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  • (HBO) – Over the past years, the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP)’s branch in Luong Son district, the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh, has successfully implemented the Government’s preferential loan programmes. Through entrusted organisations and associations, the loans have come to the right persons, helping them overcome difficulties and escape from poverty sustainably.

  • (HBO) - In 2010, many households in Tuan Lo commune (Tan Lac district) boldly replaced trees in their gardens with citrus trees, with positive outcomes recorded initially. By the end of 2018, the entire commune housed close to 50 hectares of citrus trees, of which 20 hectares were producing fruits for sales. Citrus cultivation has helped many households secure good incomes and gradually improve their living standards.

  • HBO – Leading us to Trach spring, Bui Thi Chi in Ke village, Hien Luong commune, Da Bac district, said that it is a pride of the village as its beauty remains intact. Next to the spring is a protective forest which belongs to the Phu Canh nature reserve. Coming to the spring in summer, visitors all want to cross it, go fishing, catch crab and shrimp, or swim.

  • (HBO) -The Transport Trade Union has 15 union bases, of which there are 10 533 administrative unions, 5 unions of joint stock companies with the total number of workers and employees. For many years, the Trade Union has collaborated with the government to promote the patriotic emulation movement, trying to complete the political tasks of the industry and the superior trade unions.

  • HBO – The association of former students of the Chuong My A High School and businesses based in Chuong My district, Hanoi have presented gifts to poor pupils with outstanding academic results at the secondary school of Phuc San commune and THT school of Tan Mai commune, Mai Chau district.

Culture-Tourism Village to host assorted activities to welcome New Year 2019

Assorted activities to welcome New Year 2019 will be held at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town, Hanoi, during a four-day holiday from December 29, 2018 to January 1, 2019.

Naval ships carry Tet gifts to Truong Sa soldiers

A military delegation from the High Command of Naval Zone 4 on January 4 sailed from Cam Ranh port, Khanh Hoa province to visit officers and soldiers in Truong Sa (Spratly) island district.

Investment projects contribute 440 billion VND to State budget

(HBO) – In 2018, the northwestern province of Hoa Binh had 450 new enterprises, with total registered capital worth 7.5 trillion VND (323 million USD). Besides, 24 firms dissolved and 150 others halted their operations in the year.

Mai Ha commune combats drugs

(HBO) – Authorities of Mai Ha commune have combined education campaigns with movements launched by associations, mass organisations and hamlets, to promote drug prevention and control work, especially targeting youths, students, and those at high risk of drug abuse.

POLITICS

Central anti-corruption committee chalks up missions for 2019

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong chaired the 15th meeting of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-Corruption in Hanoi on January 21 to review the committee’s performance in 2018 and sketch out missions for 2019.

LOCAL NEWS

Spring voluntary campaign launched in Long Son commune

(HBO) – The 2019 spring voluntary campaign was recently launched in Long Son commune, Luong Son district by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the youth federation in Luong Son district in coordination with their counterparts in Hanoi’s Dong Anh district, bringing a warm Tet to the disadvantaged people in the commune.

TOURISM

CNN continues promoting Hanoi’s images during 2019-2023

US Cable News Network (CNN) will continue to introduce Hanoi’s beauty to international audiences as part of the city’s tourism promotion campaign in the 2019-2023 period, the municipal Department of Tourism announced on January 18.

PHOTOS

Hoa Binh Resevoir

70km far from Hanoi, Hoa Binh reservoir is one of the biggest reservoirs in the country, with capacity of nearly 9.5 billion cubic metres