Festival celebrates Vietnam-Laos special friendship

Festival celebrates Vietnam-Laos special friendship

The Vietnam-Laos special friendship festival opened in Dien Bien Phu city in the northern border province of Dien Bien on December 8 to mark the 56th anniversary of diplomatic ties and the 41st anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation between the two countries.

Businesses sponsor National Fund for Vietnamese Children

Businesses sponsor National Fund for Vietnamese Children

Businesses pledged to sponsor nearly 80 billion VND (3.43 million USD) for the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) under agreements signed at a programme in Ho Chi Minh City on December 8 with the attendance of Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.

“Run for Tigers” 2018 draws over 750 runners

"Run for Tigers" 2018 draws over 750 runners

More than 750 runners from 31 countries and territories joined a running event in Hanoi on December 9 as part of efforts to raise public awareness of protecting tigers from the risk of extinction.

Vietnamese youth's inspiring volunteerism

Vietnamese youth's inspiring volunteerism

VOV.VN - There are currently thousands of volunteer groups across Vietnam whose members are contributing their hearts and minds to diverse community activities. Their actions have added beauty and meaning to life.

Rights of persons with disabilities ensured

Rights of persons with disabilities ensured

VOV.VN - Vietnam has nearly 8 million persons with disabilities, 7.8% of the population. Many incentive policies have been in place to ensure their rights and help them integrate into the community.

Cambodian Front delegation visits Mekong Delta province

Cambodian Front delegation visits Mekong Delta province

A high-ranking delegation from the Solidarity Front for the Development of Cambodian Motherland (SFDCM) National Council led by its Vice President and Secretary General Nhem Valy paid a working visit to the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on December 7.

Heavy rains submerge streets across Vinh City

Heavy rains submerge streets across Vinh City

VOV.VN - A prolonged period of heavy downpours has flooded many streets across Vinh City in the central province of Nghe An. Rain water has inundated some areas of the city so much that flooding on a number of streets has reached 50cm at the deepest point.