(HBO0 - The summer vacation set for the 2019 – 2020 school year will be shortened from its normal duration as students had to stay home for nearly 3 months of their second semester as part of the country’s COVID-19 control and prevention campaign.

The competition of the Happy Family in Yen Thuy district

(HBO0 - On June 26, the Women's Union of Yen Thuy district collaborated with the the Program of Yen Thuy Region Development, which is under the World Vision organization, to organize a Competition of the Happy Family and to display the pictures with the theme "Preventing and avoiding accidents. injury – Preventing child abuse” in 2020.

Nhuan Trach commune on way to reform

(HBO) - Nhuan Trach commune in Luong Son district, Hoa Binh province, now has broad cement roads with colourful flowers on the roadsides, and spacious houses. Locals are excited as the commune is expected to be recognised as an advanced new-style rural area late this year.

Diversifying caring activities for the elderly

(HBO) - In the first 6 months of this year, Covid-19 epidemic occurred and prolonged with complicated changes, which have significantly affected to the life and psychology of the People, especially for the elderly.

Hoa Binh quarantines 81 citizens returning from Angola

(HBO) - The Department of Health and Military High Command of northern Hoa Binh province on June 19 received 81 Vietnamese citizens returning from Angola for concentrated quarantine.

Lac Son district: Sharing the love houses of “The Gratitude of Teammate”

(HBO) - Starting to build the fund of "The Gratitude of Teammate” in 2013 with the purpose of supporting and helping the veterans having difficulty in housing, the Veterans’ Association of Lac Son district has always affirmed to be a pioneer in the movement "Together we can change the world”, " The leaves protect tattered ones”.

The Bank of Cows - giving opportunities to the poor

(HBO) -The program "Bank of Cows” has been implemented by the Central Committee of the Red Cross in 2010, with the objective to help the families having difficulties through the assistance of breeding cows. In the province, the program has given hundreds of cows to the poor and the people having difficulties, helping them to have the favorable conditions for developing economy and escaping poverty sustainably.

The provincial social insurance: Many solutions to support the local people and businesses

(HBO) - By the end of May 2020, the number of people participating in compulsory social insurance in the whole province was 73,796 people, reducing by 409 people (0.5%) compared to that of April 2020, increasing by 207 people (0.3%) compared to that of the same period in 2019.

World Vision Vietnam supports Mai Chau residents’ fight against COVID-19

(HBO) - The Mai Chau-based Regional Development Programme (under the World Vision Vietnam - WVV), in collaboration with the Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs and the Red Cross Society of Mai Chau district, on June 10 distributed essential and medical supplies to help locals in Tan Thanh, Thanh Son and Son Thuy commune in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spreading love among local people

(HBO) - The Ao xanh (Blue shirt) charity club in Hoa Binh city, established five years ago, has actively participated in charitable and humanitarian activities, with the total value of granted gifts and cash reaching billions of Vietnamese dong. The club has regularly organised charitable activities inside and outside Hoa Binh province, such as presenting gifts to poor households and people with disabilities, offering free meals for underprivileged patients and their relatives at the provincial General Hospital and the Traditional Medicine Hospital.

Cooling in the summer along Da Giang river

(HBO) - In the midst of the scorching and burning heat of summer, there is a familiar cooling place and it always brings the special feelings to the people of Hoa Binh City. It is the area below the foot of the Hoa Binh hydroelectric dam, along the road stretching Da Giang river.

Hoa Binh launches anti-plastic waste programme

(HBO) – The Women’s Union of Tan Lac district recently held a ceremony to launch an anti-plastic waste programme and introduce a pilot model of "Saying ‘no’ to plastic waste” in Zone 7 of Man Duc township. 

Hoa Binh actively prepares for official use of new general education programme

(HBO) - The 2020-2021 school year is the first year to officially implement the new general education programme which was issued in 2018, from Grade 1. Due to the impact of COVID-19 over the past time, the education and training sector has to close schools for over three months. The remaining time is very short, so the sector has to quicken the preparation for the official introduction of the new general education programme in schools.

Yen Thuy district: 16,291 people supported to overcome difficulties due to Covid-19

(HB0) - In the first five months of 2020, Yen Thuy district delivered all support packages in accordance with regulations for 1,075 policy beneficiaries and people who rendered service to the nation as well as 2,330 social welfare beneficiaries. The district also approved the granting of 32,558 health insurance cards for these groups in line with regulations.

About 5,000 labourers provided with jobs

(HBO) - Since the beginning of this year, the operations of enterprises in Hoa Binh province in particular and the whole country in general have been seriously affected by Covid-19. Although departments, agencies and localities have made great efforts and synchronously implemented tasks and solutions in the province's job generation programme, the achieved results remain low.

Tan Lac District has launched “The Month of Action for Children” and opened the Traditional Swimming Tournament in 2020

(HBO) - The People's Committee of Tan Lac District has just held the Launching Ceremony of "The Month of Action for Children”, every person practices swimming to preventing from drowning and opened of the Traditional ưSwimming Tournament in 2020 of Tan Lac district.

Measures discussed on removing difficulties for businesses and workers amid COVID-19

Measures were on discussion at a meeting between the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the Ho Chi Minh City Confederation of Labour on June 3, aiming at seeking ways to remove difficulties for local businesses and workers affected by COVID-19.

Hoa Binh: 23,215 people file voluntary health declarations to help prevent COVID-19

(HBO) – As of 10am on June 1, Hoa Binh province had not yet reported any case positive for the SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, said the provincial steering committee on COVID-19 prevention and control.

Hoa Binh strives to promote sustainable poverty reduction

(HBO) – Hoa Binh province has carried out many governmental support policies for the poor in an effective, timely manner to foster sustainable poverty reduction. These policies have contributed to developing local production, improving people’s income, particularly the poor and people from ethnic minority groups.

Farm-to-market baby cucumber production model replicated

(HBO) - Gherkins have been planted in Lac Thuy district’s Thong Nhat, Khoan Du and Hung Thi communes since the 2019 winter crop under a pilot production-distribution cooperation model between local farmers and the Hagimex JSG company, yielding encouraging outcomes.

“Party members set examples for residents to follow”

(HBO) – "Party members set examples for residents to follow” is not a slogan but a reality in Nam Hoa 2 hamlet, Xuat Hoa commune, Lac Son district, Hoa Binh province, with the leading role played by Tran Ngoc Son, Secretary of the Party cell and head of the hamlet.

More than 11 billion VND in support of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

(HBO) – The Fatherland Front Committee of Hoa Binh province had received more than 11 billion VND (471,230 USD) in cash and kind as of May 27 in support of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Starting useful summer activities for children

(HBO) - Summer is coming soon, useful activities and healthy playground are waiting for children and youth to participate and experience. They are not only the reliable addresses for parents to send their children, these playgrounds also help them have more unforgettable memories, learn new knowledge and train the necessary life skills in summer vocation.

Health ministry urges enhanced Zika, dengue fever prevention

The Ministry of Health on May 25 requested provinces and centrally-run cities nationwide to enhance the prevention and control of the Zika virus and dengue fever.