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New training course to help disabled people

The Hanoi Independent Living Centre for the Disabled began a new training course for disabled people to help them become more confident when taking part in social activities and get more out of their lives on Aug. 24.
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Hanoi to invest in owners of the future

As the capital works to expand pre-school networks it also aims to lift education standards and reduce malnutrition among young children, said the municipal Department of Education and Training.
AO victims to win justice, says President Society

AO victims to win justice, says President

Vietnamese AO victims’ ongoing struggle for justice will be successful, said State President Nguyen Minh Triet at a charity art progamme entitled “ Justice and Heart” held in Hanoi on August 8.
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VNA helps to alleviate AO victims’ plight

The Vietnam News Agency has sent 20.5 million VND in aid to 25 Agent Orange/dioxin victims nationwide and built a house valued at 15 million VND for a victim’s family in southern Tien Giang province.
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Proactive policies for disabled people examined

Developing policies for disabled people was the subject of a meeting held to review the last 10 years of the poverty reduction campaign held by the Vietnam Blind Association (VBA) in Hanoi on Aug. 5.
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Vietnamese officials attend traffic safety course in US

Six officials of the Ministries of Transport, Health and Public Security and the National Committee for Traffic Safety are attending a training course on traffic safety which will run in Washington DC and Phoenix city of Arizona State until July 17.
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Red Cross association has a busy year

Vietnam will host the Presidential and Secretary General’s meeting of the Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN)’s humanitarian associations over August 13-14.