Unique markets in Vietnam

Last update 11:17 | 04/05/2017

 Luc Yen gemstone market in Yen Bai, Tinh An insect market in An Giang, and fighting cock market in Hanoi, just to name a few, are special and unique places in Vietnam.

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Tinh Bien in An Giang province is seen as a trade and service centre in the south-western region, principally selling all species of insects, from queen termites, centipedes, scorpions, geckos, to spiders.

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Phu Dat rat market in Binh Long village, Chau Phu district in An Giang province is the largest one in western region. Each day around 3-5 tons of rats are sold.

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Up to more than 200 out of total 600 local households live by hunting and selling rats.

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A market on Hoang Hoa Tham Street in Hanoi sells many kinds of insects like superworms, green grasshoppers, and crikets.

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The insect market opens from 8am to 7pm, but it is most bustling more often than not at weekends.

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Luc Yen gemstone market in Yen Bai province run just a few hours in the morning, selling gems collected by the locals.

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Hoa Binh or flea market is a famous second-hand market in the capital city.  It was formed in the 1954-1955 period and located at the end of the Hue Street lying along other streets including Thinh Yen, Dong Nhan, Tran Cao Van and Chua Vua.

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It sells many kinds of second hand products at different prices between VND5,000-10,000 at lowest levels or even up to millions of VND.

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Fighting cock market is part of Ha Dong market in Hanoi, opening on the 5,10, 15, 20, 25 and 30th of every lunar month.

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Can Cau buffalo market in Si Ma Cai district, Lao Cai province opens every Saturday and is regarded as an attractive tourist site in the locality.

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Dan Tri/VOV

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About Trần Đình Hoành

I am an attorney in the Washington DC area, with a Doctor of Law in the US, attended the master program at the National School of Administration of Việt Nam, and graduated from Sài Gòn University Law School. I aso studied philosophy at the School of Letters in Sài Gòn. I have worked as an anti-trust attorney for Federal Trade Commission and a litigator for a fortune-100 telecom company in Washington DC. I have taught law courses for legal professionals in Việt Nam and still counsel VN government agencies on legal matters. I have founded and managed businesses for me and my family, both law and non-law. I have published many articles on national newspapers and radio stations in Việt Nam. In 1989 I was one of the founding members of US-VN Trade Council, working to re-establish US-VN relationship. Since the early 90's, I have established and managed VNFORUM and VNBIZ forum on VN-related matters; these forums are the subject of a PhD thesis by Dr. Caroline Valverde at UC-Berkeley and her book Transnationalizing Viet Nam. I translate poetry and my translation of "A Request at Đồng Lộc Cemetery" is now engraved on a stone memorial at Đồng Lộc National Shrine in VN. I study and teach the Bible and Buddhism. In 2009 I founded and still manage dotchuoinon.com on positive thinking and two other blogs on Buddhism. In 2015 a group of friends and I founded website CVD - Conversations on Vietnam Development (cvdvn.net). I study the art of leadership with many friends who are religious, business and government leaders from many countries. In October 2011 Phu Nu Publishing House in Hanoi published my book "Positive Thinking to Change Your Life", in Vietnamese (TƯ DUY TÍCH CỰC Thay Đổi Cuộc Sống). In December 2013 Phu Nu Publishing House published my book "10 Core Values for Success". I practice Jiu Jitsu and Tai Chi for health, and play guitar as a hobby, usually accompanying my wife Trần Lê Túy Phượng, aka singer Linh Phượng.

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