Diplomats, residents donate blood in City

The Consul General of Indonesia in Ho Chi Minh City , Bambang Tarsanto, his wife, counterparts from other countries and others participated in a blood donation camp on July 8.

Ceremony praises 100 blood donors

One-hundred blood donors from across the country will be honoured at a ceremony in Hanoi on Sunday for their contribution to humanitarian aid.

Blood bank to go online later this year

The Vietnam Red Cross (VNRC) will establish an e-blood bank later this year in an effort to ease the nation's blood shortage, said director of the VNRC's Humanitarian Blood Donation Department Nguyen Duc Thuan.

Young people get loans to do business

More than 7,000 poor young people in the country have been provided with loans worth over 100 billion VND in total to start their own business this summer, said the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU).

Blood donors turn out in force

One thousand donors donated 882 units of blood at a humanitarian blood donation campaign, entitled the Thang Long Red Blood Drop, held on April 11 in Hanoi.