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Tet gifts for impoverished workers

The Dong Nai province Labour Federation has planned support activities to help disadvantaged workers and their families enjoy the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, which falls in mid-February, 2015.
Activities support AO victims in Nam Dinh Society

Activities support AO victims in Nam Dinh

The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) has funded the construction of three charity houses for families of AO victims in the northern province of Nam Dinh.
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Requiem to commemorate fallen soldiers

A requiem will be held at the Culture-Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups in the outlying district of Son Tay on July 27 to commemorate war heroes who dedicated their lives to the nation.
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Assistance delivered to Ly Son islanders

The chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (CYU) in central Quang Ngai province and other organisations have presented gifts and given free medical check-ups to the poor in the province’s Ly Son Island.
Local doctors get diabetes training Health

Local doctors get diabetes training

As many as 1,500 doctors nationwide are benefiting from an international diabetes training programme which opened in Ho Chi Minh City on April 14.
Health

Quang Tri: disabled people get free medical check-ups

More than 200 poor people with various deformities in the central province of Quang Tri on March 10 received free health check-ups by a team of doctors from Da Nang Orthopaedics Hospital, US’s Florida State and Germany’s DEVIEMED organisation.
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Can Tho: Catholics grateful to local authorities

Representatives from the diocese of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho’s Vinh Thanh district made visits to the municipal Party Committee and People’s Committee on January 20 ahead of Lunar New Year (Tet).
Voluntary Youth Year starts in Dien Bien Society

Voluntary Youth Year starts in Dien Bien

The 2014 Voluntary Youth Year kicked off in the northern province of Dien Bien on January 19 with a series of activities in support of underprivileged children and families of war heroes.
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Tet gifts presented to poor people nationwide

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh and representatives from the Vietnam Red Cross Society on January 16 presented 100 Tet gifts valued at one million VND each to poor families and Agent Orange/Dioxin (AO) victims in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Health

Free check-ups for poor people in Khanh Hoa

Nearly 1,000 poor people, mostly from Raglai and Ede ethnic communities in the mountainous district of Khanh Vinh in the central Khanh Hoa province, were given free health check-ups, treatment and medicine on October 9.