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Homestay service offers sustainable tourism

Homestay service offers sustainable tourism

Eleven ethnic-minority households in the Hoang Su Phi District of Ha Giang Province are operating an experimental home-stay service as part of a project to improve the livelihoods of ethnic minorities.

Landslide blocks Yen Bai-Lao Cai railway line

Landslide blocks Yen Bai-Lao Cai railway line

VOV.VN - A landslide caused by heavy rains buried around 100m railway line and six carriages at Lam Giang Station in Van Yen district, Yen Bai province on the evening of October 9.

Sapa to plant 3,000 cherry trees in tourism push

Sapa to plant 3,000 cherry trees in tourism push

VOV.VN - Sapa district in northern Lao Cai Province will plant 3,000 cherry trees late this year and early next year in a bid to attract more tourists to the region, said local officials.

Lao Cai to host Vietnam-China trade fair

Lao Cai to host Vietnam-China trade fair

VOV.VN - The 17th Vietnam-China trade fair is set to take place in the northern province of Lao Cai on November 10-15, said the organizing board at a press briefing today (October 3).

Vietnam Mountain Marathon attracts 2,200 runners

Vietnam Mountain Marathon attracts 2,200 runners

Up to 2,200 runners from 45 countries and territories took part in the Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2017 (VMM 2017) in Sa Pa town, the northwestern province of Lao Cai, from September 22 to 24.

Artisan strives to keep Khao melodies alive

Artisan strives to keep Khao melodies alive

Vang Sin Phin, a musical maestro from the northern province of Lao Cai, has dedicated himself to collecting musical instruments and preserving the folklore melodies of his people.

Amazing golden rice fields in northwestern Vietnam

Amazing golden rice fields in northwestern Vietnam

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s northwestern region welcomes September and October with golden terraced rice fields. Here are some pictures of yellow season in Mu Cang Chai, Y Ty, and Hoang Su Phi taken by photographer Le Viet Khanh:

52 students hospitalized due to food poisoning

52 students hospitalized due to food poisoning

VOV.VN - Around 52 students at a primary and secondary boarding school in northern Lao Cai Province were hospitalized on Wednesday, September 20, due to food poisoning, police said.

VFF leader presents assistance to flood victims in Lao Cai

VFF leader presents assistance to flood victims in Lao Cai

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man presented VND200 million (US$8,800) to aid Lao Cai’s flood relief efforts at a working session in the mountainous province on September 9.

Food poisoning at wedding leaves 33 people in hospital

Food poisoning at wedding leaves 33 people in hospital

VOV.VN - Thirty-three people were admitted to Bac Ha General Hospital on Thursday, September 7, in northern Lao Cai Province after they had eaten contaminated food at a wedding, local health officials reported.

Sapa sparkles at night

Sapa sparkles at night

VOV.VN - In autumn, tourists come to the mountainous district of Sapa in the northern province of Lao Cai to get enthralled by its beautiful natural landscapes, and the atmosphere of peace and tranquility and simple life of indigenous people.

Tourists invited to explore unique ethnic culture in Y Ty

Tourists invited to explore unique ethnic culture in Y Ty

An autumn festival opened in Y Ty commune, Bat Xat district, the northwestern mountainous province of Lao Cai, on September 1, inviting visitors to explore unique and pristine cultural identities of local ethnics.

Devastating tornadoes tear through northern Vietnam

Devastating tornadoes tear through northern Vietnam

VOV.VN - Several large tornadoes cut across nine districts in northern Lao Cai Province Wednesday, August 23, leaving a path of destruction in their wake, according to a report by Vnexpress.

Flashflood kills three in Lao Cai

Flashflood kills three in Lao Cai

VOV.VN - Floods triggered by torrential rains in Hoang Lien National Park on the afternoon of August 12 swept away three local people, said Vu Hung Dung, chair of Sapa District People’s Committee in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.

Sa Pa: the struggle between survival and tradition

Sa Pa: the struggle between survival and tradition

VOV.VN - For hundreds of years, the minority community in the north-west district of Sa Pa (Lao Cai province) have known only one way of life; rice. But now, that lifestyle is at risk.