1.5 million blood units to be mobilised in 2022 Health

1.5 million blood units to be mobilised in 2022

The entire nation is striving to mobilise 1.5 percent of the population to donate 1.5 million blood units this year, heard a January 14 conference held by the national steering committee for blood donation.
Blood donation drive launched to mark 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Thailand diplomatic ties Society

Blood donation drive launched to mark 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Thailand diplomatic ties

The Department of External Affairs of Ho Chi Minh City in collaboration with the municipal Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Thai Consulate General in the city on December 4 organised a blood donation event on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of Thailand-Vietnam diplomatic relations (1976-2021). It was also an activity in tribute to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulayadej.
Policewomen on the frontlines against COVID-19 Society

Policewomen on the frontlines against COVID-19

Along with their male colleagues, female police officers in Quang Ngai province actively took part in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. They made great efforts to successfully complete the dual tasks of pandemic prevention and ensuring security and order in the locality.
Vietnam Buddhist Sangha aids Lao monks amid COVID-19  Society

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha aids Lao monks amid COVID-19

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on October 19 presented to the Lao Buddhist Coalition Central Committee five tonnes of rice and 500 boxes of instant noodle to help Lao monks overcome difficulties caused by COVID-19.
PM thanks Australia for COVID-19 vaccine donation Society

PM thanks Australia for COVID-19 vaccine donation

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on October 6 sent a thank-you letter to his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison for Australia’s donations of COVID-19 vaccine and medical equipment to Vietnam’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnamese monks, nuns in Laos support local COVID-19 fight Society

Vietnamese monks, nuns in Laos support local COVID-19 fight

Venerable Thich Minh Quang, head monk of the Phat Tich Pagoda in Vientiane, has handed over to the Lao Front for National Construction 25 million LAK worth of essential goods (about over 50 million VND) to help people who are being severely affected during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those who are staying in quarantine.
National Day celebrated in Slovakia Politics

National Day celebrated in Slovakia

The Embassy of Vietnam to Slovakia has hosted a ceremony to celebrate the 76th National Day of Vietnam in Bratislava, gathering representatives from local authorities and businesses, diplomatic corps and Vietnamese people in the European country.
Prime Minister appreciates Poland’s COVID-19 vaccine donation, transfer Politics

Prime Minister appreciates Poland’s COVID-19 vaccine donation, transfer

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh thanked the Polish Government for its donation of over 501,000 doses of Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine as well as its willingness to transfer an additional 3 million doses and grant of medical supplies worth 4 million USD while receiving Polish Ambassador to Vietnam Wojciech Gerwel in Hanoi on August 17.
Nearly 309 million USD donated to COVID-19 fight so far: VFF Society

Nearly 309 million USD donated to COVID-19 fight so far: VFF

The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee has received over 7.02 trillion VND (308.8 million USD) in donations to help with the national COVID-19 relief efforts since May 1, Vice Chairman and Secretary-General Le Tien Chau said at an event on August 13.