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11/17/2017 4:12:14 PM

Traditional medicine producers encouraged to adopt sustainable plant harvesting practices into their corporate social responsibility

Representatives from more than 25 traditional medicine and pharmaceutical producers joined a workshop on November 17 in Hanoi, focusing on promoting sustainable harvesting and fair trade practices as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR), in particular through application of the FairWild Standard.

  • VUFO visits its founding place in Dinh Hoa celebrating 67 years of service

    VUFO visits its founding place in Dinh Hoa celebrating 67 years of service

    Public: 11/16/2017 9:02:23 AM

    On the occasion of its 67th anniversary (November 17th, 1950 - 2017), a delegation of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) led by Vice Chairman Bui Khac Son held a visit to the founding place of Vietnam’s Committee for World Peace Protection – the predecessor of the VUFO – in Diem Mau commune, Dinh Hoa district, northern Thai Nguyen province.

  • Education cooperation helps tighten Vietnam-Laos special ties

    Education cooperation helps tighten Vietnam-Laos special ties

    Public: 11/15/2017 10:51:05 AM

    The Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam, and the Ministry of Education and Sports of Laos jointly held a ceremony in Laos on November 14 to start three school construction works using Vietnam’s non-refundable aid.

  • ActionAid Vietnam supports flood-hit communes of Ninh Binh

    ActionAid Vietnam supports flood-hit communes of Ninh Binh

    Public: 11/14/2017 4:27:58 PM

    Three communes of Ninh Binh province’s Nho Quan district which were affected by the historic flood in early October have been benefited from aid package of Christian Blind Mission (CBM), Aid for social protection program foundation Vietnam (AFV) and ActionAid Vietnam (AAV).

  • Vietnamese Embassy in Brazil opens its door for local students

    Vietnamese Embassy in Brazil opens its door for local students

    Public: 11/14/2017 9:21:57 AM

    (VNF) – The Vietnamese Embassy in Brasil recently joined hand with the Office of the Federal District Governor to organize an “Open House” Day, in which the embassy opened its door to local students to explore Vietnam.

  • Laos-Vietnam alliance monument unveiled in Xaysomboun

    Laos-Vietnam alliance monument unveiled in Xaysomboun

    Public: 11/13/2017 1:54:35 PM

    A monument dedicated to the fighting alliance between Vietnam and Laos was unveiled on November 9 in the northern Lao province of Xaysomboun.

  • 9th Vietnam-China People’s Forum kicks off

    9th Vietnam-China People’s Forum kicks off

    Public: 11/13/2017 12:23:55 PM

    The ninth Vietnam-China People’s Forum in Hanoi was kicked off on November 11th. Twenty-five Chinese and Vietnam delegates from political, economic, academic and diplomacy sectors attended the Forum.

  • Cambodian cultural week 2017 kick starts in Hanoi

    Cambodian cultural week 2017 kick starts in Hanoi

    Public: 11/10/2017 4:07:56 PM

    (VNF) – The “Cambodian Cultural Week in Vietnam 2017” was kick started on November 8 in Hanoi.

  • Germany-Vietnam Friendship Association helps promote Vietnam’s literature

    Germany-Vietnam Friendship Association helps promote Vietnam’s literature

    Public: 11/8/2017 4:59:47 PM

    On November 7th, in Hanoi, Vice President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Bui Khac Son received a delegation of the Germany-Vietnam Friendship Association (GVFA) led by Professor Gunter Giesenfeld, its Chairman during their visit to Vietnam from November 1st to 19th.

  • VUFO, the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association pay tribute to V.I. Lenin

    VUFO, the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association pay tribute to V.I. Lenin

    Public: 11/7/2017 4:31:42 PM

    (VNF) – On occasion of the 100th anniversary of Russian October Revolution (November 7), leaders of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) and the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association today laid wreth at V.I.Lenin’s statue in Hanoi.

  • Seminar

    Seminar "100 Years of Balfour Declaration" in Hanoi

    Public: 11/7/2017 1:50:34 PM

    On November 7th, the Embassy of the State of Palestine in Hanoi and the Institute for Africa and Middle East Studies (IAMES) of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences co-organised a round-table discussion entitled “100 Years of Balfour Declaration”.

  • Supporting Thai SMEs to seek investment opportunities in Vietnam

    Supporting Thai SMEs to seek investment opportunities in Vietnam

    Public: 11/7/2017 1:50:19 PM

    On November 6th, in Hanoi, former Vietnamese Ambassador to Thailand, Vice Chairman of Vietnam-Thailand Friendship Association (VTFA) Nguyen Duy Hung received a detegation of the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises Counselor Network (SMECN) led by its President Ph.d Wiriyah Likitvong.

  • Photo exhibition displays Vietnam, China’s beauty

    Photo exhibition displays Vietnam, China’s beauty

    Public: 11/7/2017 8:47:45 AM

    About 80 photos on the beauty of Vietnam and China and the two countries’ relations are on display at an exhibition which opened at the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi on November 6th.

  • Cambodia’s 64th Independence Day Anniversary marked in Bac Ninh

    Cambodia’s 64th Independence Day Anniversary marked in Bac Ninh

    Public: 11/6/2017 9:50:17 AM

    On November 5th, the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association (VCFA) held a meeting to celebrate the 64th anniversary of Independence Day of the Kingdom of Cambodia (November 9th, 1953 - 2017) in Bac Ninh province.

  • Musician Trong Dai: Seven years studying in Russia is the most beautiful time of my youth

    Musician Trong Dai: Seven years studying in Russia is the most beautiful time of my youth

    Public: 11/6/2017 8:13:28 AM

    Musician Nguyen Trong Dai, Director of the Voice of Vietnam (VOV)’s Channel for Music, Information and Entertainment (VOV3), has said that for him, and for many Vietnamese students who once studied in Russia in general, the time he spent in Russia is the most beautiful time in his youth which as a result was a great impact on his arts career afterwards.

  • Continuing to nurture traditional Vietnam – Russia relations

    Continuing to nurture traditional Vietnam – Russia relations

    Public: 11/3/2017 3:26:06 PM

    As the 100th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution is joyfully celebrated worldwide, Director of the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Hanoi Natalia Valerievna Shafinskaya granted Nhan Dan (People) Weekly an interview in which she highlighted the important events held during the celebrations in Russia, as well as showing her deep sentiment to the land and people of Vietnam.

  • Vietnam builds library, meeting hall for Cambodian army

    Vietnam builds library, meeting hall for Cambodian army

    Public: 11/2/2017 9:46:14 AM

    The Royal Cambodian Army held a ceremony in Phnom Penh on November 1st to inaugurate a library and a meeting hall built for the army’s special parachute brigade 911 with the financial assistance of the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence.

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