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5/23/2018 8:55:42 PM

POF: Free examination and corrective surgeries for ethnic minorities in Dien Bien

From May 20th to 23rd, Dien Bien General Hospital and the Prosthetics Outreach Foundation (POF), organised the second examinations for people with deformities and disabilities in province.

  • Vietnam-Australia diplomatic ties marked in HCM City

    Vietnam-Australia diplomatic ties marked in HCM City

    Public: 5/26/2018 9:22:40 AM

    A celebration of the 45th founding anniversary of Vietnam-Australia diplomatic ties was held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 25th.

  • 45th anniversary of Vietnam-France diplomatic ties marked in Kien Giang

    45th anniversary of Vietnam-France diplomatic ties marked in Kien Giang

    Public: 5/25/2018 4:28:57 PM

    The southern province of Kien Giang wants to increase cooperation and people-to-people exchange with French localities, and welcomes French investors and businesspeople to the province, said a provincial official at a gathering to mark the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-France diplomatic ties on May 25th.

  • Photo exhibition marks Azerbaijan’s National Day in Hanoi

    Photo exhibition marks Azerbaijan’s National Day in Hanoi

    Public: 5/25/2018 11:03:17 AM

    A photo exhibition titled “Far apart but close at heart” opened in Hanoi on May 24th to mark the 100th National Day of Azerbaijan (May 28th, 1918), introducing photos of Azerbaijan in the past and modern times.

  • Helvetas's community tourism project in Cao Bang: Cycling with a purpose

    Helvetas's community tourism project in Cao Bang: Cycling with a purpose

    Public: 5/25/2018 10:33:29 AM

    Let's follow Vietnam News' reporter Nguyen My Ha in a trip to Cao Bang how the community tourism project by Helvetas is benefiting the locals.

  • Vietnam-Russia friendship association’s anniversary marked

    Vietnam-Russia friendship association’s anniversary marked

    Public: 5/24/2018 12:02:05 PM

    A meeting to review the major milestones in the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association’s development over the past 68 years was held in Hanoi on May 23rd.

  • Lack of soft skills demands a shift in vocational training

    Lack of soft skills demands a shift in vocational training

    Public: 5/23/2018 8:55:26 PM

    On May 23rd, in Hanoi, Plan International Vietnam with Hanoi Industry Vocational College (HNIVC) and the College of Urban Works Construction (CUWC) held a workshop publishing soft skills teaching materials and share experiences in integrating soft skills in the vocational training program.

  • Dien Bien authorities honoured with Lao Orders

    Dien Bien authorities honoured with Lao Orders

    Public: 5/23/2018 8:49:13 PM

    The Dien Bien provincial authorities held a ceremony in Dien Bien Phu city on May 23rd to receive the Friendship Order and a third-class Labour Order from Laos for the Dien Bien provincial People’s Committee and the Dien Bien Provincial Police, respectively.

  • Promoting international solidarity for peace, security and sustainable development

    Promoting international solidarity for peace, security and sustainable development

    Public: 5/22/2018 3:38:03 PM

    In two days from May 21st-22nd, the Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation (VPDF), Germany’s Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and the Quang Tri People's Committee held a workshop entitled "People's Solidarity for Peace - Security and Sustainable Development".

  • Vietnamese physician with deep love for Laos

    Vietnamese physician with deep love for Laos

    Public: 5/22/2018 3:00:58 PM

    Surviving fierce battles during wartime, a Vietnamese soldier once fought in Laos, physician Nguyen Van Dat treasures more and more lives and comradeship. Thus, along with his gift on traditional medicine, which was founded at a young age, the respected physician has retired yet devoted himself entirely to free counseling and medical care for the poor and his old comrades.

  • 101 needy students in Hanoi receive German state’s scholarships

    101 needy students in Hanoi receive German state’s scholarships

    Public: 5/19/2018 1:58:44 PM

    On May 18th, the Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam, Hessian Ministry for Science and the Arts (HSMSA), World University Service Germany (WUS) and Vietnam – Germany Friendship Associations jointly held a ceremony at the Temple of Literature to award Hessen scholarships to 101 outstanding students studying in Hanoi.

  • Giving it Back to Kids presents 250 wheelchairs to Hai Duong

    Giving it Back to Kids presents 250 wheelchairs to Hai Duong

    Public: 5/17/2018 10:49:22 PM

    The northern province of Hai Duong has been received 250 wheelchairs worth a total of VND 750 million (USD 33,000) to local people with disabilities from the Giving it Back to Kids (GIBTK), an U.S.-based non-profit organisation.

  • Zhishan Foundation builds library for Hue’s kindergarten

    Zhishan Foundation builds library for Hue’s kindergarten

    Public: 5/17/2018 6:08:29 PM

    On May 17th, the Zhishan Foundation - a non-governmental organisation (NGO) of Taiwan (China), inaugurated a library at Hung Loc Kindergarten, Loc Bon Commune, Phu Loc District, Thua Thien Hue Province.

  • Save the Children plans to open representative office in Can Tho

    Save the Children plans to open representative office in Can Tho

    Public: 5/17/2018 9:02:19 AM

    Save the Children is planning to open a representative office in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, and Can Tho city, as the growth engine of the region, is suitable to be the location of this office, said the organisation’s Country Director Dragana Strinic.

  • Memorial and burial services for 98 fallen soldiers

    Memorial and burial services for 98 fallen soldiers

    Public: 5/16/2018 3:04:06 PM

    A ceremony to commemorate and rebury 98 sets of remains of Vietnamese voluntary troops and experts who died while doing international service in Laos was held at the War Cemetery in Nghi Loc district, Nghe An province, on May 15 by the province’s Party Committee, People’s Council and Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee.

  • More than 500 youths join Vietnam-China border friendship exchange

    More than 500 youths join Vietnam-China border friendship exchange

    Public: 5/15/2018 4:19:02 PM

    Some 500 youths of the northern mountainous province of Lang Son and 54 others from China’s Guangxi province joined in the third border youth friendship exchange programme which began at Huu Nghi (friendship) International Border Gate on May 14th.

  • Bac Giang’s Vietnam-Czech- Slovakia Friendship Association established

    Bac Giang’s Vietnam-Czech- Slovakia Friendship Association established

    Public: 5/14/2018 8:41:42 AM

    On May 12th, the Vietnam-Czech-Slovakia Friendship Association of Bac Giang province held the founding Congress for the 2018-2023 tenure.

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