Hired by East Germany as contract workers, Vietnamese who chose to stay in Berlin when the Wall came down gravitated to an indoor market in the city. Fellow Berliners have discovered the Dong Xuan Centre and go there for the cheap manicures and shopp
There are nearly 3,000 overseas Vietnamese (OV)-owned businesses with total registered capital of about USD 4 billion in 2018, heard a conference to connect OVs and localities in the central province of Nghe An on December 27.
Hundreds of students in Savannakhet province (Laos) have been taking Vietnamese lesson everyday under the instruction of teachers from Quang Tri province.
The “Xuan Que Huong” (Homeland Spring) 2019 programme will be held in the capital city of Hanoi on January 26 (the 21st day of the 12th lunar month).
Vietnamese war veterans in the Czech Republic recently gathered in Prague on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (December 22).
The Vietnamese Embassy in Japan held a ceremony on December 10 to honor Chairman of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Japan Tran Ngoc Phuc and Professor Tran Van Tho who had received the host country’s noble awards.
Vietnamese expatriates in India and Nepal had a gathering in New Delhi on December 9 to share their difficulties and advantages while living in the South Asian nations.
Vietnamese expatriates in Australia raised opinions and expressed their aspirations while meeting with officials of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee in Sydney on December 7.
VNF - In 2018, the Association has repeatedly defended the rights of Vietnamese people in general and Vietnamese workers in particular in the Czech Republic.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with representatives from Vietnam-RoK families in Busan on December 5 as part of her ongoing official visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK).
The Vietnamese Embassy in Laos on December 4 held a conference to look back on the activities of the Vietnamese community in 2018 and devise an operation plan for 2019.
Vietnam joined 49 others diplomatic missions in India to attend the International Bazaar 2018 in New Delhi on December 2.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Turkey has introduced the country’s traditional products at the 27th Annual Charity Bazaar held by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spouses’ Solidarity Association (DMEDD) in Ankara.
In a recent reception held for delegations from the Association for Liaison with overseas Vietnamese (OV), Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his wish that the Association would offer more support to Vietnamese nationals abroad, so that they can better contribute to homeland development.
More than 100 photos featuring Vietnam- Netherlands diplomatic relations and friendship as well as Vietnamese land and people are being displayed at an exhibition which opened at the Vietnamese Embassy in the Netherlands on November 15.
Recently, on occasion of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam - Japan diplomatic relations establishment, a programme themed "Days of Kansai-Vietnam 2018" were held in two cities of Kansai province, Sakai and Osaka.
The ASEAN Family Day 2018 was held in Turkey on November 10 with a view to fortifying traditional friendship and collaboration between nations in the bloc as well as with the host country.