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12/19/2018 9:40:13 AM

Korean-language programme comes to Vietnamese audience

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).

  • “Run for Tigers” draw over 750 runners

    “Run for Tigers” draw over 750 runners

    Public: 12/10/2018 9:49:31 AM

    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 among worst hit nations by extreme weather in past 20 years

    Vietnam among worst hit nations by extreme weather in past 20 years

    Public: 12/7/2018 3:41:56 PM

    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.

  • Japan provides grants to 8 local development projects in Vietnam

    Japan provides grants to 8 local development projects in Vietnam

    Public: 12/6/2018 11:02:45 AM

    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.

  • Women led Output-based aid project in Vietnam

    Women led Output-based aid project in Vietnam

    Public: 12/6/2018 10:30:00 AM

    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.

  • Over 50 per cent of women have experienced at least one form of violence

    Over 50 per cent of women have experienced at least one form of violence

    Public: 12/5/2018 7:36:33 PM

    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.

  • Vietnam Association for Victims of AO/Dioxin aims to raise VND 1 trillion in five years

    Vietnam Association for Victims of AO/Dioxin aims to raise VND 1 trillion in five years

    Public: 12/5/2018 6:59:52 PM

    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 in Climate Risk Index ranking

    Vietnam ranks 6th in Climate Risk Index ranking

    Public: 12/5/2018 2:37:30 PM

    Vietnam ranks 6th globally in the most up-to-date Climate Risk Index ranking released by Germanwatch, the highest of any ASEAN country.

  • With love, against tradition, Vietnamese man keeps mementos of late father in cabinet

    With love, against tradition, Vietnamese man keeps mementos of late father in cabinet

    Public: 12/5/2018 11:08:12 AM

    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 makes much progress in human rights practices

    Vietnam makes much progress in human rights practices

    Public: 12/5/2018 9:48:47 AM

    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.

  • Short film highlights ongoing bear protection efforts

    Short film highlights ongoing bear protection efforts

    Public: 12/4/2018 3:53:37 PM

    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.

  • Vietnam to popularise 5G in 2020

    Vietnam to popularise 5G in 2020

    Public: 12/4/2018 11:02:29 AM

    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.

  • End early, child and forced marriage so girls can freely learn, lead, decide and thrive

    End early, child and forced marriage so girls can freely learn, lead, decide and thrive

    Public: 12/4/2018 10:15:39 AM

    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.

  • Southeast Asia-Japan youth ship arrives in HCM City

    Southeast Asia-Japan youth ship arrives in HCM City

    Public: 12/3/2018 3:39:20 PM

    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.

  • Artists, fans fight sexual harassment at workplace

    Artists, fans fight sexual harassment at workplace

    Public: 12/1/2018 8:09:52 PM

    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.

  • Injured foreign sailor rescued in Khanh Hoa province

    Injured foreign sailor rescued in Khanh Hoa province

    Public: 11/30/2018 10:54:21 PM

    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.

  • USD 421,200 raised for Vietnamese children with heart diseases

    USD 421,200 raised for Vietnamese children with heart diseases

    Public: 11/30/2018 6:13:47 PM

    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.

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