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  • National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong on October 18 paid a fact-finding trip to Da Bac district in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh where she inspected the settlement of consequences caused by recent downpours and floods.

  • HBO – The Farmers’ Association of Hoa Binh province held a conference to honour outstanding farmers in the province in 2017. The event was attended by Hoang Van Tu, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Council; representatives from the Vietnam Farmers’ Association Central Committee, provincial departments, sectors, and farmers’ associations at all levels.

  • (HBO) – Vice Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh, along with officials of the provincial departments of agriculture and rural development, science and technology, and natural resources and environment, the People’s Committee and relevant boards of Da Bac district, has inspected and instructed the evacuation of residents in Lau Bai hamlet, Vay Nua commune, from dangerous areas.

  • (HBO) - When the fog covering the town of Mai Chau gradually disappears, a small village with rustic houses on stilts show up, It is Pom Coong village imbued with characteristics of Thai ethnic people. Coming here, visitors can immerse themselves in the poetic natural scenery, enjoy traditional Thai ethnic food, grow rice and cook meals with ethnic people.

  • (HBO) – Meeting with pharmacist Do Van Nhuan, listening to his story and looking at how he works, we feel that that he is not only a passionate but also adventurous person when deciding to invest in raising sturgeon in river whirlpools downstream the Hoa Binh hydropower plant.

Hanoi honours 10 outstanding young people

The Hanoi municipal chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) honoured 10 outstanding young people for their contributions during 2012-2017 at its 15th Congress held in the capital city from October 18-20.

Myanmar parliament discusses financial policy

The Myanmar parliament resumed its sixth session on October 17, focusing on financial issues and policy. 

Vietnam targets final berth at AFF Futsal Championship

Vietnam has set a goal of making the final of the AFF Futsal Championship – HDBank Cup 2017, scheduled to take place at Phu Tho Gymnasium in Ho Chi Minh City, from October 26 to November 3.

Vietnam records US$24.1 billion in trade surplus with US

Vietnam’s merchandise trade surplus with the United States reached US$24.1 billion in the first nine months of 2017, according to the latest statistics released by the government.

POLITICS

Legislative leaders pay fact-finding trip to flood-hit Hoa Binh, Yen Bai

National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong on October 18 paid a fact-finding trip to Da Bac district in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh where she inspected the settlement of consequences caused by recent downpours and floods.

LOCAL NEWS

Flood-hit mountainous localities in Da Bac district receive support

(HBO) – The youth union of Mobifone Company Zone 4 on October 15 coordinated with Mobifone Hoa Binh in organising a programme entitled "Mobifone youth join hands with people in flood-hit areas” in two communes of Suoi Nanh and Dong Nghe (Da Bac district), with the participation of 30 members. These are two communes hardest hit by recent downpours and floods.

BUSINESS

Vietnam records US$24.1 billion in trade surplus with US

Vietnam’s merchandise trade surplus with the United States reached US$24.1 billion in the first nine months of 2017, according to the latest statistics released by the government.

TOURISM

Exploring tourism in Ngoi village

(HBO) – Lying in the reservoir of Hoa Binh hydropower plant, with no road and waterway only, Ngoi village in Ngoi Hoa commune of Tan Lac district was like an isolated yet peaceful oasis. It is among the most ancient and beautiful villages of the Muong ethnic minority group in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh.

PHOTOS

Colours of Hoa Binh and north-western community tourism villages

(HBO) – The north-western community-based tourism village festival took place in Mai Chau district, Hoa Binh province, on October 6-8. Nearly 400 artisans from 13 community-based tourism villages of 11 north-western provinces were brought together at the event to introduce the unique culture of the Muong, Thai, Mong, Dao, Tay and Ha Nhi ethnic groups, creating a lively picture for the festival. The traditional music, dances, and costumes along with the skilled hands of artisans and the taste of the corn wine created a colourful north-western region, leaving deep impression on visitors.