(HBO) -The Transport Trade Union has 15 union bases, of which there are 10 533 administrative unions, 5 unions of joint stock companies with the total number of workers and employees. For many years, the Trade Union has collaborated with the government to promote the patriotic emulation movement, trying to complete the political tasks of the industry and the superior trade unions.

Gifts presented to poor students in Mai Chau district

HBO – The association of former students of the Chuong My A High School and businesses based in Chuong My district, Hanoi have presented gifts to poor pupils with outstanding academic results at the secondary school of Phuc San commune and THT school of Tan Mai commune, Mai Chau district.

Changes in businesses’ awareness of food safety needed

(HBO) – Despite instructions at both provincial and grassroots levels, tens of food poisoning cases were reported in Hoa Binh province in 2018, with over 200 people affected, including one death.

Hoa Binh female student won the first prize in the English speaking contest

(HBO)-It was Do Phuong Thanh (born in 2000) - a former student of the English gifted class, Hoang Van Thu specialized high school. She passed the entrance exam into the Foreign Trade University with 26.2 points. In the evening of December 22, 2018, Thanh excelled over 5 finalists in the final night to become the winner of the My FutureNZ competition, which was co-organized by the New Zealand Embassy in Vietnam, New Zealand ENZ and VTV7 in Hanoi.

Prime Minister presents Tet gifts to needy households in Dak Nong

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc presented 100 Tet gifts to poor households in Nui village, Tam Thang commune, Cu Jut district, Dak Nong province, on January 15, on the occasion of upcoming Tet (lunar New Year) festival.

Lac Thuy district has built up the movement of study encouragement, talent promotion, creating a learning society

(HBO)- In the past years, the study and talent promotion in Lac Thuy district has received the support of numerous officials, party members and people. Thereby they have contributed to arousing and promoting the studious tradition, creating a learning society in the district.

Job placement work makes progress

(HBO) – The organisation of job placement events was one of the solutions that the northern province of Hoa Binh applied in 2018 to create employment for local labourers.

Hoa Binh Fund for Children provides assistance for children with injuries

HBO – Representatives from the Hoa Binh province’s Fund for Children have recently visited Bui Duc Hoang, born in 2011 in Hoi village, Kim Boi district’s Bac Son commune, who is suffering severe burns caused by boiling water. At present, Hoang is being treated at the National Burn Hospital.

Tan Lac district’s youth works to popularise law

(HBO) – The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Tan Lac district has unceasingly worked to renew its operation, and improve quality of disseminating and educating law and regulations.

Chi Dao Commune promotes the role of the volunteering youths

(HBO) Over the past years, the Youth Union members of Chi Dao commune (Lac Son) have explored new ways to develop the economy, promoting the volunteering role of the young people in the socio-economic development of the locality.

Mai Ha commune combats drugs

(HBO) – Authorities of Mai Ha commune have combined education campaigns with movements launched by associations, mass organisations and hamlets, to promote drug prevention and control work, especially targeting youths, students, and those at high risk of drug abuse.

Tan Lac police present cows to poor households

(HBO) – In an effort to ease difficulties facing local households, police in Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province, have organised charitable programmes and presented gifts to the poor households and students on the occasion of Tet (Lunar New Year) and other holidays. They have also contributed their daily wages to a fund which has been used to buy cows for the poor households.

Company presents new desks to Hoang Van Thu high school

(HBĐT) – The Hoang Van Thu High School for Gifted Students currently has 45 classes with 1,409 students. However, the school facilities have shown signs of degradation. Currently, only 15 out of the 45 classrooms are equipped with standard sets of tables and chairs. The remaining classrooms, meanwhile, have to use old ones which have been repaired many times.

Hoa Binh city reaches new rural area building target

(HBO) – After eight years implementing the national target programme on new-style rural area building, Hoa Binh city fulfilled the set target in 2018, with all of its seven communes recognised as new style rural areas.

Improving confidence for students in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

(HBO) – Improving the quality of foreign language teaching and learning is of utmost importance for the education and training sector, especially when the country is in the process of wider and deeper integration into the global economy, and moving along the trend of the fourth industrial revolution.

Delegations set sail for Truong Sa archipelago for Tet festival

Delegations of military officers and soldiers set sail for Truong Sa (Spratly) on January 4 to visit those performing duties on Vietnam’s archipelago on the occasion of the coming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

“Beloved porridge pot” warms up disadvantaged patients

HBO – "Beloved porridge pot” is a charitable activity which has been jointly organised by Yen Thuy district’s Red Cross, "For the Heart of Children” Charity Club, and donors from inside and outside Hoa Binh province.

Vietnam works to ensure access to health care for each citizen

Vietnam has gone a long way since it entered the Alma-Ata Declaration, joining the world community in committing itself to ensuring public health by providing primary health care (PHC) to the entire nation.

Petrol prices continue to drop

The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) on January 1 announced decreases in petrol prices following a decision jointly issued by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance.

Tay Ngai villagers active in new rural development programme

(HBO) Residents in TayNgai hamlet, Lac Long commune of Lac Thuy district are actively participating in a new-style rural area development programme which helps promote infrastructure systems and improve their living conditions.

Building a typical national standard school in a particularly difficult area

(HBO) Kim Tien Primary School has surpassed as an impressive bright spot in building the national standard school in the extremely difficult communes of Kim Boi district.

Tan Lac district works to restore urban order

(HBO) - According to Dinh Duy Khai, head of Tan Lac district’s Economic and Infrastructure Office, public awareness and law observance on urban order in communes and towns have improved following various campaigns on restoring urban order. However, violation fines are not strict enough, thus some people continue to occupy sidewalks and roads for personal use.

Lo Thi Kiu – the person who brought brocade weaving to visitors

(HBO) - From only embroidery and dressmaking, the brocade products of Ms. Lo Thi Kiu are now widely known. The variety of handmade embroidery products has contributed to preserving traditional culture and becoming a profession that brings stable income for women members.

Preferential loans help reduce poverty in Hoa Binh

(HBO) – At the end of 2018, the rate of the poor households in the north-western mountainous province of Hoa Binh is estimated at 14.74 percent, down 3.1 percent year-on-year. The result has reflected the efficiency of preferential loans for the poor.

Loan sharks traps poor people

 The recent rise in ‘black credit’ has trapped individuals and families in big cities of Hanoi and HCM City as well as other provinces. When approaching this source of funds, most borrowers fall into the high interest trap and ‘forest law’ constraints.