Deputy PM pays pre-Tet visit to Nam Dinh province Society

Deputy PM pays pre-Tet visit to Nam Dinh province

A government delegation, led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, visited and extended New Year greetings to poor families and workers in the Red River Delta province of Nam Dinh on January 22.
Poor people to receive chung cake ahead of Tet Society

Poor people to receive chung cake ahead of Tet

A programme to make chung cake (square, glutinous rice cake) for disadvantaged communities will take place at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism from January 24-26, said the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism (MCST) on January 14.
Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh receives US ambassador Politics

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh receives US ambassador

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh received US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink in Hanoi on January 8, highly valuing his guest’s role in promoting the two countries’ comprehensive partnership.
At least 1.5 million Tet gift packages for underprivileged Society

At least 1.5 million Tet gift packages for underprivileged

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) will launch a programme entitled “The Strength of Humanity” on January 13 to call for support to the underprivileged ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, according to VRCS Vice President Tran Thi Hong Anh.
Non-governmental organisations active in social welfare Society

Non-governmental organisations active in social welfare

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have been very active in social welfare projects across Vietnam, said Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Tan Dung at a conference in Hanoi on December 19 to promote cooperation with NGOs in this field.
AO consequence settlement discussed at European Parliament Politics

AO consequence settlement discussed at European Parliament

Efforts to deal with consequences of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin should focus on environmental improvement and long-term support for AO victims along with dioxin remediation activities, heard a seminar held at the European Parliament (EP)’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on November 28.