HANOI – Viettel has become the first mobile network operator in Vietnam to target ethnic minority people as it introduced mobile phone packages for this group of customers at a press briefing on Tuesday.
samedi 2 février 2013
jeudi 13 décembre 2012
Vietnam has jailed four people from the mainly Christian Hmong ethnic group for their roles in an alleged separatist plot to overthrow the communist government, state media reported Thursday.
dimanche 23 septembre 2012
As autumn’s cooler weather is welcomed by many in North Vietnam, for many ethnic minorities in far flung mountainous regions, it’s also a reminder that winter is coming.
samedi 21 avril 2012
Opened on April 19, the Vietnam Ethnic Groups Cultural Festival promises to be a good chance to promote the cultures of 13 ethnic groups from eight cities and provinces in the north, centre and south of Vietnam. Yet, many of the event’s shortcomings have greatly disappointed the visitors.
mercredi 14 mars 2012
HANOI — Vietnam has jailed eight Hmong people for taking part in a major gathering last year which the court described as a separatist ethnic movement, state media reported Wednesday.
jeudi 21 juillet 2011
Georges Condominas, a French cultural anthropologist best known for his studies of the ethnic minority people of Mnong in Vietnam's Central Highlands, has died at 90 in France, Tuoi Tre reported Wednesday.
lundi 23 mai 2011
Foreign media reports that Vietnamese authorities used violence to disperse a gathering of thousands of Hmong ethnic minorities are "erroneous", the state-run Vietnam News Agency said today.
vendredi 13 mai 2011
Vietnam's government said Thursday it detained "extremists" after rare unrest involving thousands of ethnic Hmong belonging to a religious group that assembled to await the arrival of their God.
mercredi 11 mai 2011
Vietnam's minorities are far more likely to live in poverty than the rest of the population, the UN said Tuesday, singling out the northwest, where ethnic Hmong rallied for autonomy last week.
lundi 9 mai 2011
Hanoi - Three babies died during a week-long protest by the Hmong ethnic group for an autonomous region in a northern Vietnamese province, officials said Monday.
vendredi 6 mai 2011
HANOI - Vietnam has deployed troops to contain a rare protest by ethnic Hmong Christians, some of whom were calling for an independent kingdom, diplomatic and other sources said on Friday, and the government indicated the unrest was still going on.
jeudi 5 mai 2011
Thousands of ethnic Hmong people in Vietnam are holding a protest calling for autonomy in a rare outbreak of unrest, a local official tells the BBC.
lundi 14 septembre 2009
HANOI — Vietnam has jailed three ethnic minority Montagnards for up to 10 years after finding them guilty of "undermining national solidarity", state media said on Monday.
mardi 2 juin 2009
HANOI - Vietnam's ethnic minorities have a poverty rate more than five times that of the majority, and cultural stereotypes are partly to blame, a World Bank report issued Tuesday said.
mardi 14 avril 2009
A court official in Vietnam says three ethnic minority villagers have been handed sentences of up to 12 years in jail for plotting anti-government protests.
vendredi 5 septembre 2008
A Vietnamese court has sentenced four ethnic minority villagers to up to six-years in jail for staging anti-government protests, state-controlled media reported Thursday.