Society

Joyous New Year festival for An Giang Khmer

The Khmer of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang rang in the New Year, Chol Chnam Thmay, with extra joy thanks to a bumper crop and benefits from Party and State social welfare policies.
Culture - Sports

Khmer people celebrate traditional New Year

The Khmer ethnic people in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang welcomed in their New Years festival, Chol Thnam Thmay, with extra joy as they have had a bumper winter-spring crop as well as the Party and State paying them more attention in their recent social welfare policies.
Khmer people receive best wishes for New Year Politics

Khmer people receive best wishes for New Year

State President Nguyen Minh Triet has extended his best wishes to Khmer ethnic people on their New Year festival and affirmed that the Khmer people are an inseparable part of the diverse Vietnamese community.
Society

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.
Society

Officials, veterans receive Tet gifts

Public officials, civil servants war invalids, war martyr’s relatives and poor households in HCM City are receiving Tet gifts from the municipal administration, according to the HCM City People’s Committee.
Vietnam, China boost friendship exchanges Politics

Vietnam, China boost friendship exchanges

A friendship exchange was held in the northern province of Bac Ninh on Jan. 23 to mark the 60th anniversary of Vietnam-China diplomatic ties (Jan. 18) and the Vietnam-China Friendship Year 2010.
Society

Authorities prepare Tet cheer for poor

Da Nang will give its poor residents over 10 billion VND (510,000 USD) in cash and 800 tonnes of rice so that they can celebrate the lunar New Year like their more fortunate brethren.
Society

War veterans gather for grand celebration

Many war veterans, heroic mothers, heroes from the armed forces and those involved in the renovation process gathered in Hanoi on Dec. 1 for a ceremony to mark the 20th establishment anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Association (VVA).
Society

Vietnam Buddhism Sangha opens refresher course

Over 400 monks and nuns from 23 cities and provinces nationwide gathered in the northern port city of Hai Phong on November 4 to attend a refresher course cum contest on the dissemination of Buddhism.
Society

Cyclists start green journey

Over 30,000 bicyclists will soon take to the streets for the second annual Green Journey Throughout Vietnam to bring together communities and increase environmental awareness.