HCM City friendship union installs “rice ATM” in Binh Tan Society

HCM City friendship union installs “rice ATM” in Binh Tan

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) on May 8 presented a “rice ATM” (rice dispenser) and 16 tonnes of the grain from the US non-government organisation (NGO) Project Vietnam Foundation (PVF) to support those in need affected by the COVID-19.
Role of NGOs in safeguarding intangible cultural heritages highlighted Society

Role of NGOs in safeguarding intangible cultural heritages highlighted

The Asia-Pacific Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Conference, which closed in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 8, placed a spotlight on the important role played by NGOs in implementing sustainable community development goals through the protection of ICHs.
Experts urge cigarette tax hike Business

Experts urge cigarette tax hike

Experts are seeking a much larger increase in the special consumption tax on tobacco products than that proposed by the Ministry of Finance.
NGO vows to build kindergartens in Kien Giang Society

NGO vows to build kindergartens in Kien Giang

The non-government organisation Saigon Children’s Charity (SCC) will raise about 750,000 USD for the building of kindergartens in two poor districts in the southern province of Kien Giang.
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Clean water programme benefits Quang Tri

The non-government organisation World Vision, in coordination with the Procter and Gamble Vietnam Co., Ltd on March 12 launched a clean water programme aimed to benefit local people in central Quang Tri province.
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Social workers need professional training: survey

Less than 10 percent of social workers are adequately trained, according to a nationwide survey conducted by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) across 41 cities and provinces.
Two US cluster bombs removed in Quang Tri Society

Two US cluster bombs removed in Quang Tri

Two Exploded Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams from Peace Trees Vietnam have removed two cluster bombs in the central province of Quang Tri province, the teams' head Nguyen Van Cuong told Vietnam News on March 12.
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Peace Trees Vietnam marks mine clearing milestone

Peace Trees Vietnam, the first US non-Government organisation licensed for operation in the then war-stricken country, marked its 15th year of clearing land mines in Quang Tri province on Sept. 9 and 10.