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.
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.
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.
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).
(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.
A monument dedicated to the fighting alliance between Vietnam and Laos was unveiled on November 9 in the northern Lao province of Xaysomboun.
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.
(VNF) – The “Cambodian Cultural Week in Vietnam 2017” was kick started on November 8 in Hanoi.
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.
(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.
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”.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.