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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.

Vietnam, US join hands to tackle post-war consequences

Vietnam, US join hands to tackle post-war consequences

Good settlement of post-war matters like AO/dioxin victims as well as leftover bombs and mines in Vietnam will make contributions to consolidating and promoting friendship between Vietnam and the US, said Nguyen Tam Chien, President of the Vietnam-USA Society (VUS).

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.

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.

Vietnam Red Cross aims at one million Tet gifts for the poor

Vietnam Red Cross aims at one million Tet gifts for the poor

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) is striving to provide at least one million gifts for needy people on the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet), VRCS Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu stated at a fund-raising event in Hanoi on December 20.

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.

Vietnam calls for UN continuous support

Vietnam calls for UN continuous support

Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Dinh The Huynh called on the UN to continue cooperating with Vietnam in maintaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and implementing the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and climate change response.

Vietnam’s image promoted in Argentina

Vietnam’s image promoted in Argentina

Students of the Technical Education School in Tigre district of Argentina’s Buenos Aires province had a chance to understand more about the land and people of Vietnam through a recent talk.

Scientists hail RoK’s detox measure for AO/dioxin

Scientists hail RoK’s detox measure for AO/dioxin

Scientists and environmentalists have highly rated the microbiological method of the Republic of Korea to detoxify soil contaminated with Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin sprayed by the US during the war in Vietnam.

Full-moon festivals for poor children in central region

Full-moon festivals for poor children in central region

VOV.VN - Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and representatives from the National Fund for Vietnamese Children on September 11 presented gifts to unfortunate children in central Quang Tri province on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival.