NDO – Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien on February 12 visited and presented 300 gifts, each worth VND 1 million, to poor cancer patients in Ho Chi Minh City, on the occasion of the upcoming Tet (lunar New Year) festival.
(Feb 13, 2018)
NDO/VNA – Free coaches sponsored by trade union organisations and local authorities are bringing thousands of migrant workers back to their hometowns as the Lunar New Year festival (Tet) is only a few days away.
NDO – Hoang Duc Hai, a student in the central province of Thanh Hoa, has been posthumously awarded the certificate of merit by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc for rescuing a teacher and her two children.
NDO - The People's Committee of Khanh Hoa province held a ceremony on February 10 to open Cao Ba Quat - Cau Lung road and officially name the road after General Vo Nguyen Giap following three years of construction.
NDO - The Vietnamese Embassy in Myanmar held a get-together in Yangon on February 5 to celebrate the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival 2018, gathering more than 500 overseas Vietnamese residing in Myanmar.
NDO - The Australian Government will provide Vietnam with a non-refundable aid package worth US$24 million to launch the Aus4Transport programme on developing transport projects in Vietnam from 2018-2022.
NDO - Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee (PCC), and Head of the PCC's Commission for Mass Mobilisation, Truong Thi Mai hosted a reception in Hanoi on February 9 for Most Venerable Thich Thanh Nhieu, Standing Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Council.
NDO – Two Vietnamese girls, Ngoc Lan and Khanh Linh, are representing the Plan International Vietnam (PIV) to attend the ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9), which is taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from February 7 to 13.
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association of Laos’ capital city of Vientiane has offered gifts to locals in localities in the central region that affected by the storms and floods that occurred in 2017.