Politics

US war veterans help identify liberation soldiers’ mass grave

A five-member US war veterans’ delegation led by Dan Tocker arrived at Phuoc Tuong mountain pass in Phu Loc district of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on March 20 to identify a mass grave of liberation soldiers who died on duty at the US’ former Tomahawk artillery base.
Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia veterans increase cooperation

War veterans of Vietnam and Cambodia will tighten their cooperation in a myriad of fields after a deal on friendship and cooperation was inked between war veterans’ associations of the two countries in Phnom Penh on March 2.
VNA presents Tet gifts to AO victims in Hanoi Society

VNA presents Tet gifts to AO victims in Hanoi

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the Hanoi AO/dioxin Victims’ Association on February 7 presented gifts to two war veterans who are heavily affected by the Agent Orange/dioxin on the occasion of the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
Society

State President pays pre-Tet visit to war veterans

The Party and State have paid special attention to the Vietnam War Veterans’ Association (VWVA), President Nguyen Minh Triet affirmed during his pre-Tet visit to the association in Hanoi on January 21.
Politics

Union looks to boost friendship between nations

Strengthening friendship and cooperation with people of neighbouring countries is one of key tasks for 2010 set by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) at a meeting in Hanoi on January 14.
Politics

President meets naval soldiers, war veterans

State President Nguyen Minh Triet received outstanding individuals in the Navy’s emulation drive during the 2004-2009 period in celebration of the 65th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army on Dec. 22.
Politics

Army Day celebrated in Laos, Germany

A meeting to celebrate the 65 th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army Day (Dec. 22) was held in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on Dec. 22 by the Lao Defence Ministry.
Society

War veterans gather for grand celebration

Many war veterans, heroic mothers, heroes from the armed forces and those involved in the renovation process gathered in Hanoi on Dec. 1 for a ceremony to mark the 20th establishment anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Association (VVA).
Society

Free surgery will create 2,000 smiles

The largest free programme in the 20-year history of Operation Smile Vietnam is expected to bring smiles to the faces of 2,000 Vietnamese underprivileged and disadvantaged children until Nov. 14.
Politics

Vietnam, Laos recall war-era experiences

Vietnamese and Lao politicians, war veterans and historians have recalled common hardship experiences during two major wars 60 years ago, when soldiers from the two neighbours shared “every grain of salt and every stalk of vegetables”.
Society

Vietnam, RoK build peaceful village

A Vietnam-the Republic of Korea (RoK) Peaceful Village will be built in the central province of Quang Nam, following the Vietnamese government’s approval of a non-refundable aid worth two million USD from the Korean War Veterans’ Association.