Ireland will continue to select the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum as one of eight Vietnamese localities receiving its financial assistance from in the coming time, Irish Ambassador to Vietnam Damien Cole has said.
(VOV) - Ireland has committed EUR13.29 million to a programme on socio-economic development in Vietnam’s disadvantaged communes (known as programme 135) over the 2013–2015 period.
(VOV) - The Embassy of Ireland in Vietnam in co-ordination with Vietnam Youth Theatre will hold traditional song and dance performances in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on January 14 and 17, respectively.
Ireland will increase scholarships for Vietnamese students to attend master courses in its territory to 40 per year.
Ireland will help Vietnam overcome the consequences of post-war bombs and mines through activities to clear unexploded ordnance (UXO) and support disabled people, including war victims.
(VOV) - The Irish Embassy, in coordination with the Irish Chamber of Commerce and Giaoduc.net, announced the winners of a contest on Ireland, its people, and education system.
Vietnam and Ireland have signed a number of Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) on legal and justice cooperation in the field of adoption.
The VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company (VietJetAir) will provide free air tickets to 20 members of the Vietnamese delegation attending the upcoming London 2012 Paralympics from August 29-September 3.
The Irish Haemophilia Society will visit Vietnam from March 19-23 to offer specialized assistance in treating haemophilia.
Six people were killed and six were injured when a small plane crashed at Cork Airport in southern Ireland on February 10, local officials said.
The UK is "ready to support Ireland" in achieving economic stability, if it asks for help, George Osborne has said.
Britain and Ireland grounded flights again on May 5 after a fresh cloud of ash swept in from the Icelandic volcano which sparked unprecedented air travel chaos in Europe last month.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai underscored Vietnam’s development potential at a Vietnam-Ireland economic forum on October 22.