VNF - For the past 25 years, that a US veteran has traveled hundreds of thousand miles to the countryside in Quang Ngai help poor women and children leaves deep appreciation for people here.
Plan International Vietnam (Plan) is one of the first international organisations operating in Quang Tri, with many social, humanitarian and charitable activities. Plan is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) operating in 73 countries including Vietnam. In the past years, Plan has strengthened cooperation with localities, communities and families to improve the quality of life of people, especially children in disadvantaged areas of Quang Tri province.
A special exhibition titled “Waging Peace – American Soldiers and Veterans opposing the War in Viet Nam” opened at the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City on March 19th.
President of the Vietnam – U.S. Society (VUS) Nguyen Tam Chien hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 19th for a delegation of the U.S. Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) led by its Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief, Vincent “B.J” Lawrence.
In this year of Cycle4Plan, 15 sponsors from the Netherlands completed their cycling journey from Hanoi to Lai Chau, despite challenges and distance, to raise EUR 60.000 (USD 74.202) to improve the lives of ethnic minority children in Lai Chau.
(VNF) – Vice President of the Vietnam – US Society (VUS), Bui The Giang, on March 14th, held a presentation themed “Social and Economic Transformation from the Time of Doi Moi” for the delegations of the Fund For Reconciliation and Development, on occasion of the team’s visit to Vietnam, from March 10th to 25th.
The Japanese Government will provide over 403,600 USD in non-refundable aid for five projects in health care and education in Vietnam under contracts signed in Ho Chi Minh City on March 14.
As many as 200 Japanese cherry (sakura) trees, presented by the Japan – Vietnam Friendship Association’s chapter in the Chukyo region, were planted in Nguyen Van Cu Park, Bac Ninh city of the northern province of Bac Ninh on March 13th.
VNF - On March 13 in Hanoi, leaders of the Vietnam-US Society had a meeting with the delegation of VASSAR University who are visiting and traveling in Vietnam from March 12-23.
VNF - Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vnukov has been awarded the “For Peace and Friendship” medal of the Russian Peace Foundation.
More than 2,500 poor people in the central province of Quang Tri on March 12th received free medical checkups, medicine and gifts from the Project Vietnam Foundation organisation of the American Academy of Paediatrics.
(VNF) - Outgoing Chilean Ambassador to Vietnam Claudio Andres De Negri Quintana was presented the insignia “For Peace and Friendship among Nations” in a ceremony held by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) on March 12.
The Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association (VLFA) hosted a Vietnam-Laos Friendship Meeting to celebrate the Bunpimay New Year festival in Hanoi, on March 11.
VNF - The RoK delegation including lawyers, teachers, peasants and scientist burst into sobs at the memorial ceremony of the Ha My massacre’s victims held on March 11.
The Friendship Spring Journey 2018 was held in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on March 10th, gathering nearly 300 delegates who are ambassadors and officials of embassies of various countries in Vietnam, and representatives of friendship associations, international and non-governmental organisations in Vietnam.
The 21st Francophone Day of the Mekong Delta opened in Ben Tre on March 11th in celebration of the International Francophonie Day (March 20th) and to mark the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam – France diplomatic ties (April 12th).
(VNF) - Vice President, General Secretary of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations on March 9 held a reception for Ambassador of Malaysia to Vietnam, Zamruni Khalid.