Eighteen Overseas Vietnamese (OV) in Russia were presented with certificates of merit from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs on September 14 in recognition of their contributions to the OV community in Russia in the 2015-2018 period.
A ceremony to inaugurate the President Ho Chi Minh bust took place in Guadalajara city in Mexico’s Jalisco state on September 14.
The Ho Chi Minh Museum was inaugurated in Ban Dong in Phichit province of Thailand, 350km North of Bangkok capital, on September 1.
A Vietnamese film festival and photography exhibition introducing the nation and people of Vietnam were held in Film City centre in Noida city of India’s Uttar Pradesh state during August 30-31, as part of the celebrations of the 73rd National Day (September 2, 1945-2018).
The Khmer-Vietnamese Association (KVA) in Cambodia recently held a ceremony to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of Independence Day (September 2) and the association’s 30th founding anniversary (1988-2018).
The third book about President Ho Chi Minh was recently introduced to readers in Canada.
The Vietnamese General Consulate in Sydney on August 24 held a reception to mark the country’s 73rd National Day (September 2), with the participation of many officials of the local administration and representatives of the Vietnamese community there.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Russia launched a ceremony on August 22 to collect aid for the Lao people to overcome their losses due to the dam collapse in Attapeu province.
Vietnamese Professor Dam Thanh Son of the University of Chicago was recently named one the three winners of the 2018 Dirac Medal and Prize by International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP).
Vietnamese cuisines once again enchanted the public at the ASEAN Food Street festival, which were jointly held by 9 ASEAN embassies and the authority of Taguig city (Philippines) on August 11.
Indian experts at a conference in New Delhi, India on August 9 stressed the important role by young scholars, as well as the need to step up cooperation between Vietnamese and Indian universities.
Vietnamese beer and traditional dishes and products have been displayed at the 22nd International Berlin Beer Festival in the German capital on August 3 – 5.
Vietnam is willing to cooperate with the Czech Republic to address difficulties in granting long-term visas for Vietnamese nationals for the purposes of employment or business in the European country, said spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang.
A Vietnamese Cultural Day was held in Singapore on July 31 night in celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam-Singapore diplomatic ties (August 1, 1973) and five years of the Strategic Partnership between the two countries (September 1, 2013).
The Vietnamese community in Laos continued to raise funds in support of local residents hit by the collapse of Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam on July 23.
(VNF) – The inauguration of the Vietnamese veterans Association in Germany was held on July 28, along with the commemoration of the 71st anniversary of the Day of the Invalids and Martyrs (July 27, 1947-2018).
(VNF) – Dao Van Hieu, Vietnamese Consul-General in four provinces of Laos on July 27 visited Vietnamese families who were affected by the recent collapse of Sepien Senamnoi dam in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province.