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Seven drug traffickers sentenced to death in Vietnam

Seven drug traffickers sentenced to death in Vietnam

VOV.VN - The People’s Court of Dien Bien province, north-western Vietnam, on August 21 handed down a death sentence on seven local residents charged with smuggling and trafficking 51kg of heroin in 2019.

Heavy rain, flash floods ravage mountain province

Heavy rain, flash floods ravage mountain province

VOV.VN - Flash floods triggered by a prolonged period of heavy rain in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien on August 16-17 has caused serious damage throughout the locality.

Vietnam Red Cross Society offers relief to hailstorm-hit provinces

Vietnam Red Cross Society offers relief to hailstorm-hit provinces

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.

Dien Bien: 340kg bomb deactivated

Dien Bien: 340kg bomb deactivated

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.

Northern region set to enjoy warmer weather for Valentine’s Day

Northern region set to enjoy warmer weather for Valentine’s Day

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.

Mong ethnic people celebrate New Year

Mong ethnic people celebrate New Year

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.

US firm, UNICEF help improve health of newborns in Vietnam

US firm, UNICEF help improve health of newborns in Vietnam

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.

Ancient Thai language preserved

Ancient Thai language preserved

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.