(HBO) – Since 2016, the Women’s Union in Lac Thuy district has organised public-awareness-raising sessions on various topics, from women’s involvement in production value chain and distribution of safe products to health insurance for communal health. The sessions also discussed issues related to population, environmental protection, and building cultural life at residential areas. They have drawn the participation of thousands of members of the union.

Vietnam braced for Tropical Storm Bebinca

Vietnam’s disaster management agency has requested that provinces and cities in northern and north-central Vietnam prepare for Tropical Storm Bebinca, which has just formed from a tropical depression.

Mai Chau district focuses on overcoming the consequences of heavy rain and flood

(HBO) – Heavy rain and flood have caused several damages to houses, properties, rice, vegetables, roads, and other public works.

Severe damage caused by floods and serious areas of landslides occurred

(HBO) – The last heavy raining time over a large area recently seriously affected the production and life of people in the province with a total damage value of nearly 1.296 billion VND. Particularly, floods have caused many areas of landslides, seriously threatening the lives of people living there.

Seminar launches activities for ASEAN women, children’s rights

A consultation seminar to launch activities of the ASEAN Commission on Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) took place in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10.

Typical outstanding woman examples in labor and creativity

(HBO) - In the recent time, the provincial Women's Unions have not only ceased to promote the activeness, creativity in innovating the mode of operation, making emulation movements widespread, attracting a large number of women participating, supporting; through which turns out many typical outstanding individuals.

Pacific Limited Company ensures labor and hygiene safety to develop production

(HBO) - Pacific Limited Company was established in April, 1993 with 100% Japanese investment. The main business of the company is producing and processing cucumbers, gingers and chili leaves for export to Japan market. In the past years, the company has always attached the importance to labor and hygiene safety in connection with production and business development.

Lac Son district’s youths inquire about new-style rural area building

(HBO) – The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCM CYU) chapter in Lac Son district of the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh recently held a contest on "Lac Son’s youths joining hands in building new-style rural areas in 2018” at the Yen Phu communal People’s Committee, with the participation of five teams from HCM CYU units in the district.

Flooding on National Highway 6 across Cao Phong district to be addressed

(HBO) – The Ministry of Transport renovated and expanded National Highway 6 in 2002 to facilitate trade activities in the northwestern region and improve local living standard. After more than a decade and a half, the road’s sections crossing Cao Phong district has been degraded. The sections from km 88+670 to 90+250 passing Zone 3 and Zone 4 of Cao Phong township have suffered flooding after lengthy heavy rains which cause many difficulties and danger to people and vehicles traveling on the road.

Self-managing model multiplied in Hoa Binh

(HBO) – The self-managing group of families on environmental protection and climate change response in Sau Ha village, Thanh Luong commune (Luong Son district) of the northwestern province of Hoa Binh was launched at the start of July with 49 members.

Ngoc Son village makes its efforts to build up cultural life

(HBO) – To be an extremely difficult commune in the highland in Lac Son district, but in 2017, Ngoc Son commune has 67% of the households meeting the standards of cultural families, 6/8 hamlets achieved cultural villages. The customs which is no longer suitable are gradually being removed. Ngoc Son commune people are joining hands to actively build up their cultural life.

Vay Nua commune actively takes the initiative in preventing and protecting from flood and heavy storm

(HBO) - The recent storm No. 3 has caused serious loss of property and crops in the area of Vay Nua Commune (Da Bac). The commune has mobilized all the forces together to help the local people in the temporary fixture and repair works to ensure the traffic and stabilize the people’s lives soon.

Former Russian military experts hailed for supporting Vietnam

A get-together was held in Moscow, Russia, on August 5, gathering former Russian military experts who helped Vietnam during the past resistance wars.

Enhancing the efficiency of local – named intellectual properties

(HBO) - Many production - trading collectives of specific products and services in Hoa Binh have created and registered their collective brands. For traditional handicraft villages and products, the province will provide funding and professional support to assist localities in building models of organization, management and brand development.

The consensus of the local people to be the measure of the democracy Regulation implementation of grassroots.

(HBO) - The implementation of the democratic regulations in Tu Ne commune (Tan Lac) has shown positive signs in all aspects of the social life.

Nam Thuong commune pushes up their building of the National Unity Block

(HBO) - Under the leadership of the Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee of Nam Thuong Commune (Kim Boi), over the past years, the Fatherland Front and the Task Force have coordinated well with the associations, organizations to actively reform the content, the mode of operation, improving the propaganda to the local people to implement the campaigns well, the emulation movements at the grassroots.

Hanoi steps up measures to cope with flood

Over 840 households in Nam Phuong Tien commune of Hanoi’s Chuong My district, Hanoi, are isolated due to floods, despite water levels receding.

Vietnam bags two golds at International Physics Olympiad

All five Vietnamese students have won medals, including two golds, at the 49th International Physics Olympiad (IPhO 2018) held in Portugal from July 21 to 29 with the participation of 86 countries and territories.

Tan Lap commune tries to push back drug addiction evils

(HBO) – According to Mr. Bui Van Vu, the Deputy Head of Tan Lap Commune Police:"In the first six months of the year, there have been 9 cases of social order and safety in Tan Lap commune (Lac Son), which are mainly theft and disorder actions. The cases were under the jurisdiction of the commune police and then transferred to the district Police for solving the cases under their authority. However, the rate of drug addiction has been in trend of increasing in recent 2 years, which made the local people annoyed and worried".

Mai Chau district focuses all forces on handling with floods

(HBO) – To handle with the consequence of the flood, the People's Committee of Mai Chau district already instructed all levels, sectors and members of the District Steering Committee of Disaster Prevention and Victim Rescue to visit the grassroots of communes and towns for checking, inspecting and urging the plans of flood prevention with the motto "four right at the place", at the same time, focusing all forces to help local people overcome difficulties.

Hoa Binh: Provincial leader visits Vietnamese Heroic Mother

(HBO) – A delegation of Hoa Binh led by Nguyen Van Quang, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of the province and Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, visited and presented gifts to Vietnamese Heroic Mother Xa Thi Van in Mo La village, Tu Ly commune of Da Bac district, on the occasion of the 71st Day of Invalids and Martyrs (July 27).

Environmental protection with bamboo woven waste bins

(HBO) - With youth, responsibility and creativity, young people in Tan Lac district have been implementing practical activities in the implementation of Criterion No.19 on environmental protection. The image of "the waste basket built by the youth building new rural area" on the roads of youth self-managed is a testimony to the efforts of protecting the environment from the youth in the district.

No Vietnamese victims reported in dam collapse in Laos

 No information related to Vietnamese citizens was reported after the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Attapeu province’s Sanamxay district of Laos on July 23, according to the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos.

HCM City, Yokohama to cooperate in training nurses

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs will send students of local universities, colleges and vocational schools to the Japanese city of Yokohama for training in nursing skills.

Protecting aquatic resources in Hoa Binh lake

(HBO) - Hoa Binh lake has a total water surface area of 16,800 hectares, including 8,900 hectares in Hoa Binh province stretching 19 communes of four districts - Da Bac, Mai Chau, Cao Phong, and Tan Lac - and Hoa Binh city. This area boasts a great potential for the development of the fishery sector.