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Vietnam, US seek ways to enhance defence cooperation

Vietnam, US seek ways to enhance defence cooperation

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius discussed measures to further promote defence cooperation between the two countries during their meeting in Hanoi on March 17.

Thua Thien – Hue VBS convenes 7th congress

Thua Thien – Hue VBS convenes 7th congress

The seventh congress of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) chapter in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue took place in Hue city on March 15-16 with 1,200 delegates and dignitaries participating.

US veterans study post-war consequences in Vietnam

US veterans study post-war consequences in Vietnam

Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Don Tuan Phong has welcomed members of the US Veterans For Peace (VFP) group to study Vietnamese culture and people and post-war consequences in the country, said.

Vietnam, US work to address post-war consequences

Vietnam, US work to address post-war consequences

The Vietnam-US Society (VUS) and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) held a workshop in Hanoi on March 6 to address post-war consequences such as Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin, and leftover bombs and mines in Vietnam.

Hoang Oanh brings joy to needy kids in HCM City

Hoang Oanh brings joy to needy kids in HCM City

VOV.VN - Former beauty queen Vu Ngoc Hoang Oanh recently visited the Tam Duc kindergarten for disadvantaged children in Ho Chi Minh City, putting lots of smiles on young people’s faces.

Hanoi to build, upgrade nearly 7,300 houses for the needy

Hanoi to build, upgrade nearly 7,300 houses for the needy

Hanoi plans to conduct several activities to care for revolution contributors in the city ahead of the 70th War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27), including the upgrade and construction of nearly 7,300 houses.

Agent Orange victims have first cultural house

Agent Orange victims have first cultural house

Vietnamese Agent Orange (AO) victims have had their first cultural house for the first time after a ceremony handing the Cultural House of the Rehabilitation and Nursing Centre to AO victims took place on December 26 in Hanoi.

Le Thi Thanh Thuy wholeheartedly supports Agent Orange victims

Le Thi Thanh Thuy wholeheartedly supports Agent Orange victims

VOV.VN - Moved by her great sympathy for Agent Orange victims, Le Thi Thanh Thuy, Director of the Petrolimex Bank in Ba Ria Vung Tau province, has worked actively to help them. Over the years, Thuy has taken part in many charity programs for AO victims.

Ta Thi Chung, a Doctor of Agent Orange patients

Ta Thi Chung, a Doctor of Agent Orange patients

VOV.VN - For three decades, Doctor Ta Thi Chung has cared for and taught nearly 200 children affected by Agent Orange. Children at the Hoa Binh (Peace) Village call her “grandmother”.

Government leaders meet in Thai Binh with NGOs

Government leaders meet in Thai Binh with NGOs

VOV.VN - The Thai Binh Provincial People’s Committee and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations held a meeting on December 5 with representatives from more than 30 non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Quang Ngai promotes off-shore fishing

Quang Ngai promotes off-shore fishing

The Fisherman Support Fund of central Quang Ngai province aims to mobilise VND10 billion (US$450,000) per year, including VND1 billion from the provincial budget, to support local fishermen.