Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences Society

Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on October 29 decided to establish seven working groups to address post-flooding environmental issues, promote disease prevention, and offer nutrition consultation to seven central provinces which were hit by recent storms and floods.
EU grants 470,000 USD to assist flood survivors in Cambodia World

EU grants 470,000 USD to assist flood survivors in Cambodia

The European Union (EU) is offering 400,000 EUR (470,000 USD) to provide critical humanitarian assistance to families affected by severe flooding, which has wreaked havoc across large parts of Cambodia since the beginning of October, Cambodia's Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) reported on October 29.
Vietnam urges parties in Lebanon to abide by int’l law World

Vietnam urges parties in Lebanon to abide by int’l law

Vietnam has called on all parties in Lebanon and in the region to abide by the basic principles of international law, not interfere in the internal affairs of states and restrain from activities that may escalate tension or worsen the situation in the western Asian nation.
Urgent aid rushed to flood victims Society

Urgent aid rushed to flood victims

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has presented an emergency aid package worth 20,000 USD, from the KOICA Club Vietnam fund, to the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) to help disadvantaged groups affected by the recent floods in the central region.
Records broken at Vietnam Jungle Marathon Culture - Sports

Records broken at Vietnam Jungle Marathon

Records tumbled at the Vietnam Jungle Marathon (VJM) over the weekend as all distances from 10km to 70km saw new course records broken by Vietnam-based runners thanks to the event being held during cooler weather in October.
Encouraging outcomes seen in support plan for the disabled Society

Encouraging outcomes seen in support plan for the disabled

A plan on support for persons with disabilities (PWDs) between 2012 and 2020 (Plan 1019) has gained certain encouraging outcomes, helping to improve the group’s living standards and access to equal opportunities, heard a recent conference in Ninh Binh province.
Outstanding children honoured at Hanoi ceremony Society

Outstanding children honoured at Hanoi ceremony

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on October 25 to commend children with remarkable achievements from nationwide, which was the most important activity of the 9th National Congress of Uncle Ho’s Good Children for 2015-2020.
United Nations to remain as lighthouse for multilateralism: Deputy PM Politics

United Nations to remain as lighthouse for multilateralism: Deputy PM

The United Nations (UN) will remain as a lighthouse for multilateralism and an incubator of initiatives for global peace and development, said Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at a reception to celebrate the UN’s 75th founding anniversary in Hanoi on October 23.