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Countdown for New Year begins

Traditional Tet favourites like calligraphy markets and flower fairs have begun in HCM City in the week before the lunar New Year.
VNA presents Tet gifts to AO victims in Hanoi Society

VNA presents Tet gifts to AO victims in Hanoi

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the Hanoi AO/dioxin Victims’ Association on February 7 presented gifts to two war veterans who are heavily affected by the Agent Orange/dioxin on the occasion of the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
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VNA presents Tet gifts to AO victims in Can Tho

Representatives of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the Association of Agent Orange Victims of the Mekong delta city of Can Tho made pre-Tet visits to families of AO victims in the locality on Feb. 2.
New year gifts to Truong Sa island district Society

New year gifts to Truong Sa island district

Representatives of domestic bank offices in central province of Khanh Hoa arrived in Truong Sa (Spratly) islands on Jan. 10 to present new year gifts to soldiers and people on the island district.
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Foreign aid keeps flowing in for AO victims

The Vietnam-Nagasaki Exchange Promotion Council has launched a campaign to raise a fund worth 500,000 JPY (roughly 100 million VND) to support Vietnamese Agent Orange victims.
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Dutch give 22,000 tulips to Hanoi for anniversary

To join in the celebration of Hanoi ’s 1,000 th anniversary, the Netherlands will present more than 22,000 tulips as a gift to the capital city during the Hanoi Flower Festival from December 30, 2009 to January 3, 2010.
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VietinBank presents lifebuoys to children

The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) has given 500 school bags which can double as life jackets worth 75 million VND (roughly 4,100 USD) to children of the northern Nam Dinh province.