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  • (HBO)- We visited Thuan Hoa Social Protection Centre in Mai Chau in a rainy afternoon. A 20-square-metre room was teeming with clattering sounds of the fabric weaving loom and over 30 women were busily making brocade pieces in kaleidoscopic patterns. We heard that the Thuan Hoa Centre, and especially its developer Vi Thi Thuan, have been popular in Chieng Chau commune. Thuan is famous for her fortitude and compassion for developing traditional craft products herself and helping tens of women with disabilities work and have stable income.

  • (HBO) – In early 1958, initiated by the Hoa Binh province chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and approved by the provincial Party Committee, an "in-service training” school was set up at traffic construction sites of Hoa Binh province. In 1962, after learning about such a new type of school in this mountain area, then President Ho Chi Minh, despite a myriad of work amid the newly gained independence and peace in the north, visited teachers and students of the school as well as ethnic people in Hoa Binh province. He said: "This is a school, not a farm” and sent a precious message to the school’s teachers and students as well as younger generations nationwide: "Studying well, working well. Trying forever, advancing forever.”

  • (HBO) – The 20th Congress of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union’s chapter in Hoa Binh city for the 2017-2022 tenure took place on August 9-10 with the participation of 151 delegates representing nearly 5,000 youth union members in Hoa Binh city.

  • (HBO) – The Prime Minister on August 1 issued Decision No.1528/QD-TTg approving the master plan on developing the national Hoa Binh lake tourist area in the northern province of Hoa Binh until 2030.

  • (HBO) – Son Thuy commune of Kim Boi district has enjoyed a bumper longan crop for another year. It is entering a new longan harvest season. Farmers are joyfully reaping longan while buyers from other provinces are also flocking to Son Thuy to purchase the fruit.

10 ASEAN Photo Trophy Winners

10 photos representing 10 ASEAN countries are selected from the exhibition "ASEAN countries and people" co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Hanoi People's Committee in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of ASEAN (08/08/1967 - 08/08/2017).

Ha Long Bay - wonder of nature

Ha Long bay has nearly 2,000 islets spanning over 1,553 squ. km in the northeast sea. It is one of the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Sites.

Indonesian President calls for unity to tackle extremism threat

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on August 16 affirmed the need for the most populous Muslim-majority country to unite to cope with the threat of extremism and safeguard its constitution that enshrines religious freedom and diversity.

Vietnam spends nearly US$1.7 billion on corn import every year

Vietnam has so far this year imported 4.13 million tonnes of corn worth US$825 million, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

POLITICS

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc holds talks with Thai counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-ocha expressed their satisfaction at the strong development of Vietnam-Thailand cooperation over the past 41 years since they established diplomatic ties in August 1976, during their talks in Bangkok on August 17.

LOCAL NEWS

Hoa Binh’s preparations for new school year discussed

(HBO) – Chairman of the People’s Committee of Hoa Binh province Nguyen Van Quang has held a working session with the provincial Department of Education and Training on preparations for the 2017-2018 academic year. Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Bui Van Cuu also attended the event.

BUSINESS

Luong Son district asked to further improve business environment

(HBO) - Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Hoa Binh province Bui Van Khanh and representatives of provincial departments and agencies have recently held a working session with the People’s Committee of Luong Son district on the implementation of a plan to improve its business environment and competitiveness capacity.

CULTURE

Hanoi authorities appreciate contributions to capital’s development

Chairman of Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has stated that Hanoi authorities and citizens always appreciate contributions made by individuals and organisations to the development of the capital city.

PHOTOS

10 ASEAN Photo Trophy Winners

10 photos representing 10 ASEAN countries are selected from the exhibition "ASEAN countries and people" co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Hanoi People's Committee in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of ASEAN (08/08/1967 - 08/08/2017).