Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and President Halimah Yacob and PM Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore have expressed their satisfaction with the vigorous growth in the two countries’ relations in recent years, especially since the establishment of a strategic partnership five years ago.
(VNF) - Special beer line named DaiViet Pilsner was launched on January 21st to mark 40 years of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Germany (1975 - 2015).
(VNF) - The Hanoi city Department of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs has said in 2015, Hanoi will strive to help 3,500 families escape poverty and reduce the poverty rate to 1.8%.
(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) - The European Union and Vietnam held on January 19th in Brussels the fourth round of their annual enhanced Dialogue on Human Rights in the spirit of the EU-Vietnam Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) signed in June 2012.
(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) - Danish Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation Mogens Jensen will pay a visit to Vietnam from January 19th to 22nd, the Danish Embassy in Vietnam has reported.
Promoting solidarity, friendship, mutual understanding, and interpersonal exchange between Vietnam and China is crucial to developing the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in a stable and healthy fashion.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung suggested accelerating oil and gas and labour cooperation with Saudi Arabia while welcoming the south-western Asian country’s new Ambassador to Vietnam Dakhil Al Johani in Hanoi on January 14th.
President Truong Tan Sang was informed about the latest efforts to preserve and restore Hoa Lu ancient capital, a historical and cultural site of great value in the northern province of Ninh Binh, during a working session with local authorities on January 14th.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung welcomed General Prawit Wongsuwon, Thai Deputy PM and Defence Minister, in Hanoi on January 14th, during which he iterated Vietnam’s wish for a stable and growing future for Thailand
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended a ceremony and a conference to launch a national action programme for the “Zero Hunger Challenge,” initiated by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, on January 14th.
(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.