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1/17/2019 4:31:47 PM

Seeking long-lost father, French woman meets Vietnamese grandparents in poignant reunion

A young French woman met her paternal grandparents on Tuesday during a search for her long-lost father in Vietnam.

  • Water filtration system given to Bac Kan’s medical centers

    Water filtration system given to Bac Kan’s medical centers

    Public: 1/17/2019 8:45:04 PM

    Last week, representatives of HSBC Vietnam and The VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) presented two water filtration systems to officials from Pac Nam Ward Medical Centre and Bach Thong Medical Centre in Bac Kan province.

  • Vietnam renews effort to reduce plastic waste

    Vietnam renews effort to reduce plastic waste

    Public: 1/17/2019 4:13:32 PM

    According to a World Bank study, of the total 109 countries surveyed, Vietnam is the 17th-biggest plastic waste producer and ranks 5th in the world in terms of plastic waste released to the ocean. Vietnam is now in need of strong solutions to reduce

  • Vietnamese speaker on mission to inspire youngsters

    Vietnamese speaker on mission to inspire youngsters

    Public: 1/17/2019 3:39:26 PM

    Inspirational speaker Dang Kim Phuong has been voted onto the directorial board of the International Youth Parliament (IYP).

  • Da Nang strives to become child-friendly city

    Da Nang strives to become child-friendly city

    Public: 1/17/2019 2:43:58 PM

    A workshop was held in Da Nang on January 16 to discuss the road-map for building the central locality of Vietnam into a child-friendly city in the future.

  • More than 1500 children in Bac Kan get free heart screenings

    More than 1500 children in Bac Kan get free heart screenings

    Public: 1/16/2019 10:54:38 PM

    On January 12-13, Heartbeat Vietnam - a program of The VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) and the doctors from the Cardiology Hospital Hanoi organized a mobile outreach clinic with the sponsor from HSBC to Bac Kan province.

  • Vietnam: Population ageing speed 4 times as much as others

    Vietnam: Population ageing speed 4 times as much as others

    Public: 1/16/2019 4:58:08 PM

    If a gold mine is not exploited, it will remain the same. However, if the "golden" population structure of Vietnam is not exploited, in 2040, we will lose it.

  • Cold spell continues to affect the North

    Cold spell continues to affect the North

    Public: 1/16/2019 2:04:07 PM

    According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, today early morning (January 16), cold air has affected all provinces in the North East, North Central and most of the Northwestern Vietnam and caused rain in these regions.

  • First mobile app connects female migrants to housing, job in cities

    First mobile app connects female migrants to housing, job in cities

    Public: 1/16/2019 10:44:06 AM

    On January 15, a launching event, introducing the 'Safe journey' mobbile app that connects female migrants to housing, job and other useful information, was held in Hanoi.

  • Plan International Vietnam creates safe and friendly public space for girls

    Plan International Vietnam creates safe and friendly public space for girls

    Public: 1/7/2019 4:12:37 PM

    ‘This is the first time we have a playground in our residence, which really belongs to us’ - a girl from Hai Boi commune, Dong Anh district on the outskirts of Hanoi shared.

  • Naval ships carry Tet gifts to soldiers doing duty at sea

    Naval ships carry Tet gifts to soldiers doing duty at sea

    Public: 1/5/2019 5:42:57 PM

    Two delegations from the High Command of Naval Zone 2 and Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City on January 5 sailed from Vung Tau city to visit officers and soldiers who are doing their duty on DK1 Platform and Radar Station 590 in Con Dao island district.

  • More Vietnamese set to work in Japan

    More Vietnamese set to work in Japan

    Public: 1/4/2019 4:21:44 PM

    Japan continues to be a popular destination for Vietnamese workers as the number of workers choosing the country to work in sharply rises annually.

  • Old is still gold in Viet Nam

    Old is still gold in Viet Nam

    Public: 1/3/2019 3:52:52 PM

    Though ageism is rampant across the world, Việt Nam wants elderly people to take a more prominent role in society.

  • 2019: Promising year for labour export

    2019: Promising year for labour export

    Public: 1/3/2019 3:13:40 PM

    2019 is considered a promising year for labour export with a series of potential markets with good jobs and salaries are opening door for Vietnamese workers overseas.

  • Thirteen fishermen rescued from sinking boats at sea

    Thirteen fishermen rescued from sinking boats at sea

    Public: 1/3/2019 12:45:33 PM

    Thirteen fishermen have been rescued from two fishing vessels which sank at sea on their way to Indonesia to shelter from tropical storm Pabuk, the first storm to hit Vietnam’s East Sea this year.

  • Deputy PM directs settlement of deadly traffic accident in Long An

    Deputy PM directs settlement of deadly traffic accident in Long An

    Public: 1/3/2019 11:46:46 AM

    Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, Chairman of the National Committee for Traffic Safety, has directed the settlement of a deadly traffic accident which happened in the Mekong Delta province of Long An on January 2.

  • Hon Chuoi Island residents to be evacuated ahead of Storm Pabuk

    Hon Chuoi Island residents to be evacuated ahead of Storm Pabuk

    Public: 1/3/2019 7:16:05 AM

    Chairman of Ca Mau Province Nguyen Tien Hai on January 2 has ordered local authorities to call fishing boats into shelters and evacuate people on Hoan Chuoi Island as Storm Pabuk approaches.

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