Over many generations, ethnic minority groups of Dao, Nung and La Chi in Hoang Su Phi district, the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, have worked hard to create thousands of hectares of terraced fields in the rugged land with many high mountains and deep ravines.

Nha Lang features the Muong culture

Nha Lang (House of Lang- the landlord class of the Muong) is regarded as a symbol of power in ancient Muong society. It showcases the lives of the highest stratum of one of the four largest ethnic groups in Vietnam.

People nationwide pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

On the occasion of the 74th anniversary of August Revolution and National Day (September 2) and 50-year realisation of President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament, numerous people from across the country and foreign visitors have paid tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi.

Some pictures of the Hoa Binh province's socio-economic development

(HBO) - In the past few years, the socio-economic situation of Hoa Binh province has been increasingly developed. On the occasion of congratulating the National Day on September 2, please introducing some socio-economic images of Hoa Binh province recently.

The Colours of Life

The ordinary and beautiful moments of daily life across the country were captured in lively and truthful images through the lens of many photographers.

Some outstanding images of implementing the new rural construction program of Hoa Binh province

(HBO) - The new rural construction program of Hoa Binh province achieved positive results. Here are some outstanding photos:

Display of OCOP products of Northern mountainous provinces

(HBO) - After just over a year of implementing the OCOP program, the whole northern mountainous region has built 577 typical products of 6 groups of products with advantages and reasonable prices, which are well received by consumers. Here are some pictures of typical products of the provinces.

Crowded seaport in Ly Son island

Ly Son, one of important frontier islands of the country, is located in Quang Ngai province, 15 nautical miles (28km) from the mainland. The waterway is the only route to this island district.

My country

The photo set: "My country" by Nguyen Vinh Hien from Vinh Long province. Photos joining the photo contest Ve Dep Viet Nam (The Charm of Vietnam)

DK1 rig-houses – A sovereign landmark on southern sea

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of DK1 battalion (July 5, 1989 – July 5, 2019), NDO introduces photos about the houses on the sea, the creativity, determination and courageous sacrifice of naval soldiers on the rig-house.

Some activities of the Fatherland Front Committee at all levels in Hoa Binh province for the term 2014-2019


(HBO) - The National Assembly Congress of Hoa Binh Province takes place in 2 days (July 11-12). There are some activities of the Fatherland Front Committee at all levels in Hoa Binh province for the term 2014-2019.


Amazing paragliding in Mu Cang Chai

Paragliding has become a popular sport among youngsters over recent years. Paragliding festivals have been frequently organised by paragliding clubs at popular tourist attractions in the northern region. To participate in such events, paragliding lovers must send their submission one month ahead of time along with a health examination certificate.

Some socio-economic images of Hoa Binh province

(HBO) - Hoa Binh Province has developed in every fields. Here are some socio-economic images of the province.

Mai Ha watermelon in the harvest season

(HBO) - Mai Ha watermelon in Mai Chau district is sweet, low seeded and carefully grown, so in recent years, it has been trusted by customers. Currently in the watermelon harvest season. These days, on the fields in Mai Ha commune crowded with cars to buy watermelons. Watermelon is seasoned, price is good so people here are very excited.

Alluring Tam Coc in ripe rice season

A tourism week is taking place in Tam Coc, Ninh Binh province, aiming to promote tourism in the locality during the summer when rice fields turn bright yellow and look majestic, romantic and poetic.

Exploring Tam Chuc Pagoda, host of UN Day of Vesak 2019

The Tam Chuc Buddhist Cultural Complex, covering nearly 5,100ha in Ba Sao town, Kim Bang district, in the Northern province of Ha Nam, is one of the largest Buddhist Cultural Complexes in Vietnam and was selected to host the UN Day of Vesak 2019 (Buddha's Birthday, Enlightenment and Passing Away).

Thuong Tien Nature Reserve

(HBO) - Thuong Tien Nature Reserve with 6,000 ha spreads across the three communes of Kim Tien, Thuong Tien (Kim Boi district), and Quy Hoa (Lac Son district). Thuong Tien commune lies in a core zone of more than 5,000 ha. It is impressed with the deep nature reserve. It has clear stream, blooming flowers, chirping birds, fresh air... The following photos are in Thuong Tien Nature Reserve:

Ly Son island in Quang Ngai province

Boasting great potential to be recognised as a national tourism area, Ly Son island, Quang Ngai province, is hoped to become a national tourism destination in the near future.

Chi Dao commune – a serene countryside

(HBO) - Coming to Chi Dao commune in Lac Son district on an April day, you will find yourself impressed by the fresh and clean air, the greenness of surrounding mountains, gardens full of tall and straight Doi trees, and fields with rice plants coming into ear, and the cool streams flowing around villages. What a serene countryside!

Eo Gio cliff – a place of serenity

Eo Gio cliff is located in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province. Among the bow-shaped mountain range facing the sea, Eo Gio cliff is the farthest and most spectacular strait in Quy Nhon.

Visiting Hon Khoi salt field in Khanh Hoa province

Covering hundreds of hectares in Ninh Hoa town, Khanh Hoa province, Hon Khoi is one of the largest salt fields in Vietnam. Visiting the area early in the morning, tourists can admire the stunning sunrise.

2019 Japanese cherry blossom festival opens in Hanoi

The Japan cherry blossom festival - Hanoi 2019 opened at the King Ly Thai To Flower Garden in Hanoi on the evening of March 29, featuring various unique cultural and artistic performances by both nations.

Hoang Lien Son named among most exciting destinations

Hoang Lien Son mountain range in northwest Vietnam has been named one of the world’s most exciting destinations for 2019 by prestigious American magazine National Geographic.

Spring Flowers on Dong Van Plateau

The Dong Van Karst Plateau in the northern province of Ha Giang attracts tourists with its majestic mountain beauty, traditional cultural values of the ethnic minority community and beautiful flower seasons. In the early days of spring, visitors marvel at the beauty of the colourful flowers.

Bauhinia flowers in full bloom on Hanoi’s streets

Throughout these spring days as the peach and apricot blossoms have ceased blooming, hoa ban (bauhinia flowers) – a type of flowers which originated from the northwestern mountainous region, are showing their and pure beauty on many streets in Hanoi.