Eighth Help-Portrait festival launched

Eighth Help-Portrait festival launched

The eighth Help-Portrait festival in Vietnam themed “Nhat ky nu cuoi “ ( Smile diary) will be launched in 15 cities and provinces at same time on December 9.
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Phu Tho to reduce rate of poor households to 5 percent in 2020

The northern midland province of Phu Tho is striving to reduce the percentage of poor households to 5 percent by 2020, as part of its efforts to achieve sustainable poverty reduction and improve living conditions of local people.
Rice noodle makers in Van Cu Village in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have built tanks to filter untreated wastewater from the production process. – Photo baotainguyenmoitruong.vn

Vermicelli pollution no more

Residents of Van Cu Village in the central province city of Hue have been making rice noodles for some 400 years. But while their livelihoods fared well, their health did not.
War veteran Dao Thien Sinh has sent some 40,000 letters to families of martyrs, informing them of their kin’s grave locations. (Photo: VNA)

A veteran’s search for fallen comrades

The family of martyr Luong Khanh in Nha Trang city couldn’t hold back the tears when they received a letter from a stranger informing them of the location of Khanh’s grave.