Ngoc Linh Ginseng successfully planted in Son La Videos

Ngoc Linh Ginseng successfully planted in Son La

Ngoc Linh ginseng is a precious medicinal plant considered a “national treasure” and grown in the two central provinces of Quang Nam and Kon Tum. Many people have tried to grow it in other provinces but failed. Some farmers in Son La, however, are an exception.
Moc Chau applying technology in tea production Politics

Moc Chau applying technology in tea production

In a bid to gradually affirm its brand in domestic and international markets, tea producers in Moc Chau district in mountainous Son La province have not only focused on improving quality and design but also on promoting technological application in tea processing. This helps create high-quality tea while also protecting the environment.
Picturesque Son La during medlar flower season Travel

Picturesque Son La during medlar flower season

The highlands village of Nam Nghiep in Ngoc Chien commune, Muong La district, in Son La province is filled these days with pure white medlar flowers. Medlar is a tree with many uses, and provides both forest coverage and incomes for the people of Nam Nghiep.
Gorgeous orchids in full bloom in Son La province Society

Gorgeous orchids in full bloom in Son La province

Son La province is looking its best at this time of year, with graceful blooms of pristine white “ban” flowers, or orchids. Ban flowers have have long been a symbol of the glorious beauty of local Thai ethnic minority women, and also remind people about a love story between a woman named Ban and a man named Khum.
Docynia indica blossoms brighten northwest forests Destinations

Docynia indica blossoms brighten northwest forests

Visitors to Vietnam’s northwestern region these days are in for a treat: the poetic beauty of mountainsides blanketed in a sea of white docynia indica blossoms. It also gives them a chance to discover more about the flowers, which are an important part of local life.
Hailstorm wreaks havoc in Son La Environment

Hailstorm wreaks havoc in Son La

A heavy rain and hailstorm have cost the northwestern mountainous province of Son La some 1 billon VND (43,763 USD) worth of damage (not including agricultural losses).
Tet gifts to special groups in Tra Vinh, Son La Society

Tet gifts to special groups in Tra Vinh, Son La

Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan on January 20 visited and delivered gifts to border guards, medical staff, and needy families in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh as the Lunar New Year (Tet) is just around the corner.
Son La ready to ship strawberries abroad Business

Son La ready to ship strawberries abroad

First grown on Moc Chau plateau in the northern mountainous province of Son La ten years ago, strawberries have developed well around the local area and are ready to hit shelves in Singapore and Malaysia.
Getting lost in fairy Ta Xua forest Travel

Getting lost in fairy Ta Xua forest

Travel aficionados have been appealed to the captivating charm of the primeval forest on the way to the top Ta Xua mountain, locating in the natural border between the northern mountainous provinces of Son La and Yen Bai.
Son La striving to help returnees from pandemic-hit areas Society

Son La striving to help returnees from pandemic-hit areas

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned many people’s lives upside down. For the poor, their already-difficult circumstances have become even more worrisome. In the central province of Nghe An, the local branch of the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies stepped up disbursement from the Unemployment Insurance Fund to help the poor overcome their difficulties and restore production.
Son La coffee growers supported in sustainable development Business

Son La coffee growers supported in sustainable development

More than 4,300 coffee growing households in the northern province of Son La will receive support in coffee farming, production and trade under a 2-year project by the Foundation for International Development/Relief (FIDR) Vietnam Office – a Japan-based international non-Governmental organisation.
 Red-flesh dragon fruit parlays success in Russia Videos

Red-flesh dragon fruit parlays success in Russia

Red-flesh dragon fruit cultivated under advanced technology in Thuan Chau district in the northern mountainous province of Son La has been warmly received by Russian consumers. The fruit has now been exported to several fastidious markets, opening up sustainable development opportunities for the Vietnamese staple.