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Fatherland Front leader pays pre-Tet visit to An Giang province

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Fatherland Front leader pays pre-Tet visit to An Giang province

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man offered the best wishes to state welfare beneficiaries, low-income families and Agent Orange victims in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on January 20 during a visit ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Poor people to receive chung cake ahead of Tet

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Poor people to receive chung cake ahead of Tet

A programme to make chung cake (square, glutinous rice cake) for disadvantaged communities will take place at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism from January 24-26, said the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism (MCST) on January 14.

Tet gifts offered to impoverished child patients

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Tet gifts offered to impoverished child patients

President of the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu on January 5 presented 30 gift packages to poor children who are undergoing treatment at Hanoi-based Viet Duc Hospital ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Non-governmental organisations active in social welfare

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Non-governmental organisations active in social welfare

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have been very active in social welfare projects across Vietnam, said Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Tan Dung at a conference in Hanoi on December 19 to promote cooperation with NGOs in this field.

Vietnam seeks to boost cooperation with international NGOs

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Vietnam seeks to boost cooperation with international NGOs

A conference discussing ways to promote cooperation in social security between Vietnam and foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) was jointly held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) in Hanoi on December 19.