Society

UK charity helps Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia

The executive board of Medical and Scientific Aid for Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia (MSAVLC), a UK charity organisation, held its annual meeting in London on April 28 to review its 2013 activities.
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Requiem for martyrs in Khe Sanh

A requiem was held in Khe Sanh township, Huong Hoa district in the central province of Quang Tri on April 11 with the participation of over 5,000 Buddhist monks, nuns, and war veterans nationwide.
Society

Vietnam, Italy enhance people -to-people diplomacy

The Vietnam-Italy Friendship Association (VIFA) will focus on boosting people-to-people diplomatic activities to further strengthen cooperation in economics, trade, investment, sci-technological exchange, education and training, and tourism between the two countries in the coming time.
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Festival links Vietnamese, Indian peoples closer

The sixth Vietnam – India people’s friendship festival kicked off in Hanoi on October 21, targeting to make Vietnamese and Indian people become closer via a series of cultural and tour events in the city as well as central Da Nang city and Ho Chi Minh City until October 26.
Society

“Memorial Day” evokes post-war torments and pain

American war veteran Brian Delate, who is also an actor and author of the play “Memorial Day”, said the play has many details from his real life and stories he has been told by other American soldiers about their pain and torment. The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) accompanied Delate to a meeting with the play’s Vietnamese audience.
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PM meets with senior French officials

Vietnam treasures its defence cooperation with France as the two countries have gained important developments in all fields such as exchange of delegations, training, army medicine and defence industry.
Politics

Hungary, VN hope to become closer friends

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Vietnam-Hungary Friendship Association (VHFA) held a meeting in Hanoi on August 24 to mark the national days of Vietnam and Hungary.
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Nation joins hands to support AO victims

An exchange highlighting the spirit of victims of Agent Orange/dioxin was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10 as part of activities nationwide to mark the 52nd anniversary of the first spraying of the toxic chemical by the US Army (1961-2013).
Cultural festival boosts Vietnam-RoK ties Culture - Sports

Cultural festival boosts Vietnam-RoK ties

The first ever Vietnam-Republic of Korea (RoK) cultural exchange festival in the Jeonnam-Gwangju region, about 500 km from Seoul, has taken place in Jeollanam-do province to connect Vietnamese people in the country as well as between them and local people.