The Korean-language programme of Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV Korean) was launched in Hanoi on December 18 in celebration of the 26th anniversary of the relations between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (1992-2018).
VNF - More than 750 people from 31 countries joined “Run for Tigers” in Hanoi on December 9 in an attempt to protect “King of the jungle” from extinction.
Vietnam is among the 10 countries and territories most affected by extreme weather events in the past two decades, according to the Global Climate Risk Index 2019 of Germanwatch, which was released at the annual climate summit in Poland recently.
Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Umeda Kunio on December 5 announced grants from the Japanese government worth a total of USD 1.2 million to eight grassroots development projects in Vietnam.
East Meets West Foundation’s recent programme launched in September, Community Hygiene and Water – Women led Output-based aid project (WOBA) aims to reach 20,000 households with hygienic toilets and 8,000 poor and socially excluded households with clean piped water through funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), and Australian Government.
Women are more reluctant to report incidents of sexual assault against them and seek support than physical violence, Deputy Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Ha told a workshop in Hanoi on December 5.
The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) aims to raise VND 1 trillion (USD 43 million) in funds to support AO victims over the next five years.
Vietnam ranks 6th globally in the most up-to-date Climate Risk Index ranking released by Germanwatch, the highest of any ASEAN country.
A Vietnamese man loves his late father so dearly that he broke with traditions of his ethnic community to keep mementos of the parent in a cabinet he himself designed as a posthumous act of gratitude.
Vietnam always attaches much importance to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism of the UN Human Rights Council, Vietnam’s third-cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Country Report on Human Rights Practices has affirmed.
A short-film has been released by the Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) in an effort to raise public awareness of the mistreatment of bears and calling for the end of bear bile consumption.
The Ministry of Information and Communications has said the infrastructure for broadband and database have been pulling out all the stops to in order to finalise the mobile 4G network and deploy 5G in 2020, meeting the Internet of Things requirements.
A launching event of Plan International Asia Regional Hub research reports on accelerating efforts to eliminate Child, Early and Forced Marriage in Asia in collaboration with UNFPA took place on December 3 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The 45th Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Programme (SSEAYP) docked at Cat Lai Port in HCM City on December 2 with 326 young delegates from ten ASEAN countries, including 29 from Vietnam.
A music event communicating against sexual harassment at workplace has been held, attracting the attention of many departments, agencies and organizations as well as citizens and students On November 30 in Hanoi.
Ship SAR 27-01 of the Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center took Cometa Ronald Rutor, an injured Filipino sailor, to VINMEC hospital in Khanh Hoa province for treatment on November 29.
The 8th annual Scar of Life event has raised a fund of USD 421,200 for life-saving operations for disadvantaged children with congenital heart defects (CHD) in Vietnam.