The train accident in Thanh Hoa Province killed two persons. (Photo: Sggp)

Railway company bans staff from using personal mobile phones at work

General director of Vietnam Railway Corporation (VRC) Vu Ta Tung has asked all of train drivers, railway guards not to use mobile phones during working as one of the activities in a campaign to ensure railway traffic safety from now until August 31.
The railroads are adding more trains service to meet the need on upcoming  holidays. (photo SGGP)

30,000 more railway tickets on April 30 and May 1

On April 14, the Vietnam Railway Corporation (VRC) said that the addition of dozens of trains with about 30,000 seats will be served to meet passengers’ demand on holidays of April 30 and May 1.


Charity show to raise funds for the poor on Lunar New Year

Charity show to raise funds for the poor on Lunar New Year

An art program raising fund for the poor and Agent Orange/dioxin victims on the upcoming Lunar New Year will be organized in Hanoi on January 7, according to the event’s organizer, the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC).
Over 40,000 VNese people to benefit from VRC’s project

Over 40,000 VNese people to benefit from VRC’s project

With an $800,000 grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, Phase II of the Vietnam Red Cross’s project launched by U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink yesterday is expected to benefit 13,700 people directly and 30,000 people indirectly in three provinces of the Mekong delta province of Bac Lieu, the northern province of Hoa Binh, and the central province of Quang Tri.
Flood in Thai Nguyen province on June 23 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam Red Cross prepares for stormy season of 2017

The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) held a conference in Hanoi on June 28 to publicise its natural disaster forecast in 2017 and evaluate its capacity and resources to respond to emergencies.

Humanitarian blood donation, free treatment launched

Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS), the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion and Insurance Company Prudential November 7 launched a festival named “Ngay hoi hien mau” ( Blood donation festival) in Hanoi.