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.
A celebration of the 45th founding anniversary of Vietnam-Australia diplomatic ties was held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 25th.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
On May 12th, the Vietnam-Czech-Slovakia Friendship Association of Bac Giang province held the founding Congress for the 2018-2023 tenure.