Phu Tho

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Thanks to a video posted on Tiktok, a woman in Phu Tho province has found her husband who was missing for 13 years.

Snake village struggling big losses due to Covid-19

Snake breeders in a village in the northern province of Phu Tho have recorded heavy losses because of the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Heavy rains kill one, injures 12 in northern provinces

Heavy rains and whirlwinds killed one person and injured eight others in the northern midland province of Phu Tho from May 8 night to early May 9.

Hung Kings Festival adapted to cope with COVID-19

The Hung Kings Festival this year will only include ceremonial activities and exclude any festivities, according to the vice chairman of the People’s Committee of Phu Tho Province Ho Dai Dung.

Information ministry's former chief inspector sentenced to 34 months in non-custodial rehabilitation

The People’s Court of Phu Tho has sentenced Dang Anh Tuan, former chief inspector of the Ministry of Information and Communications, to 34 months of non-custodial rehabilitation for his involvement in an online gambling ring.

Hung Kings’ Temple festival cancelled over COVID-19 concerns

Activities within this year’s annual festival of the Hung Kings’ Temple, which falls on April 2, will be cancelled due to the acute respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).

Water drainage system becomes useless after completing construction

A drainage system that cost VND258 billion (US$11.1 million) has been in operation for only 72 hours since it was built in Phu Tho Province in 2016.

Ex-PetroVietnam Chairman to be prosecuted for violations in Phu Tho ethanol case

The Security Investigation Agency has proposed prosecuting Dinh La Thang, former Chairman of PetroVietnam on charges of violating regulations on construction works, causing serious consequences at the Petrochemical and Bio-Fuel JSC.

Various activities commemorate the anniversary of Hung Kings’ passing

A progrmme commemorating the anniversary of Hung Kings passing, the national ancestors, and Hung Kings Temple Festival will be held from March 24 to April 2 at a national level.

PM, Vice President launches New Year tree-planting campaigns

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh launched a tree-planting festival at the Hung Kings special national historical relic site in the northern midland province of Phu Tho on January 30 or the sixth day of the first lunar month.

Business booms in red carp farming village ahead of Kitchen Gods Day

Ahead of the annual Kitchen Gods Day, which falls on the 23rd day of the final month of the Lunar New Year, residents of Thuy Tram red carp farming village, Phu Tho province have been busy catching fish.

Doctors bring smiles to patients with horrible burns

Nguyen Thi Sau, 54, has lived with a deformed face and burn marks for nearly five decades.

Long Coc tea hill spread their green to heaven’s rim

We were lucky enough to have a chance to visit Long Coc in the northern mountainous province of Phu Tho, which is considered one of the most beautiful tea plantations in the country.

Exploring beautiful Long Coc tea hills in Phu Tho amid sunrise

Located in Tan Son district in the northern province of Phu Tho, the Long Coc tea hills are regarded as one of the nation’s most beautiful tea hills.

Xoan singing – the miraculous revival

Xoan singing, a traditional ritual art form, is believed to date back to the time of the Hung kings (2890 BC to 250 BC) in the ancestral land of Phu Tho.

Vietnam's tourism sector fights against plastic waste

The Vietnam Tourism Association and its chapters in the northern mountainous provinces of Phu Tho, Hoa Binh and Son La provinces are scheduled to launch an anti-plastic-waste action programme from July 15 to 17.

Xoan singing enlivens Hung Kings Festival 2019

Xoan singing of Phu Tho province was recognized by UNESCO as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage in late 2017.


Vietnamese people flock to Hung Kings Festival

Millions of people have been rushing to attend Hung Kings Festival in the northern province of Phu Tho.


Guarding Hung King Temple once-in-a-lifetime honour

In Vietnam, the janitor of a pagoda (or temple) is usually an elderly person respected by the local community, who is selected by the community to do the work for many years. 


Cultural activities to commemorate Hung Kings

Thousands gathered in the northern province of Viet Tri on April 12 for a grand procession to commemorate Hung Kings, the legendary founders of the nation.