Young overseas Vietnamese campers head home Society

Young overseas Vietnamese campers head home

After a tour of 12 cities and provinces throughout the country, 150 young overseas Vietnamese from 30 nations and territories around the globe gathered at the Tan Trao historical site on August 1 to celebrate the end of their 2010 Vietnam Summer Camp.
War-era victims receive more gifts Society

War-era victims receive more gifts

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA), the nation’s only newswire, for many years has joined hands with individuals and organisations alleviating the plight of Agent Orange/dioxin victims.
Politics

Vietnamese, US foreign ministers hold talks

Top diplomats of Vietnam and the US have agreed to further economic ties to create an impetus for the development of relations between the two nations, both bilaterally and multilaterally.
Society

US veterans ask for gov’t support for Vietnamese victims

The head of a delegation representing US Veterans said on April 7 that they would compile a document supporting Agent Orange/dioxin victims in Vietnam, which he said is part of their commitment to help Vietnam in its fight for justice.
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

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.