Japanese diplomat honoured with peace award Politics

Japanese diplomat honoured with peace award

Vice Chairman of the Japan-Vietnam Council for Peace and Friendship (JVPF) Matsuura Masami has been honoured with the “For peace and friendship among nations” insignia of Vietnam.

Youth Union to diversify voluntary activities

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMYU) Central Committee will diversify voluntary methods so as to make them suitable for each targeted group and focus on the combination of domestic and international voluntary activities.

Ambassador covets dragon art

A bronze dragon statue made to celebrate Hanoi's 1,000th anniversary will be a souvenir for Italian Ambassador to Vietnam Andrea Perugini when he finishes his term and leaves the country.
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Art collection marks Hanoi’s birthday

A collection of paintings made from gemstones featuring images of Vietnam’s countryside, its people, history and cultural traditions has just been completed to celebrate the 1,000 th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.

UK society supports Vietnamese AO victims

The British-Vietnamese Friendship Society (BVFS) organised a sale of handicraft products to raise funds for Vietnamese Agent Orange (AO) /Dioxide victims on June 13 at the Coin Street Festival, in London.

Golf charity benefits child heart patients

The Movenpick Hotel and Resorts group is to co-sponsor a charity golf tournament at the Dao Vua (Kings Island) course in Hanoi, on May 29 to raise funds for poor children with heart complaints in Vietnam.

Overseas Vietnamese helps handicapped children

A doctor born in the central city of Hue who now lives in Germany, has for more than a decade lent a helping hand to bring a smile to more than 4,000 Vietnamese children with congenital hare lips and cleft palates.

National meeting to mark World Environment Day

A national meeting in response to World Environment Day, World Oceans Day, the International Year of Biological Diversity and the Vietnam Week for Seas and Islands will be held in the central province of Quang Binh on June 5.

Vietnam announces 32 new records

Vietnam ’s Record Book Centre (Vietkings) has granted certificates to 32 record holders at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on March 27.