(HBO) - Near Tet holiday, going to the routine market in the countryside is really interesting. It seems that the market only meets periodically, so it is crowding and many kinds of goods are only available in the countryside. The routine market in Dung Phong Commune (Cao Phong) meets once a week on Sundays. This year's Tet market on December 24 is bustling with buyers and sellers. The people all over the area of Muong Thang from Hop Phong, Nam Phong, Tay Phong, Thach Yen... all head to the central market of the commune cluster. Some people from outside the district and Hoa Binh city are also immersed themselves in the atmosphere of Tet countryside market.
(HBO) - In the last days of 2022, on the board ships of the navy and fisherman have been filled with goods, necessities and Tet gifts from people from all parts of the country sent to the officers, the soldiers and the people working and living on Truong Sa Islands. Although the weather is not favorable, the waves are strong at level 7 - 8, with the utmost determination, the officers and soldiers on the ships always protect and keep the goods carefully so that they are safely and intactly transported to the islands, helping the army and people on the island welcome a happy and healthy Tet like on the mainland.
(HBO) - On 2 days (January 12-13), at the Museum of Hoa Binh province, there are attractive experiential activities bringing a space of cultural and historical connection. This is the first program taking palce to welcome the Lunar New Year, the Year of Cat, attracting a large number of tourists, especially students participating in the experience of welcoming the traditional New Year. Hoa Binh newspaper has recorded the vivid realistic images and many interesting activities in the program.
(HBO) - The symbol of the province's mascot welcoming the Year of Cat in 2023 is displayed at Hoa Binh Square with the meaning of creating a joyful and exciting atmosphere to serve the people to celebrate the spring and the nation's traditional New Year; creating a highlight of tourism, attracting tourists to Hoa Binh city and Hoa Binh province on the occasion of the Lunar New Year in 2023.
(HBO) - In the last days of 2022, Cam Ranh Military Port (Khanh Hoa) is busier than usual, where the farewell activities of the officials, the soldiers and the reporters on duty are taking place. They are visiting and wishing a happy New Year to the troops and the people of Truong Sa on the occasion of preparing to welcome the Lunar New Year, the Year Rabbit, 2023. There are some emotional images before the ship leaves the mainland to the outpost islands of Truong Sa Islands.
(HBO) - Taking place on the occasion of the traditional New Year of Mong ethnic minority, Gau Tao festival celebrating the Party and the Lunar New Year in 2023 organized by the People's Committees of 2 communes, Pa Co and Hang Kia, (Mai Chau) has brought a joyful and thriling New Year atmosphere. Many exciting and attractive cultural and sports activities imbued with the identity of Mong ethnic minority have been attracting visitors to experience and explore. Hoa Binh newspaper has recorded the special images of this festival.
(HBO) - The 9th National Sports Congress take places from December 9 to 21, 2022. Hoa Binh is one of the host sites of the Congress with the content of off-road cycling race. Hoa Binh newspaper has recorded the sublime moments on the track of the athletes conquering this fascinating sport.
(HBO) - Cao Phong district has officially entered the orange harvest season, the 2022-2023 crop. In the whole district there are currently 1,744.4 hectares of citrus trees, the output in this 2022 - 2023 crop is estimated at about 22,000 tons. Particularly, the area of oranges is about 1,500 hectares, the output is estimated at 18,000 tons, of which the area of oranges produced according to VietGAP standards is about 536.77 hectares. Here are some photos taken by the reporters of Hoa Binh Newspaper reflecting the beginning of the orange cropn in Cao Phong.
(HBO) - Da Bia hamlet (now it is Duc Phong hamlet) in Tien Phong commune (Da Bac district) is a famous community tourism village in Hoa Binh province and it was awarded the ASEAN Community Tourism Award in 2019.
(HBO) – After the opening
ceremony of the 7th Games of Hoa Binh province, athletes competed in the last four
sports of the event, namely athletics, pole pushing, crossbow shooting, and
tug-of-war. Braving unfavourable weather, they showed strong determination to
have the best performance and set new records. Every competition attracted
great support from local fans, contributing to the success of the province’s
biggest sporting event.
(HBO) There are forests, there are waterfalls, we plant forests, protect forests, the waterfalls will be the "concert” all year round. The waterfall enjoys with us on hot summer afternoons and gives us a rest after a busy working week. Under the waterfalls we freely enjoy playing with the water, the young girls let their stream hair down gently by the waterfalls. We protect the forest to preserve the inexhaustible source of water and keep the fresh air.
(HBO) - On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs' Day (July 27, 1947 - July 27, 2022), all the localities in the province have been active in the gratitude activities to the heroic martyrs and the people with the meritorious services to the revolution. The movement of taking care of the households under the preferrential policies and the people with the meritorious services and many practical and meaningful programs spreading far and wide in the gratitude month of July.
(HBO) - The reservoir of Da River is a place for ecological and spiritual tourism, however, it is also a very suitable place to raise fish in cages. Visiting the reservoir of Da River, visitors can see a beautiful Ngoi Hoa, a calm river area, relaxing with wooden boats, or swimming in floats, enjoying delicious grilled fish, meeting Muong and Thai girls in colorful costumes and enjoying folk dances and songs... In particular, visitors can burn the incense in the sacred Bo temple of the river origin...
(HBO) – We visited the hamlet of Rom Khanh, Thach Yen (Cao Phong) on the last days of June to explore the stunning beauty of its terraced paddy fields dyed in a golden glow by ripening rice. Multi-layered terraced fields stand out among the green colour of the northwestern mountains and forests, promising to be an appealing destination for travellers.
(HBO) - A provincial delegation led by Bui Duc Hinh, Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People's Council, on July 17 offered incense and flowers to commemorate heroes and martyrs at the Truong Son and Road 9 national martyrs’ cemeteries in the central province of Quang Tri.
(HBO) - After 40 years of migrating to the reservoir of Da River (1982 - 2022), under the leadership of the Party Committee and the appropriate authorities at all levels, Da Bac district has determined to lead and stabilize the locality, gradually improving and enhancing the People's life. In which, the focus has been paid on restructuring the agro-forestry economy, which suitable with the potential and strengths of each locality. Thanks to that, the socio-economic face of the district has gradually and stably been developing and they have achieved the positive results.
(HBO) - In the ripen rice season, the terraced fields in the hero homeland, Thach Yen (Cao Phong), are brilliant, beautiful, rich and poetic. The terraced field is a creative artistic architectural work showing the overcoming mind of the farmers cultivating on the difficult land. Along with the promising potentials and advantages for tourism development in the near future, the terraced fields in Thach Yen will be an ideal stopover for domestic and foreign tourists.
(HBO) – Leaving urban vibrancy behind, visitors to Tu Ly commune of Da Bac district
will have a chance to enjoy the harvest season landscape here which is as beautiful as
a picture. A highlight of this countryside picture is the joyfulness seen in the bright
smiles of local farmers who are engrossed in harvesting their bumper crops.
(HBO) – As many chicken farms nationwide are struggling with high prices of animal feed and unstable market, cooperatives and households raising Lac Thuy chickens in Hoa Binh's Lac Thuy district are still operating well.
(HBO) - Hoa Binh city - an urban area along Da River is undergoing a strong transformation with the key projects to build the "heart” of a modern and civilized provincial capital imbued with the traditional culture. A number of large-scale projects and works have been effectively invested and put into operation in order to complete the criteria of the urban area of grade II. It is sugested that Hoa Binh city be built to develop to match the standards, a bridge between the Capital region and the Northwest and it is an attractive destination for investors.
(HBO) - Currently, in the highland district of Mai Chau, not only Lac village (Chieng Chau commune), Van village, Pom Coong village (Mai Chau town) are the famous community tourism sites for a long time. Based on the advantages of the natural landscape, the national cultural identity, many other Thai villages, such as Nhot village, Na Phon (Na Phon commune), Hich village (Mai Hich commune), Buoc village (Xam Khoe commune) has participated in community tourism. In the process of formation and development, the community tourism sites have both well exploited their potential and they are constantly learning and building many new tourism products associated with preserving and promoting the traditional cultural values. Thanks to that, the destinations in the areas are attracting a large number of domestic and international tourists.
(HBO) - In April, just like a person traveling far away remember an appointment, I return to the riverside to nurture the good nostalgia. Stopping at Bai Ca, a beautiful alluvial beach on the banks of Boi river in the territory of Nam Bai village, Nam Thuong commune (Kim Boi), I am stunned by the beautiful scenery. Just the familiar riverbanks, water wharfs and the old clusters of bamboo, however but Bai Ca is now different from that in the past. The road to Bai Ca is wide open to welcome tourists who are going for the picnics (camping, eating, playing, exploring, experiencing). Therefore, the moment of season changing here is not quiet at all.
(HBO) - SEA Games 31 is cominmg. Hoa Binh province is honored to host the cycling race with 2 disciplines: the terrain cycling and the long-distance cycling. As planned, the cycling race takes place in the province from May 14th to 22nd. The terrain race track in Dan Chu ward (Hoa Binh city) has been designed and built in accordance to the international standards and it is considered as a difficult race with high, winding and challenging slopes. In which, the downhill track is 2 km, the cross-country track is 5 km with flying docks and wavy roads.