Van Phuc village in Ha Dong City, about ten kilometers from Hanoi, is well-known nationwide as an ancient craft village where beautiful silk products with many patterns were made for traditional clothes for the kings of the Nguyen dynasty. Lying on the bank of the Nhue river, close to the West gate of Hanoi, Van Phuc village retains the image of an ancient Northern village in feudal times, with a well and lotus pond, an old banyan tree at the communal house where villagers still hold a market and, in many families, the old looms beside the modern looms. The craft of silk weaving has been preserved here for over 1,000 years and became famous when Van Phuc silk was displayed at international fairs in Marseille and Paris in 1931 and 1936. Van Phuc silk is best known for premium satin clothes and "cloud" silk (a silk cloth with a cloud pattern that appears to loom in and out) made from a skillful weaving technique which at one time was unique to Van Phuc craftsmen. Currently 800 … [Read more...] about Van Phuc – a 1,000 year old silk craft village
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Ho Van Phuc of the ADC Vinh Long Television Station team was the fastest cyclist of the HTV Cycling Cup competition that ended April 30 in Ho Chi Minh City. Phuc won the yellow jersey by finishing the 23rd edition of the nine-stage 1,075km tour in 27 hours, 33 minutes one second, followed by Nguyen Tan Hoai of Domesco Dong Thap 1 and Trinh Duc Tam from Hanoi. Do Tuan Anh of Domesco Dong Thap 1 won the blue jersey for the cyclist who earned the most points from the nine stages. The red jersey for the best mountain climber went to Le Ngoc Son of Domesco Dong Thap 2 while 18-year-old Tran Thanh Nhanh of Saigon Plant Protection Team 1 won the white jersey as the youngest competitor. Domesco Dong Thap 1 won the team title with a total of 82 hours 39 minutes and 24 seconds, ahead of second-placed Saigon Plant Protection Team 1 and third-placed ADC Vinh Long Television Station. The fair play title was awarded to the 7th Military Zone team. The HTV Cycling Cup Tour has been … [Read more...] about Van Phuc wins yellow jersey at HTV Cycling Cup 2011
On the morning of March 18, Minister and Head of the government Secretariat - Nguyen Xuan Phuc - visited Dong Nai and discussed administrative reforms and the government's demand stimulus package with the province. Secretary of the provincial Party Committee - Tran Dinh Thanh, Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Vo Van Mot, Vice chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Vinh and the representatives of the provincial departments, committees and sectors met with the delegation. The provincial People's Committee's report showed how the government's Resolution no. 30 and Prime Minister's Decision no. 12 on the solutions to prevent economic downturn, maintain economic growth and ensure social security were followed. The provincial People's Committee timely informed departments, committees, sectors, regions and concerned units. Until late February, 2009 - the total lending within the province amounted to nearly VND28,500 billion. Dong Nai branch of Bank for … [Read more...] about Minister and Head of the government Secretariat – Nguyen Xuan Phuc – paid a working visit to Dong Nai.
The second MLC Summit was co- hosted by Cambodia and China. Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Summit is held annually once every two years in the member countries under its target of boosting comprehensive cooperation for the regional benefits, raising mutual understanding, regional peacekeeping and stabilization, regional and global comprehensive economic integration, development of neighboring relationships… Vietnam has actively participated in Mekong-Lancang cooperation with effective contributions via proposing projects in the first phase Mekong-Lancang cooperation. Accordingly, the Vietnam delegation consisted of senior leaders as Minister, Chairman of the Office of the Government Mai Tien Dung; Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son; Deputy Minister of Defense Nguyen Chi Vinh; Deputy Minister of Public Security Bui Van Nam; Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh; Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Tran Quoc Khanh; Deputy Minister of Transport … [Read more...] about PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc joins 2nd Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Summit
There have been signs of an economic growth slowdown, said Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the opening of the third session of the National Assembly’s 13th tenure on Monday (May 21) in Hanoi. The NA report revealed that in the first four months of 2012, the world economy submerged in recession with the increase in raw materials, fuel, food prices. In the domestic market, there are difficulties in the macro-economy: purchasing power has reduced, there are huge quantities of stockpiled products, and banks have high interest rates. Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the opening of the third session of the National Assembly’s 13th tenure (Photo: SGGP) Deputy PM Phuc spoke on behalf of the government saying that thanks to combined effort, the economic situation in the first four months recorded positive results: inflation initially tamed, CPI increased only 2.6 per cent, the central bank closely watched the market and initiated measures to help … [Read more...] about Signs of economic slowdown: Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc