• PeaceTrees Vietnam born from the help and support of Vietnamese friends
    PeaceTrees Vietnam born from the help and support of Vietnamese friends

    Founded in 1995, PeaceTrees Vietnam (PTVN) - headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and Quang Tri Province, Vietnam - became the first American NGO to be permitted by the Government of Vietnam to support humanitarian mine action, to remove land mines and unexploded ordnance and to provide survivor’s assistance and Mine Risk education. 2018 also marks the largest fund PeaceTrees has ever raised for Vietnam so far, which has hit USD 2 million

  • More than 100 safe houses handed over to poor families affected by typhoon Damrey
    More than 100 safe houses handed over to poor families affected by typhoon Damrey

    On January 16, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VNDMA) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Vietnam, and the Phu Yen Women's Union held a handover ceremony for 102 out of more than 370 safe houses for families who were severely affected by Typhoon Damrey, or No.12, in 2017.

  • British man brings warmth to the homeless
    British man brings warmth to the homeless

    Every Thursday night at 10pm, at the main train station, Ga Hanoi (120 Le Duan), people often see a group of around 20 people busily distributing food, medicine, clothes, and other items to homeless people. Then they move on to two other locations nearby where people who are disadvantaged know to go for some much-needed help.

  • Promoting cooperation in social security between Vietnam and NGOs
    Promoting cooperation in social security between Vietnam and NGOs

    (VNF) - A conference discussing ways to promote cooperation in social security between Vietnam and foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) was jointly held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) in Hanoi on December 19.

  • Hung King’s Temple – Origin point of the the nation
    Hung King’s Temple – Origin point of the the nation

    (VUFO) Hung King’s Temple heritage located in Co Tich hamlet, Hy Cuong commune, Viet Tri city, Phu Tho province, the place to worship the Hung Kings who are the first founder of the country, the ancestors of the Vietnamese people.

  • Overseas Vietnamese share joint love towards homeland on Tet
    Overseas Vietnamese share joint love towards homeland on Tet

    Overseas Vietnamese (OVs) from around the world, who returned Vietnam to welcome the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival and joined the Homeland Spring Festival 2019, have shared their pride with Nhan Dan Newspaper reporters as they were able to enjoy the joyful and exciting atmosphere of the country during the Tet season.

  • Tet get-together for Vietnamese expats in Hong Kong, Macau
    Tet get-together for Vietnamese expats in Hong Kong, Macau

    Overseas Vietnamese in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region gathered to welcome Lunar New Year (Tet) at a celebration held by the Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau on January 20.

  • Vietnamese’s first Buddhist cultural centre in Czech Republic opens
    Vietnamese’s first Buddhist cultural centre in Czech Republic opens

    A pagoda of Vietnamese people in Most city of Ustecky region, the Czech Republic, was inaugurated on January 5, becoming the community’s first spiritual cultural centre officially recognised by local authorities.