Society

Scholarships accompany children to school

Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan, Chairwoman of the Vietnam Children Support Fund Council, on July 22 presented 150 scholarships to students in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa, as part of the “Together with children to school” programme.
Society

Foundation named after Phong Nha-Ke Bang explorer

A social foundation has been named after Howart Limbert, who has led a team of the British Cave Research Association to explore caves in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, the central province of Quang Binh, for the past two decades.
Society

French professor thanked for supporting students in need

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union’s chapter in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang held a meeting on December 9 to deliver acknowledgement to French professor Ivan Lavallée, who has donated money to scholarships for students in need.
Society

HCM City gives scholarships to disabled children

The Education and Training Department of Ho Chi Minh City and the municipal Association for Study Encouragement on October 4 presented 150 scholarships to students with disabilities from special schools in the city.
Politics

Hungary, VN hope to become closer friends

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Vietnam-Hungary Friendship Association (VHFA) held a meeting in Hanoi on August 24 to mark the national days of Vietnam and Hungary.
Society

HAGL busy with community activities in Cambodia

The Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) Group kick-started its programme entitled “Investment for community development” in Cambodia by offering free medical check-ups and treatment to locals in Koun Mom district in the northeastern province of Ratanakiri on June 2.
Society

Vietnamese Seed Fund launched to assist talents

After six years of preparation, the Vietnamese Seed Fund, an academic sponsorship fund co-oganised by Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper and the Vietnam Technological and Commercial Bank (Techcombank) officially made its debut on December 1.
Society

Binh Dinh, Champassak strengthen ties

The central province of Binh Dinh and the southwestern Lao province of Champassak plan to promote a mutual comprehensive cooperation programme from 2012-2016.
Society

Firms, organisations present Tet gifts to the poor

Many businesses, agencies and domestic and foreign social organisations have joined charitable activities to help the poor and disadvantaged in the central and southern provinces prepare for the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
Society

Germany grants scholarship for students

Germany’s Hessen State on April 29 held a ceremony at Da Nang University to grant scholarships for students studying at universities and colleges in the central region.
Math’s guru receives honorary doctorate Society

Math’s guru receives honorary doctorate

The Hanoi National University (HNU) presented a Certificate of Honorary Doctor to Professor Ngo Bao Chau, who currently works at the Chicago University in the United States, in Hanoi on March 8.
Society

Japanese bank provides scholarships to Vietnam

The Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporations Global Foundation (SMBC) will provide 13,500 USD in scholarships for Vietnamese students, according to the Vietnam International Institute for Education (IIE).