agencies, militia, local people of the central province of [...]

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SOCIAL IN BRIEF 4/3

March 4, 2009
SOCIAL IN BRIEF 4/3

German-funded healthcare project launched; Water supply plan targets rural poverty; Evangelical church convenes congress; Victims of trafficking helped to return home; Vietnamese man found murdered in Germany German-funded healthcare project launched A seminar was held in Hanoi on March 3 to plan a project to improve the performance of the provincial public healthcare system with funding [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...