$657,035 allocated for activities to support 6,000 disadvantaged kids

$657,035 allocated for activities to support 6,000 disadvantaged kids

In response to the Action Month for children in June themed “ For a healthy life for kids”, the National Fund for Vietnamese Children is implementing practical activities to support around 6,000 needy kids with total spending of VND15 billion ($657,035).

Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN addresses the first celebration of the World Bicycle Day held by the UN on June 3 in New York (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam joins observation of World Bicycle Day in New York

The bicycle has and will continue to play an important role in the life of Vietnamese both in the past, at present and in the future, said a Vietnamese diplomat at the first celebration of World Bicycle Day held by the UN on June 3 in New York.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the working session (Source: VNA)

PM urges resources for landslide settlement in Mekong Delta

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underlined the pressing need to focus resources on tackling climate change in the Mekong Delta in the wake of landslides along river banks, canals and seashores threatening life and property of local residents. 
A woman gave birth to triplets---all girls---in a rare case. The babies are in good health. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Sang

Doctors save woman pregnant with triplets

Doctors at Can Tho Maternity Hospital saved the life of a pregnant woman on April 18 afternoon when she delivered triplets---all girls. The babies are in good health.
The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile on April 14, 2018 as the United States, Britain and France carried out a wave of pre-dawn strikes against Syria’s regime. - AFP/VNA Photo

Vietnam expresses concern about situation in Syria

Vietnam is concerned about the current situation in Syria and protests the use of force which threatens the normal life of innocent civilians and peace and stability in the region, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lê Thị Thu Hằng said yesterday. 
Wife of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Tran Nguyet Thu (second, right), accompanies wife of the Lao PM, Naly Sisoulith (second, left) and wife of the Thai PM, Naraporn Chan-o-chan (first, left) to visit the Vietnamese Women’s Museum on March 31 (Photo:

Spouses of GMS leaders learn about life of Vietnamese women in history

Spouses of leaders of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), who are in Hanoi for the sixth GMS Summit (GMS-6), visited the Vietnamese Women’s Museum in downtown Hanoi on March 31 to learn about the life and cultural heritage of Vietnamese women throughout history.

Trial opening in broken water pipeline case in Da River

Trial opening in broken water pipeline case in Da River

Hanoi People’s Court is opening a trial today, March 5, of 9 former officers who are allegedly responsible for the successive ruptures of the Da River water pipeline in Hanoi, creating grave economic damages as well as seriously affecting resident’s life.