Free surgery will create 2,000 smiles

The largest free programme in the 20-year history of Operation Smile Vietnam is expected to bring smiles to the faces of 2,000 Vietnamese underprivileged and disadvantaged children until Nov. 14.
NGOs pledge to aid victims of typhoon Ketsana Society

NGOs pledge to aid victims of typhoon Ketsana

Overseas non-governmental organisations (NGO) in Hanoi have pledged to grant aid of 2.8 million USD and 20 tonnes of rice to the victims of typhoon Ketsana, the ninth storm of the year so far.

Vietnam, Malaysia to increase ties for regional community

“Malaysian citizens living in Ho Chi Minh City are determined to work to develop cooperative relations between Malaysia and Vietnam and for the establishment of a growing Southeast Asian community,” a Malaysian diplomat working in the city said.
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Exhibition shows horrors of war

Overseas Vietnamese, foreigners and local authorities gathered at the Union of Friendship Organisations on Aug. 10 to commemorate those who have died or fallen ill because of the toxic chemical Agent Orange, used during the American War.

Anniversary of Cuban armed uprising marked in Hanoi

A celebration of the 56th anniversary of the armed uprising in Cuba was held in Hanoi on July 24 by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Rang Dong Thermos and Light Bulb Joint Stock Company (Rang Dong Company).

Exchange marks President Souphanouvong's birthday

An exchange between members of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO), the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association and a Lao patriotic personalities’ delegation was held in Hanoi on July 23 to celebrate the 100 th birthday of late Laotian President Souphanouvong.

Vietnam hopes to receive more NGO aid

A conference to strengthen and expand partnerships with non-governmental organisations is being held in the central province of Nghe An on July 10 and 11.

Irish Aid director receives friendship insignia

Director of Irish Aid Vietnam, John Thomas Hoy, has received the “For Peace and Friendship among Nations” insignia for his contributions to promoting friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Ireland.