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The splendor of Hoang Su Phi's terraced paddy fields

Located in Ha Giang Province, Hoang Su Phi District has a total area of 3,700 hectares of rice terraces. Aside from being a natural wonder, the fields are a reflection of the hard work and inventiveness of local ethnic groups.

Ha Giang, FFI team up to protect Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys

The People’s Committee of Ha Giang and Fauna & Flora International (FFI) Vietnam on July 21 signed a memorandum of understanding on the conservation of the endangered Tonkin snub-nosed monkey and flora species in this northernmost province

Weaving screens for paper-making craft

Lo Sanh Phin is now the only Dao man in Ha Giang Province still weaving screens to make paper, a traditional craft of the Dao.

Preserving the quintessence of H'Mong silver carving

Almost every H'Mong person in the Dong Van Stone Plateau, in Ha Giang Province, knows about silver carving artist Mua Se Sinh in Lao Xa Village, Sung La Commune, Dong Van District.

Photo series calls on ethnic minority people to take action against COVID-19

The Ministry of Health and UNDP have called on people to take action to prevent COVID-19 pandemic for sustainable economic development through a photo series about the lives of ethnic minority traders in the northern mountain province of Ha Giang.

Ha Giang seeks new airport

The northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has just asked the Ministry of Transport to add the construction of an airport to the master plan on Vietnam’s airport system in the 2021-2030 period, with a vision to 2050.

Deputy PM asks to clarify information related to iron mine in Ha Giang

Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh has assigned the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to check information in an article dated December 29, 2020 on VietNamNet that reported illegal mining activities at Suoi Thau iron mine in Ha Giang province.

Ancestor worship, a sacred rite of the Lo Lo in Ha Giang

The Lo Lo ethnic minority people live mostly in Lung Cu commune, Ha Giang province. They live harmoniously with other ethnic groups of the Dong Van stone plateau while maintaining their ancient customs and traditions.

Fire-jumping ceremony of Red Dao group becomes national intangible heritage

The “Nhay lua” (fire jumping) ceremony of the Red Dao ethnic minority people in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has been listed as a national intangible heritage.

Illegal border crossings discovered in Ha Giang

Border soldiers and police in northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on Monday caught three groups of people trying to illegally enter China.

Flooding causes serious damage to Vietnam's northern mountainous region

The fatalities in serious flooding and landslide caused by prolonged torrential rains over the past few days in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang increased to five as of 15:00 on July 21, 


Three people die, other two still hospitalised after eating poison leaves

Three people have died and two others are in hospital in the northern province of Ha Giang after mistakenly eating a soup containing ngón poisonous leaves on Sunday.

Ha Giang suffers losses worth VND600 million due to heavy rains

One person has died and dozens of houses have damaged in two days of heavy rain and thunder in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, provincial authorities have said.

Images of playful children on stone plateau in Ha Giang

Whilst cheerful children tend to be the centre of attention for many photographers, a range of elegant pictures can be snapped to preserve precious childhood memories.

Vietnam’s beauty revealed through the lens of foreign photographers

It is normal for landscape photos taken from high above to leave a positive impression on viewers, so with that in mind, let’s take a look at some amazing photos snapped across Vietnam by international photographers:

A happy ending for a dog and its ethnic minority owner

A video of a Mong ethnic elderly woman in the northern province of Ha Giang crying as she was forced to sell her beloved dog to make ends meet has recently gone viral on Facebook and moved many viewers to tears.

Drum dance of the Giay

Of the ethnic groups who live in Ha Giang province, the Giay are clustered mainly in Tat Nga hamlet, Meo Vac district. Recent socio-economic development has made their life easier but has not changed their traditional culture.

Lockdown order in Dong Van township, Ta Kha hamlet lifted

Ha Giang on April 23 decided to lift the lockdown order on Dong Van township and Ta Kha hamlet in Pho Bang township in Dong Van district, based on positive developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in the province.

More areas in Ha Giang locked down due to COVID-19

Ha Giang decided to lock down Ta Kha hamlet in Dong Van district’s Pho Bang township and Thanh Thuy commune’s health station in Vi Xuyen district from April 22 to prevent the spread of the COVID-19.

Ha Giang’s Dong Van township locked down to prevent COVID-19 spread

The whole of Dong Van township in the district of the same name in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has been locked down since 9am on April 22, as an urgent COVID-19 prevention and control measure.