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Over 30,000 students join spring volunteer campaign in HCM City Over 30,000 students join spring volunteer campaign in HCM City
Jan 15 2018

The Spring Volunteer Campaign, the 10th of its kind, was officially launched in Ho Chi Minh City in on January 14, with the participation more than 30,000 local students.

UNDP supports building 300 houses for flood victims in central region UNDP supports building 300 houses for flood victims in central region
Jan 09 2018

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will support the construction of 300 houses in the central provinces of Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen and Quang Nam, which were seriously affected by typhoon...

Expats play Santa to Hanoi homeless Expats play Santa to Hanoi homeless
Dec 25 2017

A group of Hanoi expats is giving something back to the city they now call home. Together they have launched Hanoi Christmas Kitchen, a project preparing and giving hundreds of gifts to the city’s...

EU to assist victims of Typhoon Damrey EU to assist victims of Typhoon Damrey
Dec 14 2017

The European Commission has provided 200,000 euro ($237,000) in humanitarian aid funding to assist the worst-affected communities from Typhoon Damrey, which wreaked havoc across large parts of...

Pfizer working for a healthier Vietnam Pfizer working for a healthier Vietnam
Dec 14 2017

Biopharmaceutical firm supporting Vietnamese children with heart disease and providing scholarships to local students.

Government to allocate VND1 trillion to flood-hit localities Government to allocate VND1 trillion to flood-hit localities
Dec 04 2017

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide VND1 trillion (US$44 million) for localities affected by Typhoon Damrey that hit south central provinces early this month

UPS mobilizes workforce for global volunteer month UPS mobilizes workforce for global volunteer month
Nov 22 2017

UPS has mobilized its employees in Vietnam to spend more than 1,700 hours helping those in need within local communities as part of the company’s 15th annual Global Volunteer Month.

UN expert to assess food security in Vietnam UN expert to assess food security in Vietnam
Nov 16 2017

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, will visit Vietnam from November 13-24 to gather first-hand information on the country’s food situation, including the impact of climate...

US to provide disaster preparedness funds US to provide disaster preparedness funds
Nov 14 2017

The US Ambassador to Vietnam, H.E. Daniel J. Kritenbrink, announced that over $1 million in emergency assistance and longer-term disaster risk reduction support will be given to Vietnam to address...

Russia sends USD5m in humanitarian aid to Vietnam following floods Russia sends USD5m in humanitarian aid to Vietnam following floods
Nov 13 2017

Russia has just sent over 40 tonnes of goods worth USD5 million to support victims of the Storm Damrey in Vietnam

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