State leader receives US ex-president Carter Politics

State leader receives US ex-president Carter

State President Nguyen Minh Triet on Nov. 18 received former US President Jimmy Carter and his wife who were in Vietnam to launch a campaign in which volunteers build houses for the poor.
Politics

World Peace Council shows support for AO victims

The Executive Committee of the World Peace Council has adopted a declaration in support of the Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin and chosen the 10th of August as “the Day for Vietnamese AO Victims”.
Society

Vietnam Buddhism Sangha opens refresher course

Over 400 monks and nuns from 23 cities and provinces nationwide gathered in the northern port city of Hai Phong on November 4 to attend a refresher course cum contest on the dissemination of Buddhism.
Society

Let’s unite for AO/dioxin victims: British advocate

Len Aldis, General Secretary of the Britain-Vietnam Friendship Association (BVFA), on October 26 called on people in Ho Chi Minh City and the international community to continue fighting for justice for victims of Agent Orange/dioxin.
Society

Photo show brings Hanoi to Paris

A photo exhibition portraying the life, sceneries and people of Hanoi was opened at the Vietnam Cultural Centre in Paris , France on October 9.
Deputy Prime Minister visits US Politics

Deputy Prime Minister visits US

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem has made a two-day visit to the US at the invitation of US Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton.
Environment

US helps remove AO in Da Nang

The US Government has announced a 1.69 million USD environmental remediation project to support Vietnam in addressing Agent Orange/dioxin contamination at the Da Nang Airport.
Politics

Friendship officials work to enhance Vietnam-US ties

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Associations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong led a delegation to visit the US from August 29 to September 5 with the aim of making the best use of the people-to-people diplomacy to promote bilateral Vietnam-US cooperation.
AO victims to win justice, says President Society

AO victims to win justice, says President

Vietnamese AO victims’ ongoing struggle for justice will be successful, said State President Nguyen Minh Triet at a charity art progamme entitled “ Justice and Heart” held in Hanoi on August 8.
Society

VNA helps to alleviate AO victims’ plight

The Vietnam News Agency has sent 20.5 million VND in aid to 25 Agent Orange/dioxin victims nationwide and built a house valued at 15 million VND for a victim’s family in southern Tien Giang province.
Society

Action month for AO victims to kick off

The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) has targeted raising 98 billion VND for 70,000 Agent Orange/dioxin victims during this year’s action month, which will run from August 10 to September 10.
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.
Sci-Tech

Documentary film on Vietnam screened in Cuba

A documentary film entitled “Del amor y los muertos” (About Love and the Dead) featuring specific characteristics in Vietnamese people’s cultural and spiritual lives has come into Cuban audience’s sight.