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Vinh Long offers 1,000 gifts to AO victims, vision-impaired

Vinh Long offers 1,000 gifts to AO victims, vision-impaired

The Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (AO) in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long and the provincial Blind Association on May 9 presented more than 1,000 gifts to AO victims and poor vision-impaired people in the locality.

Seminar promotes Vietnam’s image in Argentina

Seminar promotes Vietnam’s image in Argentina

A seminar was held at El Salvador University, Buenos Aires province, Argentina on May 8 to detail Vietnam’s revolutionary achievements and recent socio-economic development.

Fund hoped to better care for children

Fund hoped to better care for children

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) will continue to be a reliable address for philanthropists as well as mobilise more domestic and foreign resources to better social security and care for children, said Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.

Campaign launched to support policy beneficiaries

Campaign launched to support policy beneficiaries

of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on April 27 launched a three-month campaign to encourage people to President join a movement to show gratitude to those who rendered service to the nation towards the 70th Vietnam's War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).

Monsanto responsible for resolving environmental consequences in Vietnam

Monsanto responsible for resolving environmental consequences in Vietnam

VOV.VN - After 6 months of investigation and a 2-day trial, the International Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague concluded that Monsanto has damaged the ecosystem and inflicted losses on the environment and people in many countries, including Vietnam during the American war.

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.