A group of Australian veterans on Tuesday handed over to Vietnam a database expected to help locate the remains of thousands of Vietnamese soldiers who have remained missing since the American war in Vietnam ended in 1975.
Việt Nam News reporter Hoàng Anh talks to Chuck Searcy, Vice President of Project RENEW and Co-chair of the Agent Orange Working Group.
The Union of Friendship Organisations in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau organised a ceremony on August 10th to celebrate its 25th founding anniversary.
A Vietnam-Cuba friendship exchange was held in the city of Bac Ninh on August 10th to mark the 64th anniversary of the attack on Moncada Barracks (July 26th, 1953-2017) that culminated in the victory of Cuban armed forces against the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista.
On August 8th, Ms. Nguyen Thi Binh, Chairwoman of the Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation (VPDF) had a working session with Mr. Iraklis Tsavdaridis, Executive Secretary of the World Peace Council (WPC) in Hanoi.
Representatives of the Rotary Club of Bangkok (RCB) on August 8th handed over two water purification systems and hot and cold water dispensers with a total value of VND 36.5 million (USD 1,600) to the Kindergarden of Viet Lap commune, Tan Yen district, Bac Giang province.
(VNF) - It has been 10 years since former US Ambassador to Vietnam Michael Michalak took his office in Hanoi. Despite no longer working in the country, Michalak keeps coming back to Vietnam, the land that means a lot to him.
The Vietnam-Singapore Friendship Association in Ho Chi Minh City (VSFA) and the City's Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) on August 7th held a get-together to mark the 52nd anniversary of Singapore’s National Day (August 9th).
On the afternoon of August 7th, in Hanoi, Mr. Don Tuan Phong, Vice President in-charge cum Secretary General of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) had a meeting with Mr. Iraklis Tsavdaridis, Executive Secretary of the World Peace Council (WPC).
(VNF) – The Australian Government will sponsor up to USD 15,000 for each development project which aims to improve the living standard of the underpriviledged community in Vietnam.
(VNF) - The sixth congress of the Vietnam – China Friendship Association for the 2017-2022 tenure was held on August 03 in Hanoi.
Huynh Cach Mang, Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee and President of the City Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association, shared the results of the working visit to Laos of the delegation of HCM City’s high ranking officials.
The fifth theoretical workshop between the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP), themed “Rapid, sustainable development,” opened in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on August 3rd.
(VNF) – The 5th China-ASEAN Youth Culture Festival held recently in Guangdong province, (China) is a memorable experience for 11 Vietnamese young delegates.
Vice President of the Vietnam – Japan Friendship Association (VJFA) Nguyen Phu Binh had a cordial meeting with delegation of the Japan-Vietnam Peace and Friendship Promotion Council (JVPF) in Saitama, led by Mr. Hisao Suzuki, on August 1st.
ASEAN Cultural Day took place in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on August 1st to celebrate the 50th founding anniversary of the bloc with the participation of representatives from the embassies of the ASEAN member countries in Vietnam.
(VNF) - Recently, in Hoa Binh province, ActionAid Vietnam (AAV) has held a meeting to review its project assisisting development for Da Bac district in the last 10 years.