October 7, 2008

Vietnam: Voice of Vietnam Launches Regional H’Mong Language Broadcasts

Text of report by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA

[VOV launches another radio broadcast in ethnic language]

The radio broadcast is being carried out by the Northern West correspondent centre of VOV, which is also celebrating its 10th founding anniversary today.

The H'Mong language broadcast is to provide folk music and news to more than 800,000 H'Mong ethnic people mostly living in mountainous regions of northern Vietnam, said Vu Van Hien, General Director of Voice of Vietnam.

The Northern West correspondent centre of VOV now broadcasts in the three ethnic minority languages of Thai, Dao and H'Mong every day, thus providing news and music for most minority people living in the north-west of the country.

Originally published by VNA news agency, Hanoi, in English 0000 7 Oct 08.

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