Wild sunflowers bathe Dien Bien in gold Travel

Wild sunflowers bathe Dien Bien in gold

The northern mountainous province of Dien Bien turns yellow in November as “Hoa da quy” (wild sunflowers) are in full bloom throughout its forests and valleys.
Dien Bien: Wild sunflowers in full bloom Society

Dien Bien: Wild sunflowers in full bloom

In Dien Bien province in November and December, just as the weather starts to change, is also the time when wild flowers bloom along the roadside and give the area a rustic beauty. The colour of the flowers is like warm sunlight dispelling the cold of winter.
Vietnam-Laos villages tighten solidarity Videos

Vietnam-Laos villages tighten solidarity

The northern mountainous province of Dien Bien has a 414km border with Laos. Thanks to a campaign to 'twin' towns and villages along the Vietnam-Laos border over the past ten years, the Dien Bien Border Guards have been helping residents across the border thanks to increased cooperation with the Laos Party Committee.
Poetry photographic book on General Giap debuts Videos

Poetry photographic book on General Giap debuts

A bilingual book of poems on legendary General Vo Nguyen Giap made debut at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi on August 23 on the occasion of the general’s 111th birthday (August 25, 1911 – 2022).
Spectacular charm of Pha Din Pass in Dien Bien Destinations

Spectacular charm of Pha Din Pass in Dien Bien

Pha Din Pass is about 32km long and peaks at 1,648m above sea level, linking the two provinces of Dien Bien and Son La. The name of the pass originates from the language of Thai ethnic minority group, meaning the place where ‘sky’ and ‘land’ meet. It is one of the four most famous passes in Vietnam’s northwest.
Dien Bien Phu - Resounding victory Politics

InfographicDien Bien Phu - Resounding victory

As the first decisive battle of the Vietnamese Armed Forces since its establishment in December 1944, the Dien Bien Phu victory puts an end to the 9-year resistance war against the French colonialists and American intervention. The battle represents the defeat of the "Nava plan" and resulted in the signing of the Geneva Agreement on a ceasefire in Vietnam in July 1954.