Top government leaders of Vietnam and Cambodia have expressed wishes to cement and develop bilateral ties in the spirit of “good neighbourliness, traditional friendship, all-faceted and long-lasting cooperation”. During talks with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Hanoi on December 20, Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen said his visit aims to promote traditional friendship and all-around collaboration with Vietnam in a solid and extensive manner. The Vietnamese PM, for his part, expressed his belief that the visit will be an important milestone elevating the two countries’ friendship and cooperation for the sake of their people.He wished that the two countries would work more closely, respect each other’s legitimate interests, jointly settle remaining issues, maintain an environment of peace and stability, and strengthen friendship between the two peoples. Both sides agreed to facilitate visits by the two countries’ … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Cambodia want to consolidate ties: PMs
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VietNamNet Bridge – The Central Highland culture sticks mainly with forests, if there is no forest, the Central Highlands culture will fall into oblivion". Mr. AThut - Highland culture specialist, chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Moong commune, Sa Thay district, Kon Tum Province. Located in the 3S region (the three rivers of Sesan, Sekong and SrePok), the Central Highlands are known as 'the roof of Indochina', with ramps in the East and West. This is the intersection of topography, geography, culture and civilization of the Indochina region. The Central Highlands are also the cultural cradle, famous for "Space of Gong Culture"- the intangible cultural heritage of humanity recognized by UNESCO. "Highlands people live on mountains and rivers, their culture and civilization all rooted in forests. Highlands people rely on forests to develop; for instance, according to the sounds of waterfalls, birdsongs or rustling leaves, they make their own melody and … [Read more...] about The forest comes back, and so does the Central Highlands culture.
(CPV) - Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed Decision 1527/QD-TTg assigning tasks to PM and Deputy PMs for the 2016-2021 term. 1. PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Politburo member, Secretary of Party Civil Affairs Committee of the Government is responsible for: a) Leadership and management of all operations belonging to the functions, tasks and powers of the Government b) Directly instruct and control in the fields: PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc - Strategic, schedule and planning for the nation’s socio-economic development as well as regions (including land use and planning) - Strategic, schedule and planning for the nation’s finance, credit and monetary sectors - State budget spending, State budget preventive usage, financial reserve fund, foreign currency reserve fund and other funds of the State, deciding the usage of State treasury; releasing public debt, Government bonds as well as annual money supply planning - Strategy on dealing with climate changes - Strategy on national … [Read more...] about Assigning tasks to PM and Deputy PMs
Ho Chi Minh City's first show featuring the culture and religion of ethnic Cham people in Vietnam will take place in district 1 tonight, Dec 25. The show, on which research has been done for several years, features six acts highlighting how the Cham people in Vietnam celebrate Tet, their daily lifestyles and their ways of addressing one another among other cultural topics. With all performers being Cham people, the show also introduces Champa musical instruments, traditional costumes and daily objects. The Champa period, spanning from the 1st to the 15th centuries, boasts one of the country's richest cultural diversity. There are around 162,000 Cham people still residing in Vietnam. Cham architecture and statues were inspired by religion, and flourished since the fourth century and ended along with the fall of the Champa Kingdom in the 15th century. Large populations of Cham people can also be found in Cambodia, Malaysia and Thailand. … [Read more...] about HCMC show on Champa culture takes place tonight
Mekong Story-Challenge and Dream exhibition opens in An Giang The Saigon Times Daily Mekong Story-Challenge and Dream, a mobile exhibition organized by 15 agencies in Laos, Cambodia, Sweden and Vietnam, is open at An Giang Provincial Museum, reports the Vietnam News Agency. Designed by Swedish experts, the exhibition features about 200 photos and artifacts reflecting life along the Mekong River through nine stories such as Neskta religion, Cham education, H'Mong medical treatment, Laotian sticky rice and Vietnamese fishermen. Those stories give an insight into the characters and cultural features of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia which are strongly affected by modern development. The exhibition will run until June and then move to Cambodia and Laos, and then to Sweden in 2012. … [Read more...] about Mekong Story-Challenge and Dream exhibition opens in An Giang