• Vietnam – Spain Friendship Association of Nghe An province to implement 5 key tasks
    Vietnam – Spain Friendship Association of Nghe An province to implement 5 key tasks

    Nghe An province’s Vietnam – Spain Friendship Association recently held the third congress for the 2019 – 2024 tenure. In the next 5 years, the Association will cooperate with Nghe An Union of Friendship Organizations to implement 5 key tasks which are: boosting external information propaganda, focusing on expanding the Association and recruiting more young members, updating the content and formats of people – to – people diplomacy, strengthening works with non – governmental organizations, and increase the Association’s budget.

  • HCM City’s Vietnam - France Friendship Association establishes a new branch
    HCM City’s Vietnam - France Friendship Association establishes a new branch

    A get-together was held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 11 to mark the 230th Bastille Day, or the National Day of France (July 14, 1789-2019). The HCM City’s Vietnam - France Friendship Association (VFFA) also presents the decision to establish a chapter in Children's Hospital 2.

  • Phu Yen’s Vietnam – Russia Friendship Association holds third congress
    Phu Yen’s Vietnam – Russia Friendship Association holds third congress

    The Vietnam – Russia Friendship Association of Phu Yen province planned to boost the propaganda of people – to – people diplomacy’s activities and holding anniversaries of both Vietnam and Russia in the next term (2018-2023).

  • 800 poor patients in Thua Thien Hue get free health checkup
    800 poor patients in Thua Thien Hue get free health checkup

    (Vufo) The Thua Thien Hue Union of Friendship Association (Huefo) held a meeting for students of Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy (HUMP) and Vets With A Missions (US-based NGO carrying-out humanitarian programs and project) with a topic “Promoting education through voluntary public health check’s missions”.

  • Festival helps tighten Vietnam-India friendship
    Festival helps tighten Vietnam-India friendship

    The Vietnam-India People’s Friendship Festival has contributed to tightening the friendship between the two countries since it was first held 12 years ago, heard a seminar in Hanoi on August 14.

  • From Dogfight to detente
    From Dogfight to detente

    VUFO's website would like to present the work " From Dogfight to Detente" (Vietnam-USA Magazine) by author Nguyen Sy Hung which won the second prize of National External Information Service Awards 2018.

  • Presentation Ceremony of National External Information Service Awards 2018
    Presentation Ceremony of National External Information Service Awards 2018

    The organising board selected 90 excellent works to honour at the presentation ceremony of the National External Information Service Awards 2018. The work " From Dogfight to Detente" (Vietnam-USA Magazine) won the second prize; The work "American woman desires to revitalise dead lands" (Friendship Magazine) won the consolation prize.

  • RoK veterans’ group condemns AO/dioxin use in Vietnam
    RoK veterans’ group condemns AO/dioxin use in Vietnam

    Seoul (VNA) – The Korean Healthy Security Measures Association (KHSMA), an advocacy group for war veterans, held a press conference with foreign correspondents on May 27 in Seoul to condemn the use of Agent Orange during the war in Vietnam and protest the lack of compensation from the US administration for all the victims in the Republic of Korea (RoK) of the toxic chemical.

  • Vietnam Festival Fukuoka 2019 connects two cultures
    Vietnam Festival Fukuoka 2019 connects two cultures

    Vietnam Festival Fukuoka 2019 taking place in 2 days May 25 -26 has left many beautiful impressions in the hearts of international tourists and local people.

  • Xoan Singing - A Cultural Heritage of Humanity
    Xoan Singing - A Cultural Heritage of Humanity

    (VUFO) On December 24, 2011, Vietnam’s Xoan singing in Phu Tho was officially recognized by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in need of urgent protection. The Xoan singing will be one of the highlights at the international friendship exchange - Spring 2019.

  • 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.

  • China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ
    China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ

    Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has demanded China to immediately stop violations, withdraw all vessels from Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and not have actions to increase tensions, complicate the situation, and threaten peace, stability and security in the East Sea and the region, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.

  • India calls for compliance with international law in East Sea
    India calls for compliance with international law in East Sea

    New Delhi (VNA) – India on August 1 affirmed its “genuine and legitimate” interests in peace and stability in the East Sea, and called on relevant parties to abide by international law.

  • Deputy PM voices concern over developments in East Sea at AMM-52
    Deputy PM voices concern over developments in East Sea at AMM-52

    Bangkok (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on July 31 expressed his grave concern over the recent developments in the East Sea, with Chinese geological survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8’s activities violating Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf in the waters.

  • Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Sea
    Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Sea

    The foreign ministers of Australia, the US and Japan have expressed their "serious concern" over "credible reports of disruptive activities in relation to longstanding oil and gas projects" in the East Sea - a coded reference to Chinese vessels harassing Vietnamese ships trying to access key oil rigs.