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Vietnamese soldiers save Filipino fisherman off Truong Sa

Vietnamese soldiers save Filipino fisherman off Truong Sa

Vietnamese soldiers stationed on Sinh Ton Island, part of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, rescued a Philippine fisherman while he was drifting off the island on Monday, the first day of Tet (Lunar New Year).

Tet gifts offered to impoverished people nationwide

Tet gifts offered to impoverished people nationwide

The Sponsoring Association for Poor Patients in the south-western region allocated VND19 billion (US$864,000) to help impoverished locals to have a warm traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Ceremony commemorates martyrs in Con Dao

Ceremony commemorates martyrs in Con Dao

A ceremony at Hang Duong cemetery – a Special National Monument in the southern province of Ba Ria–Vung Tau on January 25 commemorated soldiers who had laid down their lives in battle.

Work starts on Hoang Sa soldier memorial site

Work starts on Hoang Sa soldier memorial site

A foundation stone-laying ceremony for a memorial monument of Hoang Sa soldiers took place in the island district of Ly Son, central Quang Ngai province, on January 17.

Ministry plans Tet gifts for revolution contributors

Ministry plans Tet gifts for revolution contributors

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) will submit a plan to present Lunar New Year gifts to people who made contributions to the national revolution to President Truong Tan Sang for his approval.

Dancers to depict Brave Soldiers on HCM stage

Dancers to depict Brave Soldiers on HCM stage

The Vietnam Dancers Association will organise a dance show called Hoa Muon Sac (Multi-coloured Flowers) based on contemporary themes and choreographed by the association's members.

Indonesian plane crash victim bodies retrieved

Indonesian plane crash victim bodies retrieved

Indonesian rescuers on October 6 found the bodies of ten passengers and crew from Aviastar’s Twin Otter plane that went missing in the country last week, said National Search and Rescue Agency chief Henry Bambang Sulistyo.

Army retiring age set to rise

The working age cap for Vietnamese soldiers is expected to be raised by a maximum of six years, according to the draft Law on Professional Soldiers and Military Personnel.

Quang Tri battlefield

Quang Tri battlefield

(VOV) - Quang Tri province attracts visitors not only because of its beautiful landscape and delicious food but also its historical relic sites.