Hau Doong festival of Giay ethnic group Culture - Sports

Hau Doong festival of Giay ethnic group

For the Giay ethnic people in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau, the land, forest, and rivers have their own gods. The forest god is the most sacred deity, protecting villagers in their daily life.
Na Khuong water wheels – unique cultural feature of north-western region Destinations

Na Khuong water wheels – unique cultural feature of north-western region

Giant water wheels in Na Khuong village, Tam Duong district in Lai Chau province, some 30 kilometres southeast of Lai Chau city, operate around the clock delivering fresh water to lush paddy fields by the Nam Mu River. Built by skilful hands of local Thai ethnic minority people, the wheels create a unique tourist attraction in the pristine mountains and forests of the north-western region.
Lai Chau developing cultivation area for medicinal crops Business

Lai Chau developing cultivation area for medicinal crops

Farmers on Sin Ho Plateau in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau have shifted from inefficient crops to the cultivation of key medicinal crops. Agricultural processing facilities have been gradually set up locally, bringing high economic value for farmers.
Underprivileged areas need hook-up to national power grid Society

Underprivileged areas need hook-up to national power grid

Most communes in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau have been hooked up to the national power grid, but some in far-flung areas are still without a reliable supply of electricity. Our report from Tua Sin Chai commune in Sin Ho district.
Two tourist attractions in Lai Chau closed amid COVID-19 fears Travel

Two tourist attractions in Lai Chau closed amid COVID-19 fears

Two famous tourist attractions in Tam Duong district in the northern province of Lai Chau – O Quy Ho Mountain Pass and Rong May Glass Bridge ecological tourism sites – have been closed as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 epidemic within the province.