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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 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.

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.

Settling AO consequences – urgent, long-term issue: President

Settling AO consequences – urgent, long-term issue: President

The 55th Agent Orange (AO) Day in Vietnam was commemorated in Hanoi on August 10 when President Tran Dai Quang said the settlement of chemical toxin consequences is an urgent and long-term issue and also the conscience and responsibility of the whole political system and people.

Various activities held to assist AO victims

Various activities held to assist AO victims

Various activities have been held across the country to ease the pain of victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (AO) ahead of the 55th anniversary of the AO/dioxin disaster in Vietnam (August 10, 1961-2016).