Wheelchairs presented to the disabled in Quang Binh Society

Wheelchairs presented to the disabled in Quang Binh

The association for the support of the handicapped and orphans of the central province of Quang Binh and the US’s Giving it Back to Kids Foundation presented 748 wheelchairs to people with disabilities in the locality on November 14.
Project to support physically impaired people in Thua Thien-Hue Society

Project to support physically impaired people in Thua Thien-Hue

The People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue and Germany’s Christoffel Blindenmission (CBM) organisation held a conference on November 7to launch a project to support people with physical impairments access support tools and relevant services.
160 wheelchairs presented to Hanoi disabled Society

160 wheelchairs presented to Hanoi disabled

The Hanoi Red Cross Society (HRCS), the Wheelchair Foundation and philanthropists presented 160 wheelchairs to the disabled, Agent Orange victims and those living with fatal diseases in Hanoi on November 6.
Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind Society

Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind

The lack of documents in Braille and audio books, as well as few sign language speakers limits blind people's development, according to Pham Viet Thu, President of the Vietnam Blind Association.
Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam Health

Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam

The rate of blindness among people 50 years old and older has dropped strongly in the past decade, standing at 1.3 percent in 2015 from 3.1 percent in 2008, according to the latest survey conducted in 14 cities and provinces in 2015.
NA Vice Chairwoman attends IPU-141’s closing ceremony Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman attends IPU-141’s closing ceremony

Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Tong Thi Phong met with First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic and attended the closing ceremony of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-141) in Belgrade on October 17.
Forum promotes diversity and inclusion in business Business

Forum promotes diversity and inclusion in business

Business leaders, representatives of civil society, international organizations and consumers all agreed that promoting diversity and inclusion makes business sense at an event on inclusive business on October 11.
Scholarships presented to poor students in Binh Duong Society

Scholarships presented to poor students in Binh Duong

The Republic of Korea General Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City and the Korean Business Association in the southern province of Binh Duong presented 219 scholarships worth over 700 million VND (30,400 USD) to poor students with outstanding academic performance on October 7.