Culture - Sports

VN war novel goes French

O Dat Ke Thu, written by amateur writer Le Lan Anh, is the first Vietnamese novel to be published by L'Hamarttan, one of France's leading publishing houses.
Quang Ngai malnourished children get additional vitamin Health

Quang Ngai malnourished children get additional vitamin

The US’s Internorish, the Vietnam-Republic of Korea joint venture Doosan Vina and the Quang Ngai Health Department jointly presented synthesised vitamin pills to malnourished children in the central province of Quang Ngai on January 17.
Politics

Vietnam-US ties move forward

The Vietnamese Embassy in the United States held a ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the normalisation of trade ties between Vietnam and the US on February 11.
Health

Soldier’s Heart Initiative helps heal wounds

Back home from the war in Vietnam, many US veterans had to turn to therapy to heal the wounds of their souls. The images of the war still haunt their daily lives. It is a mental illness called “Vietnam syndrome”. An organisation named “Soldier’s Heart Initiative” was established to help American war veterans relieve their pains. Report by Voice of Vietnam.
Society

Pre-Tet visit made to remote island districts

A naval ship has carried reporters and officers of the Navy Command Zone 3 to the island districts of Con Co and Ly Son in the central provinces of Quang Tri and Quang Ngai to distribute Tet gifts to local people and soldiers stationed on the islands.
Society

Soldier’s Heart Initiative helps heal wounds

Back home from the war in Vietnam, many US veterans had to turn to therapy to heal the wounds of their souls. The images of the war still haunt their daily lives. It is a mental illness called “Vietnam syndrome”. An organisation named “Soldier’s Heart Initiative” was established to help American war veterans relieve their pains. Report by Voice of Vietnam.
Society

War monument inaugurated at Dong Loc T-junction

The central Ha Tinh provincial People’s Committee on December 21 inaugurated a park and a monument dedicated to those who laid down their lives at the Dong Loc intersection during the American war.
Society

Once upon a time the "guardian forest" of Quang Nam

While people throughout the country complain that their local forests are "bleeding", the people in the central province of Quang Nam can take pride of the hundreds-of-years old forest compared as their "amulet". Report by Vietnam Net online newspaper.
Culture - Sports

Sport paves the way for the disabled

Central province of Quang Tri, the theatre of fiercest battles during the American War, is home to about 80 percent of the country's physically disabled people, but its sports programme has been a "magical wand" changing their lives and even creating many champions in the process.
Politics

Ho Chi Minh City leader receives French communists

Permanent deputy secretary of the Party Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Van Dua and Politburo member and head of the Communist Party of France Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Lydia Samarbakhsh on October 22 exchanged their views on various issues of mutual concern.
Vice President meets VN-US group on AO/dioxin Society

Vice President meets VN-US group on AO/dioxin

Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan has lauded the US Government’s recent active involvement in addressing the consequences left over from the American war in Vietnam while noting it a long-term, difficult task needing joint efforts.
Society

Belgium-Vietnam Association supports AO victims

How to deal with the consequences of toxic Agent Orange chemical sprayed by US troops during the American war in Vietnam was discussed at a recent seminar held by the Belgium-Vietnam Friendship Association (BVFA).