The lives of the ethnic minorities in the Northwest are improving.

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Dien Bien Phu City on the rise (Photo: VNA)

Muong Thanh valley,dien bien phu,vo nguyen giap

The A1 Hill, the site of a fierce fight in Dien Bien Phu valley, has now been covered with greenery (Photo: VNA)

Muong Thanh valley,dien bien phu,vo nguyen giap

The Muong Thanh valley is reviving after 66 years from the Dien Bien Phu Victory (Photo: VNA)

Muong Thanh valley,dien bien phu,vo nguyen giap

The Muong Thanh valley is well-known for large paddy fields (Photo: VNA)

Muong Thanh valley,dien bien phu,vo nguyen giap

The development of homestay tourism contributes to the changes in Dien Bien province (Photo: VNA)

Muong Thanh valley,dien bien phu,vo nguyen giap

A model of raising rabbits helps increase local people’s income (Photo: VNA)

 
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The joy of bumper crops in Muong Thanh fields (Photo: VNA)

Muong Thanh valley,dien bien phu,vo nguyen giap

A model of growing clean vegetables provides vegetables for the provincial market (Photo: VNA)

Muong Thanh valley,dien bien phu,vo nguyen giap

The old battlefield ruins become a tourist destination for many visitors (Photo: VNA)

Muong Thanh valley,dien bien phu,vo nguyen giap

Local festivals are restored and preserved, serving the spiritual life of the people (Photo: VNA)

Muong Thanh valley,dien bien phu,vo nguyen giap

The younger generation lights candles in commemoration of the heroes who laid down their lives on this historic land (Photo: VNA)

Looking back on glorious Battle of Dien Bien Phu

Looking back on glorious Battle of Dien Bien Phu

In 1953, eight years after reinvading Indochina, despite having mobilised huge economic and military resources, the French colonialists failed to achieve their purpose of destroying the revolutionary government