Poverty eradication key to sustainable development: PM Society

Poverty eradication key to sustainable development: PM

The Party and State always consider poverty eradication a key and urgent task of sustainable development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the annual charity programme “the entire nation joining hands for the poor” held in Hanoi on October 17.
Tet gifts handed out to the disadvantaged in Quang Tri Society

Tet gifts handed out to the disadvantaged in Quang Tri

Over 64,000 gifts worth over 50 billion VND (2.17 million USD) were handed out to poor households and policy beneficiaries in the central province of Quang Tri as of January 22, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year festival.
Charity programme benefits Vietnamese-origin Cambodians Society

Charity programme benefits Vietnamese-origin Cambodians

The Vietnam Red Cross Society’s chapter in the southern province of Tay Ninh has organised free health checkups for and delivered relief aid to about 500 poor Cambodians of the Vietnamese origin and Cambodians on August 11 and 12.
Deputy PM urges construction of houses for the poor Society

Deputy PM urges construction of houses for the poor

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has suggested using funds from the 2019 Fund for the Poor to replace makeshift residences with brick houses by the end of the year, especially for households with family members that made contributions to the national independence and reunification.
Hanoi to host Autumn Book Festival this month Society

Hanoi to host Autumn Book Festival this month

The Autumn Book Festival, scheduled to take place at Hanoi’s Thong Nhat Park from August 22-26, will draw nearly 50 book publishers and distributors with around 60 booths introducing a wide range of new books at affordable prices.
RoK doctors continue free surgery programme for Vietnamese Health

RoK doctors continue free surgery programme for Vietnamese

Doctors from the Republic of Korea (RoK) will continue the “Change Life” programme, which provides free cosmetic surgery for young Vietnamese people with facial defects, said Dr. Chon Yong-hun, Vice President of the Vietnam-RoK Friendship Association.
Charity programme supports poor students in Ninh Binh Society

Charity programme supports poor students in Ninh Binh

The Department of Education and Training of the Red River Delta province of Ninh Binh and Ho Chi Minh City’s 2030 Business Club under the Saigon Times jointly held a charity caravan programme in Hoa Lu district on May 1 to raise funds for local students.