Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has commended authorities at all levels and all sectors for their efforts to ensure a safe and happy Lunar New Year festival (Tet) for all the people.
(VNF) - Some 15,000 units of blood are expected to be collected during Red Sunday, a voluntary blood donation festival which will take place on January 25th across 18 provinces and cities.
(VNF) - On January 19th, the Quang Ngai provincial fisheries society and the provincial fishermen’s fund visited and granted assistance worth VND2-20 million for each ship owner and fishermen who met with accidents when fishing in the Paracel Archipelago.
(VNF) - Information released by the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) on January 19th showed that during the lunar New Year Tet festival it would give gifts to poor families and medical insurance cards to poor women worth VND25 billion.
(VNF) – Over the past 5 years, over 38,000 rural labourers in the southern province of Dong Nai have received vocational training, thus having opportunities to improve their standard of living, according to the provincial Department of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs.
(VNF) - The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) reported that in 2014, it had lent VND39.654 trillion to over 2.1 million customers, helping 400,000 families escape poverty.
(VNF) – Over VND360 billion was collected from agencies and individuals as of January 17th, 8 days after the launch of the program entitled “Bridge of love” by the Ministry of Transport and the National Traffic Safety Committee. The collected money will be used to build bridges in remote areas.
(VNF) - In 2014, the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang implemented a range of diverse solutions to boost sustainable poverty reduction, including giving loans, seedlings, animals and housing support to poor families.
(VNF) - Ministries, sectors, authorities and unions are actively carrying out measures to give a warm and happy lunar New Year festival (Tet) to poor and disadvantaged people as well as beneficiaries’ families.
(VNF) - In 2014, Vietnam sent 106,840 labourers to work abroad, an increase of 18.7% on the planned number, making it the largest number of guest workers sent abroad over the past years, according to statistics from the Overseas Labourer Management Department under the Ministry of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
(VNF) - The Can Tho city steering committee on voluntary blood donation, on January 13th reviewed the work in 2014 and launched a new blood donation campaign for the lunar New Year and the biggest blood donation event – Red Spring Festival 2015.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed Decree128/2014/ND-CP regulating the sale of wholly State-owned enterprises (SOEs).
(VNF) - ChildFund Vietnam on January 12th granted nearly 2,300 warm clothes with a value of over VND200 million to children in Kim Truy and Hop Dong communes, Kim Boi district, in the northern province of Hoa Binh, as lunar New Year presents.
(VNF) - Information from the Central Highlands steering committee reveals that so far over VND3.835 trillion has been invested in building infrastructure, supporting production and services to improve and increase the lives of ethnic minorities in extremely disadvantaged villages.
(VNF) – Under a proposal to the State President on the presents for revolutionary contributors during the lunar New Year festival, the Ministry of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) suggested two groups, one worth VND400,000 each and the other worth VND200,000 each.
VNF - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) has sent an official dispatch asking the provincial and centrally-governed city People’s Committees to organise a launch ceremony for the 2015 traffic safety year.
(VNF) – A wide range of programs are expected to be carried out by the Ho Chi Minh city Confederation of Labour to care for workers during the 2015 lunar New Year festival.