(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.
Vice Secretary of the provincial
Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh
and officers of Hoa Binh’s Military High Command hand over tents to local
Lau Bai hamlet is home to 33
households with 124 people, all of whom are Dao ethnic people. In the recent
abnormal downpours, landslides blocked many sections of the road linking the
commune’s centre with this hamlet, and the road has just been passable since
October 14 afternoon. A low voltage electric pole fell down, triggering a
blackout for almost a week and forcing all local students to be off school.
Notably, houses of 27 families are in a dangerous situation because of
landslides, floods and subsidence.
Houses in the hamlet’s Lau area after
torrential rains from October 9 to 11
After inspecting the situation, Vice
Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial
People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh valued local authorities’ activeness in
preventing and addressing disaster consequences. Regarding landslides, flash
floods and subsidence at houses and hills, he stressed that it is of critical
importance to ensure residents’ safety and protect their assets, especially
when a storm recently weakening to a tropical depression is moving towards the
mainland and may trigger further downpours.
He asked authorities of Da Bac district, Vay Nua
commune and Lau Bai hamlet to give spiritual support to local people and
prepare land for them to resettle. The Da Bac district People’s Committee has
to make plans and estimate costs to submit to the provincial administration for
the timely provision of relief. Authorities must ensure food, clothes and
living place for flood victims as well as environmental hygiene to prevent
An excavator is used to make path for
people in Lau Bai hamlet to move to a new living place in the area of Lim hill
(Vay Nua commune).
Nearly 50 officers and
soldiers of the military high commands of Hoa Binh province and Da Bac
district, along with Vay Nua residents, finished building 21 tents and eight
makeshift shelters in the area of Lim hill for 27 families of Lau Bai. The
provincial Department of Health also distributed medicine and anti-mosquito
substance and instructed locals to use them to prevent diseases./.
(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.
(HBO) – A Hoa Binh working group led by Bui Duc Hinh, Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, visited and presented gifts to the Party Organisation, administration and residents of Cao Phong-Thach Yen former revolutionary base in Cao Phong district on August 22.
(HBO) – Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of the People’s Council of Hoa Binh province Bui Van Khanh hosted a reception on August 22 for a delegation from the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Association in Hiroshima prefecture led by its President Miyuki Sakuma.
(HBO) - Setting up an altar worshipping President Ho Chi Minh, hanging his picture and offering incense and flowers on holidays and festivals has become a cultural practice in the lives of many families in the northern province of Hoa Binh. Particularly, on the occasion of the August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2), Hoa Binh people usually offer incense and flowers on the altar to show their respect to President Ho Chi Minh whom they refer to as Uncle Ho.