BIDV vows to improve social welfare in Yen Bai Society

BIDV vows to improve social welfare in Yen Bai

The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) has pledged the provision of 30 billion VND (1.32 million USD) for social welfare and poverty reduction efforts in Yen Bai province.
Terraced fields - a man-made wonder Destinations

Terraced fields - a man-made wonder

Terraced fields are recognised by the State as national scenic places and appreciated by international mass media as the peak of beauty crystallised by Vietnamese culture and labour.
Mong village looks to become new Sapa Society

Mong village looks to become new Sapa

Yen Bai province in the northwest hopes to turn one of its mountain villages, Nam Khat, into a second Sapa, provincial Party Secretary Pham Duy Cuong has said.
Paragliding over yellow terraced rice fields Travel

Paragliding over yellow terraced rice fields

Over 200 Vietnamese and foreign paragliders showed off their skills in a paragliding festival which opened in Khau Pha mountain pass in Mu Cang Chai district, northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.
Autumn tours draw Vietnamese tourists Travel

Autumn tours draw Vietnamese tourists

Autumn tours offered by local travel firms have become increasingly appealing to Vietnamese tourists with companies announcing a rise in the number of bookings.
Foreigners need permits to enter border areas Society

Foreigners need permits to enter border areas

Starting July 11, non-Vietnamese citizens will be required to obtain permits from the Immigration Management Office of the Ministry of Public Security to enter certain areas along the border.
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Sharp discounts plentiful at regional travel fair

Travellers will have the opportunity to buy tour packages, air tickets and related services with discounts of up to 40 percent at the ongoing International Travel Expo in Ho Chi Minh City, a local newspaper reported.