HBO – From an agriculture-based commune with a lot of economic difficulties, Dong Bac commune in Kim Boi district has emerged as one of the communes achieving comprehensive development.

Honey: Specialty of Lac Son forests

(HBO) – We had to travel through a bumpy road to reach a mountainous commune of Tu Do (Lac Son district), home to a variety of pure and viscid honey bearing scent of mountain and wild flowers.

Hoa Binh encourages craft village development

(HBO) – Local residents in Doan Ket hamlet (Lam Son commune, Luong Son district, Hoa Binh province) are excited to know that their commune has been recognised as a craft village of "go lua” (a kind of wood which is taken from the firmest core at the root of dead ancient trees) and "da canh” (ornamental stones).

Concerted efforts for climate-resilient development of Mekong Delta

A conference on sustainable and climate-resilient development of the Mekong Delta was held in Can Tho city on September 26, aiming to shape a development model as well as major transitional orientations for the region.

Mountainous resident starts business from organic vegetable farming

HBO – Visiting Quyet Chien commune, Tan Lac district, this time, we made an appointment with Dinh Thi Quyet, head of the Quyet Chien Cooperative. Although it was established recently, the cooperative supplies several tonnes of organic vegetables for the Hanoi and Vinh Phuc markets everyday.

Workshop promotes Vietnam - Russia trade ties

The Russian Centre for Sciences and Culture of the Embassy of Russia in Vietnam and the Saint Petersburg State University jointly organised a workshop to promote trade ties between Vietnam and Russia in Hanoi on September 22.

Breakthrough made in agricultural production

(HBO) – The northern province of Hoa Binh has taken firm steps in reforming its agricultural sector. Outstanding outcomes in the work included defining clear orientations and choosing suitable key plants and animals in service of making a breakthrough development of the sector in following years.

Van Don to get US$220 million resort complex

Van Don, a rural district of Quang Ninh province in the northeastern region of Vietnam, may soon see a US$220 million resort complex.

Hoa Binh estimated to have 300 new firms in 9 months

(HBO) – Hoa Binh province is estimated to have about 300 newly-established businesses in the first nine months of 2017, up 51 percent compared to the same period of 2016. The new firms have registered a total capital of 3.96 trillion VND, 2.66 times higher than last year.

Muong Chieng rice in Da Bac district

(HBO) –Those who had a chance to taste Muong Chieng rice in Da Bac district, Hoa Binh province, are sure to remember its good taste. If cooked with a right water ratio, the rice is fragrant and soft, which tastes good even with only fish sauce. It is the reason why anyone who goes on working trips to Muong Chieng looks to buy this kind of rice to bring home.

A successful model of “camel bird” farming

(HBO) - "Camel bird" is another name for an ostrich type that Phan Sy Hai and his wife Le Hai Yen raised in their farm at My village, Yen Mong commune, Hoa Binh city. Though they both have their own job, the couple took to raising this ostrich species in the hope of improving their income.

Husbandry cooperative team in Pieng Ve commune – A model need be multiplied

(HBO) – We visited the family of Ha Van Loi in Ve hamlet, Pieng Ve commune of Mai Chau district, when he and his wife were caring for three sows and 14 piglets. The herd of pigs is the result of the couple’s long-term efforts.

Man gains successes from new production models

(HBO) – Despite having 2 hectares of farming land, Bui Van Tuoi, secretary of the youth union of Dung Phong commune, Cao Phong district, Hoa Binh province, does not plant orange as other locals do. He cultivates Dien grapefruit, Gac fruit (Momordica cochinchinensis), ginger and red sugar cane. With his own way, Tuoi successfully develops economic growth models.

Kim Boi district develops fruit tree farming areas

(HBO) – The fruit tree farming development t is bringing about positive outcomes in many communes in Kim Boi district, the northern province of Hoa Binh.

Grafted Doi trees help farmer in Lac Son district get rich

(HBO) – Previously, it took farmers in Lac Son district, Hoa Binh province, at least 7-8 years to take care of Doi trees (michelia tonkinensis) before harvesting their nuts which are used as a spice. Now, the technique of graft helps halve the time and opens up a new promising way of growing Doi trees for Quach Phien in Chieng hamlet, Phuc Tuy commune, Lac Son district.

Hoa Binh strives to improve infrastructure for industrial development

(HBO) – Da Hop joint Stock Company has agreed to provide 1.5 hectares of land for Diostech Co., Ltd from the Republic of Korea to build a factory on manufacturing electronic components for digital cameras and cell phones at Da River Left-Bank Industrial Zone in Hoa Binh city.

Hoa Binh Hydropower Company works to fulfill 2017 targets

(HBO) – Entering 2017, the Hoa Binh Hydropower Company has encountered a lot of difficulties and challenges, including unfavourable hydrological situation in the early months. The water levels at reservoirs in the Da River in service of the Hoa Binh hydropower plant were over 2m lower than the same period last year.

Lac Son develops collective economy

(HBO) – Lac Son district of Hoa Binh province has worked hard to popularize the Party and State policies on developing collective economy with cooperatives as a core among local people in recent years. It has also consolidated a steering committee for collective economy development and assigned tasks to its members while creating favourable conditions for the collective economy to develop. However, challenges still remain to the implementation of support policies for cooperative development.

Third phase of Central budget’s investment plan deployed

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision to allocate almost VND1.3 trillion of the investment plan of the Central budget in 2017 (the third phase), including the recovery of capital from advance funds, for ministries and sectors.

Hoa Binh: Integrated economic model a success

(HBO) – We paid a visit to an integrated farm of Bui Van Tam in Khoang hamlet (Son Thuy commune, Kim Boi district), a role model of successful young farmers in the commune.

Businesses supported with access to international food safety regulations

An international forum on food safety opened in Ho Chi Minh City on August 28 to provide support for domestic enterprises in meeting food safety regulations in the international market.

Kim Boi district develops concentrated vegetable production areas

(HBO) – Besides rice and maize fields, Kim Boi district in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh has a large vegetable growing area. The district supplies vegetables for consumers around the year. Thanks to convenient traffic system and favourable natural conditions, concentrated vegetable growing areas have been developed in the communes of Vinh Dong, Ha Bi, Nam Thuong, Vinh Tien, and Tu Son.

Hanoi plans to build four more bridges over major rivers

The Hanoi government is planning to build four more bridges over the Red and Duong Rivers, with an estimated total cost of VND38 trillion (US$1.67 billion), in a move to reduce traffic congestion during rush hours.

Vietnam Machinery and Wood Materials Fair opens

The 2017 Vietnam Machinery and Wood Material Fair kicked off at Binh Duong Exhibition and Convention Center in Thu Dau Mot city, Binh Duong province, on August 23.

Enterprises in industrial parks create jobs for 15,400 workers

HBO – By July 15, 2017, industrial parks in Hoa Binh province had attracted 69 projects, including 20 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a total registered capital of 421.59 million USD and 49 domestic ones worth 8.23 trillion VND (around 362.6 million USD). Among them, 43 have been put into operation.