The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai welcomed the first group of foreign tourists on February 16, the first day of the Lunar New Year (Tet) 2018.
Recent heavy rains and devastating floods in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh caused a total loss of about US$71.75 million.
The northern mountainous province of Son La has suffered from heavy human and property losses caused by torrential rains and floods triggered by a tropical depression.
The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang has six more communes recognised as meeting new-style rural area standards this year, raising the province’s total to 16 communes.
A photo competition themed "Landscape and people of the northern mountainous region" is exhibiting in Cao Bang Province the 173 best photos chosen from 2,290 entries.