During his official visit to the UK on October 9-10, on behalf of the Acting President of Vietnam, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh presented friendship medal to Katrin Kandel, Executive Director of Facing the World - a UK-based medical charity, in recognition of her contributions to Vietnamese children and bilateral friendship.
A primary school built with funds from Azerbaijan’s Heydar Aliyev Foundation has been inaugurated in Giap Trung commune in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.
Late historian and People’s Teacher Phan Huy Le has been posthumously awarded the Certificate of Merit from the Japanese Foreign Minister Kono Taro, in recognition of his great contributions to the promotion Vietnam-Japan academic exchange.
A photo exhibition highlighting the friendship and solidarity between Vietnam and Cuba opened in Ho Chi Minh City on October 15.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on October 14 to award 30 winners of the painting competition entitled "Em Ve Dat Nuoc Uzbekistan 2018” (I draw Uzbekistan).
The Uzbekistan-Vietnam Friendship Association has been presented with the Friendship Order of the Vietnamese President in recognition of its contribution to the two countries’ friendship and cooperation over the past two decades.
The Vietnam-Uzbekistan Friendship Association (VUFA) convened its fifth national congress for the 2018-2023 term in Hanoi on October 14 to discuss ways to strengthen the solidarity and friendship between the two nations.
The Vietnam – Germany Friendship Association (VGFA), a member organization of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) recently hosted the friendship get-together to celebrate the 28th National Day of the Federal Republic of Germany (October 3rd).
Vice President In-Charge cum General Secretary of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO), Don Tuan Phong, on October 9 held reception for Head of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo), Eleanora Mitrofanova.
Saigon Children's Charity (Saigonchildren) on October 9 joined with Danish healthcare company Novo Nordisk to provide annual healthcare check-ups to 110 students in Tay Ninh province.
Srey Phirum Khun, 45, used to spend 8 hours travelling from Cambodia’s Kampong Speu Province to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam for health checkups and treatment. Today, she no longer faces the grueling journey thanks to the inauguration of the Cho Ray Phnom Penh Hospital in January 2014.
Over 1,000 students from nine Youth Development Club (YDC) in Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa and Tuyen Quang provinces which were established by Good Neighbors International (GNI) in Vietnam, will participate in a series of exciting and meaningful exchanges in Hoa Binh City on October 13-14.
Vice President of the Vietnam – USA Society (VUS) Bui The Giang on October 4 held a reception for the Friendship Force Marlborough– New Zealand delegation (FF Marlborough) during their working visit to Vietnam (Oct 1st – 16th, 2018).
Vietnamese and American veteran pilots, who were once enemies of each other in the air during the anti-U.S. war, reunited in Hanoi on October 3 for the third time.
The fourth Korean language speaking contest – Hai Phong 2018 was launched on September 29 by the Hai Phong Department of Foreign Affairs, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Associations’ Hai Phong chapter and the Korean people association in Hai Phong.
On occasion of the 15th anniversary of the Center for Science and Culture of Russia in Vietnam, a series of arts and cultural programme will be held in October.
A photo exhibition displaying the achievements of the renewal, international integration process of Vietnam and the reform of China was inaugurated in the Vietnam – China Friendship Palace on September 28.