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Stay current with the latest updates on Vietnam's news, stories and upcoming events. Furthermore, when assignments are finished, foreign reporters are asked for their favorite stories to share. Here they are...

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

Japan provides aid to Vietnamese grassroots projects Japan provides aid to Vietnamese grassroots projects
Oct 09 2017

Japan has provided US$727,400 to two grassroots social projects in central Vietnam: optical coherence tomography (OCT) equipment for the Huế Eye Hospital and a mine clearance project, managed by the...

Nearly 300 children with cleft lips and palates to receive free operations in October Nearly 300 children with cleft lips and palates to receive free operations in October
Oct 02 2017

Nonprofit, medical service, organisation Operation Smile (OS) has announced its new free facial surgery campaign for congenital malformations in Vietnamese children in the month of October, with the...

Around 15,000 people receive free cancer screening and treatment Around 15,000 people receive free cancer screening and treatment
Sep 13 2017

The programme, taking place from September 9 to October 18, is sponsored by the Supportive Fund for the Cancer Patients - Bright Future, K Hospital, Thien Tam Fund and Vinmec hospital system, under...

American physical therapist volunteers to save lives in Viet Nam American physical therapist volunteers to save lives in Viet Nam
Aug 01 2017

Many people call her, with affection, the ‘strange’ American woman as she sold her house in the US to move to Viet Nam 10 years ago to help ill Vietnamese people.'

Delta woman provides free education for 3 decades Delta woman provides free education for 3 decades
Jul 27 2017

While Vietnamese teachers are complaining about their low pay, an old woman continues teaching for free in the Mekong Delta.

Charity concert for Vietnamese children with heart disease held in Russia Charity concert for Vietnamese children with heart disease held in Russia
Jul 26 2017

The Hanoi-Moscow Multifunctional Complex and some Vietnamese businesses in Russia co-organized a charity concert in Moscow, Russia to raise fund for children with heart disease in Vietnam.

Disabled kids in Lang Son receive free surgery Disabled kids in Lang Son receive free surgery
Jul 25 2017

As many as 209 children with disabilities in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son are expected to benefit from a six–day free operation programme that runs through July 29.

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