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1/22/2019 3:29:15 PM

Gifts presented to bring a warm Tet to poor and disadvantaged people

Assorted activities are being held across the country to bring a warm and happy Tet (lunar New Year) to poor and disadvantage people ahead of the traditional festival.

  • VCF provides free heart check-up for over 4,000 children in Nghe An

    VCF provides free heart check-up for over 4,000 children in Nghe An

    Public: 1/22/2019 5:46:48 PM

    On January 15-18, Outreach Clinics - a program of The VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) and the doctors from the Hoan My Da Nang hospital organized a mobile outreach clinic for over 4,000 children in Nghe An province.

  • Korean doctor pursues special education in Vietnam after retirement

    Korean doctor pursues special education in Vietnam after retirement

    Public: 1/22/2019 11:06:45 AM

    Choi Young-sook, a Korean woman in her 60s with a doctorate degree in audiology, has been dedicating her time to students with disabilities in Da Lat city in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong over the past eight years.

  • Asia must prepare today for tomorrow’s jobs

    Asia must prepare today for tomorrow’s jobs

    Public: 1/21/2019 3:52:26 PM

    Technology optimists argue that progress creates many more jobs than it destroys. They say fears over job losses are as misplaced as Luddite worries in the 19th century over the loss of jobs like horse and buggy driver or loom weaver.

  • Coping with an ageing population

    Coping with an ageing population

    Public: 1/21/2019 11:08:29 AM

    Vũ Thị Tiếp, 86, considers the Hải Dương Social Sponsorship Centre her second home.

  • Deputy PM orders efforts to reduce traffic accidents during Tet

    Deputy PM orders efforts to reduce traffic accidents during Tet

    Public: 1/20/2019 10:14:22 AM

    Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has urged the National Committee for Traffic Safety along with the Ministries of Transport and Public Security to exert all efforts to reduce traffic accidents during the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) which lasts

  • More UXOs safely destroyed in Quang Tri province by NPA-RENEW

    More UXOs safely destroyed in Quang Tri province by NPA-RENEW

    Public: 1/18/2019 9:30:28 PM

    A quick response by the NPA-Project RENEW Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team No. 3 has brought back peace of mind and ensured safety for a family of six people in Gio Linh District, Quang Tri Province.

  • Recycling an urgent imperative in Vietnam as e-waste piles up

    Recycling an urgent imperative in Vietnam as e-waste piles up

    Public: 1/18/2019 4:32:55 PM

    Scientific and technological advances stimulate demand for newer models of electrical and electronic products and disposal of outdated ones, which require proper recycling.

  • Vietnam trafficking victims back on track thanks to weaving talents

    Vietnam trafficking victims back on track thanks to weaving talents

    Public: 1/18/2019 4:13:24 PM

    Thao Thi Van was just two when her mother disappeared during a trip to the market, likely taken by traffickers preying on women from the Hmong hill tribes of northern Vietnam to sell as brides or into brothels in China.

  • Two classes for dioxin-affected children inaugurated in Da Nang

    Two classes for dioxin-affected children inaugurated in Da Nang

    Public: 1/18/2019 2:42:55 PM

    The supporting centre for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims and poor children in the central city of Da Nang has recently inaugurated two classes for the group.

  • Water filtration system given to Bac Kan’s medical centers

    Water filtration system given to Bac Kan’s medical centers

    Public: 1/17/2019 8:45:04 PM

    Last week, representatives of HSBC Vietnam and The VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) presented two water filtration systems to officials from Pac Nam Ward Medical Centre and Bach Thong Medical Centre in Bac Kan province.

  • Vietnam renews effort to reduce plastic waste

    Vietnam renews effort to reduce plastic waste

    Public: 1/17/2019 4:13:32 PM

    According to a World Bank study, of the total 109 countries surveyed, Vietnam is the 17th-biggest plastic waste producer and ranks 5th in the world in terms of plastic waste released to the ocean. Vietnam is now in need of strong solutions to reduce

  • Vietnamese speaker on mission to inspire youngsters

    Vietnamese speaker on mission to inspire youngsters

    Public: 1/17/2019 3:39:26 PM

    Inspirational speaker Dang Kim Phuong has been voted onto the directorial board of the International Youth Parliament (IYP).

  • Da Nang strives to become child-friendly city

    Da Nang strives to become child-friendly city

    Public: 1/17/2019 2:43:58 PM

    A workshop was held in Da Nang on January 16 to discuss the road-map for building the central locality of Vietnam into a child-friendly city in the future.

  • More than 1500 children in Bac Kan get free heart screenings

    More than 1500 children in Bac Kan get free heart screenings

    Public: 1/16/2019 10:54:38 PM

    On January 12-13, Heartbeat Vietnam - a program of The VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) and the doctors from the Cardiology Hospital Hanoi organized a mobile outreach clinic with the sponsor from HSBC to Bac Kan province.

  • Vietnam: Population ageing speed 4 times as much as others

    Vietnam: Population ageing speed 4 times as much as others

    Public: 1/16/2019 4:58:08 PM

    If a gold mine is not exploited, it will remain the same. However, if the "golden" population structure of Vietnam is not exploited, in 2040, we will lose it.

  • Cold spell continues to affect the North

    Cold spell continues to affect the North

    Public: 1/16/2019 2:04:07 PM

    According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, today early morning (January 16), cold air has affected all provinces in the North East, North Central and most of the Northwestern Vietnam and caused rain in these regions.

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