(VNF) – “Reach for Excellence”, a project aiming to lift up ethnic-minority women’s power in economics were officially kick started on June 12. Women in Hoa Binh, Son La, Dien Bien and Bac Kan will benefit from the project.
On May 16th, to celebrate the 65th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Russia, the Danang Union of Friendship Organizations (DAFO) and the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association cooperated with related agencies to hold a Vietnamese-Russian Cultural Exchange in Da Nang at the Trung Vuong Theater.
A delegation from the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) led by its Chairman Vu Xuan Hong will tour destinations that the late President Ho Chi Minh once travelled through across Guangxi, China from May 17th-22nd.
(VNF) - The sister cities disaster preparedness program was launched in Vietnam on May 15th by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partner, Peace Winds America.
The 2015 Vietnam Festival is scheduled to take place in Yoyogi park in Tokyo, Japan on June 13th-14th, as heard a press conference in the city on May 13th.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Greece Tran Thi Ha Phuong on May 13th worked with Ms Elena Koutoura, Greek Minister of Tourism to promote tourism cooperation between Vietnam and Greece.
State President Truong Tan Sang met with Chairman of the Communist Party of the Czech Republic and Moravia Vojtech Filip in Prague on May 12th, saying the warm relations between the two peoples have moved bilateral cooperation forward over the past 65 years.
Singapore is willing to share its experience in detecting, handling and preventing corruption with Vietnam , Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc was told at working sessions with Singaporean officials.
Vietnam once again requests China to immediately end its construction and expansion on reef islands belonging to Vietnam in the East Sea, stated Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh on May 8th.
During her working visit to the second largest Greek city of Thessaloniki in the centre of Macedonian region from May 7th-9th, Vietnamese Ambassador to Greece Tran Thi Ha Phuong suggested that Greece’s Thessaloniki city, an economic and cultural hub of the country, should be twinned with Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh city.
In the central city of Hue, on May 4th, French Ambassador to Vietnam Jean Noel Poirier presented the National Order of Merit and the Order of Academic Palms to two individuals in the city for their contribution to bringing the French culture to central Vietnam.
Vietnamese communities around the world have organised a number of celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of National Reunification, which falls on April 30th.
(VNF) - The Republic of South Africa will celebrate the 21st anniversary of its Freedom Day on April 27th under the theme: “Celebrating the beginning of the third decade of our freedom through accelerating radical economic transformation”.
An agreement on technical cooperation in terms of occupational safety and health was signed on April 13th between Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) and the Korea Occupational Safety & Health Agency (KOSHA) in Hanoi.
A documentary film named “Lien’s story in Me Linh” or “War and war crime” was screened in Walonnie-Bruxelles centre in Paris on April 13thand introduced the book with the same name by Belgian author – director Jean-Marc Turine in order to highlight the negative affects of Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin on the lives of millions of victims in Vietnam, when the war ended many decades ago.
Obsessed about the damage he and the US military caused for the people of Vietnam, Paul George Harding, 68, was a paratrooper back in 1969 in the Air Force Brigade 173, which participated in the Binh Dinh – Lam Dong battlefield, has returned to Vietnam to teach English, free of charge.
The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev on April 6th was busy with diverse activities in Hanoi during his official visit to Vietnam from April 5th-7th.