Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 22:19:32

Solemn funeral held for priest-journalist

Society

Solemn funeral held for priest-journalist

A solemn funeral was held for a Catholic priest, also editor-in-chief of the Catholicism and the Nation weekly, Phero Truong Ba Can, in Ho Chi Minh City on July 13, drawing thousands of mourners.

Vice president acknowledges policy beneficiaries

Society

Vice president acknowledges policy beneficiaries

Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan will hand over gifts to poor families which served during the country’s revolutionary wars in the north-western provinces of Dien Bien and Lai Chau during her visit to the areas from July 13-15.

NGO grants going strong

Society

NGO grants going strong

Vietnam received commitments to humanitarian and socio-economic assistance from 17 new foreign non-governmental organisations (NGO’s) in the first half of the year, despite the impact of the global economic downturn on charitable giving worldwide.