(HBO) – Statistics show that Hoa Binh province has 54 Buddhist relic sites, mostly ruins. There are only several pagodas that come under the management of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), namely Phat Quang Hoa Binh, Kim Son Lac Hong and Linh Son Phat Tich, whose heads are appointed by the VBS. Meanwhile, the remainders are managed by the local cultural sector, authorities or individuals.
In 2005, with the support of local authorities, the VBS sent Venerable
Thich Duc Nguyen to guide local Buddhists in religious practice. The VBS Hoa
Binh chapter now brings together 23 members who are outstanding dignitaries and
followers. It has consulted all-level authorities about religious management
over the operations of pagodas in line with legal regulations.
According to initial statistics, Hoa Binh counts
more than 25,000 Buddhists, which is showing an increasing trend. Notably, more
Buddhists are young people and intellectuals.
Thousands of people have studied Buddhist
teachings at Phat Quang Hoa Binh, Lac Hong Vien, Linh Son Phat Tich and Vien
With their faith, the Buddhists have led a good
secular and religious life, contributing to building the cultural life, and
ensuring social order and safety.
The charity board of the VBS’s provincial chapter
has actively engaged in humanitarian aid and support to the poor, sick people
and social policy beneficiaries, especially during Tet (Lunar New Year)
holidays and other celebrations.
The charity network has grown strongly and
humanitarian aid activities seen their quality and quantity improved.
It is noteworthy that under the "Tet for the
poor” programme, the charity board presents up to 500 million VND (21,373 USD)
each year to the provincial Association for the Support of Handicapped and
Orphans (ASVHO) and the centre for social affairs. The same amount also comes
to Mong ethnic people in Hang Kia-Pa Co commune, Mai Chau district.
The VBS’s Hoa Binh chapter has also played an
active role in national defence, environmental protection, new-style rural area
building a cultural environment in residential areas./.
(HBO) – The Party organisation of Tan Lac district has been innovating its mindset and methods of working, and comprehensively implementing the work of building the Party and the political system, and improving leadership capacity. It has focused on leading and directing key tasks, breakthroughs, and political tasks, thus opening up opportunities to successfully implement the Resolution of the 24th district Party Congress in the 2020 – 2025 term, and turn Tan Lac into a relatively developed district of Hoa Binh province.
(HBO) – Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang, head of the Central Steering Committee for National Target Programmes in the 2021-2025 period, on August 28 chaired the fourth meeting between the committee and localities. joining the online meeting from Hoa Binh were Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Dinh Cong Su, and leaders of departments, sectors, agencies as well as localities of Hoa Binh and members of the provincial Steering Committee for the programmes.
(HBO) - Nguyen Phi Long, alternate member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the Party Committee of Hoa Binh province, and officials of departments, sectors, and Da Bac district on August 25 visited and presented gifts to representatives of the Party Committee, administration and people living in the Muong Diem and Giang Xeo revolutionary bases in Da Bac district. The delegation offered incense at the Muong Diem revolutionary base relic site in Trung Thanh commune.
(HBO) - Tu Ly - Hien Luong revolutionary base area is one of the four revolutionary bases in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh. The area was recognised as a national revolutionary historical site by the Ministry of Culture and Information in 1996, becoming a "red” address for revolutionary traditional education and a tourism hot spot for visitors.
(HBO) – The Party Committee of Phu Nghia commune in Lac Thuy district has focused on effectively implementing Politburo’s Directive No 05 on promoting the studying and following of President Ho Chi Minh's ideology, morality and lifestyle. As a result, the work has become a regular task of collectives and individuals, creating remarkable changes in the locality.
(HBO) – Bui Van Khanh, Deputy Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, has visited and presented gifts to officials and residents in the Muong Khoi revolutionary base in An Nghia and Tan My communes of Lac Son district. He was joined by officials of the provincial Departments of Public Security; Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs; and Culture, Sports and Tourism.