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
On the occasion of a working visit to Cambodia, Politburo member, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh city Party Committee Le Thanh Hai visited the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia and presented gifts to overseas Vietnamese in the country.
The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) has officially launched a website on Vietnamese women living abroad at address http://pnvnnuocngoai.vn with the aim of providing useful information to them.
On April 8th, the Asia-Pacific Ladies Friendship Society (ALFS) organized the 2015 Asian-Pacific charitable fair to raise funds for international charities and disaster relief.
Deputy Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), Pham Thu Hang, on April 7th said that nineteen Vietnamese workers were currently in Yemen but in safe areas distant from the battleground.
An exchange program on the art of Quan Ho singing was organized on April 5th at the trade center Olomoucka 65 in Brno city, the Republic of Czech.
The Argentina-Vietnam Cultural Institute (ICAV) and Cuba-Argentina Friendship House screened a famous Vietnamese film, "The Abandoned Field" in Buenos Aires capital on April 5th to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the South liberation and National reunification day (April 30th, 1975 - April 30th, 2015).
A “relief design” competition of President Ho Chi Minh has been launched at the University of Sussex to celebrate his relationship with the port town of Newhaven, in Sussex County in the South East England as well as contribute to the friendly relationships between Vietnam and the United Kingdom (UK).
The University of Ghent on March 31st organized a job fair for students, which is the largest event organized every two years in Belgium.
Minister-Counselor at the Vietnamese Embassy to Paris, Ms. Nguyen Thi Bich Hue, has been awarded France’s National Order of Merit in recognition of her contributions to boosting friendship between the two nations.
The Thai Book of Records has honored a foreigner for the very first time for demonstrating the ability to memorize thousands of items of data on March 26th at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.
Graduating with a major in Hotel Tourism Management in Thailand, instead of applying for work in reputed hotels, Tran Ha Duy, a young man from the coastal city of Da Nang, decided to teach the Vietnamese language to Thai students. Currently, he is a teacher at the Nongbuapittayakarn school in Nongbualamphu province.
The strong Vietnamese community in the Republic of Ireland has united and helped each other in daily life and toward the homeland to preserve national characters.
Secviet online newspaper (Secviet.cz), one of the commonly read online newspapers of the Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic, celebrated its 10th birthday in Praha on March 27th.
The expatriates from many countries returned the homeland to welcome the Lunar New Year of the Goat in Ho Chi Minh city.
A flower market at the Lunar New Year of the Vietnamese community in Little Saigon, the US, has opened with various flowers, parallel sentences and bright red packets to greet the New Year.
Vietnamese living abroad remitted over USD5 billion to Ho Chi Minh city last year, 4.2 percent higher than in 2013, according to figures released at a meeting held by the city's Committee for Overseas Vietnamese on January 21st.