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Vietnam trade unions to reform towards worker-centred approach

Vietnam trade unions at all levels will reform towards a worker-centred approach with more focus on capacity building for trade union members and officials and providing support to scale up successful business models in the next five years, said a trade union leader.

Indonesia begins presidential election campaign

Indonesia on September 23 kicked off campaigning for Indonesia's presidential election, scheduled for April 2019.

Vietnamese Goods Fair kicks off in Hanoi

The Vietnamese Goods Fair kicked off in Hanoi on September 22, featuring 300 stalls by 200 firms from Hanoi, Bac Kan, Tuyen Quang, Quang Tri, Hung Yen and Bac Giang.

Quang Ninh tourism sector welcomes 10 million visitors

The number of tourists visiting the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh in the first nine months of this year is estimated to top 10 million, an increase of 25 percent over the same period last year, according to the local Department of Tourism.

POLITICS

Vice President now holds authority of President: NA Standing Committee

Mme. Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President, now holds the authority of President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam until the National Assembly elects the new President of the country, an announcement of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly issued on September 23 read.

BUSINESS

The career of driftwood, stone sculpture of Lam Son

(HBO) -. The handicraft village is located along National Highway 6, in the area of Doan Ket Hamlet,which is not far from the headquarters of Lam Son Commune People's Committee (Luong Son District). Many products of handicrafts, impressive scenery stones are on the display in many production firms.

CULTURE

Age-old artisan keeps the glow of ‘keo quan’ lanterns alive

Artisan Nguyen Van Quyen from Dan Vien hamlet, Cao Vien commune, Thanh Oai district in Hanoi, is one of the last few artisans who are masters of the art of making ‘keo quan’ lantern, a traditional hand-made lantern with vivid rotating paper-cut figures on the cover. Despite his old age, Quyen still works steadfastly to preserve the traditional craft.

TOURISM

Quang Ninh tourism sector welcomes 10 million visitors

The number of tourists visiting the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh in the first nine months of this year is estimated to top 10 million, an increase of 25 percent over the same period last year, according to the local Department of Tourism.

PHOTOS

A peaceful and romantic beach in Cu Lao Cham islands attracts all kinds of visitors.

Cu Lao Cham islands are under the administration of Tan Hiep commune, Hoi An city, Quang Nam province. Located about 15 km from Cua Dai Beach, the Cu Lao Cham islands (also known by other names such as Chiem Bat Lao, Tiem Bich La, or Pa-lau-cham) cover about 15 km2 with more than 2,900 people living separately from the mainland. With eight small islands stretching along the green bow, the Cu Lao Cham islands are one of many pristine sites be put into operation in recent years in Quang Nam. Everybody will be attracted by its beauty for the first time visit. It looks amazing with the green of forest and blue of the sea, a white ribbon of beach sand sparkling under the yellow sunshine, and the blue sky.