VOV.VN - Two workers were killed and another was reported missing after a mine blast at a quarry in the north-western province of Dien Bien on June 1.
VOV.VN - The westernmost point of Vietnam's mainland, Milestone No Zero A Pa Chai is located at the T-junction of Vietnam-Laos-China border in Sin Thau Commune, Muong Nhe District, Dien Bien province.
VOV.VN - With the blossoming of colourful Muong Hoang Yen, also known as golden shower trees, marking the beginning of summer, recent days have seen a sea of yellow descend on the streets of the northern province of Dien Bien.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) Central Committee said on April 24 that it has decided to offer a relief package worth over VND270 million (US$11,700) in cash and kind to victims affected by recent hailstorms in the northern mountainous provinces of Dien Bien, Lao Cai and Lai Chau.
Eleven minor earthquakes have occurred in Vietnam since the beginning of this year, according to the Standing Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
VOV.VN - Amid elegant spring days, the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien is becoming increasingly popular with visitors due to the pristine beauty of the area’s Hoa Ban blossoms entering full bloom.
The Military Command of the northwestern province of Dien Bien on February 14 said it had defused a bomb measuring more than 1.4 m in length and about 340 kg in weight.
VOV.VN - Several areas throughout the north of Vietnam, including the capital Hanoi, are poised to enjoy considerably warmer weather for the upcoming Valentine’s Day, according to forecasts made by the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
VOV.VN - Located in the mountainous northwestern regions of the country, the Mong ethnic people are preparing to celebrate the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.
Several historical and cultural sites in the northern province of Dien Bien will be open for free from January 25 to 27, the first three days of the Lunar New Year, the provincial authorities have decided.
The annual traditional holiday of the Mong ethnic minority group, known as Nao Pe Chau, takes place at the end of the 11th lunar month. The event is held to celebrate the end of the harvest and spend time relaxing together.
The US’s Kimberly Clark Corporation has partnered up with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in a project on improving health of newborns and reducing infant mortality rate in Vietnam’s northern mountainous and Central Highlands regions.
The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism is hosting myriad activities from December 1 to January 2, 2020 to greet New Year 2020.
VOV.VN - In modern society, the traditional culture and particularly the ancient language of the Thai people has been increasingly neglected. In an effort to preserve the language, Dien Bien province has opened classes to teach ancient Thai writing.
Dien Bien police on November 8 said they had seized 47 wildlife animals weighing 169kg in total from two vehicles on National Highway 12.
Disbursement of foreign capital for infrastructure construction only reached 23.2 percent of the plan as of October 15, 2019, reported the Finance Ministry on October 23.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in coordination with five northern mountainous provinces, opened the second Thai Cultural Festival 2019, in Dien Bien province’s Dien Bien Phu City, on October 18.
As many as 600 artisans and artists from Thai ethnic groups of Son La, Lai Chau, Yen Bai, Thanh Hoa and Dien Bien provinces are expected to join the second Thai ethnic cultural festival in Dien Bien from October 18 to 20.
VOV.VN - Dien Bien province is home to about 6,000 Dao people of the Red Dao, Dao Quan Chet, and Dao Khau branches. The Dao observe many religious and cultural ceremonies and festivals.
The second Thai Ethnic Culture Festival 2019 will take place in the northern province of Dien Bien from October 18-20, featuring the cultural identity of Thai ethnic minority people in Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Son La, Yen Bai and Thanh Hoa provinces.