People’s Committee in the central city of Da Nang yesterday announced it decided to remove firework show from the list of festive activities to commemorate its 20th anniversary of becoming central city and the upcoming New Year Eve.
Over 900 young photographers and volunteers yesterday joined in the annual event Help-portrait Vietnam in which photographers take free portraits of people they meet on the street in seven cities and provinces in the country.
Party Committee, People’s Committee and the Fatherland Front Committee in Phu Nhuan District yesterday organized walking program named “Dong hanh vi nguoi ngheo” (Accompanying with the poor) for fundraising.
A text-message campaign, which is a part of activities to respond to the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and the National Day for the Poor (October 17), was launched on October 15 through the national humanity website.
On behalf of city leaders, Nguyen Thanh Phong, the newly elected chairman of Ho Chi Minh, yesterday visited senior people, poor people, ethnic minority people, and families of soldiers who stationed in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and border guards in HCMC’s Can Gio District on Tet holidays (Lunar New Year) occasion.