Dien Bien (Vietnam)

Type: City
Name: Dien Bien (Vietnam)
Country: Vietnam
Latitude: 21.370001
Longitude: 103.010002
population: 40,292
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Myriad activities highlight Dien Bien Phu victory

A wide range of activities have been held across the country to mark the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory (May 7, 1954) which helped end the French colonial rule in Vietnam.Twenty-two teams from both home and abroad are expected to take part ... [Published VietnamPlus - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

No new measles cases recorded in 13 provinces

No fatality of measles was recorded in the country on April 22 while new cases are on the decline, the Preventive Health Department of the Ministry of Public Health has reported.Thirteen provinces out of the 61 provinces and cities hit by measles reported ... [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

E-commerce put at US$2.2 billion

Nguyen Vu and Van LyBy Nguyen Vu and Van Ly - The Saigon Times DailyHCMC, HANOI - The country’s e-commerce revenue amounted to US$2.2 billion last year, according to projections by the Vietnam E-commerce and Information Technology Agency under the Ministry ... [Published Saigon Economic Times - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ageing population poses challenges to Vietnam: seminar

Ageing population is requiring the health system to renew in terms of services provision and healthcare finance, heard a seminar in Hanoi on April 21.According to experts, Vietnam’s population is aging at one of the world’s five fastest paces, which will ... [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dien Bien Phu feature lights up screens

The movie Song Cung Lich Su (Living with History) was released in Ha Noi on Sunday.Thumbs up : Director Nguyen Thanh Van on the set of Song Cung Lich Su (Living with History). The movie will be screened free of charge from April 26 to 30 at the National ... [Published Vietnamese Investment Review - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Special events pay tribute to Dien Bien heroes

An array of cultural and art events will be held in Hanoi to mark the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory and pay tribute to the Vietnamese heroes who laid down their lives in the battle.The events aim to commemorate the contribution of armed ... [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Weather in April comfortable for tourists

On April 15th, bright, sunny was prevalent nationwide but with northern provinces experiencing slight rain at night and in the early morning.The average temperature in northern Vietnam during the day ranged from 27 to 30 degrees celsius, except for the ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Copycat tours slow development of tourism industry

Creating a new tour can take a great deal of time, effort and research. Tran The Dung, Deputy Director of The He Tre Travel Firm in HCM City, conducted a study for a new tour in the northern province of Dien Bien in 2007. He and a friend had to climb ... [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Memorable trip to a historic battlefield

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen My Ha reports from the scene of the Dien Bien Phu battle, 60 years later. Filled with scenic landscapes and country-style food, her road trip also offered insight into the momentous historic occasion.With "The road to the Northwest ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Visitors flock to Dien Bien Phu Campaign relic sites

According to the province’s statistics, between March 15 and April 15, more than 85,000 people, including 2,000 from abroad, visited the Dien Bien Phu Campaign relic sites such as Hill A1, Dien Bien Phu Victory Statue, and Dien Bien Phu Victory Showr ... [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Dien Bien Phu victory: motivation towards future

(VOV) - “The 60 th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory is the time for us to look to the past, see the present and look toward the future in hopes of gaining greater achievements”.Dien Bien provincial People’s Committee Chairman Mua A Son made the ... [Published VOVNews - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Dien Bien develops ethnic cultural hamlets for tourism

The northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien will expand the model of building cultural hamlets to develop its tourism following a successful pilot in a Thai ethnic hamlet, according to radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV).Together with 20 other hamlets ... [Published VietnamPlus - Mar 28 2014]

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"We take part in any works by the local people, from supporting their daily chores to building roads, dredging irrigation canals, and so on… And this has created close bonds between the soldiers and the local people, making it easier for us to complete the new rural development programme, and carry out unanticipated tasks" he said
"We've tried our best to offer the most truthful angle on the historical battle of Dien Bien Phu. I don't want to talk too much about my creation. Let the audience judge it" said director and People's Artist Nguyen Thanh Van
"My photography aims to encourage people to give more to children who have visual impairments. Most of them are from poor families and live in difficult conditions" said Phong, a member of the city's Photographers Association

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Myriad activities highlight Dien Bien Phu victory [Published VietnamPlus - 18 hours ago]
E-commerce put at US$2.2 billion [Published Saigon Economic Times - Apr 24 2014]
Hanoi-Da Nang air route check-in counters to be... [Published Dang Cong San - Apr 24 2014]
No new measles cases recorded in 13 provinces [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 23 2014]
Social News Headlines 23/4 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Apr 23 2014]
Khau Vai love market festival to lure visitors [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Apr 22 2014]
Dien Bien Phu feature lights up screens [Published Vietnamese Investment Review - Apr 22 2014]
Social News Headlines 22/4 [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 22 2014]
Ageing population poses challenges to Vietnam: ... [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 21 2014]
Special events pay tribute to Dien Bien heroes [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 21 2014]
Weather in April comfortable for tourists [Published Travel and Tour World - Apr 21 2014]
Capital city sponsors Dien Bien’s school building [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 20 2014]
Viet Nam seeks the secret of happiness [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Apr 20 2014]
Copycat tours slow development of tourism industry [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 20 2014]
Over 200 objects relating to Dien Bien Phu Camp... [Published People's Army Newspaper Online - Apr 19 2014]
Memorable trip to a historic battlefield [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Apr 19 2014]
Visitors flock to Dien Bien Phu Campaign relic ... [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 18 2014]
Dien Bien province gets ready for 60th annivers... [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 18 2014]
Weather in April comfortable for tourists [Published Dang Cong San - Apr 16 2014]
Love stories in Dien Bien Phu campaign [Published People's Army Newspaper Online - Apr 15 2014]
Social News Headlines 14/4 [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 14 2014]
Inspections find misuse of land and public funds [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 14 2014]
Sapa Tourism Week to kick off this month [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 13 2014]
Dien Bien Phu victory: motivation towards future [Published VOVNews - Apr 12 2014]
Social News Headlines 12/4 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Apr 12 2014]
Viet Nam needs holistic agriculture strategy [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 12 2014]
Plentiful activities to mark Dien Bien Phu Victory [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 10 2014]
Military parade to celebrate Dien Bien Phu victory [Published VOVNews - Apr 10 2014]
Vietnam memorial for troops who died in Paracel... [Published Bao Moi.com - Apr 09 2014]
Music show to highlight Dien Bien Phu victory [Published VietnamPlus - Apr 08 2014]
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International trade fair bound for Dien Bien [Published Vietnam Business News - Mar 10 2014]
The northwestern mountain province of Dien Bien will play host to an international trade fair from March 25-31. The event is part of a national trade promotion programme and marks the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory over French ...
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